"The New York Times Company reported today that for March, NYTimes.com achieved a traffic record of 555 million pageviews, a 17% increase from March 2004, according to internal data. The previous monthly record was set in January when NYTimes.com had 553 million pageviews, a 30% increase from January of last year. Unique visitors increased to 15 million in March, up 10% from the previous year. . . .
NYTimes.com's RSS feeds generated 5.9 million pageviews on the
site in March, which represents a 342% increase year over year and a 39% increase from February's 4.3 million pageviews. The sections that were most popular among RSS feeds included: Washington and Business. The feeds have been available since February 2002."
RSS feeds will continue to drive record-breaking traffic for those who adopt the technology.