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Can you check another url's stats?
jtmoney77




msg:350707
 5:43 pm on Oct 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is it possible to view someone else's stats. I am curious to know how much traffic some of our competitors get. Plus, it is also nice to know the amount of traffic some specific businesses are receiving, so I know if I should move into that field.

Thanks,
Jeremy

[edited by: engine at 6:05 pm (utc) on Oct. 29, 2003]
[edit reason] No urls, thanks. See TOS [webmasterworld.com] [/edit]

 

SethCall




msg:350708
 5:49 pm on Oct 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

I do not know of a way to do this.

By the way, read the Terms of Service: no urls are allowed in these forums :)

Michael Anthony




msg:350709
 8:30 pm on Oct 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

You could check out their rank in Alexa - according to an article I read, position 200,000 is worth 500 uniques per day. Unfortunately, they didn't say how much less traffic you'd get at position 300,000, or how much more at position 100,000, so the data's not that worthwhile?

Shak




msg:350710
 8:39 pm on Oct 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

Hitwise may be a step in the right direction

Shak

bakedjake




msg:350711
 9:07 pm on Oct 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

Did you Google their domain for log files or files generated by popular webstats packages? This works more than you might think....

woop01




msg:350712
 9:08 pm on Oct 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

I've been using MetricsMarket recently to get a ROM for other sites.

Is it accurate? Only on a relative basis but I've seen better results using it than Alexa.

BwanaZulia




msg:350713
 2:36 pm on Oct 30, 2003 (gmt 0)

I do the obvious... I try

[stats.domain.com...]

and

[domain.com...]

You would be amazed how many people put stats in those two places. :)

BZ

tomparis




msg:350714
 2:43 pm on Oct 30, 2003 (gmt 0)

I used to use directhit to do this,
check our some of the other traffic based
engines.

Most companies do not want you to know
what their traffic is,
but ALEXA is pretty good too.

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