Google Trends for Websites, show, compare traffic stats

Google Trends added a new functionality “Google Trends for Websites”, that gives you a view of how popular your favorite websites are, including your own! It also compares and ranks site visitation across geographies, and related websites and searches. To use it, just log in to your Google Account, and add comma seperated domains to see compareitve stats for […]

Google Trends added a new functionality “Google Trends for Websites”, that gives you a view of how popular your favorite websites are, including your own! It also compares and ranks site visitation across geographies, and related websites and searches. To use it, just log in to your Google Account, and add comma seperated domains to see compareitve stats for two or more sites.

“Trends for Websites combines information from a variety of sources, such as aggregated Google search data, aggregated opt-in anonymous Google Analytics data, opt-in consumer panel data, and other third-party market research. The data is aggregated over millions of users, powered by computer algorithms, and doesn’t contain personally identifiable information. Additionally, Google Trends for Websites only shows results for sites that receive a significant amount of traffic, and enforces minimum thresholds for inclusion in the tool,” explains Google help page.

[…]data may not be very accurate. “Keep in mind that Trends for Websites is a Google Labs product and that we are experimenting with ways to improve the quality of the data. Because data is estimated and aggregated over a variety of sources, it may not match the other data sources you rely on for web traffic information.” [Google Webmaster Central Blog]

Source:→ Google System