Showing posts with label Blog. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Blog. Show all posts

April 17, 2013

Manage Your Website in Google Webmaster Tools: Part 3

Google Webmaster Tools now known as Google Search Console.

Think about few weeks back, before you start with Google Webmaster Tools series here. Do you believe you have learnt something new and being even more familiar with Google Webmaster Tools (GWMT) than before? If you did, at least for some extent, you can be proud of yourself :) Not at all?! Don't worry, it's never too late and you can come up with all the questions via comments. Follow details with GWMT and you will get to know it better. May be you can teach me after all ;)

April 8, 2013

Review Marketing Efforts on Your Website with Marketing Grader

It's obvious that you are always trying to improve your website to grab more attention of online users. I know it's not just an easy task to deal with. If you have a blog, you do need to focus on creating unique and quality content for your readers and of course to gain more readership. If it's a website, you need to focus on targeting your products or services too. It's just not about building a complete site but how it gonna help attain your long-term goals. You might have missed few or more important features you need to be implemented on your blog or website for maximum effectiveness. How about if someone can help you with reviewing your site?

March 25, 2013

Manage Your Website in Google Webmaster Tools: Part 2

Google Webmaster Tools now known as Google Search Console.

How are you getting along with Google Webmaster Tools (GWMT)? Last time we have been discussing about using and managing settings in Configuration section. I hope it was helping you to understand the settings. At least you know how to get started and what's in Configuration section. Don't you? If you missed the previous post, read Manage Your Website in Google Webmaster Tools: Part 1. Now it's time to move on and continue the series. Let's take a look at Health section and what it has for bloggers and webmasters.

March 10, 2013

Manage Your Website in Google Webmaster Tools: Part 1

Google Webmaster Tools now known as Google Search Console.

We have been talking about how to get started with Google Webmaster Tools (GWMT) by adding and verifying your site. Some of you may have found it pretty easy task, but still there are folks need a help on it. Anyway after spending few minutes or several hours, I hope you already added your blog or/and website to Google Webmaster Tools by now :) Now it's time to walk through the components available at GWMT and let's get to know each of them.

March 4, 2013

How to Add Your Website to Google Webmaster Tools

If you are a blogger or webmaster managing a site, you might be interested in getting traffic to your site. Don't you? One of the best ways you can count on is web search. Nowadays it's not a secret that people search for information online via search engines. Simply, a search engine indexes information we generate on our sites and serve relevant matches for online searchers. Search engines are responsible for displaying our content for searchers, but content generators need to be supportive in this process too. You can optimize your content for search engines via SEO practices. Further, would you like to help Google to know about your site and see how well your site doing on Google search?

February 11, 2013

What is Google PageRank?

If you need to find information about something online, you can't deny the fact that you will seek the help of search engines. You don't need to know the background story of search engines, if you are just searching for something online. But it's quite a different scenario if you are a publisher or have resources to manage online.

February 7, 2013

Easily Add Custom CSS to Your Template in Blogger

"Now all you need to do is copy below CSS code snippet into your blog template and it will turn your background color into green." Are you familiar with such instructions? If you have been visiting my blog for a quite time, you might have heard of it for sure when it comes to tutorials related to design. If you are looking for customizing your blog's look and feel, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is where you need to focus on, 'cause HTML alone doesn't help on styling your blog template. That's where you will need some knowledge in CSS or else you need to know where to use CSS code snippets provide in tutorials on web space.

January 17, 2013

Add Descriptive Captions for Images and Photos in Blogger

Don't you just love staring at beautiful images or photos? :) I do and hope we all do. Usually we use images in our posts or articles. Don't we? Using relevant and meaningful images add more value to your content, and mostly it grabs attention of readers and helps understand something very easily and quickly than explaining something with 100s or 1000s of words. Hmm... Just imaging you gonna add an image to your post while writing a blog post and of course you know why you are adding it there. But for readers, not all but for some, they might be surprised what your image trying to express. Haven't you come accross such situations?

December 26, 2012

How to Mention People and Pages in Blogger with Google+

I have a quick question for you at the start. How would you mention a person in your blog post? Mmm... Just type the name of that person? Or Name and link it to a social profile or blog? Most possibly you would say "YES" for one of them. Don't you? If you admire that person or feels your readers would love to get connected with that person, most probably you would give some more than a mention by linking a social profile or blog. Anyway, what if you can mention a person instantly when you writing a post without bothering to find exact profile URL and spending time to create a link? That'd be wonderful enough and save your precious time too. Isn't it?

December 20, 2012

How to Add a Header Image for Dynamic Views in Blogger

I know, as a blogger, you care your blog design, template or theme you use on your blog. It's reflecting your personality in a way, don't you think? If you are on Blogger platform, there are different sorts of themes you can use for your blog. Most of them are layout templates where you can arrange widgets on your layout easily and I have no doubt that you have heard about wonderful addition of new templates too - Dynamic Views. Have you been using dynamic views with its all glossy and interactive features and enjoying the latest web technologies it use? If you do, you probably need to take different routes to make some changes there. Now let me ask you - Did you ever wanted to add a header image for your blog configured with dynamic views?

December 17, 2012

How to Add Pinterest Widgets on Your Website

Don't you love fascinating and wordless photos? We all do. But taste depends. When we talk about social media world, there are popular social networks dedicated for image sharing. Absolutely you can share images on Facebook, Google+ and on such networks. But how about the ones solely driven by images? Can you think of such? I know you will obviously come up with Pinterest and Instagram. Well, let's narrow this topic to Pinterest. If you own a blog or website, how do you promote your pinteresting Pinterest profile for your incoming visitors? You may have added follow buttons which one of them is linked with your Pinterest profile. Wouldn't it be much better if you could be more attractive as Pinterest is all about images?

December 13, 2012

How to Add Alternative Text and Title Text for Images in Blogger

Do you use images or photos in your blog posts? It's true that using relevant and eye-catching images tend to keep readers on your pages. Absolutely, a picture is worth a thousand words. I'm sure you have come across sceneries that cannot explain using words. Images help readers refresh their eyes and get attention instead of several hundreds and thousands of text does. It's a matter of attraction. But it needs to be relevant and meaningful. Else using images doesn't make sense most of the time. Instead of adding images to your posts or pages, have you ever thought how you can make use of the image HTML attributes?

December 3, 2012

Display Instagram Photos on Your Website with SnapWidget

Do you take photos with Instagram? Instagram is a photo sharing platform and can be defined as a social network where users can engage with other Instagram users. Now this one gonna come in handy if you are already on Instagram and managing a blog or website. Else, of course you can try it out after having an account and playing with photos on Instagram. Dear Instagram fans, did you ever wanted to show off Instagram photos on your blog or website?

November 28, 2012

How to Add Google+ Followers Gadget in Blogger

We almost know about Google+ social platform now and it's the social platform offered by Google. Google+ has been improving over time since it started in 2011 and still does as social networks are very dynamic and need to be competitive in order to survive. As Google+ emerges on the web, it has been integrating more deeper into Google products and we have been witnessing how Google+ affects on some of Google products such as Google Search, Google Reader etc. Blogger is another product of Google which comes as a blogging platform and lately it has been associating with Google+ social layer too. We did talk about adding Google+ Badge for Blogger once it has been introduced. What if you can show off your Google+ followers altogether while letting readers add you to their circles?

November 23, 2012

How to Set Up Who Can Read Your Blog in Blogger

Have you heard of a blog seeking no readers at all? Mmm... No, I haven't. Eventhough we all blog for different reasons, we are expecting at least one person to read what we have been sharing, right? Usually blogs are accessible for anyone exploring the web. But there could be scenarios where you might not wanna share what you blog about with everyone else in the world. Sounds like a private space, isn't it? Anyway, Have you been thinking of restricting your blog from others?

November 19, 2012

Create a Simple Android Application for Your Site with AppsGeyser

The mobile platform is getting more and more popular everyday with latest technological advancements. Most of users now using mobile devices and it's almost mobile era. Don't we see smartphones, tablets everywhere now? Well, if you are managing a blog or website, have you ever thought of this factor? Absolutely, I know many of you has mobile version of your blog or website to be compatible with mobile devices, isn't it? If not, now it's time for you to think about it. Well, how about building your own app for your blog or website? So your readers can check out your content instantly via their mobile devices without entering your site URL always. Isn't it?

November 16, 2012

Why Link or URL Preview Not Working on Facebook?

Hmm... Now social sharing is very common. Isn't it? Social Media helps us to connect with our friends and family very quickly and easily. As we explore online and find very interesting content, we tend to share them with our friends on social networks. Well, what if you are a blogger? Then you have to share your own content with your friends and subscribers, right? It could be any social network you are engaged in. Let me narrow down here. Do you share links on Facebook or like online content using Facebook Like button? Can you recall a day that Facebook couldn't able to populate the preview of the link you have been sharing or liking?

November 6, 2012

Do You Make Use of HTML Header Tags?

When you write blog posts or articles online, the flow and format of the post is very important. If you are just writing and writing never ending posts or articles, it will sometimes overwhelm your readers though it has very good information. You can just read through your post once or twice before its being published and it may ring your bell. I don't believe writing posts just using text is can claimed as bad. It's about keeping reader attention attached to your writing. Here, I'm gonna talk about an element which could help guide readers and structure your writing - Headings. Have you been using headings in your posts or articles?

October 29, 2012

Embedding a YouTube Video on Your Blog

Embedding YouTube Videos

When you are maintaining a blog, you know that 'a picture tells more than a thousand words'. Using pictures adds readability to your blog. It makes the whole reading experience better for your visitors. A video adds even more to the fun, provided it adds value to your posts subject.

October 22, 2012

How to Get Your Comments Approved

Wait... Let me guess, you are either a blogger or an online reader, orrrrr both. Aren’t you? Anyway, as you go through a weblog, you can see a comment form beneath blog posts. The comment form is the best way for blog visitors to interact with the author and to share their opinions. You are always welcome to share your opinions on mine ;) Eventhough you can write anything on a comment form, it doesn't mean you should write anything and submit. There is a reason why you see comment forms beneath the blog posts, not somewhere above the post. Wondering why?