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is a web traffic
Web traffic is the amount of data sent and received by visitors to a web site. It is a large portion of Internet traffic. This is determined by the number of visitors and the number of pages they visit...
analysis service of Compete, Inc. which operates in the United States
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and publishes the approximate number of global visitors to the top 1,000,000 web sites in the world. This number is computed from sources including internet service providers, opt-in panels, application providers, and users of the Compete toolbar.
Compete.com provides two categories of information:
- Site Analytics, a free service, where the user can enter up to five domain names and receive Traffic Volume for the entered Websites.
- Search Analytics, a paid service that shows the user which keywords are sending traffic to the user's website and its competitors.
Compete.com is a service of Compete, Inc.
, which was launched in 2000 by Bill Gross, an entrepreneur who started the search engine GoTo. In March 2008, London market research company TNS
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purchased Compete, Inc.
for $150 million.
Compete.com has more than 2 million members as of 2008.