Hey, Shouters! First of all, I would like to thank Harsh & ShoutMeLoud (SML) for giving me this exciting opportunity to share my experience here. I’ve been a reader of ShoutMeLoud from past few months & SML taught me a lot regarding blogging, SEO, internet marketing, etc. So, Thanks, Harsh & SML for making this beautiful & awesome blogging community. Now, let’s start with our main topic. Google India Publisher meet Was in Four Season’s Hotel, Mumbai on 27’th February 2015 where we got the chance to personally meet the people working behind the scenes of Google Search, AdSense. I’m not going to share the every detail of the meet but the important things that we, the bloggers should focus on. The meet started with a cup of coffee. The first session was by Mr. Ashish Kalsi, who is working as a Search Quality Analyst at Google Search Team. He showed the Digital Landscape in India. Since India is rapidly growing digitally, we all have the … [Read more...] about I Attended Google Publisher Meet, & here is what I learned.
SEO is one of those industries that is based on data, experience and assumptions. For example, when Google launched the Google Panda update, we made so many assumptions, and many people gave up on trying to recover their sites from Panda penalties. Many bloggers, myself included, worked to fix the penalty damage and recovered completely. Google later launched the Google Penguin algorithm which was targeted to dismiss useless backlinks and penalize websites using shady methods to build thousands of links. Soon Google realized that they had given birth to negative SEO with Penguin, and they launched the Google Disavow link tool to give incoming link control to web masters. Undoubtedly, Google is making all of these changes to improve Google search and give better results. Any significant algorithmic change is always painful for web masters, and it is wise to work to understand the system, and give Google what … [Read more...] about What Is Google Hummingbird and How to Prepare for a Big Google Change
Have you been creating a To-Do list for yourself and still failing to complete all the task? Is it the lack of motivation or are you also making a wrong To-do list? Let’s find out how you can create one such list that will make you achieve your work within deadline. We as humans have always been a bunch of unproductive inadequacies. Now that’s a strident comment, but that’s the way we all have been hardwired as. The earliest form of listing tasks and goals could be dated back to the prehistoric days where the carvings of food, fire and protection against animals was a part of their everyday tasks and it reminded them of their duties. Coming a little into the early 19th century, Charles Schwab, a steel tycoon and a business magnate was the earliest implementer of to-do lists in workplace. He introduced a system called ‘Taylorism‘ in his workplace, and promised rewards for his employees who would increase their productivity. Then came Ivy Lee, … [Read more...] about How To Create An Effective To-Do List That Works
Whenever we talk about WordPress SEO, WordPress duplicate content is one thing which every SEO professional will suggest you to avoid. It doesn’t mean when people say “WordPress is SEO optimized” they are lying, they are right, but the duplicate content issue in WordPress arises because of many reasons. Today, we will look into some of the basic reasons and will try to fix it one by one. Whenever we talk about WordPress, one common comment which you will always get “WordPress is SEO optimized”. That’s true but not completely. You can start a website on WordPress and expect to start ranking well. By option for WordPress as your Website/Blogging platform, you have taken a wise decision but that’s not all. There are many things which you need to do from the first day when you start using WordPress. What exactly is WordPress duplicate content issue? Content which is the same but can be accessed by two URL. This could be within your blog or could be … [Read more...] about What is WordPress Duplicate Content Issue & Fix for SEO
Getting started with Freelancing is easy only when you have enough work in your hand, the problem with Freelance writing is there is no consistency in the job. You may get tons of articles request in a month, or sometimes you may not get any writing job. It’s important that you don’t keep your eggs all in one basket just incase one source dips, and you lose a large chunk of your revenue. Here I’m creating a list of such Freelance writing websites, which will help you to keep you busy with new writing jobs. Whether you are just beginning or well into your freelance writing career, the quest for more work is always welcome. Here are eight websites you can use to begin your freelance writing career online. These websites are a mix of marketplaces and websites where you can find people willing to buy your articles. Take a look through and find a couple that works best for you. Let me know what you think or which ones you use already. Before, we move ahead I suggest you to … [Read more...] about 8 Websites To Find Paid Freelance Writing Work: [Updated]
I’m going to share one Blog post writing tip which I usually follow when writing about any topic, reviewing any tool or when it’s not a news post. This one tip will not only make your article interesting and meaningful but will also make it actionable/doable. Not to mention, these are three important attributes of a quality article, which Google likes. One of the most common way people start writing an article/Blog post is, directly talk about the topic. For example, if you are reviewing one antivirus tool, you will start with details, description, and features. Now, this approach is not bad but again what’s the harm in making your article as desirable as your personality. Increasing the curiosity of your readers and later point them to the topic. That’s where this rule of Why, What and how comes into the picture. It triggers the action mechanism of readers, and they would love to read and follow your article. Let’s consider three simple scenarios: A … [Read more...] about Why? What? How? Rule in Writing Blog Post?
A content marketing strategy involves many phases through which the right content is drafted and shared cleverly enough to its most relevant audience so as to increase sales. Whether you are an owner of a service website or an eCommerce store,content has a lot to do with your business growth. One has to create content in many forms (including rich texts and graphics). Content is like a bridge that can connect your audience to what you sell. Content that is written uniquely, effectively, and professionally can definitely work. At the same time, the content must also consider a reader’s intent. 2. Recognize intent Before the content is made, you must identify who you are writing for and why. Knowing what online users are searching for and why they are searching for it will help you understand the type of content to make. How do you recognize it? Research terms your users are searching for Study online search patterns of your audience. Use an analytics tool to track a … [Read more...] about How To Make A Content Marketing Strategy That Works!
308 Would you believe that I applied for Adsense with a WAP site that didn’t have any option to put Adsense codes? Believe it or not, but it’s true. And Adsense rejected my application. Cause that application didn’t make any sense to Adsense team. That time, I didn’t have any idea about Adsense and how it works. All I knew that website owners can make money from Adsense. So I thought why not give it a try. After all, I was a proud owner of a mobile site. Like me, there are a lot of people who apply for Adsense with low-quality sites. That’s why Google became more strict on approving new Adsense accounts to maintain its quality. Getting rejected by Adsense is frustrating. After a few rejections, many new bloggers get this idea in their head that they won’t get Adsense approval ever. If you are one of them, you are not alone. And you are on the right place. In this post, I will be sharing some tips on getting Adsense accounts. Most of these tips … [Read more...] about Get Google Adsense Approval! 7 Things to Do That Work
We often encounter a beautiful, fancy homepage with a nice-looking “Services” page and a nice-looking “Contact Me” page. But when you click on “About Me”, you find an awful and loosely written page. Of the many elements of a website, the “About Me” page is among the most important. Why should you have an awesome “About Me” page? 1. It defines the personality of the blog. An “About Me” page is the foundation of your site. This single page tells the reader about you — who you are, what you do, and what your blog is all about. It contains some important information about your website, service, or organization. This is a page where you tell the readers about your company, and the place where you describe your achievements and strong points. For example, a company’s “About Us” page should contain the following information: When the was the company founded. Where the company is located. The … [Read more...] about What Is The Importance Of An “About Me” Page For A Blog?
Want to work and make money at home? Then making money online is just for you. Nobody’s telling you to work like a slave 24/7, but working at home is still work. You’ll have a flexible schedule, but you will benefit with the more effort you put into your work. To make your home-based business more professional, you can make an office of sorts. You might be interested in home-based businesses because you prefer being your own boss. But that’s not the only good thing with home-based businesses. You can actually relax, eat, and drink as much as you want to get you ready for work. No stress, no orders, fun and convenient. Work from home office But of course, here are some things you need to know to get started: Be Sure about what you Want As a person, your goal isn’t to make money at home, but to make money however legally possible. While you have the time, think whether you’ll get more from making money online, or making money offline. Think about the … [Read more...] about How to Work from an Office in your Home [Pro Blogging]