When the average person visits a website for the first time, their eyes follow an F-pattern.
When I visit a website for the first time, I look at something else. In less than a second, I have a decent idea of how much traffic that website gets which helps me decide whether or not to stay.
Knowing how much traffic a website gets helps you validate the website’s content and lets you know how much traffic you need to get to see similar results.
Here are ten little-known techniques for figuring out how much traffic someone else’s website gets.
By the way, SEMRush is my favorite tool.
1. Alexa Ranking
The Alexa Ranking isn’t exactly “little-known,” but it is the best-known metric for ranking websites. This is the first thing I look at when I visit a site:
Alexa tracks stats for everyone who has the Alexa toolbar installed on their browser, which accounts for less than 1% of internet users. So it’s not very accurate, but it’ll give y… Read More