Bitcoin is back in news again after trading at a record high of $4483 per coin this month. Many cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin are powered by a technology known as blockchain, and its potential use cases extends far beyond just the financial world—it continues to find use in government, healthcare, real estate, security, and many other industries. At events and in publications that cover the advertising industry, blockchain has been a hot topic as a candidate for bringing in more transparency into ad tech and solving problems such as opaque supply chains and ad fraud, how much of it is hype and what are the facts? Before getting into how blockchain could help ad tech, let’s understand what it is and how it works. Each “block” in a blockchain typically contains a hash pointer to the previous block, timestamp, and transaction data. A blockchain is a growing list of records, or blocks, linked together and secured by cryptography. Stripped to the basics, … [Read more...] about Can Blockchain Fix the Problems of Digital Advertising Industry?
If your website takes more than 3 seconds to load, 50% of your visitors leave your site. When it comes to increasing your website traffic and keeping your visitors sticking to your sites, your website design plays a crucial role. But still most people make few web design mistakes that can be easily avoided. If you are trying to increase your traffic or sales, you need to avoid the web design mistakes or else they will cost you money! So in this article, I’m going to share few web design mistakes to avoid. Let’s get started! Web design mistakes to avoid 1. Don’t use font size too small One of the common web design mistakes is using font size too small! Using tiny font size on a website can really hurt the readership. No one likes to read a blog or website that has small fonts. If a visitor finds it hard to read the content of a website, he will leave the site immediately. Instead of using 10 to 12 pixels, make your font size up to 14 to 16 px for better reading … [Read more...] about 7 Web Design Mistakes to Avoid At All Costs
Although I am a newbie blogger as well who is yet to make any money, I read and follow the top bloggers in the industry. In this post, I would like to highlight the top mistakes that newbie bloggers make. 1. Not Building An Email List “The money is in the list.” If you haven’t heard that line before, you have not blogged long enough. Whatever your blogging goals are, building your email list should be your top priority. If you are blogging to make money, you would soon notice that your blogging income will be directly proportional to the number of email subscribers. Making an growing, an email will ensure that you have a steady stream of visitors as soon as a publish a new post. You could also segment your visitors and send them targeted emails or drip campaigns. This way you would successfully make sales if you created your own products. Having a growing subscriber base will also Google Proof your website. You can still get a good number of visitors on your blog if … [Read more...] about Mistakes Bloggers Make That Costs Money & How To Fix Them?
Are you running an old WordPress blog where you have allowed others to contribute guest post and get links in return? Or do you have a WordPress blog where you have multiple authors to publish content on your blog. Chances are that you might not be taking complete editorial control and many of your old links are redirecting to some spam site or broken. . After Panda and Penguin update it has become important for anyone to take complete control of all the existing links on your blog. This plugin is for those bloggers who have a WordPress blog which is over one year old and for those who plan to blog for long. ShoutMeLoud started accepting guest posts from 2009 and since then over 500+ bloggers have contributed here. In the past 5 years a lot has changed and many of the links posted by the guest authors are dormant, be it link to their own blog or links that has been mentioned in their article. For fixing broken links it’s easier to do it with the help of Broken link checker … [Read more...] about How LinkPatrol Plugin Fixed WordPress Blog External Link SEO Prob
Being a Blogger is fun and the most interesting part is making mistakes and learning from it. When I started blogging, I made many mistakes which reduced my Blog traffic and hampered my Blog brand, thought I never let those mistakes stopped me as it’s part of life. When ever you start with something new and without much guidance, you end up making mistakes and over the time you learn from it and fix it. We have earlier covered many such silly mistakes which newbie Bloggers make and if you missed it, you can read about it below: I know you love to read about new tips which help us to grow blog traffic but at the same time you should know what mistakes you are making which is making your blog traffic drop. Specially if you are making common SEO mistakes, it might lead to complete traffic disaster of your Blog. Let’s see some costly blogging mistakes which can affect your blog traffic. I am sharing my blogging experiences with you and I hope it will be useful for new bloggers … [Read more...] about 11 Costly Mistakes That May Reduce Your Blog Traffic