Alexa Makes Some Cool Changes

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For all you Alexa fanatics out there, some changes have been made to the Alexa Traffic Rankings section that may be of interest to you.

Update Information for New Sites
For new sites that have no information in the Alexa database, the owner of the site can now add information about the site to help Alexa start tracking data on the site.

With this new feature, Alexa now allows you to:
1.Click a link to have your sites thumbnail updated (takes approximately 2 days)

2.Update your site's contact information (name, address, phone, email, etc...)

3.Confirm your email address (must be an email address of that domain)

4.Click a link in an email they send you to approve these changes

After these few basic steps are complete, Alexa says your site's information should be update within a few days.


Top Visited Users from what Countries
Alexa now provides you with a graphical representation and percentages of where your site's users are coming from. The following is an example of what you will see:

Traffic Rank in other Countries
Another cool feature is Alexa now provides your site's traffic rank for other countries. The following is an example of what you will see:

Get a Custom Tee with your Stats
Alexa is now integrated with Zazzle, a customized products marketplace for consumer enthusiasts to share and celebrate their interests by creating apparel, posters, cards, stamps and more.

With the integration of Zazzle, you can now purchase the following tee shirts with you Alexa stats and ranking on them:

1.My Site Rocks (displays your percentage of Internet users who visit your site)
2.You will... - (displays your traffic rank and says "You will visit my site - You will give me better rank)
3.Rank Matters - (displays your traffic rank and says "They say size doesn't matter, but rank does)
4.Dance for Rank (displays your traffic rank and says "Will dance for better Alexa rank)

Daryl H. Bryant is President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Horizons, helps his clients achieve online success through search engine marketing and customized website solutions.

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