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Miles ShipsideA record-breaking month of traffic in January has moved Rightmove up to be the 8th busiest website for UK users. Rightmove ended the month sandwiched between Microsoft MSN in 7th place and BBC News in 9th in terms of share of web pages viewed by UK users, according to independent data compiled by Experian Hitwise.The 8th place position represents strong year-on-year growth for Rightmove who ended January 2010 in 15th place. Rightmove also placed significantly above the other main UK property portals Zoopla (98th) FindaProperty (125th) and Primelocation (193rd).Rightmove director Miles Shipside (left) said, “Our place alongside some of the world’s biggest online brands underlines Rightmove’s enduring popularity among the British public. Rightmove today is considered not simply a listings portal, but an amphitheatre for the entire property industry where estate agents, letting agents and developers communicate their brand, properties and expertise to the UK public’s buyers, renters, vendors and landlords.”Rightmove ended January with over 800m pages served and broke its site record for busiest day of website traffic on three occasions. Rightmove recorded over 30m page impressions on Monday 24th January, toppling the previous records of 29m pages on Monday 17th January and 28.3m pages on Monday 10th January.

Rightmove’s popularity among the UK public was also highlighted in a survey published by the Sunday Times (January 30th) which found that Rightmove was ‘used repeatedly’ by 69 per cent of home buyers, the second highest ranking property website was ‘used repeatedly’ by just 13 per cent of buyers.

 

 

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