I came across this article a while ago already, but it has some nice tools inside to will share with you guys nonetheless. It is titled 15 Tools for Monitoring a Website’s Popularity, and it basically has a list with tools that you can use to see how third parties see your traffic levels, the number of backlinks, social media bookmarks and so on.
Some of my favorite tools mentioned are:
- Yahoo! Site Explorer
- Feed Compare
You can check the full article to see the other 10 tools. Just remember to don’t get paranoid and start checking your website stats every day!