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How big sites scale up and optimize to massive traffic?

How do sites like Facebook and Twitter optimize their sites for massive traffic. Aside from spending big bucks on getting the best servers, what can be optimized in your code to accommodate massive ...
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80% of Website Traffic coming from Just one Town in USA - Strange?

For the last month, 80% of my total traffic was coming from just one Town in the USA. Here are the attributes: It is one of the richest towns in California in USA which defies logic since I run a ...
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Sudden “organic” traffic growing after AdWords campaign starting

The situation: My site had no organic traffic from Google. It has some referral traffic. After I have launched adwords, my "organic" traffic increased, but not "paid" and no money has been spent in ...
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How do websites like trafficestimate.com and digsitesvalue estimate web traffic?

I am curious as to how trafficestimate and digsitesvalue work or where they get their data. trafficestimate.com basically estimates how much traffic my web site gets. My initial thought was that ...
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Do videos bring more traffic than backlinks in general?

Yesterday, I had a conversion with a friend who was implementing SEO techniques on his websites a couple of years ago. He also stopped this activity since then. He claims that relevant YouTube ...
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What does “selling traffic” mean?

I've been told that a marketing team want to "sell the traffic" of a website rather than sell adverts on the site. A Google wasn't very successful as to what this means. I thought perhaps it just ...
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Google analytics - drop in traffic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Google analytics - drop in traffic Bit of a general question here. We are in the process of converting a number of our clients from older web sites to new ones. The ...
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Purchasing traffic effects on SEO

I've recently found some websites which provide a specific number of visits by paying. I'm curious if this is a (very) bad practice for search engines (like Google).
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Has anyone else faced a sudden drastic drop in Web Traffic from Nov 17-22, 2014? The Direct/None Traffic in Google Analytics?

I can't figure out why my website traffic has tremendously dropped in the last few days. It started on Nov 17 to be precise. It's the direct/none traffic. All other traffic seems to remain ...
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Making one exclude cookie for multiple google analytics sites

I've got multiple sites all with different google analytics profiles in them (managed under one account). I would like to exclude everyones traffic in the office from all the sites. To do this when ...
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Traffic drops after changing to UK server

Because my website has some traffic, I moved it to other server (from US to UK). The UK server is Fasthosts. But the traffic suddenly drops: Lots of my traffic comes from search engines. All my ...
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Why would \x escaped URLs appear in my WAMP server logs?

I have set up a local WAMP on my server which is accessible over the internet. What is this strange traffic? Normal request traffic would look like this: /directiory/index.php, but those requests ...
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Is the information provided by UglyStat.com realistic? [closed]

A new website to estimate website traffic and revenues is available. Is the data realistic? I mean, for those who have up and running websites, do you confirm the information is more or less correct? ...
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How much bandwidth do I need? Please help? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm an inexperienced webmaster trying to estimate hosting requirements for a site. I need to work out a dollar amount ...
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Impressions and traffic dropped by 70 %

Can anyone advise why my impressions dropped and traffic as well? I used to have very generic keywords such as: anti aging, anti wrinkle, face cream, eye cream. I thought they were bad and made ...
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Public data about a website I do not own

I am looking at a competitors site. The site is technologically advanced but I do not believe it is efficient in converting visitors to customers. I would like to look at any publically available ...
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Drop in traffic but increase in pages crawled per day

I saw a drop in traffic of my website in early September 2014. But, if I check the "Crawl Stats" in Google Webmaster Tools, I see an increase in "Pages Crawled per day" and "Kilobytes downloaded ...
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How google handle site traffic in google analytics

I have a site with address www.exam.com and I have put Google analytics javascript scripts in it. I have made an app for my site, I want that everytime a user uses app, he visit the site in the ...
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More or less accurate online tool to estimate other's website traffic

I am looking for a free online traffic estimation tool. I have seen statshow, WebDetail and Yandaloo, but they are giving quite different results for a given URL. Can anyone recommend a tool ...
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What could be causing heavy bursts of traffic from single IP address to old inactive URL

Looking at Google Analytics recently I noticed a strange fenomenon. For the past few weeks I had 3 unique users making 600 requests for an URL that is not beeing used anymore. I investigated further ...
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google traffic suddenly become very low after website problem [duplicate]

My website was having some Database problem in past few days, due to which my website wasn't available for much time. I fixed it and site is again up. But my per day hits are now just 5-20. Before ...
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Does text ad exchange or traffic exchange or auto surf websites good for google ranking? [duplicate]

Okie i am not a seo i am a programmer and just launched a website for which i am really passionate and i don't wanna hire a seo for my website or promote it because i do not have the budget so i am ...
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Analyse reasons for Sudden Drop in Traffic [closed]

My site www canada updates dot com (remove spaces) had decent traffic till a month ago and now it has dropped to about 1/3rd. I would be thankful if any one could help and analyse giving exact reasons ...
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How can I increase traffic to my website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I increase the traffic to my site? I developed a site with CMS wordpress, I am currently in the phase referencing, I would like to know how I can have to ...