Granite Grok Continues to Grow It’s Audience -Slips Into 6th Place

by Steve MacDonald March 19, 2018

The combined online readership of the Berlin and Conway Daily have (only briefly, we hope) knocked us out of fifth place in our list of Alexa Rankings in this March update. But not by much. And not for long. We’ve experienced another month of exponential growth in unique visitors and page views. Some percentage of those […]

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GraniteGrok Breaks Alexa Top 5 For Internet “Media” Sites In New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald February 13, 2018

Back on January 2nd, 2018 we set a goal of improving from number nine on our list of Media sites in New Hampshire to number seven. We did that, and a little bit more. As of this morning, February 13th, 2018 has moved up to number 5 on our list in Alexa site rankings […]

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GraniteGrok Improves to Eighth Place in Alexa NH Media Rankings

by Steve MacDonald January 24, 2018

Twenty-Two days ago I announced a Grok ‘Resolution’ of sorts. Our effort to overtake the Keene Sentinel in Alexa’s US Rankings. Everyone needs goals, right? I’m happy to report that we’ve made some progress. The Berlin Daily Sun, which was between the Keene Sentinel and us is no longer in our way (at least for now). […]

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Everyone Needs Goals, Beating the Keene Sentinel Online Is Ours

by Steve MacDonald January 2, 2018

Sometimes you need the right goal to get people motivated. New Media is no different. So, in my quest to encourage more liking, sharing, tweeting, and writing, I went looking for a goal. Something we could work towards as a group. And I settled on our Alexa Rank. What is Alexa Tracking and how did […]

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Alexa Users Can Listen to Podcasts on GrokTALK!

by Steve MacDonald November 8, 2017

Alexa users can now access podcasts and podcast networks like GrokTALK! when they enable the Spreaker Podcast Radio Player on their Device. Once enabled just say, “Alexa, open Spreaker” – “Find GrokTALK!” or ‘Play the Steve MacDonald Show’ (which may be how Spreaker sees that feed), or search for any of the thousands of other podcasts available. Spreaker’s description […]

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Dang, we shoulda made that list – at #241

by Skip August 17, 2015

I’ve never made it a priority to “write for the rankings” – I write for me.  I write because I like to on topics that are of interest to me – else why bother as no one is paying me to do it.  Ditto for the wonderful writers that volunteer their time and talent.  But […]

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Alexa Ranking Tells Us All About

by Steve MacDonald October 10, 2013
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The Alexa ranking is 400.  So after two years and $634,000,000.00 dollars (so far) Perez Hilton’s website (which probably cost taxpayers nothing) ranks 55 spots higher than Per Alexa, is ranked 55 spots below Perez Hilton. — David Burge (@iowahawkblog) October 10, 2013

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Shawn Millerick: kettle, black

by Skip February 12, 2013

You know, I ALMOST forgot about this line: ——– Original Message ——– Subject:     Kuster?? Date:     Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:39:47 -0500 From:     Shawn Millerick <> To: <> How is it the biggest opportunity to bash a Democrat/Liberal comes along and you guys have stories about snow storms on your site? […]

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