Happy New Year to everyone! Atlanta Real Estate Forum had an exciting year in 2011. What better way to start the new year than by reminiscing about the past? Here is how the numbers for our site look for 2011:


Atlanta Real Estate Forum welcomed 244,482 visitors during 2011.

81% of these visitors were new visitors to the site.

19% of our traffic is returning visitors.  This is industry traffic, and we love our loyal followers!

Speaking of followers, many of you choose to follow us in other places and we appreciate that too. We have 2,479 followers on Facebook and 1,465 followers on Twitter.

We had traffic from 187 countries. Of course, the US leads the way with monthly visitors from all 50 states, plus Washington D.C. In fact, 50% of our traffic is from out of state.

Top 10 States: Georgia, Florida, California, New York, Texas,  North Carolina, Ohio, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Top Content in 2011

Our top content for the year includes a wide variety of stories.

The Atlanta Real Estate Forum Photo Gallery is our top visited page!

STK Atlanta Set to Open in November

Atlanta’s Top School Districts

Dream Parks at Lake Point

For 2012, we predict that people will start moving around a bit more.  Listen to the Top 5 Atlanta New Home Market Predictions from David Ellis with the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association on Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio.  On the same show you can get tax tips from Eva Rosenberg, aka Tax Mama and featured blogger on the Equifax Personal Finance Blog.

Traffic Sources

65.26% of traffic from search engines

15.18% of traffic from referring sites

11.69% of traffic was direct traffic

7.87% other

Fun Facts

Roughly 10% of traffic came from mobile devices (up from 4% in 2010), such as the iPhone, iPad, Droid, Blackberry or smartphones or tablets. We expect this number to climb during 2012 to reach 15 to 20%.

Top referring sites for Atlanta Real Estate Forum include Google, of course, but Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are all in the top 10 as well. Be sure to “like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Let us know what your favorite posts where in 2011.  We look forward to an exciting 2012 full of positive real estate news.

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