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Check traffic stats for a PAGE on someone else's site?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by digitalbum, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. digitalbum

    digitalbum Newbie

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    Not the whole website, but a particular page on it. Or better yet, checking # of clicks on links on other people's pages. I searched the forum and couldn't find anything that way. Creative ideas welcome :D
     
  2. imperial109

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    I can think of a few ways:

    POP Quiz, which is the best way to solve digitalbum's problem?
    1. Get their login info for Analytics if they have one, or better yet CPanel and check AwStats.
    2. Ask kindly.
    3. Ask in a vulgar and threatening way.
    4. Buy a .info domain that is based off of direct competition keywords, create a micro niche site around that keyword and promote it. Use some sort of tracker like Google Analytics and look at how many clicks you're getting. Now stick some ads on the site and make some money. [pick this one, it's the correct answer]
     
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  3. digitalbum

    digitalbum Newbie

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    Woah. THANKS! :) Half of that was a bit over my head (i.e., not the asking in kind/vulgar manner part, lol) but I will certainly look into it. I heavily doubt that the sites I want these stats from would ever give it to me, and besides I'd be concerned it would raise red flags with them anyway (Craigslist being one of the sites).

    I'm glad you said which one because I seriously wouldn't have known LOL. Yah, I'm THAT much of a noob. I definitely like the making $$ part though :D Is this "direct competition keyword" thing a big learning curve for a total complete noob like myself? Will it get me tha stats I need or is this just a nice way to make some xtra $$? Either way, I'm definitely not complaining! ;)
     
  4. imperial109

    imperial109 Regular Member

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    It's really simple, when you type in something in google with "quotes" around the keyword, the results are your competition. Getting to the 1st page is a different story.

    Search this forum and find out how to do the following: Site optimization [aka SEO], backlinks, content, spam, sandbox/google dance. This should get you started, so read up and test methods before asking questions.
     
  5. digitalbum

    digitalbum Newbie

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    Sorry, internet connection has been down. I'm aware of doing keyword searches but I don't see how this gets me info on traffic stats for a particular page on a website. I've looked allover here and elsewhere with no luck. The info you are giving me doesn't really apply.
     
  6. digitalbum

    digitalbum Newbie

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    So does this mean it's not possible then? Anywayone else have any ideas?
     
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    compete.com
     
  8. imperial109

    imperial109 Regular Member

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    I really shouldn't be doing this but here ya go:
    Go to google adwords tool and plug in all of the keywords that come up into google in quotes. The less results the less direct competition there is. Pick the one with the least competition.

    Everything else, I guarantee you can find by googling and using the search on the left.
     
  9. chockomonkey

    chockomonkey Regular Member

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    I think this is the closest answer to your question. The ONLY way that I know of to get information about your competitors stats is through compete.com and alexa.com

    Though, neither of them are all that helpful imo.

    Really, you just need to accept that you'll never really know how many clicks, visitors, conversions etc your competitor gets, and that's okay! It's really not important! As imperial said, it's a lot more worth your time to build your own site and monitor THOSE stats.
     
  10. digitalbum

    digitalbum Newbie

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    Just got back from out of town trip.

    Imperial109: you still have no idea what I'm talking about, but thanks anyway for trying.

    I checked out the compete.com, same thing as alexa.

    I give up. I'm just going to start a new thread and re-word my question, since nobody here is getting what I'm talking about still! ahhhhh! :smashfrea
     
  11. vivalafeva

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    we get it, its just not possible
     
  12. digitalbum

    digitalbum Newbie

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    actually I got a couple decent work-arounds on my new post (if anyone who sees this cares to know):
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/white-hat-seo/216865-how-chk-traffic-individual-pages-site.html#post1921192
     
  13. chockomonkey

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    hah good to know you got what you were looking for. I understood what you were asking, but you failed to mention you were desiring these stats from a site such as CL... i figured you wanted these stats from any competition websites that might come up in any given niche you were working... obviously any workarounds as posted in your other thread wouldn't work on any site except ones such as CL. Glad you found your answer :)