OurHometown.ca is pleased to announce that today our online community website for Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry has moved into the top 5,000 ranked websites in Canada, according to Alexa.
Cornwall - Jun. 15, 2011 - OurHometown.ca is pleased to announce that today our online community website for Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry has moved into the top 5,000 ranked websites in Canada. We are elated to have achieved this ranking in less than five months time. A heartfelt THANK YOU goes out to the thousands of you who have made our site one of your regular online destinations.
This morning Alexa.com reported that OurHometown.ca “has attained a traffic rank of 4,995 among users in Canada, where almost all its audience is located.”
“The rank by country is calculated using a combination of average daily visitors to OurHometown.ca and page views on OurHometown.ca from users from that country over the past three months. The site with the highest combination of visitors and page views is ranked #1 in that country.”
On a global basis, Alexa has ranked OurHometown.ca at 287,753 out of an estimated 130 million websites worldwide.
OurHometown.ca was launched on January 27th and is your online community hub for Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry. The website was built on four key principles - events, local information, news links and interesting columns.
In just four and a half short months, OurHometown.ca has established itself as the most comprehensive event database for the region. To date, the site has helped promote 2,346 area events, including 1,023 in Cornwall, 198 in Stormont, 461 in Dundas and 664 in Glengarry. Local community groups can submit their event to the database at no charge by completing this FORM.
To date, we have posted 501 local stories including 86 from ten columnists. Our columns cover sports, local politics, cooking and much more. If you haven’t done so already, please take a few minutes to browse our pages and read some of these stories. All columns and stories are archived on the site, so that you can easily return to them at a later date.
OurHometown.ca is a powerful news aggregator site and throughout its’ pages you will find 2,170 links to news headlines, sports, business, lifestyle stories and more.
OurHometown.ca provides a good cross-section of information and reduces the time and effort needed to regularly check other websites.
If you are interested to see how other local, national and global websites are ranked by Alexa.com, you can click HERE to visit their site. Simply type in the domain of the site you want to learn more about.
We work hard at OurHometown.ca but we are still taken aback by the speed at which we attained our phenominal national and global ranking. We are grateful to our readers, advertisers and contributors for their support and belief in the need for a site such as this one. We will continue to work hard to earn your support and regular visits and hope that you will tell a number of your friends, family, neighbours and co-workers about OurHometown.ca.
Thank you Cornwall, and S,D, and G!