View Full Version : WNY made Alexa.com!

April 9th, 2004, 10:08 PM

I've always thought of this place as being a small forum.... huh.

April 9th, 2004, 10:49 PM
December must have been FT's unveiling... but what about February?

April 9th, 2004, 11:24 PM
In February the Shops at Columbus Circle at Time Warner Center were opened. Type "Time Warner Center" in Google, and Wired New York page is second on the list.

April 10th, 2004, 02:42 AM
December must have been FT's unveiling... but what about February?

Looks like the bump took place in early December, but the Freedom Tower wasn't unveiled until mid-December....then again there was that buildup argument between Libeskind and Childs, so that could've helped WNY.

April 29th, 2004, 11:14 AM
I dont get the graph why to the numbers go down as they go up?

April 29th, 2004, 10:16 PM
The graph shows rank, e.g. the site with the number 1 rank has the highest traffic.

TLOZ Link5
April 30th, 2004, 01:50 AM
Yay! We're #77,000-something!

February 3rd, 2005, 12:26 PM
In addition to traffic rank Alexa can show traffic reach. They define the reach in the following way:

Reach measures the number of users. Reach is typically expressed as the percentage of all Internet users who visit a given site. So, for example, if a site like yahoo.com has a reach of 28%, this means that if you took random samples of one million Internet users, you would on average find that 280,000 of them visit yahoo.com. Alexa expresses reach as number of users per million.

So the traffic reach of 20 means that 0.002% of all Internet users visit the site. You can also compare the reach of different sites, for example the graph below compares wirednewyork.com, timeoutny.com, and nymetro.com:


July 7th, 2005, 11:47 PM
Comparing traffic reach of Wired New York to different New York-related sites:

News and Blogs sites
The New York Sun (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=nysun.com)
NY Metro (New York Magazine) (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=newyorkmetro.com)
New Yorker (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=newyorker.com)
Time Out (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=timeoutny.com)
Gotham Gazette (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=gothamgazette.com)
Downtown Express (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=downtownexpress.com)
New York Press (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=nypress.com)
The Morning News (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=themorningnews.org)
The New York Observer (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=observer.com)
Curbed (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=curbed.com)

Real Estate Sites
Corcoran (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=corcoran.com)
Douglas Elliman (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=elliman.com)
The Real Deal (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=therealdeal.net)
Halstead (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=halstead.com)
Archinect (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=archinect.com)
Architecture Week (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=architectureweek.com)

New York Guide Sites
NYC.com (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=nyc.com)
NY.com (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=ny.com)
NYCvisit.com (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=nycvisit.com)
Carnegie Hall (http://traffic.alexa.com/graph?w=480&h=300&r=6m&y=r&u=wirednewyork.com/&u=carnegiehall.org)

July 8th, 2005, 11:53 AM
congrats - you're doing pretty damned well.

January 4th, 2006, 05:15 PM
I even put in a promo for WNY on the "Curbed Comments" called buildingspotters.

I knew NYW was on to somthing when curbed started going heavily into "reader comments" and the like.

Congrats Edward......great, and growing, website.

This is a Happy New Year.

January 4th, 2006, 05:25 PM
Nice job Edward! As always, you continue to serve up one of the best sites on the web. Moderators get a bravo from me as well. It truly is unique...

April 18th, 2007, 12:32 PM
The links I posted above stopped working - Alexa changed the code, so I have created a page that shows comparison of traffic reach between Wired New York and some selected websites.


April 18th, 2007, 01:44 PM
What, no SSP?


April 18th, 2007, 02:03 PM
I think if there was a graph for size:quality ratio wny would go off the chart. It is amazing to read the intelligence on WNY and then read the crap posted on SSC or Curbed posters idiotic comments. We have a really unique community here which isnt replicated anywhere

April 18th, 2007, 02:36 PM
We also argue much more intelegentilibly....... :crosseyed:

April 18th, 2007, 05:35 PM
Yes, yes, we're waaaay more phosisticated than all those other sites. Hmmph!

April 18th, 2007, 11:32 PM
Wow! That is some very impressive traffic. Bravo!