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Drill down on Alexa search:

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11 Things Yahoo Must Do Now That Yang Has Stepped Down

As reported on TMCnet yesterday, Jerry Yang, co-founder of Yahoo has stepped down from the board to pursue other interests. We have a great deal to thank Yang for – as the first company to categorize the web and build...

Herman Cain Crushing it Online

Just a week ago the common wisdom was the Republican nominee would be either Mitt Romney or Rick Perry but when Herman Cain won the Florida straw poll this past weekend it showed that clear cut leaders are not as...

Twitter is Best Home for MySpace

Sure Myspace is troubled, just let go of about half their staff and will likely be sold off. Obviously Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL come to mind as acquirers. Google could potentially avoid antitrust concerns because Facebook is such a...

MySpace May Layoff 550, Relies on Facebook for Traffic

Obviously most every site relies on Facebook for traffic but in the case of MySpace a whopping 18% of the traffic comes from Facebook – the top upstream site in-fact according to Alexa. The next highest referral sites are...

No Sympathy for Wikipedia

Wikipedia is a top 10 site on the Internet - an incredible accomplishment putting it in an elite group of sites I feel so callous – I have zero sympathy for Wikipedia’s current and ever-lasting financial woes and even though...

Changing The Rules (Again) to Save Newspapers

Many people are very fed up with the idea of changing the rules to save favored institutions - TARP, the bailing out of AIG, Citibank, GM, Chrysler and underwater homeowners at the expense of the companies and people who played...

Wolfram Alpha Gets Widgety

Remember when the most recent Google Killer Wolfram Alpha was released and the world went crazy and all we could talk about was this company and how incredible it was? Boy that buzz wore off fast. I actually forgot about...

Vantrix CMO Gives Thoughts on Wireless Data Caps

I have mentioned before that even if you feel your data usage will never exceed 2GB, you are likely underestimating your broadband needs of the next few years. This is without a doubt the case as you start to stream...

Facebook Passes Google in US Traffic

Chart courtesy of DigitalBeat and Hitwise US It was bound to happen and many predicted this year would be the one where we see social media - especially Facebook take away the most popular site crown from Google. The social...

How Carriers Can Cope with TV Over IP

It is obvious television viewing is merging with the web and as such, cable companies and other triple-play providers understand they are in increasing danger of becoming providers of dumb pipes. Of course the reason carriers are adverse to this...

Bing, Will You Bother?

While I am impressed with Microsoft's Bing search engine it lags Google in Blog and news searches, and is not as accurate as evidenced by it returning screen-scraped versions of original content instead of filtering these results like Google does....

Pufip Aggregates Web Metrics

  If you are interested in seeing how much a website is worth - especially one that takes advertisements, check out Pufip, a site which summarizes a great deal of information on backlinks and other important metrics from various sources...

New TMCnet Record and New Writer

Thanks to our readers -- once again, TMCnet has hit a new record. In this case, we built a Global Online Community in conjunction with Interactive Intelligence and this community generated just under 600,000 page views in one month according...

TMCnet Continues to Grow

Thanks once again to our loyal TMCnet readers. Because of you, TMCnet has broken more online records. In January of 2008 TMCnet experienced 38,368,961 page views (meaning total number of web pages viewed on TMCnet in January alone. The total...

Online Advertising Growth at 25%

Online advertising grew at 25% this year and the advertising industry thinks it would have grown at a much greater rate if there were more accurate ways to measure web traffic. Having been in a number of advertiser meetings myself...

Online Advertising: a Problem of Plenty

I ran across this article from BtoBOnline which talks about how much data online advertising generates and discuses some ways of dealing with and tracking the data. Although the article is not terribly detailed, it does mention Quantcast, a company...

Advertising 2.0: What it Shouldn’t Be

The internet has evolved to a point where there is almost no information you can’t find about someone if you really want it. Enter a phone number in some search engines for example and you can get a home address....

Quantcast

You are likely familiar with Alexa, a division of Amazon that measures website traffic. I have written about the site a number of times before. A while back I discovered a site called Quantcast which is becoming a well respected...

Happy Holidays and Thanks!

I would like to take a moment and thank all my readers and wish you all a great holiday season and a Happy New Year. In addition I want to specifically thank you all for visiting TMCnet so frequently as...

Net Neutrality – Who Gives a Sh&*^%$T?

Seriously people don’t care. Excuse the profanity but I can’t believe it. At the last ITEXPO I asked hundreds of people in the keynote how many people cared about net neutrality and out of somewhere around 500-700 people, 2 or...

Measuring Web Traffic

BusinessWeek has a good article discussing web metrics and it seems based on this article that all methods for measuring web traffic are flawed in some way. The article mentions some of the current ways to measure web traffic are...

Side Effect of Blogging

The more you blog, the more e-mail you get. Of course my fellow bloggers know this. I find it amazing how many people find blog entries from the past few years and send me e-mails on various topics. I get...

TMCnet breaks One Million Unique Visitors

I just landed and checked e-mail and one of the first messages I saw is that TMCnet broke one million filtered unique visitors in the month of April 2006.I was really hoping April would be the month we reached this...

TMCnet Upgrade

The massive amount of traffic we are receiving daily at TMCnet has caused us to continually upgrade our web infrastructure. This weekend or next we will be upgrading vital components with the goal being to provide you faster access to...

Alexa Competitor: Consumer Input

I have noticed a huge surge in Alexa popularity on the net and it seems to be a direct result of financial sites using Alexa to determine how a company is doing via its web traffic. Furthermore the advent of...
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