What are the best resources to know your competitors traffic?

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11 solutions
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    #1SimilarWeb

    SimilarWeb

    SimilarWeb allows you to get insights for any website or app. The site has solutions for different industries, providing analysis and tailor-made reports to know more about your market.

    Websites

    $199- Monthly

    William Bishop
    Written on February 2, 2017
    "Similarweb provides detailed analytics in an easy to understand format. Statistics about your website are displayed in a modern looking, easy on the eyes series of charts and graphs so that you can improve your websites function."
  2. 15

    #2Ahrefs

    Ahrefs

    Ahrefs is a toolset for SEO and marketing. It offers a tool for backlink research, organic traffic research, keyword research, content marketing and more.

    Websites

    $99- Varies by plan

    Scott Richards
    Written on January 27, 2017
    "I have been selling disco balls on line now for over 2 years. I have been getting no referrals from any search engines for ages. Tried Ahrefs free trial for a week and saw what my competitors were doing that I wasn't doing. Had my bother- in- law come in and redesign the website using the tools Ahrefs offered, and within two months we were ranked #1 on dogpile.com. This is a must have for anyone into serious ecommerce. "
  3. 11

    #3Alexa

    Alexa

    Alexa is an Amazon company for keyword researching, competitor analysis, site and content audits and more. It helps also to find similar sites, influencers in your industry and media buying opportunities.

    Websites

    $9.99- Monthly (Basic plan)

    Rakesh Subramanium
    Written on March 27, 2017
    "If you are worried about SEO and how to drive traffic to your site, Alexa provides the necessary tools to increase your brand and recognition of what you are trying to sell. Highly recommended as it solves some of the more pressing needs in today's business climate."
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    #4Comscore

    Comscore
    comScore helps clients measure what matters to make cross-platform audiences and advertising more valuable.
    Websites

    $799- Monthly

    Billy Patterson
    Written on February 12, 2017
    "Comscore is a great service when you're trying to figure out who's visiting what website. We use it to track how our website is doing vs our competitors and it even suggested some things we could to do get a little more traffic!"
  2. 9

    #5SEMrush

    SEMrush

    SEMrush is a website that offers marketing and SEO services. It provides insights into your competitors' strategies in display advertising, organic and paid search, and link building.

    Websites

    $99- Varies by plan

    Dylan Nichols
    Written on February 18, 2017
    "My new product was on the market for a few months and I just was seeing very good business. So when I used Semrush to see how I was comparing to competitors, the tool quickly showed me where I was lagging behind my fellow sellers. It really opened my eyes to where I stood and that got me thinking of new strategies to match my competitors."
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    #611 Competitor Analysis Tools That Will Improve Your Traffic

    11 Competitor Analysis Tools That Will Improve Your Traffic
    Competitor analysis tips.
    Websites

    Free

    John James
    Written on March 3, 2017
    "If you're not a real tech nerd, this article lists some of the best sites around to boost your web traffic. From analysis to statistics, this article covers all of the tools you'll need to learn about shaping web traffic for your site."
  4. 5

    #7Worthofweb

    Worthofweb
    Revenue and traffic estimates for any domain.
    Websites

    Free

    Craig Jones
    Written on January 4, 2017
    "I depend on web traffic to my site for my living, so knowing the amount of traffic that rival sites get is extremely important to me because it determines my business protocols. However, I could not find a good way of doing this until I found Worth of Web. After I discovered it, however, I learned that I can gauge my competitors' traffic accurately and quickly. This lets my revenue increase and gives me guidance for how to structure my business and web presence."
  5. 5

    #8iSpionage

    iSpionage
    Competitive intelligent tool PPC experts trust & use. 
    Websites

    $29- Monthly

    Terry Garza
    Written on January 11, 2017
    "I was very interested in finding out how much traffic my competitor was getting from keyword searches. The software helped me target the most profitable keywords that would generate traffic to my site instead of the competition. With ISpionage, I no longer have to worry about what "the other guy" is doing, ISpionage taught me how to generate more visitors to my website than I have ever had before. Thanks ISpionage!"
  6. 4

    #9Spyfu

    Spyfu
    Download Your Competitors' Most Profitable Keywords and Ads For Paid and Organic Search.
    Websites

    $33- Monthly (Basic plan)

    Austin Guerrero
    Written on February 16, 2017
    "Nervous about what the 'other' guy is doing? Using Spyfu, you can easily view whomever you are competing against's traffic. Using various Keyword Research Tools, Spyfu will help you not only keep a close eye on the competition, but can help improve the way you operate your day to day business. Grow your organic searches with this simple to use tool and help spread awareness of your product!"
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    #1025 Sneaky Online Tools and Gadgets to Help You Spy on Your Competitors

    25 Sneaky Online Tools and Gadgets to Help You Spy on Your Competitors
    A nice set of competitive analysis tools.
    Websites

    Free

    Tyler Contreras
    Written on March 6, 2017
    "In order to be better than your competition you must know your competition. It goes back to the old phrase, keep your friends close, and enemies closer. If you know everything about them, you should be able to succeed too do something better and keep ahead of the game. "
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    #11The Traffic Prediction Accuracy of 12 Metrics from Compete, Alexa, SimilarWeb, & More

    The Traffic Prediction Accuracy of 12 Metrics from Compete, Alexa, SimilarWeb, & More
    Accuracy comparison of traffic analysis tools.
    Websites

    Free

    Samantha Kim
    Written on January 28, 2017
    "I need a piece of software that let me know my competitors traffic. I found the article The Traffic Prediction Accuracy of 12 metrics from Compete, Alex, SimilarWeb and more. It gave the accuracy comparison of traffic analysis tools, but it wasn't complete and hard to follow."

Summary

Best What are the best resources to know your competitors traffic
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1SimilarWebWebsites 21 Paid
2AhrefsWebsites 15 Paid
3AlexaWebsites 11 Paid
4ComscoreWebsites 10 Paid
5SEMrushWebsites 9 Paid
611 Competitor Analysis Tools That Will Improve Your TrafficWebsites 7 Free
7WorthofwebWebsites 5 Free
8iSpionageWebsites 5 Paid
9SpyfuWebsites 4 Paid
1025 Sneaky Online Tools and Gadgets to Help You Spy on Your CompetitorsWebsites 3 Free
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