Visitation to Additional Auto Insurance Sites
The comScore online auto insurance benchmarker includes key metrics such as visitation and quoting activity for insurance sites. The expanded set of sites saw growth across the board over the past year, with many sites achieving triple-digit gains. USAA.com (which includes content on all of its products and services apart from insurance) led the way among the set of additional sites with 6.5 million visitors, followed by American Family (1.3 million visitors) and Mercury Insurance (686,000 visitors).
*Insurer industry includes: 21st.com, allstate.com, esurance.com, geico.com, libertymutual.com, nationwide.com, progressive.com, progressiveagent.com, safeauto.com, statefarm.com, thegeneral.com, thehartford.com, travelers.com
Insurance Aggregator Landscape Changing
In addition to the growing number of insurers expanding their reach online, additional insurance aggregators (online agencies and online lead generators) have grown their share of the online auto insurance market due to the entrance of newcomers and the acquisition of existing sites by competitors.
In Q4 2010, aggregator All Web Leads attracted 6.8 million unique visitors to its sites. Its most visited sites were USInsuranceOnline.com (1.8 million visitors), GiveMeInsuranceQuotes.com (1.3 million visitors), and Discount-Car-Insurance-Rates.com (1.2 million visitors). CarInsurance.com (574,000 visitors) and InsureMeOnline.com (416,000 visitors) also attracted sizeable audiences.
*All Web Leads includes all domains owned by All Web Leads
**Traffic also included in All Web Leads
The expanded comScore report covers visitation metrics for the sites above and will also include online initiated and submitted quotes for All Web Leads domains, CarInsurance.com, Amica (Amica.com), the Automobile Club of Southern California (Calif.AAA.com), Direct General (DirectGeneral.com), Farmers (Farmers.com), Unitrin Direct Auto Insurance (UnitrinDirect.com), and USAA (USAA.com).