Skip navigation

Category Archives: SEO

google-SERP-heat-mapclickdensitycrazyegg1CrazyEgg_heat-map

Two years back I was at Adobe live in a lecture about the changing internet. During what was an excellent talk I was introduced to the idea of heatmaps. They are a way of showing traffic trends via mouse movement and clicks. For me they are clearly a great tool for showing hotspots.

Recently I was reading a blog on a similar subject and it reminded me of heatmaps. I have been doing some searching and found an interesting article here which talks about how times are changing with regards to how people use google, they use a heatmap very interesting have a read.

How to use them

So I thought how do I use a heatmap, they are so handy I want to use one for my blogs. Searching around I have found some solutions:-

 

http://www.clickdensity.com/

these guys work on the first 5000 clicks being free and then you pay £2.50 – £1000 depending on the quality of clicks required.

 

http://crazyegg.com/

Crazyegg offer more than just heatmaps they do full stats. They charge from $9 to $99 depending on the quality of clicks needed.

 

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/4779

I found this add-on which is now out of date but maybe it will get updated.

 

http://www.feng-gui.com/

Feng-GUI creates a heatmap of your website of an image and delineates which areas get the maximum attention. You can either enter your web page address or upload an image and make a heatmap in a few seconds.

 

http://nevyan.blogspot.com/2006/12/free-website-click-heatmap-diy.html

this site has a DIY solution to heatmaps.

 

http://blog.corunet.com/english/the-definitive-heatmap

Another solution for the coders out there.

Bellow are some examples of heat maps I found on the web.

I will look to test some of the service above and repost when I can give you more info on the subject.

f_reading_pattern_eyetracking2

google-SERP-heat-map