San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2012
SFGate.com was visited by a record-setting 16.3 million unique users in July 2012 as visitors came to the site for local news, entertainment and staff blogs. According to Omniture Site Catalyst, these users viewed more than 142 million pages during the month. The previous record for monthly unique users was 15.2 million set in March 2012.
Mobile usage of the site also continued to grow with a monthly-record 6.2 million page views from users accessing the site from a mobile device.
“SFGate.com continues to be the most trusted online news source in the Bay Area, as evidenced by the increase in unique visitors during July,” said Mark Adkins, president of the San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate.com. “SFGate routinely offers a breadth of news, updates, features, photos and reader interaction not matched by any other local news site.”
SFGate.com consistently ranks as the most-visited news website in the Bay Area. It is also among the Top 10 U.S. newspaper sites in overall traffic.
SFGate.com offers a valuable medium for Bay Area advertising, with comprehensive products and an interactive, multimedia environment that offers reach, drives results and provides user engagement and retention.
About the San Francisco Chronicle/SFGate.com
The six-time Pulitzer Prize-winning San Francisco Chronicle is the Bay Area’s leading news and information source and has been connecting the region with its award-winning journalism since its founding in 1865. Combined with its online home, SFGate.com, the San Francisco Chronicle reaches 1.7 million Bay Area adults each week.