A9’s Low Popularity & Slower Growth

NetRatings sent out some Amazon stats in
advance of their earnings report. Interesting to me was a breakout on A9. It
shows growth from the fourth quarter of 2004 to the same period of 2005.
However, growth from the third to the fourth quarter of 2005 is nowhere near as
much as Amazon itself or the Amazon-owned Internet Movie Database. Traffic to
both those sites is much higher than A9:

Monthly Unique Audience, In Millions, Q4 2004 Vs. Q4 2005

Site Q4 2004 Q4 2005 Change
Amazon 37,323 43,183 16%
IMDb 10,717 16,394 53%
A9 792 1,369 73%

Monthly Unique Audience, In Millions, Q3 2004 Vs. Q4 2005

Site Q3 2005 Q4 2005 Change
Amazon 36,339 43,183 19%
IMDb 13,794 16,394 19%
A9 1,282 1,369 7%

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