How to get notified when Alexa rank changes
It‘s always not feasible to visit Alexa every-time to check your site’s rank. Moreover, the rank does not change each time you verify it. So what to do ?
Well, why don’t you think the reverse process. Get notified via email/SMS when your Alexa rank changes. Yes, it would definitely a nice option. You don’t have to check it frequently. Just reamain busy with your daily work and get notified when your rank changes.
To get started just do the following steps
- Make a new copy of this spreadsheet
- Provide your site URLs at respective places in the spreadsheet. You can track maximum 3 sites.
- Provide your email to receive alerts.
- Provide the time to get alert in HH:MM format. For example, if it is 9:03 PM provide 21:03.
- Then go to menu bar and start the tracker. The status will change to green and the tracker is ready to track your rank.
- That’s all.
How does it work
The heart of the system lies in Google Script. It makes an API call to Alexa exactly at the time specified by you and get the result in XML format. It then compares your current rank with previous rank which has been stored in the spreadsheet. If the rank differs, it sends the mail.
|Note: You can use this trick only for your personal purposes|