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WordPress Rivaled? New Blogging Platforms Get Their Chief, The Ghost

The first confession It took a sizable amount of time for me to understand the gravity of the words, ‘WordPress rivaled’. I know these are very much powerful at the same time the most challenged though. Factually, WordPress has been the benchmark for the bloggers of this world, but it will not be till the

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For Beginner Bloggers: Things to Know Before You Start

I keep getting questions in my email where people ask me random things about blogging, making money online, blogging as a career option. If you are a blogger yourself, you might be familiar with these questions but if you are not, here are some example questions which people often ask Are you a full time

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Fighting Blogging Procrastination – Some Tips that work

Procrastination is an inherent part of our lives. No matter who you are and what you do, you can’t escape Procrastination. Its a state of mind and you have to learn how to manage that state and be productive. Back in 2010, when I was a full time blogger and web worker, I was extremely

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Design Social Media Sharing Buttons With Just CSS (And Nothing Else)

I am a big fan of minimalism. By minimalism, I don’t mean cutting down on features that are necessary. By minimalism, what I mean is keeping the bare minimum of bells and whistles so that the accessories don’t get in the way of the core of a product. You might have noticed that this website

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Dealing With Bad Links Pointing To Your Website – Tips From Matt Cutts

Ever since Google launched their infamous Panda and Penguin algorithmic updates, the search playground has been pretty shaky. We have seen much turbulence in these two years, big websites, small websites, blogs, forums and anyone depending on content is not “safe” anymore (traffic wise). Its synonymous to a mob war where noone knows whats happening

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How to Add A Subdomain In GoDaddy And Forward It To Tumblr

I am a big fan of Tumblr, this is probably the only microblogging site after posterous which lets you setup a blog really quick and write about the things you care about. Tumblr is very minimalist, there aren’t much options and the look and feel is perfect. Above all, Tumblr comes with a great motley

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Why Google Rankings of New pages Drop After Sometime?

When you create quality content on your website, sometimes you may notice that the page ranks on the first page of Google right away. If you are a blogger, a content curator or a webmaster, I am sure you have the habit of Googling your own posts, to check to see whether they are ranked

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Strikingly – Create Beautiful Sites Optimized for Mobile in less than 30 minutes!

Since the advent of the internet owning a website, either for Personal use or for Business, is a norm in today’s world. You can learn to develop your own site  using the various tools to host your website on the net, or use content management services (CMS) like WordPress, Drupal, etc that help you easily

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Get Meaningful Keyword Suggestions With HitTail SEO Keyword Tool

When it comes to content curation, relevancy is of utmost importance. Relevant content goes a long way and can bring in more qualified traffic to your website, when compared to irrelevant traffic that is not targeted. Relevancy also depends on the context, nature and the audience of a website, so you have to be careful

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What To Do When Number Of Indexed Pages Goes Down?

Getting your website indexed at Google is not a very difficult thing but a lot of webmasters often find it difficult to ensure that their websites are Google friendly, indexable or can be crawled by search engines. There can be a whole host of issues with indexing a site on Google, if you are not

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How To Deal With 404 Pages On Your Website – Some Useful Advice

Managing a website or a blog is not so easy, as it may seem from the surface. There are a lot of background work which every webmaster has to worry about, in order to provide a good user experience and make sure the search bots can “find” and chew the content of the site. One

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Google: Spam Links To Non Existent 404 Pages On Your Site Won’t Hurt Rankings Of Existing Pages

This is a very common question which worries a lot of bloggers and webmasters. Some webmasters are clueless on how to treat junk links from spam sites and whether spam links to 404 pages would have any effect on the rankings of existing pages. The short answer is a No,  Spam links to 404 pages

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Desktop Plagiarism Checker Lets You Cross Check Text Files, Word Documents And PDF’s For Copied Content

Online plagiarism or duplicate content is a curse for every blogger or webmaster, who works hard and produces original content on his own. Spam sites use a lot of different methods to plagiarize content from legitimate sources and as the owner of your content, it is your responsibility to knock away the imposters and make

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Google’s Advice: Stick With The Default Font Family For Adsense Ads

The appearance and layout of an Adsense ad is one of the several factors that greatly influences its performance. Link color, text color, font size, font type and background color of an Adsense unit must work together or that specific ad unit wont perform according to your expectations. Contextually relevant content is important but placement

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How To Migrate WordPress Media Directory From One Folder To Another – A Guide

Do you want to move your WordPress image upload directory to a new address? Do you want to host images in a subdomain and want to update all the old posts with new URL’s? Here is a step by step guide which will help you migrate your WordPress Image upload directory to any folder within your domain.

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