A Great Year for Traffic Growth at The Hill

72 percent year-over-year growth.

Based on an analysis by market research startup SimilarWeb, the election cycle has made 2015 a very good year for The Hill, which has earned the distinction of growing audience traffic more than any of the 114 publishers the firm looked at.

In real numbers, The Hill’s 72 percent year-over-year growth from November 2014 to November 2015 represents a mobile and desktop traffic rise from 9.2 million to 15.9 million visits.

Coming in 2nd and 3rd place, respectively, were Tech Times, with 69 percent year-over-year growth and Bustle, with 65 percent. The remaining sites in the top ten included: Breitbart (55 percent), Newsweek (32 percent), iDigital Times (31 percent), BBC (27 percent), Vice (25 percent), the New York Post (24 percent) and Mic (13 percent).