Sunday, January 01, 2006

Alexa Trends

<meta content=" 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=""></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=""></a>),<br /> GlobalSpec (<a href=""></a>),<br /> Snap (<a href=""></a>), Blinkx<br /> (<a href=""></a>) and AskJeeves<br /> (<a href=""></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=""></a>, Clusty<br /> (<a href=""></a>) and Technorati<br /> (www.technorati), Rollyo (<a href=""></a>),<br /> and A9 (<a href=""></a>) has also made<br /> some significant headwinds.</p><br /> </li><li><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;">News tracker Memerondaum<br /> (<a href=""></a>) and<br /> Blogdex (<a href=""></a>) have<br /> gained solid traction.</p><br /> </li><li><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;">Flickr (, 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></strong> on <strong>Ubuntu Linux<br />operating system (</strong>) and published using Internet Web<br />browser Flock ( <br/></p><br/></p></div><div style="clear:both; padding-bottom:0.25em"></div> </p> </div> <p class="post-footer"> <em>posted by Rajiv Vyas @ <a href="" title="permanent link">9:38 PM</a></em>   <a class="comment-link" href=""location.href=;>0 comments</a> <span class="item-action"><a href="" title="Email Post"><img class="icon-action" alt="" src="" height="13" width="18"/></a></span><span class="item-control blog-admin pid-1879193532"><a style="border:none;" href="" title="Edit Post"><img class="icon-action" alt="" src="" height="18" width="18"></a></span> </p> </div> <!-- End .post --> <!-- Begin #comments --> <div id="comments"> <a name="comments"></a> <h4>0 Comments:</h4> <dl id="comments-block"> </dl> <p class="comment-timestamp"> <a class="comment-link" href="">Post a Comment</a> </p> <p style="padding-left:20px;"> <a href=""><< Home</a> </p> </div> <!-- End #comments --> </div></div></div> <!-- End #main --> <!-- Begin #sidebar --> <div id="sidebar"> <!-- Begin #profile-container --> <div id="profile-container"><h2 class="sidebar-title">About Me</h2> <dl class="profile-datablock"><dt class="profile-img"><a href=""><img src="//" width="80" height="80" alt="My Photo"></a></dt> <dd class="profile-data"><strong>Name:</strong> <a rel="author" href=""> Rajiv Vyas </a></dd> </dl> <p class="profile-link"><a rel="author" href="">View my complete profile</a></p></div> <!-- End #profile --> <!-- Begin .box --> <div class="box"><div class="box2"><div class="box3"> <h2 class="sidebar-title">Previous Posts</h2> <ul id="recently"> <li><a href="">About a week ago, I started tracking www.technorat...</a></li> <li><a href="">Market share of Operating System and Browsers Wh...</a></li> <li><a href="">Instead of a To Do list, try a bubble map</a></li> <li><a href=""> </a></li> <li><a href="">Paris Trip Photos: Posted by QuickrPickr</a></li> <li><a href="">Arc de Triomphe</a></li> <li><a href="">Château de Versailles</a></li> <li><a href="">Economy 2006 Predictions The new year is less th...</a></li> <li><a href="">Linux Looks like KDE had a field day. 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