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From: Bruce Casner <>(by way of Pat Asher <>)
Subject: [FreeHelp] Alexa
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2002 08:57:10 -0500
I just did two searches - Google and Alexa. They came up with the same
hits, in the same order. Not surprising, since Alexa is "powered by
Google". Alexa appears to be a layer of advertisements on top of the
Google search engine.
At 01:52 11/28/2002, you wrote:
>From: Rod Dav4is <>
>Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] FINDING MY WEBPAGE ON ROOTSWEB
> One of the best (widest coverage), but little known, searchers is
> Alexa. Their
>goal is to index the /entire/ WWW, being the spidering agent for the Internet
>Archive. I found them very responsive, including my pages in their index
>in a matter
>of just a few days.
> Alexa search: http://www.alexa.com/
> Crawl request: http://pages.alexa.com/help/webmasters/index.html
> Alexa has replaced Google for my web searching. I now use Google (and the
>others) solely for their categorization features.
>Regards, Rod Dav4is / P.O. Box 118 / Hyde Park, NY 12538 / USA
>Genealogy, et Cetera: http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~dav4is/ 320 ancestral &
>collateral families, mostly 17th - 19th century New England & European