What is Alexa Ranking And How to Boost it For Your Blog/Website

There are millions of websites/blogs on the internet.Some of them have good traffic,
rank and reputation and some have lesser.Websites and Blogs are differentiated on the basis
of their rank more than traffic.The best ranking tool is Google Page Rank which 
measures page rank of websites.Another website which is given highest priorty for 
ranking after Google PR is Alexa.There are many other websites for ranking blogs but
alexa is given more and highest preference.Google comes at 1 in Alexa ranking.


What is Alexa:

Alexa is a website which measures rank of every website on the internet and is given
more priorty after Google Page Rank.It is a regularly updated website and is important
for all bloggers as it measures their web rank.Alexa is basically a company from California
United States which was founded in 1996 as an independent company but was later
acquired  by Amazon Inc in 1999.It provides commercial web traffic data and is defined
as a Web Information Company.Alexa provides traffic data,global rankings and other 
information on 30 million websites.It offers products for webmasters like Alexa Toolbar,
Alexa Widget and has a traffic rate of over 8.5 million visitors per month.

How to Increase Alexa Ranking:

Below are the steps required to boost Alexa Ranking:

Claim your Blog/Website:

The first step is to claim your site at Alexa.com so that the users will know about your
website/blog and it can also help you to rank better.You can easily claim your site at

Add Alexa Widget to your Blog:

After successfully claiming your site at Alexa,the important step for boosting alexa rank
is to add alexa widget to your blog/website.It will increase your site rank and revenue
also.Alexa widget shows your blog rank and backlinks to your blog.You can get the code
for alexa widget here and you just need to type your site URL in the input box.

Write Quality Content:

We all know Content is King,So it is better for us to post quality content on our blogs.
Writing awesome content automatically increases backlinks which are essential for Alexa
rank and traffic also.Writing quality also makes our visitors happy and returning.

Install Alexa Toolbar:

To boost Alexa ranking more you need to install Alexa Toolbar for your browser.You
also need to refer your visitors,friends and authors of your blog to install that toolbar.It
will help to increase alexa rank as it is measured on the basis of the hits passed
through their system.

Using Social Media:

The best way to boost alexa ranking is by using social media sites like Facebook,Twitter
,Google+,Reddit and Stumbleupon.Share your Blog posts on social networking sites and it 
will increase your traffic also with ranking.

Build Inbound Links by Commenting and Guest Posting:

For ranking more post links of blog posts on other blogs related to your niche but always
post backlinks on Comment Luv ,Keyword Luv and Do Follow enabled blogs.You can also
write guest posts for other blogs and you will get Do Follow backlinks.Building inbound
links boosts your alexa ranking and traffic.You may have noticed that alexa widget shows
backlinks of your site so it is very important to build links for ranking good.

Write an Article about Alexa:

The most important tip is here,Write an article about Alexa on your blog/website and link
it to Alexa website  .It will boost alexa rank and ask your friends and visitors also to write
nice review about blog on Alexa.com.

Update your Blog Regularly:

Post articles on your blog regularly and make a schedule to update your site e.g post 1
daily on your site.This will increase alexa ranking and also makes your readers happy as 
they daily visit your blog for new posts.Post Quality content only and try to get more
and more traffic to your blog as traffic also boosts Alexa ranking.