7 Ways To Improve Your Alexa Traffic Rank

How do you improve your Alexa traffic rank? – Over the last 3 months we’ve been completely obsessed with working towards improving our Alexa traffic rank. Just in case you didn’t know, Alexa is an Amazon company, and it is the web’s most popular website ranking system, ask any webmaster or web developer.

The system works by using the highest numerical rank (i.e. 10,000,000 or more) to represent a website with a weak 3 month global traffic rank or change, in other words its telling you that there are 10 million or so websites out there with a better 3 month global traffic rank than yours.

Whilst the lowest numerical rank (i.e. 100,000 or less) represents a website or blog with a stronger 3 month global traffic change, meaning there are only 100 thousand websites out there with a better 3 month global traffic rank the yours, simple.

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How is this important to you?

This is important for many reasons being that it provides your visitors, including yourself, valuable information about your site’s current traffic data such as, reach, page views, bounce rate and average time spent on your site, amongst other useful data. This information can be used to assess and monitor the progress of your online marketing efforts in conjunction if you like with Google Analytics.

So in short the more traffic that you can generate to your site, and the more backlinks you can build to your site, the more improved your Alexa ranking will become, so to lower the ranking figure. So how exactly do you improve your Alexa traffic ranking? This post will look at ways for you to do just that.

  • First of all, find and claim your site on Alexa.com
  • Ensure you update your website or blog frequently.
  • Build natural backlinks to your site through guest posting and blog commenting.
  • If your website doesn’t have a blog, then integrate one.
  • If your Alexa rank is reasonably impressive, show it off proudly by displaying a widget on your site.
  • Ask your others to post a review in your Alexa site info.
  • Install the Alexa toolbar.

Probably the most important tip on this list is to continue to market and promote through social media and building SEO quality backlinks. Well I hope this little post was enough to convince you that using the Alexa traffic ranking system is essentially important and wish you the best of luck in your quest to improve your Alexa traffic rank.

Perhaps you have some tips and ideas of your own you’d like to suggest, please feel free to leave me a comment below as always.

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2. Search Engine Optimization (SEO): An hour a Day

About Samantha Wright

Samantha Wright is the second editor and co-founder of magnet4marketing.net. She was awarded MasterCard Business Woman of the Year in 2007 and now loves to share her knowledge and insights in small business marketing. In her spare time Samantha is also a keen surf photographer, and loves to cook. Samantha currently works for Mole Valley Forage Services as a customer service unit manager. You can follow Samantha on Facebook.

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Comments

  1. Patricia says:

    Hi Fabrizio and Samantha

    Amde over here after reading Mitch Allen’s interview with Fabrizio. Great interview btw. Sounds like you are doing great with your business too.

    I installed the bar and have been pleased with ranking of my small niche blog. Don’t think customers coming to buy my products take any notice of it but I know other bloggers do ;-) thanks for sharing with us Samantha. Appreciated.

    Patricia Perth Australia

    • Hi Patricia, many thanks for your kind comment, yes it was a good interview and Mitch did a great job Fabrizio is still raving on about it lol.

      Well done on installing the Alexa tool bar you’ll find it quite useful as we have, anyhow glad you enjoyed the post, oh and welcome to Magnet4Marketing.

  2. I’m making a lot more income from on my site after Alexage brought my alexa rank bellow 40K. You can find their packages here: alexage

  3. thanks for this tip. will install the bar and try your tip. my website is http://www.technobaboy.com. do you have specific tips for tech blogs?

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