Site meter, track visitors to your site, find out where visitors come from

I’ve recently installed Site Meter on this blog, as I was impressed with the way that it can track all the details about where visitors come from. It offers a range of analysis tools, but by far the most fun is to see where in the world your visitors are based.

Site Meter provides the user with a world map that has clickable dots on it, each representing a visitor. Have a look at a recent map relating to this site. If you are reading this entry within my drupal site then your dot will be on a map similar to this right now:

This reminds me a bit of Frappr, whereby you get to post your actual location and a few words about yourself – ideal for bringing together a distributed team… but Site Meter is relevant only to your own website.

There are different levels of use, but I am trying out the free version. Look at the very bottom of the page in the footer area to see a small green icon which will take you to the stats for this site.

Very cool… 🙂

2 thoughts on “Site meter, track visitors to your site, find out where visitors come from

  • 14 February, 2006 at 3:48 pm
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    Hello Mr maclean remember me Samantha Budd!!! Blast from the past!! It been 14ish years since i last saw you, hope emily? and elliot? are ok. Glad to see you are ok. I living in kent now had four children preg wiv ma 5th. and a failed marriage lol oh well take care. xxx YOU WERE THE BEST TEACHER EVER!! HEHE

  • 19 February, 2006 at 10:38 pm
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    Well, well, well – glad to see old teachers never die! Hope all is well for you Sam, sounds to me as if you have been very busy with making your family!

    Good to hear that you’ve signed up for Ultraversity as well – it will be ideal for you!

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