Blogging Archive

It is a good idea to take a break from your busy schedule and observe the surroundings. It will help you generate content ideas for your blog. I went to a local cafe to take a break and I started to look around for marketing and promotions that a local cafe can use to attract customers. This real world example applies to every blogger. When you are in business you have to take care of every single element; place, ambience, food, quality and even customers. Similarly, visitors on your blog are your customers because they will interact and do actions on your blog just like a café example where people come and buy coffee or food. When you are managing a blog keep these in [&hellip

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Many friends ask about what are the best plugins that will complete their WordPress SEO. First of all, it depends on personal preference which plugin you like the most because many plugins offer same functionality. I have compiled a list of plugins that I always use to complete my WordPress SEO on any blog. You can choose them according to your liking because there are always alternatives that offers same functionality. All in One SEO Pack   It is one of the simplest and easy to use plugin recommended for every beginner or expert blogger. All in One SEO Pack provides complete control over your on-page SEO issues for WordPress. It gives many options like custom meta tags for home page, every new page and [&hellip

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The New Year 2013 is about to start as the last ray of sunlight gloom for 2012. Many of you preparing for celebrating the New Year and spend a night out with friends and family. Considering the online world and blogging, have you made a list of things to do for your blog? I do! You may have noticed that this blog post is after many months. So, I decided to start my blogging career once again and New Year eve is the best time to restart. You can start or restart your blogging career by just following these simple steps. Not Just Make New Year Resolutions: Follow Them! Yes, it is true that with the start of New Year everyone is motivated, but with [&hellip

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It is a known issue and a normal phenomena for every human being that when you are emotionally disturbed you cannot focus on your goals. Similarly, your blogging career will be affected when you are not emotionally stable. There might be number of reasons for getting emotionally disturbed. You may have experienced a recent breakup or your current relationship ruined or death of a loved one. Whatever the scenario may be, but it surely effect your performance overall. Loosing Focus First thing that happens to most people is that they lose focus and get distracted. For example, if you are blogging, then it might take days or even months to nail a good post. When you lose focus, it means you are also losing valuable [&hellip

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Have you ever read a really great blog post? It can be a great experience. They’re short and sweet and often they are written by every day folk like you and me, but sometimes they can convey just what it was you were looking for, or can shed light on something you were pondering. They can make you laugh, they can make you cry, and sometimes they can even change the way you think. When that happens you might feel moved to leave a comment at the bottom, but upon doing so you find that there are none there. So what’s going on? As a blog writer this is of course even more perplexing and can be quite frustrating. You pour your life and soul [&hellip

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So, you are also a victim of sneaky hackers who hack other people work just for fun. Recently, one of my dearest blogs got hacked. It was a pain to clean all the stuff and increase the security on the blog. It is kind of script that is injected using “base64_decode” and loads in your header. You cannot see with simple page source option. Google will show malware warning or “this site may harm your computer” or “site may be compromised” warnings. Or worse! Your whole blog is hacked, and nothing left… My Blogs Got Hacked HELP! First of all, stay calm! Yes… It is very important because if you don’t know what would be the proper course of action, you may lose all the [&hellip

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There are millions of bloggers in US and outside of US. Some are professional bloggers and some blog just for fun. Is it possible that you and your blog will be held liable for publishing content and possibly a lawsuit? Yes its is! It is common that bloggers use exaggerated reviews to attract the audience to their blogs. You can be held liable for what you publish online. In short, a skilled intellectual property attorney can advise you on each case. However, there has been too much talk recently regarding SOPA and PIPA that will give an immense power to companies to take direct action against blogs. If the bills are passed, then there would be no blogging and no blogger. I guess the only [&hellip

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Are you facing problem writing creative content that brings quality readers? Blogging can be very frustrating when you see no results. Not everyone is God gifted with charismatic writing to engage readers, but there are chances of improvement. I recently posted tips on how to make your visitors fall in love with your blog? It was related to making your blog look attractive, but how to learn the art of blogging? Here’s how. Elevator Pitch Don’t know about elevator pitch? It is very important for every person to write an elevator pitch for their blog. Elevator Pitch is actually short and concise idea about your blog. It is like setting a guideline what you intend to offer to the readers. You might have learned it [&hellip

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First impression is the last impression! How do you apply this to your blog? Each month, we visit thousand of websites, but we remember only few. Why? It is same like you are watching TV switching channels and you find advertisement or a TV show that strikes your mind. On the other hand, if you are walking down the subway station, you find a beautiful girl. The same principle applies to your blog. If a new visitor visits your blog, he has only few seconds to decide whether to stay or leave. The design, look and content should appeal to the visitor otherwise you will notice higher bounce rate. I did some analysis via Google Analytics on my blogs. Blogs with easy and simple design [&hellip

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I am mostly involved in SEO, writing and proofreading the content on a daily basis. I see common mistakes that everyone makes in their blog, whether they are start-ups, small businesses or sometimes established companies. Here is the list of 5 mistakes that every blog owner makes: 1. Keywords Bashed into Content With increasing demand of SEO, every blog owner wants good results and rankings, ignoring the fact that extra SEO may harm your blog. Content is the life-blood of every blog and when it comes to writing valuable content, I see most of the writers use too many keywords to rank the blog post. We often ignore readability and natural flow of the article while using keywords. Using too many keywords without making any [&hellip

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