RVT.com Reports RV Shopper Traffic Up Over 70% in January 2017; Shopper Inquiries Up 50%

SUMAS, Wash.Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — RVT.com, the leading Internet classifieds ad site for new and used RVs for sale, travel and 5th wheel trailers, motor homes and campers, reports that its RV shopper traffic has increased more than 70% in January 2017compared with one year prior, and that RV shopper inquiries jumped 50% as well.

RVT.com reported that its website had 1.4 million visits in January 2017 from RV shoppers in the U.S. and Canada.

“The current state of the RV market combined with our extensive search engine optimization, dynamic re-marketing, pay-per-click campaigns, and mobile friendly content has caused a significant increase in visitor traffic,” said Shawn Friesen, vice president of RVT.com. “If the current traffic trend continues, 2017 will be another record breaking year for RV consumer visits, and ultimately sales for our RV dealer customers.”

Friesen noted that mobile users accounted for 55% of RVT.com visitors during the first month of 2017.  Smartphone traffic accounted for 32% of visitors — up 1% from last year — and tablets were used for 23% of visits, up 2% from January 2016.  Visitors using desktop computers to access RVT.com in January 2017 accounted for 44% of total traffic to the website.

“Our primary objective is to make it easier for RV buyers and sellers to find each other, to connect the RV industry with the RV shopper and vice versa,” said Friesen.  “We are constantly innovating to this end.”

RVT.com is North America’s leading RV Classifieds provider with over 18 million annual consumer visits, featuring over 90,000 new and used RVs for sale by dealers and owners. Built on a platform of bringing RV Buyers and Sellers together, RVT.com assists in the sales of thousands of RVs every month, and currently showcases inventory for over 800 RV dealerships.