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How to blog
Anybody (including you) can create a blog that makes money. Any blog that’s read by human beings can make money. It all revolves round the monetizing strategies in place and a money making blog can generate between $0 and $500 000+ a month. That’s right!
I still remember clearly, when way back in 2003 – I made my first online blog!
It was a free blog on a sub-domain of a site, not self-hosted. Did I know back then that blogging will become my career!
No. I knew nothing back then, but it was all fun – and thus it kept me busy. I learnt several marketing methods that were popular then, like directory submission, article submission etc. Much of those methods are already done but one thing that has persisted over the years and I still do it is – Email Marketing. Continue reading
The month of May was so engaging and I love it
A huge Thank You to everyone that visited my blog. And my comment authors are just so awesome.
There was an improvement in engagement and I’m happy with my commentators. So thank you guys. Here is the list. Continue reading
Do you want to know the countries and cities of your blog commentators? Or you have just someone you want to know where he/she is commenting from.
I will show you how to locate their cities so easily using free tools.
There are a couple of tools out there that give you broader stats on where a percentage of your readers come from. Alexa, for instance will openly state: Continue reading
If you want your web pages to be even considered for ranking on Google, you need backlinks. Without them, there is virtually no way of making it to the top of search engine result pages (SERPs).
Still, you will find some claiming to rank their websites without any backlinks. Problem with that is you probably cannot replicate the same steps for your niche, especially if it is a highly competitive one.
That is exactly why there is a third pillar of search engine optimization (SEO). Off-page SEO, aka linkbuilding, is how you can secure (and almost guarantee) high rankings on the SERPs.
Over the years, SEOs have come up with more than hundred ways of getting backlinks. Some work, some don’t, and some ruin your website’s ranking.
Google punishes some of these techniques, warns against a lot of them, and does not like any of them. Continue reading
Do you do blog commenting for backlinks?
Do you want editorial backlinks? Can blog commenting help get them? How important are editorial backlinks in SEO? Let’s keep reading…
Blog commenting is an exciting blogging exercise right? I know you all agree with me. It’s been one of the ways to expand and grow your sphere of influence as a blogger.
There are of course a bunch of benefits but I’m not about to dwell on them. However, one of the reasons most people drop comments is to get backlinks.
They focus on backlinks from the comment area on blogs using the traditional WordPress commenting system. Some go looking for CommentLuv enabled blogs just to drop comments and grab some backlinks. Continue reading