On Weirdoes, The Long Tail, Seth Godin And You

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In 1998, he has since gone on to launch Squidoo (which is ranked among the top 125 sites in the US by Quantcast ) to his latest venture, The Domino Project , a new type of book publishing company that is powered by Amazon. quantcast. Here Comes The Weirdoes.

Measuring your Social Media Impact? Meet your new Best Friend!

Harp Interactive

Not only does it pull in your website traffic ranks and graphs from Compete.com, Alexa and Quantcast, Social Website Analyzer also categorizes your website’s social presence into buckets with hyperlinks for each including: Search engine results for social back links for Google, Bing and Yahoo. While on the hunt for meaningful metrics tools, Erwin Hendriks, creator of Social Website Analyzer , brought his insightful resource to my attention.

Blog Visits Increase Despite No Tweeting

Ari Herzog

Comparing the present to the past is more evident with data from Quantcast , a company that has measured my site for years. Here is Quantcast data of unique visitors from 2009 to present. The above subject says it all. The below graphs and data from Google Analytics say the rest. Phil Gerbyshak asked me to provide background to my last post on Twitter that occurred October 17, wondering if that action had any impact on blog visitors.

Who You Are

Ari Herzog

Looking at Quantcast data, creating a profile of you in correlation to other websites you visit that are also tracked by them, my median visitor is a single Caucasian women, aged 25 to 34, politically independent with a graduate degree and an annual salary over $150,000. According to Google Analytics , 923 people visited my blog during the month of January 2015. With a wonderful 7% bounce rate (indicating 93% of you are reading more than one page), there was a total of 1,115 sessions.

Why Your Marketing Needs Real-Time Data

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Another Advertising Week in New York is upon us and so far I have seen some great presentations from companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Quantcast, comScore, and even Yahoo! We then added to that with web information from Google, comScore, and Quantcast.

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30 Tips To Be a Digital Storyteller

Ari Herzog

Consider Quantcast and Alexa. Everyone wants to be a blogger. After eight years at it, I know something about digital storytelling. I wrote the below list in 2013 and recently updated it, providing a primer for people who determine if blogging is right for them. Choose a name for your blog. Pick a name that is connected with your goals and one that is memorable to the ear and finger. Buy a domain. Self-host your blog via WordPress.org.

How to Use Niche Publishers to Drive Revenue

Convince & Convert

Make sure to check Quantcast and Compete to ensure a blogger’s traffic aligns with your target demographic. It’s no secret that affiliate programs are a great way to get your brand out there. What’s not to like about using other people’s networks to attract new clients and users? But unfortunately, if you pick the wrong affiliates, this strategy can also be a huge waste of time and money. So how do you know the difference? The Dangers of a Discount Mentality.

Weekend Project: Research the Audience You Want … but Don’t Have


Quantcast: the least-known online weapon. Have you heard of Quantcast ? Quantcast lets you see exactly who your audience is. As there homepage reads, “Quantcast is free direct audience measurement for all website owners including traffic, demographics, business, lifestyle, interests and more.”. You can still use Quantcast by analyzing the data of websites that are similar to the one you’re planning to create.

5 Reasons Social Media Measurement is Making You Lie to Yourself

Convince & Convert

Everyone knows that data from Nielsen, Compete, Quantcast, Alexa and their ilk is only semi-accurate unless the site chooses to report actual numbers, so we’ve mostly accepted the fact that website traffic is a dull topic not worth our curiosity or bile. Social media measurement causes unsavory (and ineffective) marketing behavior because unlike the rest of our marketing key performance indicators, social media metrics are out there for anyone to see.

How Bloggers and Webmasters Violate Your Privacy With Google Analytics

Ari Herzog

I only have a short sentence in this blog’s disclaimer that is relevant: This website does not place any cookies onto your browser, but third-party systems such as QuantCast and Google Analytics may do so. If the above title drew you in, good. Keep reading. Thousands (millions?) of bloggers and other webmasters around the world use a free tool called Google Analytics to track website visitors and click-through metrics. I use it, and many bloggers I know also do.

20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Metrics include traffic stats from Alexa, Compete and Quantcast; backlinks and results by search engine; backlinks and mentions on the major social news sites and more. Looking for a way to monitor social media activities and results on a tight budget? Want to show the world how social you are with a cool widget on your website or blog? How about a real-time search tool to see what’s being said about your company or any topic of interest right now?

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Unseen Sea


Testing the Accuracy of Visitor Data from Alexa, Compete, Google Trends, Doubleclick & Quantcast – These sites report massively lower and wrongly trending data – and SEOmoz isn’t alone in experiencing this frustration. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup.

Data Mining: The Ultimate Guide to Niche Analysis

Viper Chill

Quantcast Visitor Demographics. Below is Quantcast’s estimation as to which sites people visit after Reddit. The results page also shows you traffic stats over time and, like Quantcast, displays ‘similar’ websites. What Does Quantcast Say about the Audience. In my post on how to become a niche rockstar I said that in order to be at the top of your industry (in a lot of cases online) it’s important to know as much about it as possible.

The New Writer’s Guide to Evaluating Websites for Guest Posting Opportunities


Try Compete, Quantcast and Alexa, but be aware that none offer completely accurate data. This guest post is by Traian of Pitstop Media Inc. Almost every article written after the infamous Panda and Penguin updates has suggested guest posting as a viable and effective technique to increase authority with search engines, improve organic search visibility, generate leads, and build authorship.

How to Build a Billion Dollar SEO Empire

Viper Chill

This dip doesn’t just show in SEMRush, but in Quantcast as well. A few weeks ago I was one of the tens of thousands of people who enjoyed reading a blog post on Priceonomics about “The SEO Dominance of RetailMeNot” It was an absolutely fascinating read because, being a total SEO geek, I rarely find information in this space that hasn’t been repeated 100 times before.

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38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

With these free analytics platforms, any company could truly compete with the advanced data tools and tactics of even its largest competitors”) the reviews eight free tools including Quantcast for demographics, 4Q for free survey analytics and TubeMogul for video analytics. Innovation is alive and well in the development of cool free and low-cost web-based tools and apps.

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$100,000 in One Week, a Viral Nova Follow-Up

Viper Chill

Here’s the fact I see in Quantcast: They’re coming back. It’s very rare for me to do a follow-up post on any subject, let alone in such a short timeframe, but my recent post on Viral Nova caused quite a fuss. Pageviews wise, it was the most popular I’ve published this year but more surprising was how many emails and comments the topic received.

The Ultimate Guide to Professional Product Review Pitches


If you claim your site gets 50,000 unique visitors a month and I go on Compete or Quantcast and see that your data is unavailable, we have a problem. This post is by Chris Wise of Expressionables. Product review blogs are one of the best ways for ecommerce sites to spread the word about their products and build backlinks to increase organic search traffic.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

How to Acquire Demographic Insights from Your Remarketing Campaign : Using data given by your campaigns and Quantcast, you can paint a picture of the people your remarketing campaigns are targeting so that you can make your marketing message resonate better. It’s my birthday and I have some great news! In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. And I did.

Weekend Project: Research Your Existing Audience


Analyze Quantcast. This guest post is by Logan Marshall of the Free Life Project. You now know a few ways to research the audience you want, but don’t have. If you already have a list, I still recommend you employ those strategies, but there’s more you can do. Much more.

The 23 Best Free Google Chrome Extensions for Digital Marketers

Webbiquity SMM

SEO extension for Google Chrome that shows Alexa Rank, Compete Rank and Quantcast Rank of the current web page, in addition to information on backlinks, indexed pages, cached pages, socials, Whois, Geo IP location and more. To enhance and automate marketing functions, businesses need to invest in online tools, integration, and training. No question.

ViperChill Monthly Report 4 (My 1st National Press)

Viper Chill

Compete and Quantcast should have some information for you if the sites are of a decent size. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" You are here: ViperChill » ViperChill » ViperChill Monthly Report 4 (My 1st National Press) ViperChill Monthly Report 4 (My 1st National Press) Written by Glen, this post has 42 Comments Now that we’re one month into the New Year, I hope you all realise that this one is going to fly by as quickly as the rest.

Pinterest’s List of Imitators – Part 2


Even though in March 2012, Snatchly boasted more than 15,000 registered and more than 100,000 unique visitors, the traffic data has fluctuated between 6,000 and 14,500 unique visitors according to recent data from Quantcast. Here is the second part to the list of Pinterest imitators that have risen to ride on the wave of popularity from the social media site. Trippy.

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