Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC)

ABC: Web traffic to Metro tops 32m in August

Despite a 150 per cent year-on-year increase in traffic, Metro could not avoid the traditional August lull which saw most other outlets remain more or less static

Posted by Abigail Edge on 18/09/14

ABCs: Mirror sees 30% traffic increase in July

All outlets but one audited by the Audit Bureau of Circulation saw month-on-month increases in July

Posted by Abigail Edge on 21/08/14

The Independent passes 40m web browsers for first time in June

In a first for The Independent, the outlet's website reached more than 40 million unique browsers in June 2014, latest figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulation show

Posted by Abigail Edge on 17/07/14

Express Newspapers continues digital growth through April

Express.co.uk and DailyStar.co.uk were the only national newspaper sites to report growth in web traffic for April, according to new figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulation, while all other audited publishers record a fall

Posted by Alastair Reid on 22/05/14

ABCs: Guardian passes 100m monthly traffic milestone

Latest figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulation show a record month for the Guardian in March, while web traffic to the Independent grew by almost 25 per cent month-on-month

Posted by Alastair Reid on 17/04/14

How digital weighs up against print for UK magazine circulations

New data from the Audit Bureau of Circulation reports combined digital and print sales for the first time with print still dominating, for now

Posted by Alastair Reid on 13/02/14

Record monthly traffic ends 'positive year’ for Independent

Latest figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulation show a record 29.9 million visitors to Independent.co.uk in December, while traffic to Metro.co.uk increased 274 per cent year-on-year

Posted by Alastair Reid on 23/01/14

Social and mobile drives record web traffic for Metro

ABC figures show a monthly increase of 24 per cent to 20 million for Metro's website, which also equates to a 161 per cent rise year-on-year

Posted by Alastair Reid on 12/12/13

Mail Online had close to 154m unique browsers in October

The Audit Bureau of Circulation reports that Mail Online recorded a 5.3 per cent increase in site traffic in October, taking it to just shy of 154m unique browsers

Posted by Rachel Bartlett on 14/11/13

Metro website traffic up 125% year-on-year in September

According to the latest ABC results, Metro recorded a 32 per cent rise in monthly traffic month-on-month in September, to just under 16.8 million

Posted by Rachel Bartlett on 24/10/13

Metro reports record web traffic in August and mobile at 58%

Metro, Mirror and Telegraph experienced double digit traffic rises in August, according to ABC stats

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 19/09/13

ABC: Latest traffic figures for local newspaper websites

The audited figures show web traffic was up year-on-year for each of the six newspaper groups audited

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 28/08/13

ABC confirms web traffic of 134m for Mail Online in July

Figures released by the Audit Bureau of Circulation for July confirmed the website for the Daily Mail recorded an 11 per cent increase in web traffic for July, compared to the previous month

Posted by Rachel Bartlett on 22/08/13

ABC: Latest digital edition circulation figures for magazines

The Europe edition of the Economist, Total Film, GQ and Men's Health have digital circulations of above 12,000 per issue, according to the latest audited figures

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 15/08/13

ABC: Mirror records largest growth in online traffic in June

Traffic to Mirror Group Digital websites rise by 11 per cent while NSA and Snowden fuel fourth record month for Guardian.co.uk

Posted by Alastair Reid on 25/07/13

Traffic to Evening Standard website up 20% in May

The Standard's website records largest increase for monthly and daily visitors across UK news outlets in May

Posted by Alastair Reid on 20/06/13

Sharp web traffic rises in April for Metro and Mirror

Mirror Group Digital experienced a 30 per cent traffic rise in April, while Metro reported an increase of more than 25 per cent for the second month running

Posted by Sarah Marshall on 23/05/13

ABC: Metro records 27% traffic rise in March

The Metro and Standard record highest increases in monthly web traffic in March

Posted by Alastair Reid on 25/04/13

Evening Standard web traffic fell almost 20% in February

ABC results for the shorter month recorded declines in monthly unique browsers for all but one of the audited newspaper websites

Posted by Rachel Bartlett on 21/03/13

ABC releases online traffic stats for local newspaper websites

The report shows Iliffe News and Media, which was bought by Local World at the end of last year, recorded more than 1 million unique browsers a month on average across the network in the second half of 2012

Posted by Rachel McAthy on 27/02/13

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Posted by Sarah Marshall on 13 April 2012

ABCes: Independent.co.uk records biggest increase in daily browsers

The Audit Bureau of Circulations Electronic (ABCe) report for September showed the biggest month-on-month increase in average daily browsers was recorded by Independent.co.uk

Posted by Rachel Bartlett on 29 October 2010

paidContent: Decline in consumer magazine circulations slows

PaidContent reports consumer magazines are experiencing an increase in advertising pages and circulation fall is leveling out

Posted by Rachel Bartlett on 9 August 2010

Brand Republic: FT withdraws from ABCe audits for web traffic

Financial Times has officially withdrawn from the monthly audit of UK newspapers' web traffic after launching its own own metric for measuring readers

Posted by Laura Oliver on 21 May 2010

Regional online traffic compared; Johnston Press comes out top

Johnston Press was top of the traffic charts from July-December 2009, with 384,016 daily unique browsers

Posted by Judith Townend on 25 February 2010

NMA: How pay walls could affect the ABCes

How will website traffic measurement be affected by the introduction of pay walls? Suzanne Bearne considers the impact on UK newspaper websites

Posted by Laura Oliver on 6 January 2010

Response to the ABCs results: How are mag subscriptions and sales faring in the recession?

Online magazine retailer The Magazine Group says subscription sales are increasing after ABC figures show a fall in retail sales

Posted by Helen Martin on 17 August 2009

ABC continues to verify airline copies for national newspaper circulation audit

ABC is continuing to investigate 'bulk newspaper sales' and the number of airline copies included in the audit after figures were found to have 'a wide disparity'

Posted by Judith Townend on 8 May 2009

Guardian debuts six-monthly ABCe figures for regional websites

Guardian News and Media joins Northcliffe Media by signing up for the Audit Bureau of Circulations Electronic's (ABCe) six-monthly web traffic audits

Posted by Laura Oliver on 30 September 2008

RMRF: Trinity Mirror Regionals presents user profile survey results

Trinity Mirror Regionals (TMR) carried out audience research with Survey Interactive, which involved on-site questionnaires completed by 53,313 interviewees across the company's 110 regional and national websites

Posted by Laura Oliver on 25 September 2008

Independent.co.uk: Gossip sites put heat on celeb mags in latest ABCs

Sales of celebrity magazines have plunged in the latest figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulations - a result of the economic downturn and the rising popularity of online competitors

Posted by Laura Oliver on 15 August 2008

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