Suite101.com surpasses the CBC as the Most Popular Canadian-Owned Content Site



    VANCOUVER, April 16 /CNW/ - Suite101.com is now the most popular
Canadian-owned content website as measured by global web traffic company,
Alexa Rank. With 2,000 writers and 160,000 original articles on its site,
Suite101.com attracted an audience of 14 million unique visitors in March
2009, surpassing the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) site.

    
    The top 5 Content Websites according to global Alexa Rank, as of today's
    date, are:

        -  http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/suite101.com
        -  http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/cbc.ca
        -  http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/canoe.ca
        -  http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/canada.com
        -  http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/thestar.com
    

    The good news was announced on Limelight, Suite101's company blog:

    "Here's further proof that the web loves great writing," says Peter
Berger, CEO. He further commented that, "One reason for our success is that,
unlike our competitors, we focus solely on online writing and do this very
well. Another key reason for our success is we don't stop at the Canadian
border. We attract an ever-growing readership from other English-speaking
countries, and Suite101 has begun to tap into additional language markets with
the introduction of our first European office last year too."

    About Alexa Rank

    Alexa Rank is the most trusted system on the web-designed to analyze
global web traffic based on a site's number of unique visitors and page
impressions. (The world's most visited site receives an Alexa rank of "1".)
    Currently, the four largest Canadian-owned websites, according to Alexa
are: www.plentyoffish.com, an online dating site; www.metrolyrics.com, a song
lyrics database; www.gc.ca, the Government of Canada website; and
www.suite101.com, the top online content site.

    About Suite101.com Media Inc.

    Suite101.com is an online magazine published by a network of over 2,000
freelance writers. As a company, we're committed to creating opportunities for
writers at each stage of their career. Visitors to Suite101.com find answers
to pressing questions in the 160,000+ articles published on our site, covering
over 400 topics. Suite101.com has emerged over the past decade as a trusted
site visited by over 14 million readers each month. Suite101.com Media Inc. is
a private Canadian company based in Vancouver BC with offices in Berlin. Visit
www.suite101.com and www.suite101.de





For further information:

For further information: Media contact: Lima Al Azzeh, Suite101.com
Media Inc., communications@suite101.com, (778) 227-8611

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