As I announced earlier that I will be taking questions related to blogging , SEO , WordPress and MMO. In this series my last post was How to start with a professional blog? . If you have questions regarding any of these topic, you can email me that using Contact page.
Here is a question asked by Robin Son
How should I improve my blog alexa ranking? My traffic has increased a lot from last time but still I lost my alexa rank and from 4 Lack its now 8 Lack
This is one of the most common myth people have about alexa rank i.e = Alexa rank is totally dependent on your website traffic. Fact is website traffic is also considered as a good point here, but that’s not the only point while considering alexa rank.
From my observations, Alexa rank is dependent on your websites updates and also on your traffic. If you update your website daily and your traffic is increasing or even constant your alexa rank will improve with time.
Though to boost your alexa rank you can use few simple tricks, which do not guarantee major boost, but will help you in improving your alexa rank.
Alexa determine the popularity of website by alexa toolbar sparky. So two simple thing which you can do here is install alexa toolbar Sparky in your browser and also let your reader know about this toolbar.
I’m not very sure if this helps webmaster or not, but I’m using it on most of my blogs and for some reasons I believe its good and helps. Though people have different opinion about this widget, still I use it here at Shoutmeloud. You can read my previous tutorial on How to get Alexa widget for new alexa.
Alexa review feature
Few days back Alexa added review feature, in which you can add your review for particular website. You can also rate any website you like. You can see shoutmeloud review and add your own review from this link
Since you can use your facebook profile to login , you don’t need to signup. This is again a good way to improve your alexa rank and your alexa profile.
So here are few steps which you should do to improve your alexa rank
- Alexa Toolbar
- Alexa Widget
- Update your posts daily
- Alexa review
I also come across one similar tips from another blogger which you might like to read. Tips to increase your alexa rank.
Do you think alexa rank update is proportional to traffic or other factors determine your blog Alexa rank?
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