Alexa.com was once considered one of the best indications of the health and traffic on a website. When Compete.com entered the fray in 2000, they wanted to “…help create a more trusted, transparent, and valuable Internet.” They wanted to compete with what alexa had to offer and become the authority on website comparisons.
If you go by their numbers, they are now that authority.
Other than a brief moment in September, Alexa has always maintained a higher traffic ranking. This is according to the numbers supplied by compete.com. Alexa does not rank their own site. That’s a whole other story. Here are the numbers: [Read more...]