Anyone starting his/her journey online needs an email address. The first time I got myself an email address was in 1998 with Yahoo mail. I entered a random name- "denharsh". Almost 20 years later, I'm still using that same handle everywhere (Twitter, Facebook, and many other online presences). When I started out online, I had little knowledge of the internet, and no knowledge whatsoever about branding and the importance of having a good email address. Many of my friends have email addresses that have prefixes like "awesome", "sweet", "love", and so on. Such names look good when we're teenagers, but as we start to become professionals, having these kinds of email addresses becomes a source of embarrassment. A blogger can always a get a professional email address with something like [email protected] but for a normal user who is using a service like Gmail, Outlook, or Yahoo mail, selecting a decent email name is crucial. If you are … [Read more...] about How To Select A Name For Your Personal Email Address
As a newbie or pro, when ever you start a new website one of the biggest dilemma is picking the best Webhosting for your next project. When it comes to picking up the best-rated Web hosting companies, we are bombarded with too many options. There are many online websites which compare best Webhosting providers, but in the end we still stay in dilemma to picking up the best one. An online presence is not like a well-organized dinner party…there is no such thing as a ‘perfect’ Web-host. There are hosts that will come very close and offer very substantial services, but no one host will have everything. The important factor, when finding a host, is not to get misguided by irrelevant features that don’t concern your current or future hosting requirements. You should be concentrating on finding a provider that combines high quality packages with acceptable cost, has the resources required to offer your site optimal performance, and consistently excels in customer … [Read more...] about Guide To Select the Best of The Best?
Welcome to the world of WordPress custom post type. A fresh installation of WordPress comes with some default post types; they are – Posts, Pages, Menu Items, Attachments, Links, etc. Besides these regular post types, WordPress also allows you to add content in your own type. This custom content type is called ‘Custom Post Types.’ You can use custom post types to add different types of content like product review, recipe, testimonial, team member, etc. Why Should You Use Custom Post Types? I am sure some of you are thinking why the hell should I bother with this thing; I have got plenty on my plate already! Well, if you are content with what you have, that’s okay. But what if you want more? What if you want to add more information in your posts in a structured way? Let me give you an example before it gets too complicated. Let’s say, you are creating a recipe website. Unless you have chosen a premium theme that comes with a dedicated recipe post type, … [Read more...] about 5 Best WordPress Custom Post Type You Should Know
One of the basic building block of a Blog is it’s theme. Theme represent your work and how professionally you are blogging. Most of new blogs, don’t pay much attention to theme and use tons of widgets, use a theme which can accomodate more ads or keep changing their Blog theme at regular interval. This is one of the biggest mistake which you can make in your Blogging career. Selecting a Blog theme is not an easy task and finding one perfect theme is endless task. Here at ShoutMeLoud, we are using Thesis theme from last 2 years and this is no doubt one of the perfect SEO optimized theme, but again default look of theme is quote boring and many users who are not good with CSS and PHP and don’t have money to hire some one, such theme is not perfect choice. But if you are good at it or have budget to customize your theme, you should check out Thesis theme review by Harsh. Now, for the Bloggers, who are not really great with customization and need to choose a Blog theme, … [Read more...] about 5 Killer Tips to Select Blog Theme
No business can survive today without a website. Try to promote a business solely through word-of-mouth and you’ll soon find out why. Internet is increasingly becoming our first port of call for information on anything so, without a website, your business will be virtually invisible and will rapidly fall behind competitors. When you first begin investigating how to establish an online presence for your business, you will come across an enormous amount of information about web design, web development, online marketing and search engine optimisation which is not likely to make any sense to you. After all, you are only after a basic website and can learn about the rest of the business later. The only decision you really need to make at this stage is whether to build your site using a template website design or consult an expert for a personally customised web design that has been prepared with just your business needs in mind. Custom vs. Template web design What exactly do the … [Read more...] about Why Choose Customized Web Design over Template Website Design?