If you are newbie to Search Engine Optimization (SEO), then the first thing you should know is that search engines love fresh and quality content. Beside quality content there are many factors to get a post to be ranked well in search engine. It should be indexed first and many backlinks are needed to leverage its rank for targeted keyword. 1. Optimization of the pages link structure of your blog. In the ordinary case the link to your page will look like http://abcblog.com/?p=8, but you can create one of its more attractive to users, such as http://abcblog.com/post-title. To do this you need to select the function settings of arbitrary structure and put /% postname% /. 2. Optimization of the titles of your articles and pages. Before choosing a title for your blog post think in user point of view. How a user search for a product or article, try Google adwords and other keyword tool to get keyword ideas. Optimize your title according to those keywords. 3. Robots.txt, is a text file in … [Read more...] about 10 Quick SEO Tips to Optimize WordPress Blogs
Technorati blog directory
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?
Home » Blogging » Guest Blogging: Top 5 Ways to Find Blogs for Submitting Guest Posts These days, lots of webmasters and bloggers have started including guest blogging as one of way to market their websites and blogs. They use guest blogging for getting keyword-based links, traffic, relationship building with fellow bloggers and for promoting their products and services in blogosphere. There are hurdles one needs to solve to get most out of guest blogging. You need to a good writer as blog owners only accept high quality articles in the form of guest posts. Then you need to have a list of high PR, top authority and blogs with lots of traffic in your niche. In case, you don’t have that list, you should start working on it immediately by doing some research on Google with keywords of your industry to find most popular blogs. Process for Guest Blogging Create some high quality and interesting articles around your website niche. Contact bloggers in your niche with … [Read more...] about Top 5 Ways to Find Blogs for Submitting Guest Posts
As of March 2012, WordPress is on 72.4 million different websites around the globe making WordPress the most widely used and popular content management system (CMS) in existence. In 2011, WordPress was responsible for 14.7% of the top 1,000,000 websites in the entire world. Nearly 48% of the top 100 blogs, as ranked by Technorati, currently use WordPress as their CMS. There are approximately 19,225 plugins freely available in the WordPress Plugin Directory. If you’re a newbie and have just installed WordPress then it will be a very difficult time to choose the most Essential and Best WordPress Plugins for 2012 from among the 19,000+ plugins. So I’m going to introduce you Free WordPress Plugins which I use/recommend. It includes – a WordPress SEO Plugin, a WordPress Backup Plugin, a WordPress Contact Form Plugin, a WordPress Sitemap Plugin and everything in between. Top 30 Essential WordPress Plugins 2012 You don’t have to install all the 30 plugins listed … [Read more...] about Top 30 Best WordPress Plugins 2012 To Enhance Your Blog
Blog about a topic that you are passionate about is one of the most frequently repeated advice for new bloggers from the veteran ones. I have believed in it for quite sometime myself. Unfortunately, I have come to realize that it is not true. It is possible to blog about a topic that makes you fall asleep and make tons of money from it. The proof I am aware that the above statement of mine is enough for most of you to blast me in the comments section. Here is a link to a blog that sold for more than 32,000 USD after four months of being setup. That means the blogger earned more than 8,000 USD per month from the blog. You will think that the blogger was passionate about the topic and hence managed to get tons of link from quality sites. Nothing of that sort. A simple backlink analysis of the blog will show that all the links consist of links from article directory sites and his own blogs. Hang around Flippa for some more time and you shall realize that there is a large number of … [Read more...] about Can You Imagine SomeOne Blogging Without Passion?