But don’t know how to go about it and searching for few guest blogging plugins which could make things easier for you? There are some incredible plugins useful for guest blogging available which will make all of tasks associated with guest posting quite easier which we are going to cover in this post. Whether you know it or not, guest blogging is still one of the most effective ways to grow your audience and increase your backlinks and traffic. There are so many bloggers who are using it to grow their online revenue and email list. So if you are thinking to grow your online presence, make sure to harness the power of guest posting to boost your blog’s exposure. Today I’m going to share list of 7 must have guest blogging plugins for WordPress users. These plugins will be really handy for you if you are introducing guest blogging opportunities on your blogs. Before discussing in detail about these guest posting plugins, there are some basic facts related to guest … [Read more...] about 7 Must Have Guest Blogging Plugins for WordPress Blogs
2017 Update: Alexa is no more the same. So there is no point using Alexa widget or paying for Alexa services. You should rather focus on improving domain authority. Learn everything about domain authority here. This article is just for the archiving purpose. Soon, we will remove all instances of Alexa ranking from ShoutMeLoud. We have talked a lot about Alexa in the past, and I realized I have missed out the most basic tutorial here, and that is how you can submit website to Alexa. Usually, Alexa picks a new domain itself but it’s always a good idea to submit your site yourself and claim your ownership. This way, you can add more details to your Website Alexa profile and make it look more professional. There is always a controversy behind Alexa ranking, but I believe like many other website ranking tool, Alexa is one of the standards and we have to make sure that we get a good listing and ranking on Alexa. So this, beginner guide will help you to get … [Read more...] about How to Submit & Verify Website on Alexa?
Here I have listed 7 things which a new blogger must do in order to lead his blog to success. Follow them and see your blog flourishing: Submit your blog: There are many web-directories, and social sites where you should definitely submit your blog. Here is one such list: List of websites where you should submit your blog. This is the easiest way to get indexed and get your blog crawled by search engines. This is the most basic step towards Search engine optimization and must be done whenever you setup a new site. If you are using wordpress then you can use this plugin which automatically creates a sitemap and submit it to search engines. Google XML sitemap: WordPress essential plugin How to submit blog sitemap to Bing Engage with other bloggers on social networks Participating in discussions with other bloggers on social networks like facebook and twitter is a great way to build up relationships with other bloggers of your niche and build up your own blogger’s … [Read more...] about 7 things to do from the first day of Blogging.
Update July 2014: Technorati have revamped and now it’s no more a directory of blogs. Technorati is not accepting any new blog submission. Technorati is one of the biggest blog directory and has a great index of Blogs from around the globe. Technorati not only is an index of Blogs but also rank them. And if your site is ranked at top 10 under any category, you can expect some nice traffic. Today, we will see how we can submit blog to Technorati as it helps in ranking and also helps in faster indexing of new site. The whole process is divided into 3 simple steps. Register > Submit site > Claim token. In this tutorial, I will explain all the steps one by one. Do remember, try to put all related category and add a complete description to let people know you are running a professional blog. After all, your site in Technorati is like a portfolio of your blog. Claim your Blog: To get started with this, register for a free account at Technorati. Once you are … [Read more...] about How to Submit Blog to Technorati?
Social Media websites can drive insanely great traffic to your blog if you have a good social media marketing strategy. But it can drive fair amount of traffic if you just submit blog posts regularly to your social media profiles. Social media traffic is as important as organic traffic from search engines as we can’t rely on Google alone. They continue to push algorithmic updates like Panda, Penguin and who knows the next could be Giraffe. It means that we must diversify the way we get traffic. I’m going to list the top social media and other websites that you shouldn’t ignore or must use as part of your social media marketing strategy. I’m NOT going to list all the stupid social media or the so called web 2.0 sites out there as I’m going to focus only on sites that can drive traffic to our websites in one way or the other and not for building backlinks. Though the traffic quality of social media can’t be matched with that of organic traffic, it is … [Read more...] about Top 30 Social Media (And Web 2.0) Sites To Drive Traffic To Your Blog