Tips to Improve Alexa ranking
I think it is time to share the tips, which I have used to improve my blog’s Alexa rank. Before getting into that, for newbies, Alexa is a Website Ranking system powered by alexa.com an associate of Amazon.com.
Many people consider that Alexa ranking system is just a waste of time. But the truth is, although the system is a flawed one, Alexa ranking system plays an important role in the advertising and marketing aspects of a blog. Webmasters, advertisers, and many advertising networks consider the Alexa rank to determine the quality and worth of your blog.
Advertisement networks like BuySellAds (BSA) and AdvertisingSpace approves your blog only on the basis of Alexa’s Rank. So In my Opinion, If your blog has a high Alexa rank it will surely help you to increase your revenue substantially.
7 Tips to Improve your Blog’s Alexa Rank:
1. Use Alexa Toolbar:
Download the Alexa Toolbar and install it in your web browser and visit your blog daily. The Toolbar is only available for the IE and Firefox web browsers. For Chrome, you can use this Extension SEO Status Pagerank/Alexa Toolbar. This is the most basic step to increase your Alexa rank.
2. Use Alexa Widget:
Place an Alexa Widget your blog. Alexa offers Traffic Graph, Site Stats Button, and Traffic Rank Button widgets and they come in different sizes too. Select anyone of these and customize it and place it your blog.
3. Use Alexa Redirects:
When you provide a link to your blog in forum signatures or Email signatures, use the Alexa redirect URL. For example, When I provide links in signatures, I am using http://redirect.alexa.com/redirect?techiemania.com. Some people claimed using this technique helps them to increase their Alexa rank, although there is no official proof.
4. Post Frequency:
Try to update your blog frequently with good articles. If you don’t have time to update your blog contents daily, then try to update on alternative days. Alexa rank will automatically improve if you post frequently.
5. Write about Alexa:
There are many bloggers and webmasters who want to learn the secret or the tips to improve their Alexa Rankings. So, if you write an Article on how to increase Alexa rank, they will link back to you, which results in targeted traffic for your blog.
6. Use Alexa Reviews:
Ask your friends and colleagues, to write a review about your blog in Alexa and rate your Alexa website profile. Some webmasters and bloggers claimed this tip is working for them, but I am not entirely sure of its impact on rankings. Anyway, you are most welcome to write a Review for TechieMania.
7. Use Social Media Sites:
Try to take advantage of social media sites like Digg, StumbleUpon, and Reddit. For this, you should write good contents, since most of the online users, share worthy and interesting contents to Social Media sites. Since these sites will bring a massive amount of traffic for your blog, it will have a positive impact on your Alexa Rank.
I have written only the seven tips, which I have used to increase my blog’s Alexa Rank and I am sure anyone can bring their Alexa rank to a lower number by following these tips.