How can I find my site's traffic rank...?

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When I go to Alexa and type in my sites url I get synthasite's traffic rank, not my in. Im guessing it's because of the subdoamin. Is there anyway for me to find out my site's traffic rank....?
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Hi,

We recommend adding Google Analytics to your site. This application will help you track your visitors' locations and behaviour on your site - letting you know which parts of your site are the most popular/effective.

Here's how to add Google Analytics:

1. Go to Google Analytics - http://www.google.com/analytics/ and sign up for a free account.
2. Type in the URL of your site.
3. Copy the verification code provided by Google.
4. Go to SynthaSite and drag and drop an HTML widget at the bottom of each page you want to track. You could place the code anywhere on your page, but always adding it in the same spot helps you keep track of where you have placed it.
5. Paste the code from Google into the dialogue box of the HTML widget on each page.
6. Republish your site.

If the code is installed correctly you will not see anything on your page, but Google will use this invisible tracking code to gather data on your site. Once you update your site, it be verified and you can log in to your Google Analytics account to find out all the information you want to know about the people who have visited your site. Please be aware that it takes 24 hours for Google Analytics to collect the first lot of data about your site.

Please Note: Google Analytics sometimes gives a Javascript error on drop. This is a known issue, but will not interfere with Google's ability to verify your site. If you get this error, simply navigate to another page on your site and all should be fine).
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I already have added google analytics to my site....But that only gives me number of people who have visted my site. I need a traffic rank like 12, 000, 32 or something....is that possible
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Hi there,

You can submit your site on Alexa so that you can view your traffic rank. Go to http://www.alexa.com/ and add your site URL into the Site Info box on the top right:


You'll then be able to submit your site by clicking on the "Submit your site" link:


Let us know if you need any other help.
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I cant do it. When I add my URL in the site info...my site does not appear...only synthasite.com appear.....my site's URL is www.death-note.synthasite.com...Can you guys plz add it for me...im confused....
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When Alexa crawls the Web, they merge listings for sites that they think have the same content. When they merge two or more sites, they combine their traffic to form one ranking and list them under the domain with the most traffic (synthasite). So this is why every website with the "yoursite.synthasite.com" reverts to synthasites data. Once they have you connected with the synthasite website it is difficult to disassociate your site with theirs.

For additional help, please contact Alexa customer support. http://www.alexa.com/site/company/con...

They may be able to help you there...

Happy site building
Ed
http://honeybearplayhomes.com/
http://honeybearplayhomes.synthasite....
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Thanks Ed!

TheNextKira - can you let us know what Alexa say when you contact them?
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Anyone hear any more on this issue??? I have the same prob.
I can not get the traffic date for my own site http://webmarketing.synthasite.com....... just the data for synthasite.com comes up !!!
Synthasite is a great website building organization but this will obviously be a BIG hangup unless someone finds a way to get accurate individual data for the various subdomain sites !!!

Anyone ???

Thanks
Bernie
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Hello all,

A good way to check on your website ranking is submitting it to http://websitegrader.com. They analyze your website and give you a very good free report in a few seconds.

Aside from giving you your site's rank, they give you very valuable and detailed information as on how to improve it. Including:

Google PageRank
Google Indexed Pages
Traffic Rank according to Alexa
Entries on the Yahoo! Directory
del.icio.us bookmarks
and a bunch of other info.

*no, I have no business with websitegrader! just a happy user. I managed to pull up my rank considerably by following their tips.
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This one's decent also... http://www.exactfactor.com/default.aspx they give you page position and page #, and update it weekly.

You can set it up to email you when you hit a certail spot on the page... #10, #5 etc. It gives you Google, Yahoo and Live based on the search words you specify.
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Hi Bernie,

Did Guido Graphics and Cosmic Sensorium's links help you?
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websitegrader did not help me at all, on finding my traffic rank. It gives synthasite traffic rank. I did some research and found out that its impossible for sites that contain sub domains such as synthasite to have its own traffic rank.
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Well, I got a websitegrader report.....and although it did give a nice report on my specific site...identified some areas of needed improvement and helpful tips on what I could do to improve.......

IT DID NOT GIVE ANY data on daily HITS, etc. Google Analytics does that but it is "masked" with the Synthasite tracking....so it really doesn't seem to do much.
Still be-fuddled??

Bernie
http:webmarketing.synthasite.com
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Hi Bernie, Google Analytics (GA) will give you a lot of information about your daily hits as well as traffic sources and a lot more detailed data.

GA can be tricky to set up as there are a lot of different ways to set up your views within the interface. The tracking code also has to be placed on all of your pages - if it's not on all pages, then the data may not be complete.

- For instance, I noticed that your home page (http://webmarketing.synthasite.com/) doesn't have any GA code on it, but several of your deeper pages do. In this case, Google will only show traffic on the pages with code, and won't show any of the traffic to your home page.

Can you explain what you mean by traffic in GA being masked with SynthaSite tracking? None of our code should affect the GA tracking. If you can explain a little more about what you're seeing, we may be able to help diagnose the problem.

With respect to Alexa, their service is set up only to show data for larger websites. They only show data for the top-trafficked sites, and they bundle subdomains into larger sites so they can display them. As far as I know, there isn't a way to get your site to show in Alexa at your current traffic level.
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Thanks for the help, Chris...
I did check and the Google code IS on every page including the Index or home page...which is my main landing page.

Apparently Google Analytics CAN track my individual traffic OK...I didn't look into it correctly or somehow missed it before.

Anyway, thanks for the help, everyone!!!
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Hi Bernie
I am concerned about this as I checked the source code of each page of your site and only found the code on your affiliate-products page. If you find that you aren't getting proper data, you might want to look at reapplying the code to the other pages of your site. What I did was right click on each page, click "view page search" and then use "Find" to search for "analytics". Please double check on this as something does seem to be amiss.
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Hmmm...
Monique....you lost me.
I re-checked my pages and they have the Google code placed on each.
I have it showing in the Content Sidebar..under Properties where it allows us to put in the Google code.
I Right-clicked on my actual page and could not see a "Find" and then
Analytics like you suggested....so I'm not sure what else I can do.

Bernie
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I think you have solved the mystery. The box in the Properties Sidebar is for Google Webmaster, not Google Analytics - an easy thing to mix up. For instructions on how to apply Google Analytics, see: http://www.synthasite.com/tutorials/a.... (After right clicking and clicking "view page source" I used the browser's "Find" function. In Firefox this is in the "Edit Menu") Sorry that this is all a bit daunting, but I would rather make sure you had your code installed correctly than to leave you to struggle with issues down the road.
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One thing you can do that will not mix up the traffic rank on Alexa is to purchase your own domain name. I did this and I get an alexa traffic rank when I check it.

Casey Stubbs--Winners Edge Trading
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I'm going to look into what Monique suggested; but...

I have a question regarding purchasing an individual domain name....

Can the current synthasite domain name be re-directed to the NEW One if I choose to do that?? I have many links, posts and other stuff which would all have to be changed otherwise???
Any help with that??

Bernie
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Hi Bernie,

This may answer your question.
http://getsatisfaction.com/SynthaSite...

Look at Marije's last paragraph.
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Bernie

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Yup, Thanks....Do you know if I have to change my Google analytics and get a new code to place??

Thanks
Bernie
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The way I understand it, is that the tracking
code that Google supplies, is for that particular
SITE, and each SITE will have it's own unique code.

Google Analytics is going to register a hit to that
SITE no matter where the link came from or where it
was re-directed from.
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Well thanks everyone!! This has all been a big help!!

I went and signed up a domain just a short bit ago: http://affiliatemarketingintroduction... and its already being re-directed from my older sub-domain site.

I will see how this affects my Google analytics and how accurately the hits are measured. I still have to verify that the code is on each page as it is supposed to...like Chris and Monique pointed out.
I still have trouble trying to view if the code is actually on each page; but I'll work on it???

Thanks again
Bernie
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you can also try to check you rank info on http://seemyrank.info
the site will be able to tell you
* Google PageRank Checker with Validation
* Alexa Rank and Alexa Backlinks
* Technorati Blog Rank
* Compete Rank
* DMOZ Directory
* Yahoo Directory
* Google Indexed Pages and Google Backlinks
* Yahoo Indexed Pages and Yahoo Backlinks
* Domain Age
* Digg Links
* Delicious Link
* Website Value
* Last Cached by Google
* PageRank Button Script Integrated