There are several third-party services that provide metrics you can use to measure the value of a web page. Which one you choose depends on what you’re trying to accomplish.
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- Traffic estimates are good for:
- PR campaigns
- Influencer marketing
- Sponsored content
- Social media marketing
- Display advertising or banner ads
Why are third-party traffic measurement tolls are limited by domain? Because it’s hard to predict how much traffic any particular page might receive on which your PR piece or ad might appear.
Of course, quality websites tend to get a lot of traffic but these tools are measuring quality regardless of traffic. If you think about it: you could rank in the search engines for something nobody is searching for- this is quality without traffic.
Yes- web analytics tools (such as Google Analytics) can tell you how much traffic a particular page is getting. In this case, we’re trying to measure pages from the outside, using these third party tools. That means any traffic metrics are estimated based upon sample sites.