Topic: Research/Metrics

How To Find Traffic Data For Other Websites

Posted by cappellezzi on 125 Points
My company wants to buy ads on a small local website. We can ask them for their traffic, but they can say any number they want. Does anyone know of a free resource where you can plug in a URL and see amount of traffic? Thanks in advance for your help!
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  • Posted by Peter (henna gaijin) on Accepted
    Check this article for some thoughts:
  • Posted by Jay Hamilton-Roth on Accepted
    Exact traffic? No.
    Estimated traffic? See:
  • Posted by mgoodman on Accepted has some of this data. Not sure how accurate it is. Worth checking though.

    One of the problems you'll have is that for sites with relatively low traffic a few hits can represent a high percentage, so the statistical accuracy won't be the best. Might not be a big problem for you, but you should be aware.
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