Thursday, October 8, 2009

Why Alexa ranking?

Most of the people are giving more importance to Alexa ranking of the website when fixing price for advertisement or when selling/buying domain.

But the fact is, Alexa will give rank to any website based on the visitors who have installed Alexa toolbar in their machine.

I hope only limited people will use alexa toolbar. So, I am wondering why people are giving much importance for the Alexa ranking?

If anybody knows the answer you can share it here thro' comments.

One more interesting thing is, Alexa tool bar is showing rank for our blog( by considering the domain name as

But it is showing rank for our another blog( by considering the domain name as

Anybody have any idea why Alexa is behaving like this?

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1 comment:

chris said...

Interesting I have it installed on Firefox 3 and opened your blog in it just to Give you a little Extra Ranking :)
But as It's a tool for Marketing then only Marketers Use the Stats.I was actually bold enough to Write a Review on About my blog on the Rankings.It might catch someone's Attention but i don't Really Care about it and I don't think Alexa it all that Important even if you are an Advertiser.

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