New York, NY - January 23, 2008 - CafeMom has been ranked #8 according to compete.com's list of 2007's fastest moving sites. Compete.com compared the top 1000 sites in December 2007 with those in December 2006. CafeMom.com, which launched in November 2006, is the largest and fastest growing social networking site for moms - and has grown more than 2000% in one year.
This announcement comes on the heels of two other prestigious awards that CafeMom has recently received - CafeMom won the Mashable Open Web Awards for "Top Niche Social Network" and was selected by AlwaysOn as one of OnMedia's "Top 100."
"We have experienced such phenomenal growth this past year and are thrilled to be among the fastest growing sites of 2007," said Michael Sanchez, CafeMom CEO. "CafeMom attracts thousands of new members daily and we're excited to continue our success in 2008 and provide moms with an outlet to find friendships and support." CafeMom.com has approximately one million members, and according to comScore MediaMetrix October 2007 data, CafeMom is the # 1 site for women on critical engagement metrics such as pageviews and average minutes/ visit.
CafeMom has secured marquee advertisers including P&G, Walmart, Playskool, Disney, HP, Kraft, General Mills, JCPenney, Johnson and Johnson, and Sony. The site has developed a series of cutting edge sponsorship programs that allow leading brands to join the consumer conversation, add value to members' lives, and get members talking about sponsor brands in an authentic and viral way -- and other sites are following suit. Beyond the banner, CafeMom offers customized widgets, profile pages, custom groups, and influencer campaigns.
Other sites joining CafeMom on the top ten list are techcrunch.com, linkedin.com and pronto.com.
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CafeMom.com is the largest and fastest growing social networking site for moms. Moms are connecting on shared interests, challenges, and local communities. They have set-up over 35,000 groups on diverse topics such as pregnancy, politics, dieting, autism, and favorite TV shows.
CafeMom.com features include fully customizable profile pages, a widget platform, mom-created groups, friends' networks, and strong privacy / anonymity controls.
CafeMom was co-founded by actor Andrew Shue, Michael Sanchez, and a group of others. Prominent investors include Highland Capital Partners and Draper Fisher Jurvetson.