How do I see how many hits my synthasite has?

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How do I find out how many hits my synthasite has? Is there a widget I can add to my synthasite or just a button to click on?
Because Alexa is not accurate and I can not find another website Thanx!
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Laura

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Emmy

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Hello,
It's not possible to see accurate statistics up to now as there isn't specific tracking code installed.

We recommend adding Google Analytics to your site which will allow you to start tracking now. 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. For detailed, step by step instructions, see: Adding Analytics.

Here's how to add Google Analytics:

1. Go to Google 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.

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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UK Duke, Champion

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Emmy's advice above is great - what she doesnt mention is; using google analytics boosts your site right up googles search results - by adding analytics its almost like whistling at googles search bot and getting its attention.

You could also add a web hit counter - however i have realsied that the bigger your site gets the more un proffesional it looks but it is a fun and easy way to see whos looking at what pages. - to find; google - 'web hit counters'

Good luck with your site
Lee
http://hexham.info
http://hexhaminfo.synthasite.com
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CJ

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Hi there Laura,

A possible solution to your question can be easily achieved, by google analytics suggestion provided by our Support Community Emmy. Apart your can fetch a web hit counter from no of website for free.

Some of them are:

www.hit-counts.com
www.easycounter.com
www.website-hit-counters.com

Regards,
CJ
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infoshare

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hey u simple to go for hitstats.com it is there in my website from http://www.infoshare.synthasite.com
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Joe

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does google analytics allow you to track where your hits are coming from, ie., to be able to have a report on which of your advertising methods are working and driving the most traffic?
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UK Duke, Champion

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yes it does. make yourself an account it all becomes clear
http://www.google.com/analytics/
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Geen

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Hi,

You may want also to take a look at Gostats Free Analytics & Website Hit Counter.
It's available from http://gostats.com

Geen