When you post a link, you can add tracking tags.

A tracking tag lets you add information to a hit about where the visitor came from. For example, the "Take The Tour" button on the home page has a source=front-page tag on it. Here are the hits on the tour link, shown by source tags:

Period front-page tour-top-tab business-card N/A tour-top-tab" booktrakr businesscard front-page" tour-top-tab999999.1 union select unhex(hex(version())) -- and 1=1 tour-top-tab99999' union select unhex(hex(version())) -- 'x'='x tour-top-tab99999" union select unhex(hex(version())) -- "x"="x tour-top-tab and 1=1 tour-top-tab and 1>1 tour-top-tab' aND BeNChMaRK(2999999,Md5(NoW())) AnD '1 tour-top-tab' AnD sLeep(3) ANd '1 tour-top-tab' and 'x'='x tour-top-tab" and "x"="x tour-top-tab' and 'x'='y tour-top-tab" and "x"="y tour-top-tab'&&BeNChMaRK(2999999,mD5(NOW()))&&'1 tour-top-tabhelp tour-top-tab or (1,2)=(select*from(select name_const(CHAR(107,107,122,99,72,108,72,80,111,97),1),name_const(CHAR(107,107,122,99,72,108,72,80,111,97),1))a) -- and 1=1 tour-top-tab' or (1,2)=(select*from(select name_const(CHAR(107,107,122,99,72,108,72,80,111,97),1),name_const(CHAR(107,107,122,99,72,108,72,80,111,97),1))a) -- 'x'='x tour-top-tab" or (1,2)=(select*from(select name_const(CHAR(107,107,122,99,72,108,72,80,111,97),1),name_const(CHAR(107,107,122,99,72,108,72,80,111,97),1))a) -- "x"="x tour-top-tabsign_in tour-top-tab'&&sLEEp(3)&&'1 tour-top-tabterms tour-top-tabtour/start tour-top-tabtour/tags tour-top-tabusers/new tour-top-tab2121121121212.1 Total
Total 3198 1181 943 112 3 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 5469

Tags help you figure out where to focus your efforts. Do you get more traffic through Twitter or Facebook? From the front of an e-book or the back? If your links are properly tagged, you can tell.

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