If you’re running a website you will be well aware of the addictive nature of your Google Analytics. Seeing your traffic developping on a day-by-day basis may not always be useful but it’s certainly difficult not to do. Now here is a way to take it one step further and truly immerse yourself in your websites traffic data.
Chartbeat is a company that allows you to see your traffic in real time. It launched in 2009. The best way to understand Chartbeat is to try the demo or take the tour. Here’s a video that takes you through the functionality.
We’re trying to resist the temptation and will stay with Google analytics for now. If you can’t resist the lure of real time reports, enjoy and good luck.