Sahibinden sets traffic record  

23 Aug 2016

Sahibinden.com, the biggest classified site in Turkey and one of the biggest in Europe, counted 34.9 million unique visitors on the web (desktop site and mobile site) and 5.6 million unique visitors to its mobile apps, for a total of 40.5 million active users in the month of March 2016.

Also according to Google Analytics, Sahibinden received 243 million visits and seven billion page-views in March 2016. Thus, the March performance exceeded Sahibinden’s previous record for monthly traffic set in 2015.

Bogac Goncu, vice general manager of Sahibinden.com, said in a news release the site was an early pioneer, when it launched in 2000 in Turkey.sahibinden_logo

“We took important steps in a country where people were in the habit of buying things by touch and by looking (at them). Also, we created a bond with our customers for a transparent and reliable e-commerce environment. Today … we continue on our way as a pioneering brand in the digital revolution in Turkey,” he said. 

He said, breaking Sahibinden’s traffic record “was confirmation that we are on the right way, and motivates us to work for more growth”.

Sahibinden won 21 awards in 2016, including nine Stevie International Business Awards in five different categories.

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Emre Dalkilic

Emre Dalkilic joined the AIM Group in 2014 as writer and analyst for Turkey. He has been working as a reporter, editor, editor-in-chief, and executive editor in different (primarily focusing on the growing Turkish economy) magazines more than 13 years. As a member of multiple organizations focusing on global economies coupled with a passion for scientific research, he actively contributes coverage on various business sectors within the online media and classified industries.Emre won three scientific article prizes in the field of economics and his works can be seen in many daily newspapers in Turkey (such as Sabah, Zaman and Radikal). He also works with non-governmental organizations as a volunteer and occasionally serves as a board member. Emre has also been involved in social projects including a project with the World Bank.