Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 107.20.75.63

Forum Moderators: incrediBILL & lawman

Message Too Old, No Replies

Alexa is very misleading

     
4:53 pm on Dec 14, 2011 (gmt 0)

Senior Member

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member

joined:Nov 15, 2004
posts:1867
votes: 0


Alexa ranks my site with the lowest traffic at a higher ranking than the one with 12X more traffic.

I never really take them seriously, but it annoys me when others point out the rankings as facts, and take it as basis for making marketing decisions.

How many people has Alexa toolbar installed anyway. Of course, none of the Chrome browser users.

</sortOfARant>
5:35 pm on Dec 14, 2011 (gmt 0)

Administrator from GB 

WebmasterWorld Administrator engine is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month

joined:May 9, 2000
posts:22300
votes: 238


The only facts are the site stats, and you know yours are good.

Relax knowing that you are ahead. :)
6:40 pm on Dec 14, 2011 (gmt 0)

Full Member

5+ Year Member

joined:Aug 16, 2010
posts:214
votes: 11


there is a chrome extensions from Alexa....

[chrome.google.com ]

Alexa Traffic Rank is Alexa Internet's free extension for Chrome, and is the only extension that includes you in Alexa's traffic panel. The Alexa extension accompanies you as you surf, providing you with Alexa data about the sites you visit without interrupting your browsing.