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Tools to monitor referral traffic

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by AgentZero, Mar 25, 2016.

  1. AgentZero

    AgentZero Regular Member

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    Hi guys,

    Just wondering if anyone knows of any tools which can monitor and track referral traffic for specific links.

    e.g. lets say i purchased a link from a website, and want to track the amount of traffic from that specific link and alert me when the traffic drops by a certain %

    I know GA automatically monitors referral traffic but just wondering if there is anything else out there?

    Cheers.
     
  2. MonsterMag

    MonsterMag Power Member

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    If you want to do it super easy, just add ?id=whatever to each link. You can then look up the traffic that lands on that id in GA (Landingpage).
    This is especially good because there is no loss of referrer, simply because they can land only on this link with ID, so also ref-loss (direct) traffic will show up.
     
  3. loedown

    loedown Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yeah google analytics would be the easiest to use and track.