Alexa reports NextSportStar.com scores highest sports fan traffic worldwide

Oct 12, 2011, 07:30 ET from Nextsportstar.com

TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - NextSportStar.com has achieved a significant milestone: active for only 3 months, NextSportStar.com is the world's leading online sports social meeting place for individual enthusiasts and groups.

According to the October 2011 Netcraft Web Survey Study, there are approximately 206 million active websites (news.netcraft.com) worldwide. Now the independent third-party web rating site, Alexa.com, shows that NextSportStar.com ranks an amazing 110,919 in traffic among all websites globally. And, in comparison to other sites seeking similar traffic, that ranks Nextsportstar.com a solid #1.

Rank Web Site 3 month Global Traffic
Ranking vs. all Websites
1 NextSportStar.com 110,919
2 Freethefan.com 1,479,348
3 Fanspot.com 2,837,572
4 Isporty.com 7,374,798
5 Ilovetoplay.com 8,726,393

According to Alexa.com, new visitors to NextSportStar.com view an average of 5 unique pages per day. Visitors to the site, who are predominantly male aged 18 to 24, spend roughly nine minutes per visit to the site. With visitors from over 200 countries worldwide, NextSportStar.com's traffic ranking is significant from the U.S., U.K. and Canada.

NextSportStar.com is a true global village for people and organizations passionate about all things sports. Combining the best of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube with elements of Kijiji and Craigslist, NextSportStar.com has quickly become the favourite social media site for sports enthusiasts from around the world. With the ability to share content and information for high school, college/university amateur sports and minor leagues, members (stars) have quickly adopted NextSportStar.com as their personal digital meeting place to promote their sports' passions.

Now, after only 3 months, member participation continues to grow dramatically and the peak fall demand has just started to be realized. With students now attending the North American and European schools and colleges/universities, NextSportStar.com has shown to be the site-of-choice for amateur athletes, teams, students, and fans of all ages. Future plans for expansion include the ability for the professional recruiter and scout to be able to use NextSportStar.com to review available talent in one convenient location while promoting their college/university or team to prospects.

NextSporStar.com is committed to continued growth by providing over-and-above value to its members. NextSporStar.com continues to give members an opportunity to win money with the $1 Million Dollars Up For Grabs contest. In total, there's $800,000 to be won by amateur athletes, with another $200,000 for schools' athletic programs!

SOURCE Nextsportstar.com