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Alexa for your Favorite Browser

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Since the foundation of Alexa was laid in 1996, It has been a major factor on which the popularity of a website depends upon. According to Alexa:

In addition to the Alexa Crawl, which can tell us what is on the Web, Alexa utilizes web usage information, which tells us what is being seen on the web. This information comes from the community of Alexa Toolbar users. Each member of the community, in addition to getting a useful tool, is giving back. Simply by using the toolbar each member contributes valuable information about the web, how it is used, what is important and what is not. This information is returned to the community with improved Related Links, Traffic Rankings and more. The Alexa toolbar is a program written by Alexa Internet that users install into the browser. Every time the user changes pages, the Alexa toolbar communicates with Alexa servers to retrieve information which is then displayed in the toolbar.

Today, three most popular browsers across the web are, undoubtedly: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. That’s why Alexa offers an extension/toolbar to only these three Browsers.

Alexa for Internet Explorer

Alexa for Internet Explorer
Alexa for Internet Explorer

Link: Alexa Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Alexa for Mozilla Firefox

Alexa for Firefox
Alexa Toolbar/Status-bar for Firefox

Link: Alexa for Mozilla Firefox

Alexa for Google Chrome

Alexa for Google chrome
Alexa extension for Google Chrome

Link: Alexa for Google chrome

Bonus: Alexa for Opera [Not Official]

Haven’t you yet submitted your site to Alexa? Do it now!

By the way, We are on Alexa Rank 61K and hope to hit the 50K mark very soon!
We’d love to hear from you. 🙂

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Alexa Shows Up Country Rank Along with Global Rank for your Website.

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This Post is to Notify all My Readers that Alexa has made a little change in displaying your website rank on Alexa HomePage..

Before, Only Alexa Global Ranking was Visible at the main tab when you click on Site Info with the Average time spent on Site. It Used to Look Just Like This as shown in Screenshot.

alexa before

Alexa has Updated it’s website’s homepage. It has Now Removed the tab “Average Time Spent” instead it is showing the Country Rank. Country is displayed depending on the Maximum Visits which it received from. The New Updated Homepage Looks Just like this as shown in Screenshot below

alexa after

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You Can Observe The latest Update Alexa’s Home Page by visiting Alexa.com.

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People Started Spamming on Alexa Reviews

Alexa Ranking is well Known to Everyone. Alexa Ranks Each and Every Website Present in Web depending on its usage(mainly based on Page Views)

Alexa Recently Introduced New Feature called Reviews where an user can Post Reviews on the website.

alexa logo

Check The Reviews Posted for google.com in alexa website here

Here is The Screenshot

alexa review

google.com has received around 322 Reviews by the time i was writing this post. Out of those Reviews half of them are spam promoting there own website. However, Google has Been Rated 4 out of 5 stars.

Alexa Has Categorised These Reviews into Most Recent, Most Helpful, Best to Worst, Worst to Best.

Here is a spam Look for Alexa Reviews for google.com

spam alexa

To Remove or Filter some Spam Review. Alexa has put up "Was this helpful" option …. with Yes & No Options.

Filter

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Do You Think The Review Option in Alexa is Really Helpful?