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?
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The Sitemap is one such SEO requirement that is essential for your blog organic search engine traffic. In the past I have talked about best sitemap plugins for WordPress & today one of the most popular WordPress plugins; Jetpack added the sitemap functionality. Since sitemap feature is so vital & if you are using any other Sitemap plugin apart from SEO by Yoast, you can use Sitemap module of Jetpack & lower down your number of plugins. Along with Sitemap functionality, the latest version of Jetpack has added more features such as Skype sharing button & social menu. In this guide, I will walk you through the Sitemap feature of Jetpack plugin & other notable features added by them in the recent past. If you are new to Jetpack plugin, you should read this beginners guide to Jetpack & watch the below video to learn more about it. Once you are done going through the beginners guide to Jetpack, do check out this guide to learn about activating & deactivating any … [Read more...] about Generate Sitemap for WordPress with Jetpack WordPress Plugin
Domain verification has always been a headache for newbie, especially when you have to verify domain ownership in Google apps or Google Webmaster tool. Earlier, Google allow domain ownership verification using many methods like “Meta tag” “DNS record” “Upload file”, but they require a little bit of technical knowledge. I always wonder, how a newbie Blogger, who just started Blogging manage to verify domain, as tutorial changes with theme and domain registrar. And obviously, not everyone is comfortable using FTP to upload files and verify domain possession. Now, Google has made this process easier for domain owners and now you can verify domain using your domain registrar. Google domain verification: When you buy domain from Google, they use eNom to sell domains and at times Godaddy. Today, Google announced a new way to verify your domain in Webmaster tool and Google apps, using domain registrar. This new process will let you verify ownership by just … [Read more...] about Google Made Domain Verification Easy With Godaddy & eNom
16 How does your site appear on Google? How many traffic are you getting from Google? How many URLs of your site got indexed by Google? If the answer is YES, then you have to use Google Search Console. Google Search Console (formerly Google Webmaster Tools) is a free service by Google that helps you to monitor your site performance in Google Search results. It provides data to help you to understand how your site appear on Google. It also shows search queries that drive traffic to your site. Google Search Console allows you to submit your sitemap, remove URLs from search results, test robots.txt file, find and fix crawl errors and much more. If you want to use Google Search Console, then you have to add and verify your site in Google Search Console. In this post, I will show you to verify WordPress blog in Google Search Console. How to Verify WordPress in Google Search Console Step 1: Go to Google Search Console Just click on this link, Google Search Console, to get started. And … [Read more...] about How to Verify WordPress Blog In Google Search Console
4 Here at RoadToBlogging, we get most of the traffic from Google followed by Bing and other search engines. In recent times, I've noticed that traffic from Bing is increasing. So I wanted to track my Bing search traffic and started using Bing webmaster tools. In this post, I am going to share how to submit sitemap to Bing webmaster tools. Before moving to the tutorial, let's get some idea about sitemap. What is Sitemap? A sitemap is a list of URLs of a website that helps search engines to crawl your site and index them. It's an excellent way to tell search engines that you've updated your blog. It helps search engine bots to discover all pages of your site. How to Submit Sitemap to Bing Webmaster Tools If you are new Bing webmaster tools, here are some information for you. Bing webmaster tools is a free service by Microsoft that allows webmasters to add their site on Bing. It also offers sitemap creation, submission & ping tools, site statistics, keyword search tool etc. Before … [Read more...] about How to Submit Sitemap to Bing Webmaster Tools