Average American Spends 29 Hours Online in a Month

Aaron Blank / May 29, 2012

Each month we get access to research and data into a variety of industry trends. Nielsen and others are companies that release the data. Here is a quick summary from April’s data…

  • 210 million Americans spent about 29 hours online in April
  • 276 million people in the U.S. have Internet access
  • 2,703 is the number of page views one U.S. online user visited in the month
  • Americans visited 95 unique domains in the month
  • 1 minute, 5 seconds is the average amount of time that a user spent on each page in April
  • Beyond Facebook or Google (both leaders), Yahoo, MSN/Windows Live/Bing, and YouTube were among the others at the top of the list
  • Travel sites are some of the most visited: Google Maps, MapQuest, Yahoo Local, Trip Advisor and Expedia are top contenders
  • More than 20 percent of online traffic in the US and Canada came from smartphones or tablets
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Aaron Blank

CEO & President, Partner

Aaron has been engaged in the conversation since the late 1990s, where he discovered his love of media while working at local radio stations. After five years as a radio reporter, anchor, producer and promoter in New York and Connecticut, he and his wife, Lacey, ventured west to begin his career in PR. Soon he caught the attention of industry legend Pat Fearey and the rest is history. Two decades later, as CEO and owner of Fearey, Aaron leads with tireless enthusiasm and contagious drive. In 2014, he became the next generation owner of the firm. He takes his breakfast at 4:30 AM and never eats lunch alone. You can find him working to connect the next business with tomorrow’s leader.

Personal philosophy: do something amazing every day and be fearless!