In today’s interview series, We have Harsh Agrawal, a ProBlogger and Entrepreneur from India. Harsh is the guy behind famous blog ShoutMeLoud.com. On ShoutMeLoud.com, Harsh covers topics related to blogging, seo, making money, web hosting, affiliate marketing and social media marketing. Apart from ShoutMeLoud, Harsh owns some niche specific blogs. I would also suggest checking his personal blog at DenHarsh.com. Harsh has been able to earn thousands of dollars every month from his online blogs. Harsh has given good amount of time in answering my interview questions. This interview is 3000 words plus long. So I would suggest you have a cup of coffee with you while going through the interview. I’m really thankful to Harsh for accepting my interview request and for his time in answering my interview questions. Without any delay, lets start the conversation I had with Harsh Agrawal. Harsh: Hey Anil, Thanks for having me on your prestigious blog and here is a little intro for … [Read more...] about Interview With Inspirational Indian Blogger
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Few months back, Blogspot team added a new set of Advanced Blogspot SEO features which are more than just welcome SEO for a Blogger blog. Though, one thing which I still missed seeing in that update is, option to use custom permalink in BlogSpot. This is one feature, which actually create lots of difference for the SEO of your blog and finally we have Blogspot permalink options available. Though, before we move ahead and learn how to use it for better SEO of your Blogger blog, lets learn more about Permalink: What are Custom Permalink Let me stick to BlogSpot blog here, earlier we couldn’t control the permalink behavior of BlogSpot blogs and by default it used to remove some of the stop words and when you use long title, it removes the extending words from permalink. Here is an example of normal Permalink vs Custom permalink: https://www.shoutmeloud.com/blogspot-seo-search-preference-robots-redirection-metatag.html https://www.shoutmeloud.com/blogspot-custom-permalink.html In … [Read more...] about How to use Custom Permalink for Blogger Blogs
When it comes to blogging, we have plenty of options to start a blog: WordPress BlogSpot Tumblr …and many others… One of the most talked about topics here at ShoutMeLoud is: Which is better for blogging? WordPress or Blogger? This debate can get pretty confusing at times. Many users like BlogSpot because there are less technical hassles, and many users love WordPress because of its increased power and features. When someone asks me which platform they should start with, here is my usual answer: Start with WordPress.com for a month, and once you get accustomed to blogging, start a new blog on the self-hosted WordPress platform. Alternatively, you are free to use Blogger.com as your launchpad blogging platform, but don’t stick to it for too long. I say this from experience because I started my blogging life with BlogSpot and later moved to WordPress.org. Back then, there were a hell of a lot of learning experiences trying to figure out … [Read more...] about WordPress vs. BlogSpot : Which Is Better & Why?
When I started my Blogging career, I started with BlogSpot, and it’s always a wise idea to start with 0 investment when you are a complete newbie. After, getting used to the basics of Blogging, my next destination was to migrate to WordPress and after migration, I thought of sharing this migrate from BlogSpot to WordPress guide. Before you migrate from BlogSpot to WordPress, you need two things: Domain name and hosting. I suggest Bluehost hosting as it offers unlimited hosting with one free domain name. Moreover, it’s officially recommended by WordPress team. Hosting For hosting you can pick from any of the listed hosting companies here. For this guide we will be taking example from BlueHost which is recommended by official WordPress.org team. Domain name Domain name can be .com, .info, .org, .net but I will suggest go for .com or .org domain address. Do read If you buying hosting from companies like Bluehost, InMotion Hosting then you are getting domain for free. If … [Read more...] about How to Migrate from BlogSpot to WordPress with 301 Redirection
As a newbie blogger, the most confusing state is to decide which Blogging platform to choose. Though, most suggested platforms are BlogSpot, WordPress, Tumblr. Now, when we talk about creating a blog from the professional front, WordPress is a rock-solid choice. There are many things which you can do with a Self-hosted WordPress blog, which you can't do on a BlogSpot blog. BlogSpot and WordPress both offers free blogging platform which is a good way to start your blogging career, though certainly not the best. If you have been blogging on any of these free blogging platforms, read this article to know what are the limitations of using free blogging platform over self-hosted WordPress blog. To make it clear I started my blogging career from BlogSpot and then I moved to Self hosted WordPress blog. As I mentioned above, BlogSpot is a good blogging platform to start your blogging career, but for long run a self-hosted blog is what you should select. Though in this post I will highlight … [Read more...] about Why WordPress is Better Than BlogSpot Platform?