Alexa is a web information company managed by the worlds leading shopping site, Amazon.com. Its a search engine and they are famous for their ranking system. I have told you before that why the search rankings are important for websites, specially for blogs.

Alexa is a special search engine and they give ranking to each site according to the amount of traffic they are getting to their sites and how many backlinks are pointing to them.
Go to Alexa.com and fill out your full web address and click search. You will see your alexa rank which could be a long number of digits. If your web site/ blog is very much new, you will see ‘No data.’ You can see the alexa rank of BlogKori and its not good because its a new site.
The better you get alexa rank, this number will decrease. You can see some of the important status here on alexa like the % of world internet users you have reached, how many people come to your site from which countries, and the individual ranks of your site in different countries.

When your site will entre into the top 100,000; you will be able to see the traffic graph of your website. Here is the traffic graph of ProBlogger.net.
Now may be you are thinking how to get better alexa rankings, its natural because every score counts in blogging. The way to get better rankings in any search engine is to take your time to make your blog grow, build natural backlinks to your site, write new and original and quality articles in your blog and thats it.

The first target for alexa would be to make your blog into the top 1,000,000. When I first started to blog, it took me 3 months to get in the top 1,000,000. I’m telling you what to do to get even more better rankings,

Install the alexa toolbar
Go to alexa toolbar downloads and download the toolbar. You can use this toolbar to check the ranks of other sites while you browse. Now set your blog as your browser’s home page to ensure maximum visits.

You could ask your friends to download the toolbar too and to set your blog as their home page. The more your page is being viewed with the alexa toolbar, the more chances to get higher rankings in alexa. Few days later, you will see the improvement and this will continue.

Add the alexa widget
Go to alexa widgets and fill out your blog address. And click ‘Build widget.’ Now choose which size you like and add the widget code into your blog sidebar.
In this way people who will visit your and they will see your ranks. This will link back to alexa.com and this will help you to get better rankings.
Be patient because it takes time to get better rankings. All of the rankings will depend on your overall blog score and that is, a better quality blog.