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SiteSpect, Performable grow with Web analytics

Boston Business Journal - by Galen Moore

Date: Friday, February 25, 2011, 6:00am EST
Related: Technology
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Web analytics, which lets companies test and track user behavior, is drawing new customers in media and other industries, as businesses look to watch online visitors like an old-school department store manager watching customers browse around the retail floor.

SiteSpect Inc., a bootstrapped Boston high-tech company founded in 2004, hit an inflection point in 2010, nearly doubling its head count to 35 employees. But newer, smaller companies like Performable Inc. are growing faster, fueled by venture capital ..