Have you heard of the term "Backlinks" or "Inbound Links"? They has the same meaning. Backlinks are incoming links aka hyperlinks to your web pages. For example, if someone adds a hyperlink on their article which points to one of your blog posts, then he/she linking back to your page. Simply, it makes a connection with your blog. Usually, we mention a link in a blog, website, forum or whatever web page if it's important to the topic we have been talking or like to recommend it for visitors. Aren't we?
October 18, 2012
October 14, 2012
Nowadays YouTube is a popular term among Internet users as they speak of online video sharing. Everyone use Internet knows what is YouTube due to its popularity as a video sharing website. If you are seeking for online videos, YouTube is the first brand name comes in to your mind. Isn't it? Videos uploaded on YouTube are easy to share among users and the best use for bloggers and webmasters is that YouTube videos can be easily embedded on their pages. However as we embed a video on a page, we expect visitors to click on the play control to start watching. But there can be some occasions where we need videos to be auto-play without any user response as they land on our pages. Don't we?
October 1, 2012
Have you been using images on your blog or website? I believe whether you are a blogger or a webmaster, you are familiar with the usage of images on a site. There is a higher tendency that visitors spend more of their time on pages with images or such media, instead of text-only pages. Isn't it obvious that our eyes go straight to images and styles on a web page as we scan through the page? Now think, where would you use images on your blog or website? Can be anywhere - in posts, on header, on sidebar or even on footer. They can be banners, sponsor advertisements, follow buttons, site header or such common elements. Rather than displaying them with a static motion, wouldn't you love to add a cool effect for such images to improve visibility and grab more attention of your visitors?
September 10, 2012
Would you mind researching about your visitor preferences? I mean user tracking. Well, if you are think about what pages attract most of your visitors, it will help you in future to decide which topics, content, products or services can grab more attention when introducing new products, services or when generating fresh content to grab more user attention. In that case, statistics of your site visitors can be really helpful. Most probably you would like to know how many of people exploring your pages.
August 24, 2012
This tutorial only applicable for Get Satisfaction's legacy application.
If you believe in what you are good at in business, you will enjoy serving your readers or customers with your whole heart. If you are an individual managing the site, your website structure, design and content depends on your own preferences. Even if it's managed by a team, it will take the collaborative approach. Mostly your changes will depend on the intuition, knowledge, sense and ideas or feedback you get from the end users.
July 17, 2012
Google no longer offers free Google Apps accounts, but paid solutions.
Do you have your own registered domain for your blog or website? Having a registered domain matters as it increase visibility and identity of your brand online. When you purchase a domain name, you will get few services along with the domain name you prefer too. A few personalized email accounts, extra storage, website creation tools, online photo album are some cool features available in domain registration packages. If you need more features, you will have to pay for them. What if you can get some additional features / services for no cost?
July 6, 2012
At some point, have you ever thought about disabling text selection on your blog or website? Yeah, to prevent selecting text on your pages. Not just for fun though. Hmm... It may be your whole content, or just few pages which you need to make sure your visitors can't select and copy specific texts. You content is already being copied by content scrappers and wanna figure out how to stop them?
July 3, 2012
Have you ever thought you wanna get rid of right click menu on your blog / website to secure the content? It is not a compulsory action, but mostly the reason would be preventing content scrappers from copying your content. Were you fortunate enough to keep away from content scrappers?
June 29, 2012
ContactMe has been shut down.
If you have a blog or website, you know that the interaction between you and your visitors can bring new opportunities. In general, people love to know who's behind the blog or website, and likes to inquire or provide feedback. If your blog or website is representing a business, brand or organization, providing a way to contact is essential. Do you have a contact page implemented for your readers or customers to contact you?
June 11, 2012
Let me ask you something. I wanna follow your blog, site or brand online on Facebook, Twitter or I'd like to know if you have a site feed, so I can subscribe and get your updates via my news reader. What would be your reply? I'm not wondering if you send me bunch of URLs for your social profiles and including feed URL. But, you gonna wait until someone gonna ask you how to follow you or your site? Do you want them to land on your site and know what's happening?
May 24, 2012
How many people are on your blog or website right now? All the readers visit your site may have similar interests and with the intention of making use of your blog or website. Absolutely, you may try to write in your native language or if you think beyond, you will come up with an international language as your site language. But do you know how many of them comfortable with your language used in your blog or website? Some may just leave your site just because of the language. You can track your visitors by region and offer same content in different languages if you wish to. But it may need more effort and that may consume lot of time for you. However don't do it. I don't think anyone will try it too. Due to language differentiation, some people may not able to make use of your site though you have got very useful information. Wouldn't you mind offering your content in their preferred language?
May 14, 2012
Did you ever wanted to send out a special message or notify about something special for your blog or website visitors? Ohw... I see... What kind of? Let me think... Imagine you are an blogger and you have published a new book about social media marketing. So you wanna let your blog visitors know about it. Let's think of another example. Imagine you have added a new feature for your website, product or service you offer and wanna tell about it to your audience. See, eventhough you manage a blog or website, you can have something special for your audience. Let's face it. So how you gonna tell them about it? Send them a newsletter? Spread news about it on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or other engaging social networks? But what about those who land on your site that has no contact with you?
May 10, 2012
If you are managing a blog or website, one of your goal would be providing a better user experience for visitors land on your pages. It may cope with many different activities on the aspect of webmasters, such as generating quality content or offering useful products, designing and styling pages with HTML and CSS, adding relevant gadgets or widgets useful for readers, displaying relevant advertisements or so on. Further you will add more scripts such as to track users to forecast strategies and identify user preferences. However as you add more and more styles, scripts, widgets on your pages, soon they will get heavy and happen to load slowly than ever before. Now you know what I'm talking about. Your page performance will be decreased and it will occur bad user experience for visitors. Would you like to get rid of unnecessary stuff on your pages and improve site performance?
April 3, 2012
Are you a victim of Pinterest craze? Pinterest has been evolving on the web from 2010. But it has got most of user attention lately in the 2012 and lead to some critical copyright situations too. Therefore they had to offer a solution to block sites from pinning to prevent businesses getting sued on Pinterest and another portion of users deleted Pinterest accounts to be safe from spreading sensitive content. However still Pinterest is a traffic generator. People love being there and pin interesting content they find on the web. So you might wanna give it a try too. Or else your visitors wanna pin your content. But I don't think that you want them to do it in hard way. Do you?
March 21, 2012
Are you looking for monatization opportunities for your blog or website? Most of bloggers and webmasters looking for monetization opportunities to earn extra income via published content. As their site's user engagement grows, they will find monatization as a hidden opportunity to jump more few steps ahead. When it comes to monatization, you will find various kind of options if you google it. Once we hear about monetization, our mind will cross with banner advertisements on a website. That's how we define an advertisement on web space. But would you like to display ads without reserving any space on your website?
March 20, 2012
Have you ever heard of QR code? QR code is the term, abbreviated from Quick Response Code. It is capable of storing specific amount of data where users can easily scan and retrieve information integrated within the QR code to their mobile devices. Users with mobile devices which capable of QR code reading, can read QR codes in just few moments and it's another best promotional methodology to spread your news among mobile users. Wondering how to generate a QR code?
March 18, 2012
How do you interact with your visitors or get feedback from them? Absolutely when we think about getting feedback, you will definitely think about commenting feature. It may available by default or you may have already implemented commenting feature on your blog or website for your visitors to send feedback, ask questions or to interact with you regarding your content. However do you like the default commenting feature available on your site? Or looking for adding commenting feature? If so, would you like to give it more stylish look and let your visitors comment via their Facebook login without any sign up process?
March 13, 2012
How do you track your site visitors? Do you, at all? Tracking your visitors isn't about delving into their personal details or to messing with their privacy. The primary objective of tracking visitors is to make better decisions to offer best possible for your audience or customers. Tracking allows you to find out what kind of topics or categories your visitors prefer more, how they browse your website, how where did they come from and sort of helpful information. These information can ultimately leads to better decisions for you to rise and shine. Don't you love that?
March 10, 2012
How your visitors get in touch with your latest updates happening on your site? Absolutely you can distribute your content via popular social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and ask them to join them. But still some users may wish to read your updates via news readers. So you can provide them subscription capability via feeds. But there also another portion of your readers love to receive your updates right into their inbox. So what you gonna do about them and feel them satisfactory with your subscription offerings?
March 7, 2012
How do you promote your site content? You can distribute your content on social networks, enable email subscriptions and further you can submit your content to web directories too. But how about promoting your latest content on your own website? Does it make sense? You may always display your recent content on your homepage. So why you need to bother about promoting them again? But you are forgetting something. What about visitors land on your site via organic searches or referrals? They may won't navigate to your homepage. So showing off recent content would be helpful to find your latest content by such visitors. So would you like to show off your recent content on your website too?