Alexa ranking measures traffic and page views for those who visit your site who have installed the Alexa toolbar. The ranking is calculated daily and averaged over a 3 month period. The website, www.alexa.com, has a lot of great tools – some of which can be downloaded/installed for free and some require a subscription fee. The Alexa ranking is composed of 2 parts:
Traffic is reach – % of users all over the internet that visit your site.
Page views – how many pages are viewed by each visitor.
Here are 15 tips to increase your Alexa Ranking:
Add Alexa rank widget to our site
Have your employees download the Alexa toolbar and use only when they visit your site, otherwise disable so as not to increase rankings on other sites. Visit your site daily. Click on each page to increase our page views.
Write an article about Alexa ranking and include “Alexa.com” as a link
Write your own site reviews on the top rated Alexa sites and include your redirect URL and link to www.alexa.com
Download the Alexa ranking button, traffic history graph, info links and other traffic counters onto the page of your website that receives the most traffic
Claim your site and create an account with Alexa
Use Alexa search analytics
Write good content
Write guest posts
Comment on other blogs
Share your posts on social networking sites
Create an Alexa category on your blog and use it to include articles or news about Alexa
Optimize your popular posts
Check high ranking sites in Alexa and link to them