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What Is The Alexa Rank About? How does Alexa track its traffic? How does Alexa get its data? Improve the Alexa ranking for your website and the opportunity to check out your own domain name at the Alexa list. With this article, I would like to give you some clarity on these questions.
What is Alexa?
Alexa is part of the Amazon.com network. Alexa gets its numbers from the Alexa toolbar. And it will not surprise you that the top 20 positions of listed websites are going to Search engine sites and Social Media like Facebook, Google, and Amazon. There are a lot of people who want to know what this Alexa rank is exactly about? How do they get their data? And how is it possible to score high on the Alexa ranking list?
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Surprisingly or not, the search engine of Baidu.com is on the 4th position, this is the Chinese version, similar to Google. Followed by Yahoo, Wikipedia, Amazon, and Twitter.
Go here to view the whole Top Alexa list (opens in a new tab)
What Is The Alexa Rank About?
What does Alexa ranking mean?
I found a very interesting article about the Alexa Ranking system, and how much worth you must give it. It is written by Kyle, the owner of ways to avoid scams online (Click the link to visit this additional article, “How does Alexa track traffic, do they really have a grasp of your traffic?)
The article is investigating the reliability of the Alexa ranking and is displayed on the personal website of Kyle, co-owner of the Wealthy Affiliate platform.
Position 25-50 of the Alexa ranking list.
These positions are again predestined for search engines, video sites, Social Media, and news site as divisions of CNN, and PayPal.
Position 50-75 of the Alexa ranking list.
Network retail marketing sites are coming in, like Rakuten, Alibaba, and Aliexpress. The official website of Apple and Whatsapp. Some departments of the well-known search engine sites in particular countries. And a lot of porn sites do score very well in the upper numbers of the Alexa ranking system.
Which sites can be of interest for a blogger?
My top 5 Alexa ranked websites in the top 200
Worth to explore!
Enjoy my Top 5 of the Alexa ranking listWhen you go up in the ranking, for sure you have more friends. ~ Stan Wawrinka Click To Tweet
How to find out where your website is ranking on the Alexa list?
My website is currently ranking on position 4,101,142. I am very proud to appear on this global Alexa list. I see that the most popular search term is for my “Animated signature post”. Do you want to know your Alexa ranking? Simply type your URL behind this without the https and you can get any info about any domain name you want.
And Alexa will show you your exact position on their list. When you are just starting or do not have a lot of visitors yet, Alexa will not have any data on your website. You can check out any domain name.
What counts for Alexa?
TRAFFIC, TRAFFIC, TRAFFIC. That’s the only thing that counts for Alexa. How many visitors your website gets. In a previous article, I gave tips about increasing website traffic. And in this video of Brian Dean, owner of the website Backlinko (Alexa rank 23201) you will find very sensible ideas for increasing your traffic.
Read more about this awesome guy and terrific SEO expert.
My number #1 Recommendation for starting bloggers
My number #1 blogger platform is Wealthy Affiliate. They will never beat the search engines, news sites, and even porn websites. But I strongly recommend you to take notice of this website as a blogger, or as someone who wants to become a blogger. It’s free to look around and decide if this site is going to become your No.#1 too.
Wealthy Affiliate is currently ranked in the Alexa list on 17.328 I don’t care, Wealthy Affiliate is forever MY NUMBER #1