I run a few websites, it’s always nice to understand how useful others find your thoughts/postings/information, how long they stick about for etc. You may not be aware, however Microsoft Adcentre (The Microsoft pay per click equivalent to Google Ads) has a great piece of software included in it called Microsoft Analytics. This provides you with the ability to retrieve some great statistics on websites you run, either by it automatically embeddeding code into your site (via an FTP file scan, and then injection) or by providing you with the code to insert yourself.
I thought I’d provide some screen shots of this current beta.
This is where you setup profiles – which are the websites you wish to track/manage and as well as the users who can view the statistics
View of the websites I’m currently tracking
Since putting this blog up last night, here’s the statistics view on page views
I normally use full Internet Information Server (IIS) logging at home, and then do trending via SQL, so it will be interesting to see how they compare J