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?
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Here is an exclusive list of Websites, directory and places where you should submit your blog. Most of the sites listed here are free, and if you are creating a new blog/Website or have not submitted your existing Website to these places, you should go ahead and create one. This also includes many social networking site and social bookmarking profile. It’s not an extensive list like 1000 sites or something, but I’m creating a list of those sites which are important and will be helpful in either search engine ranking or tracking your site report. Let me start the list with Webmaster tools as it will be first step to get your site on search engines. Submitting you blog to other sites will help in better indexing and crawling of your blog. Especially when you create a new blog, it takes time for search engine bots to find your blog and crawl it, by submitting your site to these Websites which is listed below, it will help in faster indexing. Though if your sole motto is … [Read more...] about Exclusive List of Websites & Directories to Submit Your Blog
One of the easy of branding is by launching your free WordPress theme. If you are using a custom theme, you can also release a public version of your theme or you can hire a freelancer to create a theme for your readers and you can use it for your blog promotion. You can offer theme for free in exchange of Email subscription or social media likes. Now, the hard part is to promote the theme, so that more people will get to know about it. There are many sites which let you submit WordPress theme and if your theme deserve a shout, they will give it a mention on their site. Apart from submitting WordPress theme to Theme directories, Here I’m sharing few ways which you can use to promote any WordPress theme created by you. Though to promote a Free theme few ways are : Ask your blogger friends to write about it. Submit Theme in Free WordPress Directory Submit Theme in WordPress Theme Directory. I have collected few links where you can submit your free WordPress theme … [Read more...] about 17 Websites to Promote & Submit Free WordPress Theme
Since Dick Costolo, the CEO of Twitter, announced the update to profile look back in September 2012, users were busy tweaking their Twitter headers for that perfect look. Twitter headers are not much different to Facebook’s profile covers, only a difference in the dimensions, that’s all it is. A great looking Twitter header grabs the viewers attention in a snap and they instantly hit the follow button. Okay, now I might have exaggerated it, but still Twitter has also opened out avenues for visual creativity, taking a page out of Facebook’s book. Since then, many of the Twitter’s users have got it right and expressed themselves visually on the network. But that has also left many of the users stumped over what picture to choose and how to format it to make it the best fit. As you can see from the above image, Twitter header is 520px wide by 260px tall. This breaks it down to a 2:1 ratio with a maximum upload size of 1252px by 626px or 5 … [Read more...] about Create & Download Twitter Headers With These 5 Free Websites
Over time, I have shared many different ways to drive traffic to your website, but as most of us know, traffic from countries such as the U.S. and the U.K. convert better in terms of advertising and affiliate sales. This is because of the “purchasing power” of users from these countries. There are many factors that can help you to get country-specific traffic. For example, ShoutMeLoud is a popular blog in India & also globally. I could actually work on targeting more U.S.-based traffic, but whenever I iterate my blogging business plan, I realize that it’s better to target an Indian audience as it provides less competition and a better supply:demand ratio. There are very few blogs in India that teach the A to Z of blogging. Being in this niche for several years, ShoutMeLoud has an advantage. This reflects my particular case, but I’m sure there are many of you who are blogging for AdSense income, and you may want to target traffic from specific countries (like … [Read more...] about How To Target Country-Specific Website Traffic