Monday, May 03, 2010

Blogging Alexa


I "knocked one out of the park" without even trying!

Last week, I uploaded "10 Ways To Become A Famous Blogger" and Dragonblogger was first to spread the word, via twitter. (Thanks!) His tweets were picked up by a few key bloggers and voila! The hits came fast and furious: quicker than the counter could register. Best part of all, the people who clicked in actually READ the article, according to my sitemeters. Some commented. I was pleased! One commenter typed "And I'm taking advice from the *140,000th* most popular site on the internet, why?" WHY INDEED! (I'm actually around 136K)...







The GOOD news, IMHO, as I pointed out in my reply to the commenter, is that there are MILLIONS of blogs BELOW me! I googled up a 2007 article about increasing Alexa rank. I'm not sure how much of the information is still applicable today. The article mentions one SUREFIRE WAY to kick your blog up a notch: "Hire forum posters to pimp your website. Either buy signatures in webmaster forums or promote specific articles or material in your website on a regular basis. You can easily find posters for hire in Digital Point and other webmaster forums." During the same Google session I noticed many articles advising "You can increase your rank by adding an Alexa Traffic Rank Badge to your blog or website."

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  1. Leaving trails on dofollow blogs also helps boost your Alexa rank, glad the promo helped increase visibility to your article and site as a whole.

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