What is Alexa Rank?

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Any person who interested in web designing, SEO or Blogging will definitely heard about Alexa Rank. Like wise Google Page Rank and Moz Rank, Alexa is also a ranking system for websites. In case of Alexa rank, A lower rank is good site ( Google have an Alexa Rank 1).

How Alaxa Rank works?

Here is how Alexa describes their service :
"The traffic rank is based on three months of aggregated historical traffic data from millions of Alexa Toolbar users and is a combined measure of page views and users (reach). As a first step, Alexa computes the reach and number of page views for all sites on the Web on a daily basis. The main Alexa traffic rank is based on the geometric mean of these two quantities averaged over time (so that the rank of a site reflects both the number of users who visit that site as well as the number of pages on the site viewed by those users). The three-month change is determined by comparing the site’s current rank with its rank from three months ago. For example, on July 1, the three-month change would show the difference between the rank based on traffic during the first quarter of the year and the rank based on traffic during the second quarter."

How to Improve Alexa Rank? 

Improving your Alexa Rank, That means, Approaching to least value is very much easy. Webmasters many ways to do it and it ts easy than any other web rankings such as Page Rank etc. and also is important.

Here is some ways to improve your Alexa Rank.

1) Install Alexa Toolbar on every PC you surf your own website/blog. Alexa only considers the page views by the PC or any device which installed their tool bar. So while you installed Alexa toolbar your Rank sholud  come lower( lower is best).

2) Register on Alexa and let users write about you website on Alexa website.

3) The very easy way is, Alexa provides you a nice Rank if if paid ( Upgraded ) to premium users. And also provide many tools for observing their website/ blogs rating on the web.

4) Place an alexa widget on your blog/website which shows the current Alexa rank. It will helps to improve alexa rank.

5) Write a post about alexa ranking and place link between your's and Alexa's website. Alexa consider this too.

Any other ideas to improve Alexa Rank? Add it as comment and Will helps others too.

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Wire Loop / Steady Hand Game: Simple Electronics circuit

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Today, We are discussing about a circuit which is suitable for middle school and high school students. It is funny and involving hand-on learning.

About the Simple Wire Loop Game.

This game may familiar to you. It is available in market or on some carnival fests, it is introducing as a competition. Its is simple eye-hand coordination game involving a wire on hand and a small hole. The game is, the player need to hold the wire and attempts to guide it through the small hole. When ever the loop touches the sides of hole, Game will finished and a RED LED will starts lighting. We can improve its hardness by reducing diameter of the hole. 

Wire Loop Game Construction Using 555 IC

Here, The player have to touch the point C, via the hole B without touching its sides, using the point A ( Should be covered its touching side by an insulator). While successfully touches the point C, you wins the game and a GREEN LED will blow. If the handle A touches on side of B, the ckt will be OFF and and a RED LED will start lighting.
It is best to reduce the diameter of B (hole) to make the game more interesting. :)

Working of Wire Loop Game.

The main component of this circuit is a 555 IC. The 2nd pin ( Trigger ) of IC 555 is connected to +ve and pin 6 ( thresh hold) is connected to -ve. While the circuit is on,   IC output will be on OFF state. and RED LED lights. While getting -ve pulse on pin 2, circuit will be triggered and GREEN LED will start lighting. At this time, if pin 6 gets a +ve trigger, the circuit will be OFF.

Update: You could also give a little electric shock if someone failed the game.

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Google Page Speed Tools : Check your page speed score

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On April 2010, Google have included page load speed also into their ranking algorithm. This means, Now response time of a website is also a factor for page ranking or search result position. Google changed their algorithm because of they just need web authors and webmaster to make a serious look on their webpage's response time. Many thought that contents is more important than anything else. But page load time have also a significant role in thier traffic. The chance of missing a visitor may occur only because their large load time.

What is Page Load time?

 Page load time is the total time required to load the whole web page. This is depends on the images, scripts and the amount of the content on your web page. While your page takes much more time to load, Its not fare for the development or earnings for your page.The possibility of leaving your site before it loads is very high if it takes more time to load its content. 

Why Page Load Time is Important?

Many web masters and authors very well knows the importance of load time. But they are not focusing on it  accurately.This causes missing of many more visits to their page even if it contains most relevant information. While a user searches for some keyword matches to your page, search engines will lists your page also in results. and when they clicks your page, if it takes much time, the possibility of leaving your page is high. So Google introduced a new product, on their developer page, Pagespeed tools. This lets webmasters and authors to check their page loading speed ranking max. of 100. The only thinf u need to do is, just go to this page and check your page load score. If you get a score below 80 or little score indicates more room for improvement. A a high score indicates less room for improvement. "Techie Feeds" gets 93 out of 100 and we are trying to improve.

Check whether your content makes your blog slower.

It is good that, If add any images, scripts and anything else on your website, compare your current and previously checked page speed scores. If page score becomes low than the score before adding that element, you need to re-size or edit that image or code you added to the webpage for maintain your page speed. You can use Google page speed tool for this purpose.