Last Updated Feb 16, 2007 1:35 PM EST
There are a plethora of great sites for gathering Internet market data and site usage trends these days. But, who to trust? Who’s got the best data? Who is best at tracking the rise of a young Internet startup company?
Unfortunately, there is no one right answer. And, in fact, much of the time I find that I cannot believe or triangulate on the data that I do find from the available services. However, you gotta have some data, so I find that I have to use all of the following services in order to form a reasonably clear picture of the usage of Internet sites.
So, what’s out there?
Over the next couple of weeks (gotta have something to do over the holidays!), I’ll dig a bit into each of the following sites. In the mean-time, please do get some great background information from Fred and Om. Fred Wilson asks Whose Numbers Are Right? Om Malik states that Alexa can be injurious to your wealth. The services we will look at include: