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The Best Free Web Analytics Tools to Track Website Traffic

Free web analytics tools help you analyse real-time visitors for your website or blog. So, if you have a website or blog you’re probably interested in who’s visiting your site and what they’re doing while they’re on your web pages. Below is the list of the 25 free web analytics services.

1. Google Analytics

Google Analytics is the enterprise-class web analytics solution that gives you rich insights into your website traffic and marketing effectiveness. Powerful, flexible and easy-to-use features now let you see and analyse your traffic data in an entirely new way.

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2. Clicky

Produces easy to read reports online. The service is also optimised for use on iPhone and other mobile devices.

3. HiStats

You can track stats of your pages one by one, or track stats based on group of pages or visitors. This is useful for big sites; it enables you monitor different sections of your site. For example, by using the same ID for all your forum pages, you can track hits to your forum.

4. Whos.amung.us

Whos.amung.us is one of the mostly used real-time web analytics tool. No signup required, simply add its widget code to your blog and then you will instantly find out who is visit to your website.

5. StatCounter

A free yet reliable invisible web tracker, highly configurable hit counter and real-time detailed web stats.

6. AWStats

AWStats is a free powerful and featureful tool that generates advanced web, streaming, ftp or mail server statistics, graphically.

7. Piwik

Piwik is a downloadable, open source (GPL licensed) real time web analytics software program. It provides you with detailed reports on your website visitors: the search engines and keywords they used, the language they speak, your popular pages.

8. Web-Stat

Web-Stat is another alternative web traffic analytics tool that helps to know your visitors and grow your site.

9. Hitsteps

Hitsteps is a premium realtime website analytics tool, but it offers free plan for 2K monthly pageviews.

10. Woopra

Woopra delivers a complete suite of enterprise grade analytics in one easy to use live interface. Now you can monitor multiple Websites simultaneously in a tabbed window and switch quickly between each

11. ShinyStat

A basic stats service that shows you information about your website visitors.

12. Live Traffic Feed

Live Traffic Feed is another free tool for analysing real time website traffic.

13. W3Counter

A great looking service that provides over 30 free web analytical reports such as visitor locations, screen resolutions and click overlay.

14.  Alexa

Free traffic metrics, search analytics, demographics, and more for websites

15.  MouseFlow

A great free service that shows click heatmaps, movement heatmaps and link analytics.

16. 4qsurvey

4Q is an online survey tool that collects feedback from your website’s visitors and measures customer satisfaction and task completion.

Written by Kirushananthan