internet site covering Coventry and Warwickshire has joined the countrys leading
dot.com companies by attracting more than 100,000 visitors a month.
CWN, which stands for Coventry and Warwickshire Network, has doubled its traffic in the
last year, making it one of the business success stories for the area.
It is the largest free, independent, privately funded news and information site in the
The site www.cwn.org.uk attracted 110,000 visitors in March - a 16 per cent increase on
These visitors accessed more than 260,000 pages, registering 2.6 million hits.
With the number of people logging on to the world wide web constantly on the increase,
the company based in Coventry city centre is now hoping to get 250,000 visitors a month by
the end of the year.
Founder and managing director Chris Studman said:
"It is rare for any company to double its business in a year and we are delighted
that we are attracting interest from all over the world.
"About a third of our visitors are ex-pats wanting to keep in touch with the area.
"Every page is permanently available for people to read, and the site is often
used as an information source by people wanting to research things that happened some time
"There is a lot of media attention in the dot.com phenomenon."
Sections on the site include local news, a comprehensive whats on listings guide,
sport and the world-famous webcam, which gives viewers an eye into Coventry city centre.
The webcam, which updates every 30 seconds can be seen at www.cwn.org.uk/webcams