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Did you know? – Web Statistics

The World Wide Web is a wonderful tool for many, a burning desire for some and an evil presence for a few. But what do we actually know about the web and all that exists on it?

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Well, here are some astonishing web statistics we were able to uncover:

  • There are an estimated 966 million websites on the web today but this number is constantly rising. Your competitors almost definitely have a website so you should too!
  • Google is the #1 most popular website in the world, followed by Facebook and YouTube.
  • The most expensive domain name ever sold is insurance.com, which sold for $35.6 million in 2010.
  • An estimated 37,000 websites are hacked every day.
  • The most popular CMS (content management system) is WordPress, powering 25.4% of all websites in the world. WordPress is also responsible for over 76.5 million blogs created since 2004.
  • The average e-commerce site takes 7.12 seconds to load in Internet Explorer 9, an average of 7.15 seconds to load in Firefox 7 and an average of 7.5 seconds to load in Google Chrome.
  • 8 out of 10 consumers will shop online if offered free shipping.
  • 50% of mobile users will abandon a web page if it takes more than 10 seconds to load, and 60% won’t return to the site.
  • A single second delay in your website loading time can result in a 7% loss in conversion. 40% of web users will abandon a website if it takes longer than 3 seconds to load. Is your website struggling to keep up? We can help!
  • Personalised recommendations can increase conversion rates by up to 5.5 times.
  • 2.9 billion Google searches are made every day.
  • Facebook has an estimated 1.2 Billion active users. Meaning that of the 7 billion people on Earth, 17% are on Facebook. Is your business on Facebook? Find our more about our social media account set up to get a head start.
  • 1,700 tweets are sent every second!
  • Around 250 billion emails are sent every day! Of those, 200 billion are spam!
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We engaged Urban Feather to undertake a re-branding exercise of our e-commerce and service activities. Kate and Richard have been excellent throughout the project. Their design and technical skills have been great and they have shown great patience in dealing with our requests!

Barrie Holden, Managing Director, Right Action
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