January 19, 2000
Bingo.com Traffic Up Dramatically
Wednesday, January 19, 2000, Tallahassee, FL. – Bingo.com Inc. (OTC BB:BIGR) shows web traffic and the number of registered users showing a significant increase since releasing the new site just over a month ago.
The beta version site was released on Tuesday, December 14th, 1999 to allow the public to actively participate in the variety of new Play-4-Free bingo games. Just preceding the launch, the previous format web site traffic was showing an average of 68,870 hits and 7,764 page views per day. General traffic to the new site has continued to increase throughout the first month of operation and is currently demonstrating average hits per day exceeding 3,238,000 and average page views in excess of 232,000 per day. These numbers illustrate a 4600% increase in hits and a 2890% increase in page views from the previous format to a month with the new site. This traffic is translating into more than 1000 new registered users each day and the average length of time spent on the site is 40 minutes. Bingo.com expects all of these numbers to increase as more people find out about the site through additional marketing and promotion activities.
“Sites with entertainment based content are a hot area and their value is being recognized throughout the World Wide Web. With our bingo games operating successfully, we have joined companies like Gamesville.com and Uproar.com, which are set to take advantage of the excitement, popularity and growth of entertaining sites. People are playing and winning; that is what Bingo.com is about. Users and corporate partners alike are excited at the prospect that Bingo is showing with the number of return visitors increasing and the amount of time they stay for lengthening. We are thrilled to have a product which we can push additional traffic towards through marketing initiatives and working to create extra value by gathering more registered users.” Shane Murphy, President and CEO of Bingo.com.