I was on the Google keyword tool trying out some keywords for a niche blog and I happened to type my name in the search box. To my surprise, I realised that I was being searched on Google. I was amazed and confused at the same time. There are at least 210 to 390 searches. Why would anyone Google my name? Why would anyone look for Shalu Sharma on Google? There are several reasons why anyone would try to look for me. One thing is that Shalu is a very common name in India. It is derived from the name “Shalini”, almost everyone called Shalini is automatically renamed into Shalu. It’s something like Michael to Mike. The title “Sharma” is a very popular surname in India. So perhaps it’s not me at all.
Finding a niche is probably the hardest thing to do specially if you know a lot of things but can’t figure out which is the best one to go for. Even harder is trying to figure out who the … Read more
If you are fed up with your blog and no longer want to live with it, there are certain ways you can kill it. Here are some tips if you really want to murder it.
Spam other sites..
You can spam other sites using the comment feature. You can write useless comments such as; “great site”, “nice post”, “thanks for sharing” etc. Pick a site and do this on every single post of the website. Sooner or later, the blog owner will be get fed up with you and filter you to the spam corner for good. Move on to the next site. Oh yes don’t forget to leave a derogatory remark; sexual or racist remarks will do the trick.
Submitting RSS feeds is a great way to promote your website. This allows you to promote all past and upcoming blog posts. Here is a list of the RSS submission sites where you can submit your RSS feeds and get back links to your blogs. RSS feeds do a great job of indexing your pages quickly. Most of these sites allow you to enter your website details such as desired keywords/description, so use it wisely.
This list is in progress meaning that it will be updated periodically. New ones will be added and the ones that have gone out of business will be removed. Feel free to add new ones or your favorite ones. Bookmark this page so that you don’t have to keep coming back.
Ask any blogger what they want to achieve out of their blogging activities and most of them will tell you that they want to make money out of it. But it’s a hard thing to do but not impossible. Making money online is down to 2 things; creating content and then letting other people know about it. You combine them together; you are half way there to making the money you want from the comfort of your own home. One thing is important; you have to believe that you can make money online. The moment you think you can’t, you are out of the rat race. So here is a plan on how to make your first $1,000 online.
Pick One Method and Stick With It
One of the biggest mistake people can make when it comes to making money online is to get stuck in the “eBook rut.” In other words, they spend months and months just reading eBooks without actually taking any action.
Your Essential Webinar Tools
Hosting a webinar isn’t all about being a speaker who delivers the goods; it’s also about having the right goods to get the job done. I’m talking about the essential webinar tools you’re going to need to make a great first impression.
Let’s talk about some of the tools you’ll need to have in place before you host your first event:
Webinar Software to help you create a webinar
This one’s a given. You can’t actually get people to your webinar if they have no place to go. It would be like trying to hold a live conference without having a physical conference room to send people to. Your webinar software is the location for your event. Like a live venue, you’ll want to pick something that the audience will be comfortable with, that they can reach without too much trouble and that has the facilities and features they’d expect when they arrive.
Two common webinar software programs are Go To Webinar and Adobe Connect Pro.
Genesis (StudioPress) StudioPress Themes for WordPress Genesis itself is a very plain theme. It contains all the functions and pages necessary, but there is very little customization in terms of colors, fonts, and header. Think of it like a blank … Read more
If you’re still not convinced that a premium theme is right for you, there are a couple of other options worth checking out. All are free and offer a good support system, important no matter which theme you ultimately choose. … Read more
One of the many reasons why WordPress is so popular for blogging is because using it means it’s incredibly easy to change the look and functionality of your site. Anytime you feel like for a makeover, all you need to do is just upload a new theme, activate it, and voila, you have a sparkling new look with all your content and pictures right where you left them. It’s like a new pair of clothes with the same person inside it.
Changing the look of your site might be as easy as clicking a button, but choosing the right theme is not so easy. There are several thousands of free themes available on WordPress.org and many others. Many more are revealed with a simple Google or Yahoo search. And those are just the free themes. Paid – or premium – themes open up a whole new world of possibilities.
With premium themes meaning that you have to pay for it to use it on your blog, not only do you get a better quality, better coded theme, but they also come with support you won’t find in the free