Fastest-growing Web brands: Apple, Google, Amazon

Between November 2004 and November 2005 the sites of Apple, Google, Amazon and MapQuest experienced the highest growth among the large sites tracked by Nielsen//NetRatings. The number of unique visitors to Apple sites grew by 57% within 12 months.

Fastest-growing Web brands

Site Unique audience, 000 Growth
  Nov 2004 Nov 2005 YTY
Apple 19,615 30,845 57%
Google 66,403 85,526 29%
Amazon 36,663 42,496 16%
MapQuest 31,178 35,076 13%
Real 30,568 34,355 12%
eBay 51,067 56,332 10%
Yahoo! 94,449 103,882 10%
Microsoft 89,083 96,130 8%
AOL 71,456 74,321 4%
MSN 89,522 91,348 2%
Source: Nielsen//NetRatings