Weather.com Articles

The Weather Channel Launches Redesigned Website
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The Weather Channel said today it has launched a redesign of its website, weather.com aimed at offering users a more localized and customized experience.

"The weather.com redesign is all about consumers and creating a site that addresses how they want to view the weather," said Monisha Longacre, vice president of product strategy and development for The Weather Channel.

Travel And Weather Websites See Big Gains In December
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During December 2009, winter weather hit the country driving holiday travelers online, according to Compete’s latest top 50 website rankings.

Six of the top 20 highest growth website categories in December were travel and weather related.  The airport travel category attracted 40 percent more unique visitors in December (2.1 million) than the previous month.  News sites related to weather and traffic also saw big growth, increasing visitors by 34.8 percent over November to reach 52.5 million unique visitors.

National Geographic, Weather.com Befriend Bing
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National Geographic and Weather.com are not, if we’re to be honest, nearly as trendy as something like Twitter or Facebook.  Still, both entities garner a significant amount of respect (and a significant number of page views), and Bing recently received a sort of nod from each of them.

Hitwise Comments On Weather Channel Sale

When word spread that The Weather Channel and Weather.com might sell for $5 billion, we duly reported the news.  We did not, however, laugh at the number – never mind how many automobiles, houses, or whatever else $5 billion would buy – and now there’s additional data about how it may make sense.

Weather Channel, Site Could Go On Auction Block

When Business.com sold for $350 million, quite a few people did a double take.  Weather.com may have been tagged with an asking price of $5 billion, however, which puts that number to shame.  Although buyers will get The Weather Channel, too.