27 Jun 2007

Alexa rankings

All this while I have been concentrating a lot on improving my Google page rank. I do realise that Alexa rankings are equally if not more important too. Right now the Alexa rankings of this blog is not that impressive: 461,677.

Unlike Google page rank where we aspire to reach PR 10, it the opposite for Alexa rankings. Here the lower the Alexa rank, the better.

If you are a newbie to this, just check out what they have to say about 'Alexa Traffic Rankings' on the Alexa site.

Though a lot of critics say that it not a true indicator of web traffic to a site, Alexa rankings are still used by many sites for the same - this includes a number of online advertising companies.

if you are looking to improve (lower) your blogs' Alexa rankings, you might want to read Dosh Dosh's '20 Quick Ways to Increase Your Alexa Rank'.

I have already taken some of the steps listed there including putting up the Alexa rank widget on the sidebar and also have Firefox’s SearchStatus add-on installed.

Let's see how it goes from here.


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