Sharing Some Stats After 3 Months

Many of the people I’ve had conversations with at NamesCon have commented about the transition from Elliot’s Blog to DomainInvesting.com. The migration took place three months ago today, and I thought I would share some of the high level year over year comparison from Google Analytics to give you an idea of how things are going so far.

DomainInvesting.com has received 9.65% more visits between October 15, 2013 – January 14, 2014 than it received between October 15, 2012 – January 14, 2013. For the same time period comparison, DomainInvesting.com has had 11.93% more unique visits and 6.36% additional pageviews. The only metric that is off is a 3% decrease in pages per visit. The bounce rate sits at 78.43% (the correct bounce rate is 14.60%).

Now that it’s been three months, the Alexa score for the site should be fully baked, as the metric is based off of a 3 month time period. I don’t think Alexa tells the full story about a website’s popularity, but I think it’s a good indicator of a website’s health. As of today, DomainInvesting.com has an Alexa ranking of 16,697.

As I’ve told some of the people who have asked, I am still appreciative of the onsite optimization work done by EverSpark Interactive. Cleaning up some of the onsite issues were important, and that work has paid off. I met with company CEO Jason Hennessey here at NamesCon, and he was happy to hear things were going well.

I will continue to do my best to provide interesting commentary and information, and I appreciate that you have made my blog a daily destination for domain investment insight.

Elliot Silver
Elliot Silver
About The Author: Elliot Silver is an Internet entrepreneur and publisher of DomainInvesting.com. Elliot is also the founder and President of Top Notch Domains, LLC, a company that has closed eight figures in deals. Please read the DomainInvesting.com Terms of Use page for additional information about the publisher, website comment policy, disclosures, and conflicts of interest. Reach out to Elliot: Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn
  1. I believe that the traffic decrease on January 1st was due to the fact that the readers of Elliot’s blog tend to be a group that indulges in excessive amounts of alcohol and that they were all too hungover on New Year’s Day to hang out reading his blog. 🙂

  2. bounce rate > 78 is still high ? maybe some of visitors accessed your website via keyword ” investing” more than “domain”

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