Drudge Report Sets Traffic Record


According to an internmarkets report, Drudge Report had 25.1 million page views on November 7th, 2006, and delivered over 100 million ad impressions in one day.

traffic on the Drudge Report (www.drudgereport.com) broke the site's traffic records, delivering more than 25.1 million page views, reaching more than 2.3 million unique visitors, and delivering more than a staggering 100 million ad impressions in just one day.


I happened to be one of the viewers

They had a few teasers the morning after the election that had me hitting refresh more than a few times. I'm sure tons of other people were doing the same thing. I remember thinking to myself "This guy is just trying to boost his ad impressions on a high traffic day" Then I saw the 100 million ad impressions blurb.

I can't say I'm the least bit jaded by being duped into hitting the refresh button only to see fresh ads. I think it was a pretty solid technique. vbSEO did a teaser promo a couple of months back that had the same effect - a lot of people hitting the refresh button pretty regularly in order to get the latest and greatest.

This technique if overused can get old all over the net in a hurry, but if used in good situations it can be a great way for people to get a good boost in revenue.

And let's not forget that

And let's not forget that DrudgeReport will refresh itself if you have it open in a window long enough.

I'm pretty sure that's not the record.

That polish chick who got a billion subdomains indexed back in april surely had more pageviews than that per day.

the D

ah drudge, you are my hero. And one of the guys that gets away with wearing the Fedora like you do.

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