Using Alexa: For Fast Researching on the Internet

Number 2753
Subject Research
Source Randy Reddick
Affiliation Texas Tech University
Year 2006
Summary Reddick describes the useful research capabilities of the Alexa Web utility function and explains how reporters can obtain the program for their own use. Among its many functions, the Alexa program can provide real-time site ownership, link listings of similar sites, give Web traffic rankings and give readers one-click access to Wayback Machine.
Tags Alexa Web; investigative techniques; research methods; finding information online; Internet
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Panelists Randy Reddick;Neil Reisner