Anybody ever use "compete"?

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Has anyone here ever heard of compete(dot)com?

Is it accurate at all? Does it include subdirectory traffic, or just the main domain name?

The reason i ask is because I just got an e-mail that recommended to use it, and I plugged in some of my sites against some of the so-called traffic gurus' sites, and I'm getting about 3X the traffic they are...

... can this be true?

What does it say about your site(s)? Is it accurate at all?
#internet marketing #compete #guru #traffic
  • Profile picture of the author DanGTD
    I'd say it's more accurate than Alexa.
    Alexa relies only on it's toolbar that nobody is using, while Compete takes many factors into account.
  • Profile picture of the author Fabian Tan
    I think it's very very useful if you're using it for SEO. You can find the so called 20% of traffic sources that bring in 80% of the traffic and then just home in on those to get some of the benefits or the same benefits.

    For PPC, perhaps a dry run using Spyfu, then upgrading to will make sense, though I'm not sure if Compete actually tracks PPC traffic?

    • Profile picture of the author Quentin
      The free tools are good for research however the paid content is a little disappointing.

  • Profile picture of the author cashcorpinc
    Ok, so, if what I am hearing is true, and compete(dot)com actually works and is accurate, than i am a traffic-getting machine!

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