What do you know about the Alexa ranking?

After Google Page Rank the number which is given high importance by webmasters is Alexa Rank. Many of them judge your blog/website by just seeing your Alexa Rank. Even advertisers check your Alexa Rank to advertise on your blog.

What is Alexa Rank?
Alexa.com defines themself as a "web information company".They rank every website and blog based on their traffic and some other factors.This Alexa Rank gets updated daily.Lesser the number better.

How Alexa Rank is measured?
You might freak out after reading how Alexa Ranking is measured.

Alexa.com is measuring your website’s traffic is one of the most unfair surveys around. Why?

They only record those hits which passes through their systems.That means your visitors either have to Install Alexa Toolbar on their browser or you should put an Alexa widget/plugin installed on your blog.

That means the blogs under the niche Blogging,Technology will have a better Alexa Rank compared with the blogs which are not related to Tech Stuff.

10 Tips to Increase Alexa Ranking:

1.Install Alexa Tool Bar:Install Alexa Toolbar on your browser and also ask your friends, visitors to install toolbar on their browser.

2.Claim your site: To gain full control over your site.Claim your site on Alexa.com.This will help others to know who owns the site and helps you in ranking better on Alexa.

3.Put Alexa Widget on your blog:
As I already said Alexa counts only those hits which comes under their system.So put an Alexa widget on your blog.

4.Get Traffic From Bloggers and Techy guys:
This is the most important factor that effects your Alexa Rank.If you get more visitors who are bloggers and techy guys then your alexa rank will increase fast because all the Bloggers and Techy people will be installing alexa widget on their browsers.

5.Write a review about Alexa on your blog:
Write a review about Alexa Ranking and link back to Alexa.com.

6.Ask your visitors to review your blog on Alexa: 
Review your blog on Alexa.com and ask your visitors to review your blog. Write a Review of our Blog on Alexa.

7.Commenting and Backlinking:
Comment on other blogs which are under the niche Blogging and Technology with good traffic and link back to your blog.In this way build more links from blogs with good traffic because backlinks are crucial as you might have noticed that alexa even calculates the number of backlinks you have.
8.Update your blog regularly: 
It is strongly recommended to write frequently to increase your alexa rank.Or else your alexa rank will go down and it becomes hard to bring back your alexa again.

9.Write quality posts:
As I always say quality matters.If you write quality posts then others will automatically link back to you and thereby increasing backlinks and traffic as well which increases your alexa rank.

10.Share your posts on Social Networking sites:
Share your posts on social networks like Facebook,Stumble upon and Digg.These sites not only brings massive traffic but also helps in increasing your Alexa Rank.