Alexa.com: A Reliable Source for Online Ranking
We are on the age of extreme revolution in the field of Information Technology. Information is available today since most people use the internet. There are a large number of websites available at the web which will give you the scope to gather and share information on several topics. Some will provide you with useful toolbars and options which will help you to search information, check ratings and many other facilities.
Alexa.Com is one of the pioneers among them. You will find a very few internet user who haven’t heard about Alexa.com and its activities. Following article will give you the scope to learn more about Alexa.com. You will learn about how it works and how does it track data etc. Hope you will enjoy it.
Activities of Alexa:
Alexa gathers information about various sites (who has got Alexa toolbar installed) and store it into its database to make a relative comparison among the sites and provide it as a rating. Related statistics, links and more information are also provided with the rating which helps us to judge the performance of a site.
For whom and why:
Alexa is meant for every person especially to those who are concerned about the online ratings and rankings. Those people who have got a websites that can generate money will be in need of reliable websites for advertising. In this situation, they can rely on the Alexa ratings to judge the performance of the websites. As you have got a company and wants to spend some dollars to make your advertisement at a certain website, then you should certainly check their performance and Alexa traffic rating will help you decide.
What does it track and show:
If you want to see your sites ranked by Alexa, then you have to possess an Alexa Toolbar depending on your browser. You can use Internet Explorer, Firefox or Google Chrome because Alexa gathers information using the Alexa toolbars. There are some differences between the toolbars, varying from browser to browser but the basic function is the same. Alexa recorded, gathered and analyzed data in the length of 3 months. Thus you may rely on the rankings they provide.
Increasing Alexa rating:
Suppose you have a website and you want to enhance your Alexa rating, now what should you do next? This article will provide you some tips that will help you improve your rating. Alexa deals with the number of traffics at your site. So you have to increase traffics in your blogs or website. On a simple calculation, the more traffic, the more people will watch or visit your website. Note that, Alexa will count those visitors using the installed Alexa toolbars or side bars. So, it is still uncertain that if your websites have been visited by most users, will mean that your ratings should increase too. You have to rely on your luck a bit too.
According to Alexa rating, the top sites are Google, Facebook, YouTube, Yahoo and Wikipedia. They are all a well-known sites so you can certainly imagine the performance of Alexa ratings.