Six Revisions has compiled a list of 15 tools for monitoring a website's popularity. From estimating a blog's readership to counting the number of inbound links -- the list has a selection of different free online tools. Here are the first five:
1.Yahoo! Site Explorer--track the number of inbound links and other aspects of a domain.
2.Compete--compare the traffic statistics and trends of up to three websites.
3.Quantcast--measure your traffic statistics.
4.Alexa--a popular traffic comparison tool.
5.Feed Compare--track RSS feed subscribers.
Conspicuously absent: Google Analytics.