Alexa came into scene in 1996 & has become quite popular these days. This site ranks the website on the basis of traffic which comes to your site. Lesser is the rank of your site more is the traffic to your site. You just have to enter your site address in the bar & you get various statistics of your website . These days various advertising companies like TextLinkAds.com & ReviewMe.com categorizes website on the basis of Alexa Rank , if the site has good alexa rank only then it will get offers for selling links on their website.
To improve your site's Alexa Rank consider the following points:
- Always post genuine content on your blog & never try to copy from other websites.
- Try to have a good layout design on your blog , so that each & every component on your blog should be aligned perfectly & therefore can be indexed by the Search Engines easily.
- Use good Keywords in your posts so that your blog get a good page rank.
- Add a section of Recent Posts on your blog so that earlier posts on your blog does not get hide & you get maximum exposure of the keywords in their titles through the search engines.
- It is also said to install Alexa Bar in your browser & Alexa rank button on your blog to get a good alexa rank for your blog.
- Install Digg Buttons & Bookmark buttons on your blog so that your blog posts get added to sites like StumbleUpon, Digg, MySpace,Furl, etc. because these site are very easily indexed by search engines which in turn help your blog posts to be indexed as well & finally results into increasing your blogs traffic. Visit Addthis.com to get your button.
- Add your site to various blog directories, websites , refer to Increase your Blog's Readers & Traffic ! for a list of directories where your blog must be added.
- One of the most important tip is that never leave your Blog idle always update it regularly because whenever you leave your site idle the rank begins to sink, the same happened with me , my alexa rank reached 6 lac mark but when i left my website idle for few months it slipped to a mark of 17 lac !! .. So always update your Blog regularly...