2017 Update: Alexa is no more the same. So there is no point using Alexa widget or paying for Alexa services. You should rather focus on improving domain authority. Learn everything about domain authority here. This article is just for the archiving purpose. Soon, we will remove all instances of Alexa ranking from ShoutMeLoud. As I announced earlier that I will be taking questions related to blogging , SEO , WordPress and MMO. In this series my last post was How to start with a professional blog? . If you have questions regarding any of these topic, you can email me that using Contact page. Here is a question asked by Robin Son How should I improve my blog alexa ranking? My traffic has increased a lot from last time but still I lost my alexa rank and from 4 Lack its now 8 Lack This is one of the most common myth people have about Alexa rank i.e = Alexa rank is totally dependent on your website traffic. Most important thing which you need to know is how Alexa calculate the rank. How … [Read more...] about How Can I improve my Alexa ranking
As a blogger, you’re probably always worried about writing interesting blog posts that your readers care about. But you can’t just spend time on blog posts – there’s another type of content that you need to focus on: If you ever want your readers to complete an action – like joining your newsletter or buying a product – you need a good landing page to convince them to take action. In the past, you used to have to hire designers to create good landing pages. Luckily, you don’t have to do that anymore thanks to some awesome services and WordPress plugins that will let you create an awesome landing page without hiring a developer. Sound interesting? I hope so. Because today, I’m going to show you the 5 best WordPress landing page plugins and services. Best WordPress Landing Page Builder Plugins & Solutions: Let’s get started… 1. Leadpages: The most popular landing page builder Leadpages is actually a fully functioning … [Read more...] about 5 Best WordPress Plugins For Creating Landing Pages Without Coding
Over a period of 7 & half years of blogging, I have tried and tested many WordPress plugins. Based on my research and experience , I have created a secret list of plugins which I use on all my blogs. As a part of transparency culture, I will be sharing this exclusive list of plugins with you today. Do remember, these plugins are the outcome of my years of experience with blogging. So you can save your time, and pick the best plugin for your blog. If you have just started with WordPress, you should first read: How to install WordPress plugins. Do remember, I keep changing our plugins, so I suggest you to bookmark this page and keep checking after a month to see the updated list of plugins. The list is not in any particular order, and at the time of writing (January 2016), these are the WordPress plugins which power ShoutMeLoud. Note: Right now ShoutMeloud is using Genesis Theme + Custom skin design. Here is a quick list: Ad injection: For adding … [Read more...] about WordPress Plugins That Powers ShoutMeLoud To Success
Everyone knows that hosting your blog can become a costly affair, and the question of cost arises in every new blogger’s mind. How much is it going to cost to create a self-hosted WordPress blog? There is no upper limit when it comes to blog investment, and in this guide, I will share the minimum amount you need to spend to create a professional blog which you can proudly share with the world. With WordPress, you can start a blog with very little money. The WordPress software is free. You can download it from the WordPress.org page. Still, there are some other necessary elements that you will have to pay for (such as a domain name and a hosting space). These extra costs will depend on your specific requirements. You may also choose to invest in customization, SEO, or other factors along the way. These things may also cost money. If your intent is simply to start a blog on WordPress, you can start with a minimal … [Read more...] about How Much Does it Cost to Start a Self-Hosted WordPress Blog?
And you are like “what, where is my website”? I have got a bad news for you… Your website has got hacked and all your data is gone. Sound scary? Isn’t it? I did not mean to scare you, but this happens with many bloggers who choose a free theme for blogging instead of a premium one. Let me tell you the truth- free is not always good, even if it is a WordPress theme. In this post, I will show you why choosing a free theme could be dangerous for the blog. Imp note: There are many good looking free themes who offer encrypted free footers (Link free footer) & are of great quality. But, again their are still few donwside of using free WordPress themes over Premium WordPress themes. Why Free WordPress themes are not worth your time? 1. Unwanted URLs in the footer When you choose a free theme, you also accept the user agreement from theme developers. In exchange of the free theme these developers always want you to keep their affiliate URLs on your website’s … [Read more...] about Why Choosing Free WordPress Theme Is Not Safe All The Time