One million what, you might ask?
One million absolute unique visitors.
Some members have noticed an increase in overall activity, especially as we've been breaking several site records this week. And, over the past year,
our monthly traffic has been steadily increasing. But today, January 24th, 2008, AboveTopSecret.com, our members and staff have achieved an impressive
milestone reserved for only 0.019% of all websites... or 3,991 other sites... and that is One Million Absolute Unique Visitors per month.
And you don't have to take our word for it. The highly-regarded third-party website ranking service, Quantcast, is the verifiable source establishing
defined as distinctly unique users and visitors during a 30-day period.
There are many ways to rank a website's popularity and success... and in many regards, we also rank very well...
#5 of all english-language discussion boards (Big-Boards.com)
7.5 million pages viewed in 1 month (Google Analytics)
945,000 visits from search engine searches in 1 month (Google Analytics)
258,000 visits from 5,400 referring sites in 1 month (Google Analytics)
353,800 distinct pages viewed in 1 month (Google Analytics)
But nothing is more important than our absolute unique visitors, especially when tracked and reported by a third-party ranking service.
million uniques is a significant number where those who look at websites consider that site under that level is "on the way" and anything over "has
There are many factors that have contributed to achieving this amazing level of notoriety and success, but leading the list is the compelling content
contributed by our members. Clearly, these numbers indicate that you (our members) have something important to say, are saying it well, and the world
is coming to read what you have to say.
2007 was an impressive growth year for AboveTopSecret.com... especially when you consider we were attracting less than 400,000 absolute unique
visitors this time last year. 2008 will be our break-out year... I promise.