How many times, you have tried covering a live event from Apple, Google or any major Blogging event? I used to use the default WordPress post editor and hit the update button again and again, when I was covering an event and it was not only tedious but also it was very ineffective for readers. Readers have to manually refresh the page to see new live Blog updates. There were few options back there, but nothing was free and since I was covering the event using streaming video, there was no point of spending hundreds of dollar on live Blogging tools. Thanks to Automattic (Parent company of WordPress), they have come up with a free plugin for Bloggers who love to cover any event live. The plugin is named as LiveBlog and it does exactly what it says. In this article, I will be sharing some of the usage of this plugin and how you can setup and use this plugin. What is LiveBlog WordPress Plugin? LiveBlog WordPress plugin let you live blog anything right from post itself and it comes with … [Read more...] about How to Live Blog using LiveBlog WordPress Plugin?
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In the competitive landscape of online marketing, just having a blog and posting daily isn’t enough. Bloggers want to be recognized within their niche and provide value to their readers, and readers want to engage, feel apart of something, receive value and want results. Live Blogging is one concept that can be used in a bloggers marketing and engagement strategy to grow an audience and build sustainable traffic. Here, we will explore 1.) Differences between video blogging and micro-blogging, and 2.) Live Blogging tools and resources. Part 2: Live Blogging Tools & Resources In Part 1: Creating in the moment content, I examined the benefits of live blogging, establishing a live blogging framework and provided some insights on why you should think about using a live blogging event on your blog. One of the issues discussed was that many bloggers and Internet marketers rarely use this marketing strategy correctly, and if they do, it’s done in a haphazard way. This is … [Read more...] about Executing a Live Blogging Strategy: Live Blogging Software – Part 2
The important thing we need to know is how to make the work process easier and faster to be more productive and effective. So, usually you will be blogging from the default dashboard, but you need to accept the fact that default dashboard lacks in many features. Read: Blogging tools that I can’t Blog without Let’s see what desktop blogging editors can offer something new. Usually, our target is to get a WYSIWYG editor, which will help u us in formatting. For Mac OS, you have following options: Blogo Desk Useful list of Desktop Blog Editors: Open Live Writer The plugins integration in Windows live writer helps you to be more productive and work faster. It supports most of the blogging platforms like WordPress, Blogger, LiveJournal, TypePad, and much more. The only thing which I miss is a Mac variant of Windows live writer. This is so far my fav. Desktop editor and it offers many image editing and features that you need. For ex: Add watermark to images, Add … [Read more...] about 5 Best Desktop Blog Editors Tools
A proportional relationship exists between web traffic engagement and a website’s monetary returns. For this very reason, most web page owners look to increase their rank on a search engine’s results pages. However, even higher ranked web pages sometimes fail to make a necessary impact with a user. The Google Structured Data Testing Tool assists in the organizing of your Google search result and manages any optimizations that are required. To make a better impact and get higher clicks on your search engine links, developers need to consider adding such additional optimizations such as a schema markup (available through schema.org). The snippets available through schema, free and paid, are plugins that can significantly increase your page’s traffic from Google. This article will answer the fundamental questions of: What are rich snippets and how to add rich snippets to a website? Here I have also compiled the 6 Best Rich Snippets Plugins for WordPress. But before … [Read more...] about 6 Best Rich Snippets Plugins for WordPress – Reviewed
Note: This post has been updated to suggest more WordPress theme marketplace offering CyberMonday discounts. Are you happy with your existing WordPress theme? Isn’t selecting a WordPress theme a tough task? Needless to say the satisfaction we get when we discover a theme of our choice but the price is too high to buy. Well, you are not alone in this as it happens to me too all the time. This is why I wait for BlackFriday & Cyber Monday festival sale when we can buy all such online products including WordPress themes at dirt low price. I have already told you about what BlackFriday is here & shared a mega list of BlackFriday deals over here. This is an exclusive thread for you & other WordPress users who are in need of a good looking WordPress theme for their blog. Here you will find the deals & discounts related to WordPress themes in this BlackFriday & CyberMonday sale. Do remember, this is hand-curated list & don’t be afraid of buying … [Read more...] about Best CyberMonday Deals On WordPress Themes- Whopping Discounts