3 Million Visitors Kick-Off Peak Move Season with Monstermoving.com; Site Traffic Jumps by 76% over May 2001
NEW YORK, Jun 18, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monstermoving.com, a leading online source of relocation information and a brand extension of Monster(R), the flagship brand of TMP Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:TMPW), today announced a record 3 million unique visitors for the month of May. This traffic growth, as reported by Media Metrix, confirms Monstermoving.com's position as a premier online relocation destination.
As America enters peak moving season - the time during which the majority of this year's 43 million relocating Americans are expected to move - consumers are discovering that Monstermoving.com is an unparalleled source for critical relocation information and services. Contributing to the record traffic growth is Monstermoving.com's commitment to continuously improve and enhance its consumer offering. "Monstermoving is constantly striving to provide the best resources and services to meet the needs of the moving consumer," said Pete Lamson, Chief Operating Officer, Monstermoving.com. "Our objective is to continually expand and improve our offerings to ensure Monstermoving.com remains a premier provider of relocation information and services on the Internet."
Recent enhancements to the Monstermoving.com offering such as the new Insurance and Savings Centers, and the improved Real Estate Agent Matcher, Mortgage and Moving Centers, contributed to the record May traffic. These new site features help visitors reduce the time, stress and costs associated with moving.
- Insurance Center - Matches relocating consumers with quality insurance providers based upon individual preferences and needs. Consumers can research and request tailored quotes from both national and local insurance providers in eight insurance categories including homeowners, renters, auto, life and health insurance. - Savings Center - Offers great deals, discounts and coupons for key relocation-related expenses such as moving services, storage facilities, packing supplies, cleaning services, lawn and garden care, and much more. The Savings Center offers thousands of dollars worth of savings and discounts. - Real Estate Agent Matcher - Matches prospective buyers or sellers with experienced, qualified agents based on their specific needs. In addition, consumers are issued a cash incentive based on the sale or purchase price of their home. - Mortgage Center - Features extensive home mortgage information, tools and resources in one central location - a virtual one-stop mortgage shopping resource. The center lists and describes more than 120 different loan programs from hundreds of different vendors. Consumers are able to secure the best possible mortgage quickly and intelligently in order to maximize savings and efficiency. - Moving Center - Offers one of the largest online databases of moving companies to assist consumers in finding the right moving company to match their individual needs. The instant, customized price estimate tool provides competitive, real-time estimates from professional movers allowing consumers to compare and save.
As one of the world's largest online marketplaces of relocation information, services and moving-related decision support tools, Monstermoving.com simplifies the way people move by leveraging the power of the Internet to successfully manage all stages of the relocation process. Monstermoving.com provides a comprehensive array of moving-related services and relocation tools, designed to reduce the time, cost and stress associated with moving. Monstermoving.com is a subsidiary of TMP Worldwide and a brand extension of Monster, the flagship brand of TMP Worldwide. More information about Monstermoving.com is available at www.monstermoving.com.
About TMP Worldwide
Founded in 1967, TMP Worldwide Inc., with more than 10,000 employees in 32 countries, is the online recruitment leader, the world's largest Recruitment Advertising agency network, and one of the world's largest Executive Search and Executive Selection agencies. TMP Worldwide, headquartered in New York, is also the world's largest Yellow Pages advertising agency and a provider of direct marketing services. The company's clients include more than 90 of the Fortune 100 and more than 490 of the Fortune 500 companies. In June 2001, TMP Worldwide was added to the S&P 500 Index. More information about TMP Worldwide is available at www.tmp.com.
Monster, headquartered in Maynard, Mass., is the leading global careers website, recording over 47 million unique visits during the month of April 2002 according to independent research conducted by I/PRO. Monster connects the most progressive companies with the most qualified career-minded individuals, offering innovative technology and superior services that give them more control over the recruiting process. The Monster global network consists of local content and language sites in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, France, Scotland, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Luxembourg, India, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, and Finland. Monster is the official online career management services sponsor of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and 2002 and 2004 U.S. Olympic Teams. More information about Monster is available at www.monster.com or by calling 1-800-MONSTER.
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