Thursday, 1 September 2016

Genealogy Websites Benchmark Update for August

Here's a look at how your favourite genealogy sites did according to Alexa ranking during August.
There were 13 gainers and 17 losers for the month. Changes for the sites ranking above 100,000 saw an interesting contrast. Findmypast.co.uk dropped 14.7% while the .com site gained 24.4% reversing a string of major declines.
Positive trend in the table indicates an improvement in rank.

Site31-Aug31-JulTrend (%)
familysearch.org2,4262,4350.4
ancestry.com4554580.7
ancestry.co.uk6,7016,089-9.1
ancestry.ca16,40716,353-0.3
myHeritage.com3,9753,891-2.1
thegenealogist.co.uk303,421270,240-10.9
findmypast.co.uk22,45019,145-14.7
findmypast.com24,57330,56624.4
canadiana.ca879,0011,028,21317.0
familytreedna.com14,88715,2812.6
23andMe.com6,5256,467-0.9
isogg.org157,067165,8675.6
                                 
genealogyintime.com342,585277,416-19.0
eogn.com145,729142,102-2.5
lostcousins.com636,248619,328-2.7
britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk116,166116,9030.6
newspapers.com7,0656,960-1.5
cyndislist.com113,168108,454-4.2
freebmd.org.uk93,79987,839-6.4
canadianheadstones.com662,296571,397-13.7
deceasedonline.com620,792771,42524.3
bifhsgo.ca1,843,4322,270,85523.2
ogs.on.ca677,778647,399-4.5
qfhs.ca5,926,6257,519,16426.9
torontofamilyhistory.org6,143,1328,331,40335.6
ngsgenealogy.org380,568366,978-3.6
americanancestors.org106,052108,5722.4
scgsgenealogy.com1,464,1661,094,235-25.3
sog.org.uk854,669909,6676.4
anglo-celtic-connections1,258,8341,055,127-16.2

In case you're interested, Alexa's top ten sites overall are:
1. Google.com
2. Youtube.com
3. Facebook.com
4. Baidu.com
5. Yahoo.com
6. Amazon.com
7. Wikipedia.org
8. Qq.com
9. Google.co.in
10. Twitter.com


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