Have a client. Blog writing and maintenance. Regular stuff. A year ago, he offered me to do some “research” work. You know, check his list of competitor websites. To put it all in an excel table: Alexa ranking, some notes about websites, features, etc. Now, he wants to do more or less the same thing. Yet, it says that Alexa is no longer free to use?! I mean, if you want some additional info, you have to pay.
My question, are there any free alternatives? Or, I have to inform my client that he has to pay a monthly fee in order for me to do my job.