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Counting Website Traffic
Knowing how many people visit your website can help you improve the site and increase revenues. Counting them can be easy or accurate, but not both.

car analyzer  Website Traffic Problem: Knowing how many people visit your website can help you improve the site and increase revenues. Counting them can be easy or accurate, but not both. In Depth: In the Golden Age of the Internet (three or four years ago) the success of a website was measured by hits. A hit is an event that retrieves an item from the website. When you pointed your browser to this page, for example, there were four or five hits registered at our server. One was for the main HTML page code,

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