Metrics Systems

Having spent all weekend worried that my site was dead today I decided to check out how much I would have lost had it been gone forever by having a look at some novel webmetrics platforms (I was also using this first, more serious, option for work related purposes).

Pageboss gives you all the details on your site – link backs, google page rating, when the google bot last scanned your page, number of times your site is linked to or bookmarked in popular platforms, and a host of other useful stuff.


Stimator calculates the dollar value of your site based on a logarithmic assessment of a number of factors. Lucky I didn’t lose my site, it’s worth about $US550 compared to Googles $US938,550,265 – I can’t even begin to try expressing that as a percentage… here’s the valuation of my site: