As the creator and administrator of a Ning Network targeted to auto industry marketing professionals and focused on the online, digital and social media practices in automotive marketing, I like to keep track of how well my community is attracting automotive professionals. One of the tools I use is Compete, Inc.'s site traffic comparison and tracking application which allows comparison of up to 5 websites and their visitor sources and traffic counts on an ongoing basis. The images below show the reporting from this free tool to registered users. I would like to hear any feedback offered by Social Media Chat members on the validity of this type of tool and comparing a Ning Network to other types of online blogs and communities serving the same industry...
Click on the chart image shown above to open a larger, easier to read and view image of the Website Traffic Tracking widget provided by Compete, Inc. that is shown on the ADM Showroom page about halfway down...
Here is a Direct Link To Automotive Professional Social Media Site Tracking Report from Compete, Inc.
12 Months: Unique Visitors
12 Months: Visitors
12 Months: Compete Rank