Newbies, what are Alexa Rankings?  They are a 'popularity contest' for websites.  Having said that, does it mean that when Alexa rankings for a website start to slide that their usership is decreasing? To promote that assumption is to promote your own stupidity.  Does this mean that the rest of the websites ahead of Ortsbo's ranking are a direct competition to Ortsbo? Common sense should be able to tell you that with the explosive growth of the internet and smart-phone mobile in developed and developing nations, that the website rankings will continue to ebb and flow with the growth and promotion of all kinds of new and interesting websites and businesses around the world.  Alexa numbers can be used as a novelty, but are definitely not detailed enough to base financial decisions on.  On queue, I turn the mic over to the resident bashers to try to discredit this post...