SCIENCEBLOGS ACHIEVES RECORD GROWTH
NEW YORK (July 1) – ScienceBlogs (www.scienceblogs.com), the web’s largest science community, announced today that traffic for the first six months of 2008 increased by more than 60% over the same period last year, with total visits through June 30 reaching approximately 14 million, an all-time high. “We are extremely happy with the sustained monthly growth of our network, and the increasing vitality of our community,” said Sarah Glasser, Vice President, Marketing for Seed Media Group, the parent company of ScienceBlogs. “ScienceBlogs has become a must-read destination site for the intellectually
curious from around the world and we are continuously working to make it more useful and interactive for our readers.”
So far, ScienceBlogs has generated over 107 million page views since its launch in 2006 and drawn over 41 million visits to the site. ScienceBlogs publishes 70% of the best-selling blogs in the science category on Amazon’s Kindle and is one of the top 25 best-selling blogs overall, together with sites like Huffington Post, Daily Kos and Boing Boing.
Since January 2008, ScienceBlogs has recruited A Good Poop, Bioephemera, Drug Monkey, ERV, Green Gabbro, Not Exactly Rocket Science, and See Jane Compute to join its network of bloggers. As of June 30, ScienceBlogs publishes 70 blogs in English on its main site, scienceblogs.com, and 28 blogs in German on its sister site, scienceblogs.de, a partnership with Hubert Burda Media.
ScienceBlogs (www.scienceblogs.com) is the largest science community on the web, with over 90 blogs worldwide. The blogroll comprises a group of scientists, educators, and journalists–among them are 42 PhDs, 5 MDs and 2 Rhodes Scholars–that span the realm of science, covering fields from neuroscience to the environment.
About Seed Media Group
Seed Media Group (www.seedmediagroup.com) is a global media and technology company with a portfolio spanning publishing, software, digital media, conferences, museums, and social media. What ties our products together is our passion for science and our advocacy of science literacy around the world. Seed Media Group is headquartered in New York City, and our team collaborates from bureaus around the world.