Discipline Your Stubborn Alexa Rank

Of course you want a low alexa rank, so does everyone else, now it’s competition, you want to rank below 100,000 so does ever other blogger. In this kind of competition there are some things you can do that help in reducing your alexa ranking.

But before we go futher let’s see why you need to reduce your alexa rank.

Benefits of a Low Alexa Rank
1. Your blog is seen as authority. Don’t you want your blog to be seen as authority? Any body who comes across your blog gives you respect.

2. The first things advertisers consider before advertising on your blog is your alexa rank. So if you want to attract advertisers, then you must work to improve your Alexa rank. More adverts on your blog = more $$ 🙂 . Once you have an alexa rank below 100,000 then you’ll start receiving advertising offers.

3. For those of you who accept guest posts offers, it’s obvious, nobody wants to Guest Post on a blog with an embarrassing alexa rank. Many Guest writers consider alexa rank before sending their article. So with an good alexa rank you should be entitled to lot of guest posts on your blog.

4. The Truth: If you care about Alexa rank or not, Having a low Alexa rank makes you feel good and really motivates you .
After you must have seen the benefits of having a low alexa rank I’m sure you’ll want to walk towards getting the alexa rank of your blog to a reasonable rank. Lets go ahead.

Boost Your Alexa Rank With These Guides
I’ll take it easy with you so just keep calm and see how you can boost your alexa rank. These are tested and trusted methods and I tell you they work like magic.

1. You need a website. When talking of reducing your alexa rank you should have a website which you want to reduce it’s alexa rank.

2. Create an Account with Alexa. It’s easy to create an account with Alexa, simply click here to register, flling the boxes with your details, make sure you fill all the necessary information correctly.

3. If you have registered an account with them you should now claim Your blog.

How To Claim Your Blog On Alexa Rank

  • After you must have logged in to alexa go to alexa site owner page.
  • Now enter your blog/website domain name and click on Claim Your Site button
  • On the next page you will get all the plans and prices that alexa offers. As being a blogger I recommend you to choose Free plan.
  • Click on Sign Up button under “Free Plan”.
  • Once you click on sign up button, on the next page you will see two verification options.
  • For blogspot blogs select Option 2 and add a meta tag in your blog template under section.
    Please it’s advicable that you backup your template before adding meta tag.
  • After adding meta tag in your blog, go back to alexa and click on “Verify my ID” button.
  • If everything is right, you will receive a confirmation message.
  • Click on continue to add your site details.
  • Fill all the details like your site title and description, alexa rank in country and fill your public contact information.
  • Congratulations you have successfuly claimed your site

4. Install Alexa Tool Bar On Your Browser this really goes a long way in reducing your ranking on alexa. You can install it here. It plays a very important role to track your website.

5. Alexa widget must be on your blog to help you reduce your alexa ranking. Why? Alexa keep records of the hit that passes through their system, so it would also be beneficial to add the Alexa widget to your blog.

6. Your blog article type contribute to your ranking any way, the articles which you publish on your blog should have interesting content, which the visitors likes to read. Contents related to SEO, webmaster tools are very beneficial. Do you know that webmasters always visits such sites to get knowledge? And almost every webmaster has an alexa toolbar installed in his or her browser.

Remember I said that installing alexa toolbar On your browser really goes a long way in reducing your ranking on alexa, as It plays a very important role to track your website stats.

7. Create Custom toolbar using Alexa Toolbar Creator this will help you connect with customers and drive more traffic. It’s possible to create your custom Alexa tool bar and promote your site with it.

Note: SERP ranking and Alexa ranking of your website has nothing to do in common.

8. Join Bloging communities, it helps in reducing your alexa rank, I’m a geek a passionate one and I don’t write anything related to blogging on my blog, my blog is based on tutorials, how to’s, gadget and lots more.
How do I attract bloggers?
When I join blogging communities I write tutorials that interest my readers and also interest blogers, ie. “How to Screenshot an Entire webpage” this article is nuatral, even bloggers would love it so when I share it on blogging communities lot of bloggers click on my link and remember they have alexa toolbar installed in their browsers, this will help in reducing my alexa rank.

Conclusion
If you have always wished to boost your alexa rank to the next level then I think this is the right tutorial for you.

The volume of your traffic matters in boosting your alexa rank, anyway little traffic that uses Alexa toolbar can get a better alexa result than massive traffic that don’t use alexa toolbar.

43 Replies to “Discipline Your Stubborn Alexa Rank”

    1. Hi Daniel,
      There are lot of benefits of having a low alexa rank esspecialy below 100,000. Anyway every individual is entitled to his own opinion.
      Thanks for dropping a comment here, do have a wonderful day ahead.

  1. Another wonderful Guest article. Never knew Kabenlah do accept these.. Maybe i will write an article and send it over for some love too.

    Yeah i realy realy care about My alexa Rank and getting below 100k has been one of my priority since i started blogging but they havent been updating these days.

    Article looks Good. Thanks for sharing.

    Regards,
    Babs.

    1. Sure Babshaybell,
      Every website owner is supposed to care about their Alexa rank and so do I, I’m glad this article interests you.
      Thanks for stopping by.
      Have a wonderful day ahead.

  2. Thank you for the tips. However, I do not understand how installing the Alexa toolbar will lower the alexa rank. Kindly explain. Thank you.

  3. Hi Emmanuel,
    You’re always on point.. I’m actually working on improving my Alexa ranking as fast as possible. It helps. Thanks bro Emmanuel for sharing.

    1. Hi victor,
      It’s great to know that you are working on your alexa as at this time, I hope this article would go a long way in helping you do that.
      Thanks for stopping by.

  4. Hi Larry,
    Wonderful article about Alexa. I agree with you that Alexa considers alot in affiliate marketing because advertisers always like such websites for their business which have excellent Alexa rank.Everyone should care about their Alexa ranking.
    Thanks for sharing such a nice article.

    1. Hi Muhammed,
      Nobody would like to advertise on a site with a high alexa rank and even you too won’t want to do same, I’m glad you are one of those who care about Alexa ranking just like I do.
      Thanks for stopping by.

  5. Thanks for sharing great post about Alexa Ranking.This post very helpful for me and other also too. I’ll implement these tips on my blogging site to improve my Alexa ranking.
    Thanks for this…
    I really appreciate your efforts.

    1. Hi Dinesh,
      Implementing these tips on your blog site would sure yeild a positive result and I assure you, you won’t regret trying them.
      Hope you enjoyed the article?
      Thanks for stopping by.

  6. I’ve always known a low Alexa rank to be beneficial in many ways but never considered these ways to improve mine.

    I have the toolbar installed but I haven’t claimed my site yet. Just added that to my to do list.

    Thanks for these tips, Larry!

    Cheers!
    ~Norbert

    1. Hi Norbert,
      Everyday we learn new things, it’s good to know that you already have the alexa toolbar installed on your browser, and today you’ve learnt how you can claim your site on alexa.
      Thanks for stopping by.

  7. Hi Bilha,
    Alexa tracks all the visitors that visit your site, if people who have alexa toolbar installed in their browser visit your site, it’s been recorded by alexa and visitors with toolbars on their browsers are likely to boost your ranking according to Alexa.
    Thanks for stopping by.

  8. Hello Larry,

    This is superb, i have been thinking of some effective strategies to discipline my Alexa rank just as you have stated.

    Inarguably, your alexa ranking determines the magnitude of advertisers on your website or blog. It is so obvious that advertisers loves to advertise with blogs and websites with high Alexa ranking. This is why every blogger who wishes to make money out of his or her blog should strive to improve his or her Alexa ranking.

    The sight of my Alexa rank is way too discouraging. I’m glad i came across something like this. I strongly believe that after putting these points into practice, my Alexa rank will indeed, be disciplined.

    Thanks bro for sharing such an awesome article.
    Thumbs up Emmanuel, you’ve got a nice blog.

    1. Hi Chinedu

      If I am not mistaken, your site is new. Don’t worry as long as your follow the method listed by Emmanuel and you keep posting great content, your rank will reduce.

      I used to have a high rank too but now it’s reduced.

    2. Hi Chinedu,
      As IKechi rightly said it would just take you little time to reduce your Alexa rank if you do follow the above steps.
      Thanks for stopping by.

  9. Hi Emmanuel

    A great post. There is a debate about Alexa widget. Some people feel that it does have any impact on the blog while others feel that it does reduce ranking on a blog. Reading your post has made to decide to add the widget on my blog but do I add it on widget sidebar or header

    1. Hi Ikechi It’s nice to know that you’ve finally agreed with putting the alexa widget on your blog.
      Probably the footer is one of the best places to fix yours, although every individual is entitled to their opinion.
      Thanks for stopping by.

  10. Hello Larry,
    Nice to see such great information about Alexa rank. I think besides blogging communities webmaster forums are also a good source of users who use alexa toolbar. As alexa counts visitor of their toolbar as valid visitor, these kind of visitors can make major boost up to any website.

    Thanks
    MSI Sakib

  11. Thanks for the tips on improving Alexa rating. I had dropped about 15 million places, but still have a long way to go to get under that 100,000 rankings and everything helps. I was able to verify my site and installed the toolbar. Thank you, keep up the great work. Do you recommend some blogging communities?

    1. Hi Zachery,
      It’s good to know that this article impressed and helped you, for sure you would see a positive result in the nearest time.
      Thanks for stopping by.

  12. Hi larry,
    Alexa ranking is it mandatory. Till now i didn’t send any request to alexa for ranking but later viewing your text it seems good sign to send request. Before proceeding i would like to know about alexa ranking. Keep rock with nice stuff buddy…
    Thanks.

  13. Hello Larry,

    You are truly right,
    With low Alexa, Every one trust us. as you described here. Alexa reduce when we get high quality traffic and back links mean Authority.

    And this is really great method to reduce Alexa rank.
    Any way thanks for sharing this great tutorial with us..

    Areesha Noor!

  14. Hi,

    Where is Little Johnny?

    Alexa ranking is indeed chased by everyone now. I hope everyone reads your note that SERP and alexa ranking are not related.

    My advice above all you have said will be to create great articles and wait for 1 year before going to take Alexa seriously.

    Nice tips buddy. Take care. 🙂

  15. Hi Rohan,
    Hehehe.. Little Johnny wasn’t invited here, maybe in my next article here he would be present.
    It’s a nice advise you’ve dropped here, as a newbie one doesn’t need to start thinking of getting a low alexa rank as this can be very frustrating and might even push you out of blogging.
    Thanks for stopping by.

  16. Hi Larry
    Usually Alexa rank of blogs on blogging niche remains impressive because community of such blogs is also bloggers who install its tool at their blog and as a result whichever blog they visit it receives the juice and its ranke move higher (lesser in count).

    It is right to say that blog post frequency helps a lot to get the rank higher but it is not rule of thumb. Many bloggers post once in a week and even once in a fortnight but they have quite impressive rank.

    Thanks a lot for one of the most perfect post on this important topic as most of us fully know the main factor an advertiser considers to issue an ad to blog is obviously its Alexa rank.

    1. Hi Mi Muba,
      It’s great to see you here, actually blogs in the blogging niche are privileged to getting a good alexa rank result, almost all their visitors are bloggers and almost every blogger if not all have the alexa toolbar installed on their browsers.

      Thanks for your spice up here.
      Do have a wonderful day ahead

  17. Hi Larry,

    Thanks for sharing the value here in Emmanuel’s blog. Alexa rank indeed can give important impact to blogger and his blog. That is why many tips regarding this will be valuable assets for us bloggers. Thanks to you, great to know you.

    1. Hi Okto,
      It’s my pleasure knowing you as well,
      of a truth alexa ranking position is very essencial in the blogging world. Every blogger wants his or her’s to get a better result anh here is a little tip I could spot out.
      Thanks for your comment.
      Have a wonderful day ahead.

  18. Alexa rank is not worth to invest precious time.
    It can be easily altered, also they are now forcing users to take a paid membership to get the data which was free previously. Lastly Amazon spies on the end user through Alexa toolbar.

  19. Hey Larry and Emmanuel,

    Thanks for writing this.

    Although i don’t pay attention to alexa. I would say concentrating on it is a waste of time and resources.

    I believe its not all about alexa but about getting results on the blog.

    Is the blog making money?

    Are my readers enjoying my writeups?

    Am i adding values to the readers?

    Am i helping people via my updates?

    That is what they call blogging.

    Anyway, i have been able to pick one or two things from here.

    Thanks

    -Oloyede Jamiu

  20. Great post about Alexa how nicely you share some excellent points through which everyone can easily reduce the Alexa rank of their websites or blog. Create Backlinks to reduce Alexa Rank… Thanks for nice sharing.

    1. Hello Sarah,
      It’s nice to see you here, and I’m glad that you like the post, and I’m sure it will help you boost your alexa ranking. Do you mean that backlinks can boost alexa rank? Wow! I’ve never heard of that though.

      Thanks for stopping by and do have a wonderful day ahead.

  21. Hi Larry,

    This is really great post indeed!
    Yes why not every one want great authority about it’s blog.
    Yes you are right, This is truth. we really feel good if our blog Alexa below 100k.

    I will apply these tips for my site.
    Thanks for sharing this interesting article with us
    Thanks again.

    Areesha Noor!

  22. Thanks for the awesome, article, I am currently working on a few sites and wanted to see how can we boost our ranking, this article has been of great help. Keep it up.

  23. Umm… I’m missing Little Johnny. BTW, You explained in such a good manner and I have fallen Love with your Words. Thanks a lot for this Useful Article on Alexa. I do love to read this Blog because of its Great Content.

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