After Google Page Rank update the metric which is given high importance is the Alexa Rank. Google has recently announced that it might not update Google Page Rank anymore. So, to track the growth of the site the metric which is being updated on regular basis as of now is only Alexa Rank. The most fascinating thing about Alexa Rank is that it gets updated each and every day. This is the reason why it has attracted all the Bloggers and Web Masters over the web. Every one keeps an eye on this Alexa Rank to check if their rank is improved or not.
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. 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.
1. Alexa toolbar
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.
2. Alexa Widget
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.
WordPress Plugin to Add Alexa Widget downloaded from here.
3. Alexa review feature
Few months back Alexa added review feature, in which you can add your review for particular website. You can also rate any website you like. 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