StatCounter

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Overview and Usage
– StatCounter is a web traffic analysis website launched in 1999.
– Access to basic services is free, while advanced services can cost between US$5 and US$119 a month.
– The company is based in Dublin, Ireland.
– StatCounter is used on 0.9% of all websites.
– The statistics are derived from hits, not unique visitors.
– The website has 3 million sites using StatCounter.
– Total hits per month exceed 15 billion.
– No artificial weightings are used to correct for sampling bias.

Founder and Awards
– StatCounter was founded by Aodhán Cullen at the age of 16.
– Aodhán Cullen received the Internet Hero award at the 2008 Eircom Golden Spider Awards.
– He was named the 2007 BusinessWeek Young European Entrepreneur of the Year.

References
– StatCounter’s mission can be found on their website.
– Kyle Lacy mentions StatCounter in his book ‘Twitter Marketing for Dummies’.
– StatCounter’s global stats can be accessed on their website.
– W3Techs provides usage statistics and market share of StatCounter.
– StatCounter’s methodology for calculating global stats can be found in their FAQ.

Categories and Hidden Categories
– StatCounter falls under the category of online companies in Ireland and web analytics.
– The company is based in Dublin, Ireland.
– Hidden categories include articles with short descriptions and short descriptions matching Wikidata.
– The use of Hiberno-English and specific dates are mentioned in the hidden categories.

Additional Information
– StatCounter offers both free and paid services.
– The company has a significant presence in the web analytics market.
– Aodhán Cullen’s achievements have been recognized through awards.
– StatCounter’s methodology and statistics are transparent and accessible to the public.

StatCounter (Wikipedia)

StatCounter is a web traffic analysis website started in 1999. Access to basic services is free to use and advanced services can cost between US$5 and US$119 a month. StatCounter is based in Dublin, Ireland. The statistics from StatCounter are used to compute web usage share for example. As of May 2019, StatCounter is used on 0.9% of all websites.

Statcounter
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Screenshot of section of website
Type of site
Web traffic analysis
OwnerAodhán Cullen
Created byAodhán Cullen
URLstatcounter.com
CommercialYes
RegistrationNot required for basic access
Launched1999; 25 years ago (1999)
Current statusActive

StatCounter statistics are directly derived from hits—as opposed to unique visitors—from 3 million sites, which use StatCounter, resulting in total hits of more than 15 billion per month. No artificial weightings are used to correct for sampling bias, thus the numbers in the statistics can not be considered to be representative samples.

The company was founded by Aodhán Cullen at the age of 16. Cullen received the "Internet Hero" award at the 2008 Eircom Golden Spider Awards. He was also named the 2007 BusinessWeek "Young European Entrepreneur of the Year".

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