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We all know compete is not accurate. However most PR Firms use compete to see an estimate of users on ones site. With this being said when I got on my site today and I seen only 970 unique and 150k+ visits for the month of July I new something was wrong… I went into the other sites I use to measure my traffic and sure enough compete was way off.

So I started wondering how compete figures out their stats. The other sites I had to add code to my site to keep track, they neither, are 100% accurate, but they come close.

I start googling only to find compete bases its numbers on a tool bar. So if most your traffic never heard of this tool bar before, compete will show your numbers way off.

I personally am not all that keen to having multiple tool bars on my browser, running tool bars only bog down your browser and make your computer run sluggish.

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About Jammie Morey

Jammie is of Native American descent, she has family from the Ojibway/Chippewa tribe in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. She was born and raised in Michigan, where she later moved to Tennessee with her husband and daughter. Jammie and her husband home school their daughter, and enjoy doing many things together as a family. Some of those activities include geocaching, hiking, fishing, playing games together as a family, and just being silly with their daughter. Jammie is Owner of The Neat Things in Life. For more information visit on Google+.

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