8 Ways to Increase Alexa Rank

How can you increase your Alexa rank? Alexa is a subsidiary of Amazon.com. It is a ranking system based on the level of traffic a website receives from people with the Alexa toolbar installed.

You may want to increase your Alexa rank because advertisers, ad networkers use it as a gauge to determine the popularity of your blog. So if you are someone who is making money from advertising, you would definitely want to increase your alexa rank as it helps you bargain for an ad price. Sites like reviewme.com determines review price based on your Technorati rank and Alexa rank.

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Increase Alexa Ranking

  1. Download Alexa toolbar free. If you are using Firefox, I recommend you to use another plug-in called SearchStatus which not only displays the Alexa rank but it also shows page rank details, no follow links, meta tags, keyword density of a page etc
  2. Put an Alexa rank widget on your blog. Each click will be counted as a visitor.
  3. Encourage your friends or colleagues to use Alexa toolbar. Explain them about the tracking system of the toolbar. Ask them to rate your Alexa website profile.
  4. Try to get dugg or stumbled. This will bring massive amount of traffic to your site and contributes a lot to your Alexa rank.
  5. Write content related to webmasters. This is because most of the webmasters use Alexa toolbar. You may write and post articles related to SEO, webmaster tools. Webmasters always look for new tools and may revisit your website to gain access to the tools. Promote your articles on webmaster forums and social networking sites.
  6. Buy links and banners from webmaster forums. A well displayed ad can bring lots of webmaster traffic to your site and boost your rank. But you need to have unique and good content on your blog to attract more and more visitors.
  7. Write about Alexa and post in your blog. Bloggers love to know about different ways of increasing their Alexa rank. This may eventually increase traffic and your rank.
  8. You may try Alexa autosurfs for a new site or blog. They may work for new sites having almost zero Alexa rank. But they are not a long term solution.

This article is written by guest author Indu Priya, an online marketer from theideashome.com. She is a traffic expert and offers traffic building services to small business owners. Get her FREE ebook on how to drive 100+ traffic per day. You can also do guest blogging on QOT and share your expert opinions.

Note: This is a guest article and represents opinions of the guest author

83 comments on “8 Ways to Increase Alexa Rank

  1. ilhamsk says:

    thanks for good article. I will do it to increase my blog.

  2. deakaz says:

    Interesting post.

    However, if you copy and paste that first paragraph into google you will find it has been copied many times. I’m also fairly positive that those tips have aswell, without any changes being made to them.

    I love this blog, but think you or the team need to be careful in the future when it comes to guest posting.

  3. Chris Peterson says:

    I don’t thinks that all step will help to increase ranking.

    • WordpressElite says:

      I agree. I don’t think it will really increase you ranking if you focus on that way.

  4. Vivek Krishnan says:

    Nice post. Thanks for sharing the tips.

  5. Latief@AnotherBlogger says:

    Great tips but I don’t need all of them to boost my alexa traffic ;)
    Thanks for sharing.

  6. himanshu says:

    i think alexa rank doesn’t matter until to reach 1,00,000

  7. cuaryos says:

    I have visited many blogs with have articles increasing alexa page rank, I guess not much different way. great post

  8. Haresh says:

    Alexa Toolbar is the best idea, I believe. And, the widget is the next best.

    I’ve been using the firefox version of it i.e. Alexa Sparky and it definitely helps increase the blog rank of sites I visit.

  9. Steve says:

    Alexa.com is full of BS! Totally unreliable page ranking system and traffic stats! Easily manipulate your page rank by downloading and installing the Alexa Toolbar then browse the pages of your own website and see your page rank improve by 50,000 or more. Unless the website is in the Top 1000, all data from Alexa is a bunch of crap! Not recommended for use as a basis for website performance whatsoever!

  10. SEO Nepal says:

    very nice. can also try using Alexa search engine in Firefox.

  11. joe says:

    thanks for your info

  12. Global SEO Consultants says:

    Currently I am using alexa widget,tool bar and now I am going to use auto surf trich as you mentioned.

  13. Selva says:

    Thanks for your tips. I will surely implement your tips on my website.

  14. Adrian for acupuncture says:

    very useful stuff. thank you

  15. Improve Alexa Ranking says:

    Good tips given to improve Alexa ranking of website. These tips are valuable in increasing Alexa rank, but this process is slow. If you want to quickly improve your website rankings, then you can buy services of third party

  16. Uka says:

    Why my alexa rank is down…

  17. Alexa Rank says:

    My blogspot blog was able to make a great leap on Alexa Ranking. Now that i change the it to a custom domain name, check how it increases so fast everyday:

    August 30, 2010 = 13,916,124
    September 1, 2010 = 9,308,432
    September 3, 2010 = 8,055,410
    September 4, 2010 = 5,345,801
    September 4, 2010 @ 6 PM = 4,335,422
    September 5, 2010 = 4,165,708
    september 6, 2010 = 3,617,942
    September 7, 2010 = 2,764,041
    September 8, 2010 = 2,496,166

    Try the exact method that i’ve been using:
    How to Increase Alexa Rank

  18. bihardays says:

    nice content but does it really it works?

  19. jDesai says:

    Alexa rankings can decrease (which is a good thing) very fast initially but once you reach 200,000, it becomes very tough to decrease it even further because then you are competing with the big daddies of the web-world. Thanks for the article.

  20. Alexa Rank says:

    Traffic especially from webmasters will really improve our alexa rank because most of them have alexa toolbar installed in their browser.

  21. ST says:

    very nice info.

  22. Sam says:

    I am a blogger and definitely increase my alexa ranking but want real visitor to get me good sum with my adsense account. May I know few ways to get lots of traffic to my blog.

  23. Increase Alexa Rank says:

    Alexa Ranking is really important if you are planning to monetize your blog.

  24. William K Wallace says:

    I find Alexa such a pain…my unqiue visitors and page views are going up and up, yet my Alexa rank is slowly falling, at this rate I will be out of the top 100,000 soon.

    I guess I now have to actually start making an effort to improve things…

  25. Xain Devraj says:

    Thanks for sharing Alexa tips. I’m starting with my new blog with your Alexa increasing tips.

  26. blackhawk says:

    Thanks For sharing this articles.It will very useful increase rank.Can you give some more another ways to improve rank.

  27. Faisal FA says:

    Thank for sharing.My alexa rank currently down.I hope I can increase better rank after this=)

  28. Sabuj says:

    Its really good way to Increase Alexa Rank. I applied some of this and get a good result in my website —–http://www.sromobazar.com.
    Thanks for such post.

  29. BacklinkFinder says:

    An interesting article , special tip number 2 and 3
    and i want further work more about number 2.
    “Alexa rank widget” and “Each click will be counted as a visitor”.
    more more of this kind article, thanks again

  30. webb says:

    I will follow this tips and report back on how well i did.

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