I’m still an affiliate at heart, so it follows that i would comment on Affiliate Marketing and Analytics at the same time. To that end, I submitted a piece on baseline web metrics for affiliate websites at Revenews.com. You can read it here.
Measuring the sources of your web traffic goes back to essentially the inception of the internet. Weblogs have been being written on servers for dozens of years, and, they’ve also been either largely ignored or cursorily glanced at for nearly the same amount of time. Especially by people in the affiliate space.