For Rent sees total highest year to date growth in unique website visitors in 2012
NORFOLK, VA – April 25, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — For Rent Media Solutions™ (FRMS),a leading resource for searching apartments nationwide and a division of Dominion Enterprises, continues its stronghold in the multifamily industry as comScore reports continue to position FRMS as the leading internet listing service website for total year-to-year growth in unique website visitors for 2012 thus far and second overall in monthly unique website visitors for February and March.
According to the February comScore report, as most other competing internet listing services experienced a significant decline in web traffic, For Rent Media Solutions’ web traffic remained steady reaching more than 2.8 million unique visitors and seeing the highest year-to-year growth in unique visitors among the competition at 34 percent. In March’s comScore report, FRMS showed further positive momentum as unique web visitors reached more than 3 million visitors, positioning the company in second place for unique website traffic and year-to-year growth. Further demonstrating For Rent Media Solutions’ strong standing in the multifamily industry, comScore reports show FRMS experiencing the total highest year to date growth for 2012, with a 21 percent average increase for January, February and March combined.
“To see For Rent continue on its path as a leading source of internet traffic is only part of the story–For Rent prides itself on delivering traffic and leads to our customers – whether consumers are seeking information through print, internet, mobile or social channels,” says Terry Slattery, president of Dominion Home Media, the umbrella organization for Homes.com™ and ForRent.com. “As we continue to grow and expand our product offerings, the numbers confirm that we are on the right track and are in tune with what our customers and renters are looking for in their marketing and search needs.”
About For Rent Media Solutions™
Founded in 1982 as For Rent Magazine®, For Rent Media Solutions™ is headquartered in Norfolk, Va., and provides multifamily housing solutions for apartment seekers and property/apartment managers and owners through integrated marketing techniques, including print and Internet, mobile media, custom video and social media solutions. For Rent Media Solutions operates For Rent Magazine, as well as Apartamentos Para Rentar®, and publishes 94 magazines covering more than 190 markets nationwide, including After 55™ Housing & Resource Guide, and ForRent.com™-The Magazine. For Rent Media Solutions operates four additional websites: ForRent.com®, SeniorOutlook.com®, CorporateHousing.com® and ParaRentar.com®. Visit ForRent.com for more information, or visit us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.
About Dominion Enterprises
Dominion Enterprises is a leading marketing services and publishing company serving the automotive, recreational and commercial vehicle, real estate, apartment rental, employment, parenting, travel and daily deals industries. The company’s businesses provide a comprehensive suite of technology-based marketing solutions including Internet advertising, lead generation, customer relationship management, website design and hosting, and data management services. The company has more than 45 market-leading websites reaching more than 17 million unique visitors monthly. More than 77 million For Rent®, Employment Guide® and Travel Guide magazines are distributed nationwide each year. Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, the company has 3,300 employees in more than 145 offices in the United States, Canada, England and Italy. For more information, visit DominionEnterprises.com.
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