Alexa Rankings Explained
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High Alexa traffic rankings are coveted by webmasters around the world.While data is collected only from Alexa Toolbar users, the toolbar is used by millions of heavy web surfers.
Plugins are available now for the Firefox browser which I use on a new U3 thumbnail drive. I can plug into any Windows computer with a USB port, see the Alexa rankings in my browser, and not have to install or leave anything behind on the borrowed computer.
How are Alexa's traffic rankings determined?
* traffic rankings based on usage of Alexa Toolbar users only
* may not be representative of the global Internet population
* traffic rank is based on three months of aggregated traffic data from millions of Alexa users
* combination of reach and pageviews
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