Thursday, June 28, 2007

Ron Paul's Website #1 of All Candidates

in a custom report created for ClickZ News, Hitwise measured traffic market share of the candidate sites. The measurement firm found traffic to Democratic candidate sites was top heavy, favoring Clinton's, Obama's and Edwards's sites. garnered nearly a third of visits among Democratic candidate sites in May. attracted almost 28 percent, and drew 23 percent of visitors to Dem campaign sites last month.

Visits to Republican candidate sites were spread a bit more evenly among the sites tracked. drew a 27 percent share of visitors to Republican candidate sites in May. attracted almost 21 percent of visits last month, while brought in almost 13 percent.

Hitwise defines market share of visits within a site category as the percentage of traffic to a particular site based on its sample of 10 million U.S. Web users. full article

Now should Mr. Paul's finances show the same gain his site has we'll be seeing candidate's scrambling to imitate his web strategy.

h/t to Donklephant