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Good sites for web marketing statistics

  • # March 21, 2009 at 12:45 pm

    Hi all,

    Can you recommend sites for analyzing website traffic, keywords, demographic data, and consumer search behavior?

    I want to start learning more about web analytics and strategy.

    Thanks for your time,

    # March 21, 2009 at 12:55 pm

    Get yourself a Google account.

    # March 21, 2009 at 7:41 pm

    That or Mint.

    # March 22, 2009 at 5:29 pm

    thanks guys,

    what about viewing the stats of your competition?
    finding out which sites are most popular with a given demographic?
    find out that demographics online behaviors?

    # March 23, 2009 at 10:06 am

    Google Analytics for website and Feedburner for RSS analytics. These generally are my first points of call as they are both free and very usable.

    I hear Mint is very good but it isn’t free and requires self hosting. Paid hosted options worth a mention are CrazyEgg, Clicky and Woopra.

    As for measuring your site against competition you need to look at sites like Alexa, Compete and HitWise.

    I hope that’s what you’re looking for :=)

    # March 23, 2009 at 10:16 am


    I’m specifically looking to answer the question, "What sites are most popular among women ages 35-55?"

    I’ll start diggin around with the sites you mentioned

    # January 31, 2011 at 4:55 am

    I have experienced it gives more information about the web analysts and you can get information from here.

    # January 31, 2011 at 8:04 am

    found this recently:
    never tried it though..

    # January 31, 2011 at 4:13 pm

    Alli, it’ll be difficult to find that kind of specific information. Generally the people that are doing that research aren’t giving away the answers for free.

    # January 31, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    Alexa has all kinds of stats including which demographics are represented and such.

    # January 31, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    There are a great number of tools that google offers for free that you can utilize as well… and then there is there is the keyword tool built into adwords, which requires an account, but you don’t have to add a site and won’t cost you anything that way. and lastly, though not for long, there is the search-based keyword tool Enjoy!

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