March web rankings released by comScore
The top increases were in online trading, taxes and personal finance sites.
According to data released by comScore Media Metrix, the fastest-growing Internet properties and site categories in Canada in March were in online trading, taxes and personal finance sites.
‘Canadians showed strong engagement with tax, banking and government sites in March,’ said Brent Bernie, president of comScore Media Metrix, comScore Canada. ‘With the tax deadline quickly approaching, it’s no surprise that this month saw Canadians turn to the web to file their taxes and manage their finances during these challenging economic times.’
Top 25 Properties by Number of Canadian Unique Visitors*
March 2008 vs. February 2008
Total Canada – Home and Work Locations**
Total Unique Visitors
|N/A||N/A||Total Internet : Total Audience||23,879|
|8||8||Yellow Pages Group||9,794|
|12||14||Fox Interactive Media||7,769|
|13||13||The Weather Network|
|17||16||New York Times|
|21||21||Time Warner -|
|25||26||TD Bank Financial|
* Ranking based on the top 100 Canadian properties in March 2008.
** Excludes traffic from public computers such as Internet cafes or access from mobile phones or PDAs.