According to Alexa.com; “The rank is calculated using a combination of average daily visitors and page views over the last three months. The site with the highest numbers of visitors and page views is ranked #1.”
The top ten Alexa sites, as of 3/16/11 are:
#1 – Google
#2 – Facebook
#3 – YouTube
#4 – Yahoo
#5 – Windows Live
#6 – Blogger
#7 – Baidu.com (Chinese)
#8 – Wikipedia
#9 – Twitter
#10 – QQ.com (Chinese)
Check out your online presence, go to www.alexa.com and type your domain into the Site Lookup bar?
When the next screen pops up your rank will be listed at the left, and right next to that the average number of minutes spent by visitors at your site.
As of 3/16/11, ultimatewebmarketingtoolkit.com had a rank of 787,890, and at this point, the site is too new for alexa to provide much data. But the fact that it is ranked under a million means we are headed in the right direction-quickly!
If you have never kept track of your online presence, start now. Just keep track of the traffic ranking and the date, and keep an eye on how much time visitors are spending at your site.
If the result you find is: “No Rank”, don’t be discouraged, just start incorporating some of the real estate marketing ideas here, and in no time at all you will see your online presence improve.
Another feature at Alexa.com worth taking a look at is under the Search Analytic tab. Click on it and you now have access to the keywords that are driving traffic to your website.
Alexa also provides a very convenient feature called Sparky. When you download this FREE tool you will have access to some other cool tools; Related Links, Traffic Trend, and an traffic ranking for every site you visit on the internet–right on your desktop.
NOTE: Alexa traffic rankings are just one of the tools that you can use to check out the status of your online presence. It is not the only one, and should not be considered the most important gauge of your success.
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