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Free Web Statistics Tools


AWStats

AWStats is probably one of the few good ones that don’t require client side script installation. It’s installed on the server side and provides comprehensive logs of traffics accessing particular websites. It’s free and if your web host doesn’t have, request them to install.

StatsCounter

StatCounter is widely used among most tech non-savvy web owners. It gives real time statistics of your web traffic but the drawback of it is, you will need to pay if your traffics exceed 1,500,000 pagviews a month. Well, if you have that much of traffic you wouldn’t mind paying to continue don’t you?

SiteMeter

SiteMeter is another very popular traffic tracking provider. It’s used by a lot of notable websites such as lifehacker, read/write web, gawker, gizmodo, kotaku, etc. And like StatsCounter provides 2 different charges of services; the free and the paid premium. Free services get all basic statistics a webmaster could possibly need but in case you want more comprehensive analysis on your traffics, you will need to get the premium account.

Google Analytics

This is perhaps the most commonly used and most famous web traffic tractor every build. It’s free with functions I’ll take me pages to describe. Google Analytics gives very accurate statistics on not only traffics but also keep track of almost everything a cookie can store (browsers, type of OS, plugins installed, etc) on each unique visitors. It is also used to keep track of Google Adwords performance. And with the new look recently upgraded, it’s certainly better in terms user friendliness and navigation.

FeedBurner

What makes Feedburner different from the rest is that it keeps track of traffic coming from feed readers. Feedburner users can show off how many people are currently subscribing to them by displaying a chiklet on websites. Feedburner’s FAN is also the only traffic counter that offers publishers to make a profit from their traffic. With the recent acquisition of Feedburner by Google, it could have just helped Google to strengthen their domination on traffic counter. Google AdSense on Feedburner is what many AdSense publishers looking forward to see after this acquisition.

Performancing Metrics

Performancing gives you real time readings of your web traffics however if you want to use it for free for long run, your pageviews/day must not exceed 1000. Upon sign up, Performancing gives you 21days full premium access, after that you will have to pay ($2/month) to continue. If you have high traffic, try using Performancing metrics. If your traffics are among the Top 20, you will earn yourself a PR7 link back from Performancing.com main page.

Automattic Statistics For WordPress

Automattic Statistics calculates your traffic within WordPress. However Automattic Statistics resides on WordPress.com’s Dashboard. After Blog Stats that will lead you to your statistics in WordPress.com.

OneStats

By putting one small OneStats banner on your website, you not only get to see your web traffic but also get to compete against websites from your country in the OneStats chart. OneStats chart is a very good place to gain publicity and its monitor by many webmasters. It’s ranked based on pageviews so it’s a bit unfair as forums and photo albums have a higher pageview rate.

GoStats

GoStats provides not only the normal stats we want to see, it also comes with a prediction figure. The tab navigation from text view to graphic view comes simply in handy. Another good visitors tracking system worth checking out.




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