Social Bookmarking sites provide a flexible way for your readers to bookmark your articles and organize them. I’ve seen everyone mention about social bookmarking in post-panda link building. So how effective is Social Bookmarking actually, to your blog? There are many sites which users use to bookmark the best of content from web like Delicious, Digg, Reddit, StumbleUpon and many others. These sites are not only useful for users, but for site owners such bookmarking sites are very effective. Though, there are pros and cons of social bookmarking for example, traffic from stumbleupon triggers your bounce rate where as social bookmarking links are considered very valuable after recent Google algo updates. Benefits of social Bookmarking Many Bloggers (newbie and pro-bloggers), believe in writing great content but by making their content they will leverage the power of Social sites and this will not only drive traffic but there are many other advantages and benefits of … [Read more...] about How Effective is Social Bookmarking For Blogs?
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If you’ve been blogging for more than a few months, I’m sure you know how difficult it can be to come up with ideas for blog content. Sure, you have a lot to talk about as an expert on your blog’s topic, but finding the perfect idea can still be a challenge. Let me reassure you, you’re not the only blogger suffering from the “no content idea disease”. For instance, I know this illness myself from firsthand experience. The good news is that it’s curable! Whether you want to come up with the right blog post idea for your own site or for a guest post you want to write, you can use these strategies with great success. I’ve written quite a few articles for my own site and many guest posts for other blogs as well by relying on the following ideas. 3 Ways to instantly generate blog content ideas: Tip 1 – Use Übersuggest Übersuggest is a free online tool at ubersuggest.org that makes researching Google Suggestions ridiculously … [Read more...] about 3 Out of the Box Tips to Come Up With Ideas for Blog Content
When Panda was rolled out last year, we all understood the importance of high quality content and freelancers and Bloggers have moved from quantity to quality. The question, which remain unanswered for many blogger is how to differentiate between low quality and a high quality content. Is it minimum 300-350 word criteria? If yes, how small dictionary words are being ranked in SERP’s? Is it Keyword stuffing only, then why Google is hitting hard on automated and keyword stuffed sites? So, by the end question remains the same for Bloggers on how SERP”s determine quality content writing on any blog. First thing which you need to understand is a quality content is just one part of ranking and Google consider many other factors like over all site SEO, domain ranking, social signal to place you really high in Search engine ranking. But, everything starts with content and even a well On-page optimized content, your ranking is not guaranteed until your quality of your … [Read more...] about 11 Delicious Ways to Judge High Quality Content For Bloggers
How many of you know about auto content generation tools? If not, let me give you a overview. There are many software’s, WordPress plugins which will help you to put your blog in auto-pilot mode. Such software’s use feeds to auto generate blog posts and some of them even use article spinners to create new blog posts. Such blogs doesn’t take much time to install and create and within hour of work, you will have a blog which will generate automatic content for you and thus you will be making money in auto-pilot mode. Sounds Fun..Huh..? Fact is, Google search engine doesn’t give weightage to such auto content generated blogs. Such auto content generated blogs are made for adsense blogs and you will find ads are placed all around the content for more CTR and more focus is given to ads and not auto populated content. Now Google adsense team made it official that they don’t allow Adsense to be placed on such auto content generated blogs and it’s a … [Read more...] about Google Adsense Slaps Auto Content Generated Blogs
A few days ago I was talking to a budding blogger on the phone and he was telling me that he was worried about his motivation for blogging. Here are the first few lines of the conversation I had with him over the phone: (I will refer to him as “Mister X”.) Me: Hi – what happened? Why are you so demotivated? Mister X: Harsh, I have worked on my blog for many months and this is my 4th blog and probably the last one. I’m still getting only 100+ odd views and people are commenting just because of back links like “nice post” and “useful posts” and at times I do get negative comments and that discourages me a lot. Me: Why did you start blogging? Mister X: I started Blogging because I like it and it’s my passion. I’m blogging for the last 4 years and I like when people like my posts and follow me. Secondary reason is money, which is not the main reason but will be a major one later in my life. Me: What kind of people do you follow … [Read more...] about How to Motivate YourSelf for Blogging When you are Demotivated