2017 Update: Alexa is no more the same. So there is no point using Alexa widget or paying for Alexa services. You should rather focus on improving domain authority. Learn everything about domain authority here. This article is just for the archiving purpose. Soon, we will remove all instances of Alexa ranking from ShoutMeLoud.
At the time of writing this, ShoutMeLoud.com is one of top 2,500 websites in the world according to Alexa. Do remember, there are billions of websites on world wide web.
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. Most important thing which you need to know is how Alexa calculate the rank. How Alexa knows how much traffic your website is getting?
- Read: How does Alexa ranking works?
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 consistent your traffic will increase. There are few things which you can do to improve your Alexa ranking right away & I’m sharing those tips with you here.
How can one improve his blog Alexa ranking?
One of the many ways Alexa calculates the traffic of a website by analyzing the users who are using Alexa toolbar. This toolbar is their own product & quite popular in webmaster industry. This is one tool which you should install it right away, as no one spend more time than you checking your own website. Is int it?
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 it’s good and helps. Though people have different opinion about this widget, still I use it here at Shoutmeloud. xa.
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
Need more tips? Check out my video guide for improving Alexa rank:
Do you think Alexa rank update is proportional to traffic or other factors determine your blog Alexa rank?