Sunday, January 01, 2006

Alexa Trends




<meta content="OpenOffice.org 1.9.129 (Linux)" name="GENERATOR"/><meta content="20060102;181800" name="CREATED"/><meta content="20060102;340300" name="CHANGED"/><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <style><br /> <br /> </style><br /><br /><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">Alexa</span> (<a href="http://www.alexa.com/">www.alexa.com</a>)<br />offers some very nice information and ranking of Websites based on<br />the number of visitors it gets gets. For the past few weeks, I have<br />been following about few new Websites and few search engines to see<br />if they are in or out of favor. Here are some findings so far:</p><br /><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><br/><br /></p><br /><ul><li><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;">Ranking for Lycos (<a href="http://www.lycos.com/">www.lycos.com</a>),<br /> GlobalSpec (<a href="http://www.globalspec.com/">www.globalspec.com</a>),<br /> Snap (<a href="http://www.snap.com/">www.snap.com</a>), Blinkx<br /> (<a href="http://www.blinkx.com/">www.blinkx.com</a>) and AskJeeves<br /> (<a href="http://www.ask.com/">www.ask.com</a>) have fallen in the<br /> past three weeks.</p><br /> </li><li><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;">Among the big gainers are<br /> <a href="http://www.del.icio.us/">www.del.icio.us</a>, Clusty<br /> (<a href="http://www.clusty.com/">www.clusty.com</a>) and Technorati<br /> (www.technorati), Rollyo (<a href="http://www.rollyo.com/">www.rollyo.com</a>),<br /> and A9 (<a href="http://www.a9.com/">www.a9.com</a>) has also made<br /> some significant headwinds.</p><br /> </li><li><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;">News tracker Memerondaum<br /> (<a href="http://www.memerondaum.com/">www.memerondaum.com</a>) and<br /> Blogdex (<a href="http://www.blogdex.com/">www.blogdex.com</a>) have<br /> gained solid traction.</p><br /> </li><li><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;">Flickr (www.flickr.com), whose<br /> 3-month average currently ranks it at 121, could soon be in the top<br /> 100.</p><br /></li></ul><br /><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><br/><br /></p><br /><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;">Will get more clear trend info once I<br />have about eight to 10 weeks of data. <br /></p><br /><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;"><br/><br /></p><br /><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;">***</p><br /><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;">This Blog was written using word<br />processor <strong>www.openoffice.org</strong> on <strong>Ubuntu Linux<br />operating system (www.ubuntulinux.org</strong>) and published using Internet Web<br />browser Flock (www.flock.com). <br/></p><br/></p></div><div style="clear:both; 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