NewspaperARCHIVE, the world’s largest online newspaper archive, is ranked by Alexa as the second most visited genealogy database website in the world.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa (PRWEB) May 10, 2009 — NewspaperARCHIVE, the world’s largest online newspaper repository, has been ranked by Alexa, the Amazon.com-owned Internet usage tracking company, as the second-most visited genealogy database website.
“Alexa rankings have confirmed our goal, which is to firmly establish ourselves as an invaluable resource for family historians, whether dedicated researchers or weekend hobbyists,” said Dave Stoddard, Online Marketing Manager. “We provide a huge number of unique newspaper pages, but compliment that with a powerful search tool and plenty of great unique articles designed to help our users get the most out of NewspaperARCHIVE.”
Besides attaining the number-two spot for genealogy databases, NewspaperARCHIVE also holds the number three position for all genealogy services, as well as the number-nine spot for all genealogy websites.
NewspaperARCHIVE has recently launched a series of upgrades to their site in order to increase value for their users and improve the experience of searching thought million of pages of archives. Amongst these are a series of blogs aimed at increasing user interaction and helping genealogists connect, a series of attractive new membership options, and a refined search engine. Several more enhancements are expected in the near future.
In 1999, Heritage Microfilm launched the brand NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the world’s largest historical newspaper database online. NewspaperARCHIVE.com contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1759 to present, spanning almost 3,000 newspaper titles and 762 cities. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date making it easy to quickly explore historical content. Anyone interested in finding more information about Heritage Microfilm and NewspaperARCHIVE.com can visit www.heritagemicrofilm.com or www.newspaperarchive.com.