Everyone wants a good traffic rank on Alexa because it really looks good on sidebar and useful for making a good impression on visitors or other bloggers. If you want same for your blog them go ahead and download Alexa Toolbar and start using it on your browser. It will definitely add some value on your currentAlexa Rank.
To download the Alexa Toolbar, You will have to use Firefox or Internet Explorer. Thru any of these browsers, go to the Alexa Toolbar Download page and then start downloading the toolbar. Once you will complete the download, start the installation. Installed Alexa Toolbar will looks something like the image below on your browser.
Note: Alexa Toolbar currently doesn’t support Google Chrome.
Different features of Alexa Toolbar
Definitely you can check the current traffic rank of each page opened on your browser. Apart from that you can also use Alexa Toolbar for other purposes. Some of them are,
1. Alexa Rank On Google SERP
Whenever you will hit a search on Google or Yahoo, you will find the Alexa rank of each web page on SERP. Based on that, you can estimate the popularity of the page and ongoing traffic as well.
2. Alexa Rank Trend
Current Alexa Rank of a web page is one thing and the trend of previous 6 months or 1 week is another thing. Based on this information, you can estimate the growth or downturn of a web page. Alexa toolbar will show you trend on status bar of the browser for each opened page.
3. Check Archives Of The Web Page
You can check the achieves for a website on single click. For example, if you want to seehow Mashable or Lifehacker or Problogger were doing in 2005 or 2006 on other websites in their initial days, go ahead and check the archives. To check the archives using Alexa toolbar, you will have to click on the Alexa logo on status bar of the browser and then list of options will appear. Click on “Wayback Machine”. It will show your the saved pages of the opened website based on different years. Now click on the saved pages, it will show you the older version of the website or blog.
4. Review A Blog Or Website
You can review your favourite website or blog using Alexa Toolbar. You can also do a favour to your friend’s blog by providing good review on Alexa.
5. Control Each And Every Option
You will have full control of showing or hiding different things related to Alexa Toolbar. You can hide the Alexa Trend or Rank Display on SERP etc. To do that, Click on “Options” tab on the menu opened by clicking on Alexa Logo on Status bar. Now choose from different options over there to control the display or nature or work for Alexa Toolbar.
Go thru the Alexa Complete Guide to know more about Alexa Options and Details.
Download and start using Alexa Toolbar on your blog and you will definitely see a rise in your Alexa Rank reaching towards good one.