How I build a 1 million page views blog

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Most of the bloggers and webmasters out there spend more than 50% of their time in acquiring links by using various methods such as guest posting, web 2.0 websites, article marketing and by using endless methods. Yes of course quality links matters, but do you think this the only or most important factor in determining ranks by search engines?

The answer is no, What do links indicates? It simply indicates the popularity and trustworthiness of a website. What if you create quality content that readers shares, respond and reacts? Obviously this kind of content is interesting for readers and they will be happy with your website. So if visitors are happy, why search engines need to bother about links. 

While blogging the strategies that proved to be successful in creating great organic traffic
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Keyword Research Guide for Bloggers - Case Study

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The biggest mistake I have ever done to previous blogs is not targeting any "Primary Keywords". Every normal blogger research on various tools before writing every post. Have researched for keywords before starting your blog ?

Answer to this question is most frequently "NO".

Reason behind this silly mistake is blogging is a sort of passion and bloggers want to write on the things which they love to write. No matter what competition is.

Result of this kind of philosophy is low organic traffic and even if there is traffic, that traffic is not targeted as traffic is coming from wide range of subjects. It is impossible to scale-up these kind of blogs in terms of revenues as well readers' base.

Let's not waste your precious time and start the keyword research process
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Ethical Link Building Guide for Bloggers

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Links are one of the important SERP rank determining factor. Google, By their various search algorithms they have threatened the small blogger like me to not to link any low authority website. This is giving birth to era of "Mega Blogs" as capitalism in our economic system.

link building for bloggers


As rich are becoming more rich in capitalist economic era, these so called Mega Blogs are becoming bigger than ever as small bloggers are not linking each other at all. Even in case some blogger connects and makes a community, Google will penalize them labelling it as "Link Network"!!! I  am still to find anything bad in this. What is bad if some bloggers from similar niche, writing about similar topics join their hands to provide users' a better reading experience and providing them deep insights by linking various sources and blog posts from their network bloggers' blogs. After all it is helpful for bloggers, they need not to go back to Google and search again for deep insights.
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How to increase CTR in Google Search

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What does SEO mean to you in 2013 ?

Do you still thinking about commenting on other blogs just to get some "nofollow" links. In past that works to increase post rankings but do you think Google will let those spammers reach page 1 of any important keyword.

The answer is a big "NO".

Due to high competition in almost every niche searchers have wide range of choices while selecting a source of information.

As per me SEO in 2013 is more about how users takes your site while searching on Google.

1) Use authorship

If you are a blogger and posting articles, you should apply for Google authorship. It creates a personal brand. There are endless websites that people are unable to recall most of them but author's picture on search results with his name makes a deep impact on user's mind.

Author's picture ensures user that the web page is not a spam and he can visit the website safely and get useful content.

I took this picture from Justin Briggs where he shared heatmap of searches. Searchers are more interested in knowing about the author.

I saw 40% growth in traffic from Google in one of my blogs just after applying Google authorship.

You can apply for authorship in two easy steps :-

  1. Put your Google plus profile link on every page where you want to apply authorship.
  2. Apply for authorship here.

You can find detailed tutorial to authorship on Bloggingcage, a blog by +Kulwant Nagi. He already wrote a nice tutorial so I don't want to waste my time on writing same stuff again.



2) Write "Useful" instead of "Catchy" titles

Till now everybody know that title of a web page and article headlines are one of the major ranking factor. You need to think like a searcher.

For example I need to make a CV last week so I need template. I search on Google - "How to make a CV".

First result was CV Maker. Why should I download a template and edit it in old school way. That CV Maker was great, I made an account and every time I make changes to my CV it is stored on cloud so that it is available to me everywhere. I never went to any other website to make CV.

Now give a look to result 2, this is an article from About.com and it almost matches my query but I was not interested in knowing how to make my resume better rather I just wanted to make a good looking CV. There is no way that I click about.com.

I am tracking "resume templates" keywords for some personal interests. This CV came to spot 1 so quickly because of high CTR. Google tends to increase rank of results having high CTR so that searchers need need to go down to get what they want.


3) Write Meta descriptions for searchers not Search engines

Adding target keyword in description is really helpful in getting higher ranks. Description is the second chance to attract searchers to click on your results.

Generally bloggers make this mistake frequently, You write a 800 words post and did everything to make it look good but when it comes to write meta description you copied the opening lines and paste it. I admit that I made this blunder in past many times.

You need to think as searcher and answer that why a searcher should choose you and invest his precious time on your web page. If the title is related he gets assured of related content. But before clicking on result searcher reads meta description to ensure that it is a useful website. Be truth full in what you have for visitors. If you provide free study material for IIT exam just write it.  


4) Simplify URL structure

URL is one of the few things that a searcher can see while searching on Google. As I am using Blogger platform I am not allowed to change url structure. But if you are using WordPress then you can change permalink structure. Give a look to default Blogger permalink structure
http://www.thegoodblogger.com/2012/10/6-places-to-find-paid-reviews.html 

User can see the date before clicking the search results and users tends to click on fresh content then on old content. Only thing I hate about this URL structure is when I update an old post which is getting good reader's attention, the post's url show that post is still old :(

As per me best url structure is
http://mysite.com/category/post-name

I hope you will find this post useful. Please share on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.


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Top 100 Freeware Softwares in 2013

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People all around the world are wasting their money on premium softwares yet freeware alternatives are available for these softwares. Take an example of 7-zip, this zip files software works better than programs in premium category.In every category free alternatives are available but due to big marketing campaigns people are forced to buy premium softwares which are not worth the money paid for them. Here is the list of top freeware softwares of 2013 :-

Freeware Useful Softwares -

7-ZIP | GO
ABIWORD | GO
AIM | GO
ALLPLAYER | GO
CD BURNER XP | GO
DAEMON TOOLS | GO
DEV-C++ | GO
FILEZILLA | GO
FIREFOX | GO
GIMP | GO
GOOGLE EARTH | GO
HUGIN | GO
ICQ | GO
JDOWNLOADER | GO
OPENOFFICE | GO
OPERA | GO
OPERATION7 | GO
PROGRAMMER’S NOTEPAD | GO
QUAKELIVE | GO
SKYPE | GO
THUNDERBIRD | GO
UTORRENT | GO
VIRTUALDUB | GO
WINAMP | GO
XAMPP | GO
FILEASSASSIN | DOWNLOAD FULL
REGASSASSIN | DOWNLOAD FULL
STARTUPLITE | DOWNLOAD FULL

Linux Useful Programs -

ARCH LINUX | GO
BACKTRACK | GO
CENTOS | GO
CRUX | GO
DAMN SMALL LINUX | GO
DEBIAN | GO
EASYPEASY | GO
FEDORA | GO
GENTOO | GO
KNOPPERDISK | GO
KORORAA | GO
KUBUNTU | GO
LINUX MINT | GO
LUBUNTU | GO
MANDRIVA | GO
MYTHBUNTU | GO
NIMBLEX | GO
OPENSUSE | GO
PCLINUXOS | GO
PENTOO | GO
RED HAT ENTERPRISE | GO
SABAYON | GO
SLACKWARE | GO
UBUNTU | GO
VIDALINUX | GO
XANGE | GO
XUBUNTU | GO
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Free Virus Removal Tools and Programs

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Computer threats are annoying and can cost you huge by destroying your personal data which can be dangerous. Viruses and other threats are spread easily via thumb drives, emails, malicious softwares and websites. Even after using some most popular and trusted antivirus suits, your computer might get attacked by malicious softwares and viruses.You need a an antivirus, a firewall and some virus and worm removal tools to keep your computer safe.
Following are some most popular free antivirus and virus removal programs :-
virus removal tools


Antivirus -

AVAST | DOWNLOAD 
AVG | DOWNLOAD 
AVIRA ANTIVIR PERSONAL | DOWNLOAD
BITDEFENDER ANTIVIRUS | DOWNLOAD
COMODO ANTIVIRUS DOWNLOAD
ESET NOD32 ANTIVIRUS DOWNLOAD
KASPERSKY ANTIVIRUS DOWNLOAD
MCAFEE ANTIVIRUS PLUS | DOWNLOAD
NORTON ANTIVIRUS 2011 | DOWNLOAD TRIAL
VIPRE Antivirus 2013 | DOWNLOAD
VIRUSBUSTER ANTIVIRUS DOWNLOAD TRIAL

Firewalls -

COMODO | DOWNLOAD 
GHOSTWALL | DOWNLOAD 
ONLINE-ARMOR | DOWNLOAD
WINDOWS LIVE ONECARE | 
ARMOR2NET Personal Firewall | DOWNLOAD

ASHAMPOO FIREWALL FREE | DOWNLOAD 
ZONEALARM FREE FIREWALL | DOWNLOAD
PEERBLOCK | DOWNLOAD

Online File Scanners -

AVAST! ONLINE SCANNER | SCAN 
COMODO INSTANT MALWARE ANALYSIS | SCAN
JOTTI’S MALWARE SCAN | SCAN 
KASPERSKY FILE SCANNER | SCAN 
OPSWAT METASCAN | SCAN 
THREATEXPERT | SCAN
VIRSCAN | SCAN
VIRUSCHIEF | SCAN
VIRUSTOTAL | SCAN 

Online Virus Scanners -

BITDEFENDER ONLINE SCANNER | SCAN
ESET ONLINE SCANNER | SCAN
F-SECURE ONLINE SCANNER | SCAN
HOUSECALL | SCAN
PANDA ACTIVE SCAN | SCAN
WINDOWS LIVE ONECARE SCANNER | SCAN

Malware / Virus Removal Tools -

Adware.Ezula WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Adware.JustFindIt WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Backdoor.Agent.B WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Backdoor.Autoupder WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Backdoor.Haxdoor.S/Trojan.Schoeberl.VIRUS REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Backdoor.Ryknos WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Backdoor.Tidserv WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Backdoor.Winshell.50 WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Bat.Mumu.A.Worm WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
BuddyList WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
CodeRed VIRUS REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
COMBOFIX  WORM REMOVAL TOOLDOWNLOAD FULL
DOS FunLove.4099 FIX TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Happy99.Worm WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
HIJACKTHIS WORM REMOV AL TOOLDOWNLOAD FULL
Kak.Worm.B FIX TOOL | DOWNLOAD
MBAM WORM REMOVAL TOOLDOWNLOAD FULL
PrettyPark.Worm WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
SUPERANTISPYWARE | DOWNLOAD FULL
Symantec Mobile Threats WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Symantec CLEANUP TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Symantec Trojan.Ransomlock KEY GENERATOR TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Trojan.Abwiz VIRUS REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Trojan.Bankpatch VIRUS REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Trojan.Brisv.A!inf VIRUS REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Trojan.Exponny VIRUS REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Trojan.Initbar VIRUS REMOVAL TOOLDOWNLOAD
Trojan.Jasbom VIRUS REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Trojan.Linkoptimizer WORM REMOVAL TOOLDOWNLOAD
Trojan.Lodear WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Trojan.Qhosts WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Trojan.Ramvicrype WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Trojan.Sientok WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Trojan.Vundo WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
Trojan.Vundo.B WORM REMOVAL TOOL DOWNLOAD
Trojan.Xrupter WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
VBS.Haptime WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
VBS.LoveLetter FIX | DOWNLOAD
VBS.Potok WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
VBS.Stages.A FIX | DOWNLOAD
W2k.Stream WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
W32 HybrisF FIX TOOL | DOWNLOAD
W32.Ackantta WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
W32.Antinny WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
W32.Bacalid WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
W32.Badtrans WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
W32.Beagle WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
W32.Beagle@mm REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
W32.Blackmal.WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
W32.Blackmal WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD
W32.Blaster.WORM REMOVAL TOOL | DOWNLOAD


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Why Blogger is better than Wordpress

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You might heard this issue many times but today I will share my personal experiances both with Wordpress and Blogger. So today I have decided to write what I have experianced in past

No need to worry about page loading speed


2 years back, I started my first blog Jasica.in, I know the name sounds weird but I bought this while learning and made a funny mistake as I usually do. I choosed a good template, customize that myself because I was taught HTML a bit in my school days. But that was some 6 years ago. There was no problem of page loading speed. My blog use to open with a bang. I was so happy with Blogger. Then while time passes and I made some money from blogging and providing services, I decided to start a new blog Designrapid.com. I promised myself to to do this seriously and beautifully. I designed the whole theme myself, thanks to Kulwant Nagi for his help and guidance. Purchased ipage hosting, I was amazed to see that  my website was taking more than 20 seconds to load, by analysing the situation, I found Ipage was culprit. I wasted hosting fee for a  full year twice and paid for Maxcdn service. After that I purchased HostGator, happy with it. But I end up wasting lot of money but still my Blogger blog is loading faster than WordPress blog.

Security issues


I use 2 step verification for my Blogger account, so it is very difficult to hack a blogger blog. Never heard ever that a big blogger blog had been hacked. Even one of the biggest Indian Technology blog Labnol was hacked last year. I am quite assured about my blogger blogs that they can never be hacked because large number of Google cyber security specialists are working for me to get secured accounts. But this is not with the case of Wordpress, although security plugins are available in Wordpress plugin repository like Login Lockdown but still they are not enough.

Blogs management


I have 4 blogger blogs and it is really easy to manage all of them from a same account without paying anything. In case I need similar kind of service in WordPress, I need to pay monthly fee to a service provider for proving a premium plugin.

SEO friendly


I heard many people saying, WordPress is more seo friendly than Blogger. I don't think. I always wanted to add separate meta description to each post and change the permalink, further to add location information in the post. Blogger took the bloggers requirements seriously and now they provided everything I want. Now I love Blogger.
                              I really don't know what other people are saying about Blogger's search engine frienliness but I believe in results, results from blogger blogs are far better than of Wordpress. In blogger I don't need to worry about how often Google looks at my site, is there any crawling error, structure of website, page loading speed, what other websites are there on same shared IP and much more.

Design

Blogger is unable to beat Wordpress here, because nobody is ready to pay for blogger templates. I designed 4 blogger templates, in return some of the website owners changed the name of my templates and claimed as their own. I filed DMCA complaint, but after 6 months, I can see many of blogger templates sites are listing my templates but with a nofollow link or no link at all. There is no motivation to make a blogger template, neither you will get money or links. 


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17 ways to increase traffic to a website

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Increase traffic of a website is the obsession of every webmaster in this article, or better in these 2 articles (the article is too long then it will be divided into two parts) we will see all possible methods to increase traffic on your web page.

Suggest your site to all search engines

: Often just insert a link to a page that is already in the index of the engine, but sometimes you have to suggest our url, do it for all the search engines, even if Google represents the main source for our visits other search engines can contribute to our purpose.

Optimize all your pages by making them SEO Friendly

Factors affecting the positioning are many and not all are known, but many of them have already been revealed, leaving the details are not cured anything, the speed to the tag title the url etc..

Your site is accessible to all browsers

often happens that there are compatibility issues with browsers css, test your site and correct any errors, you can read How to test different browsers with CSS.

Constantly monitor our analytics

 This method will reveal which strategies have worked, where our visitors come and which pages are most visited. Thanks to all the information Google Analytics, we can see if what we write or not like visitors, logically, if a theme like most of the other’s focus on this specific subject. An example of how much you understand this article with analytics is a Reduce the bounce rate and increase earnings.

Create a button for feeds

In this way you will give the visitor the possibility to be always updated oggni once you publish a new article.

Enter your site in major directories

With this method we will have a double advantage, increased visits and link popularity. Of course you do not even spend your life visiting 10000 directory, suggest your web page in the main directory and the theme with your site.

Write interesting content and original

Copy does not copy style will be useful, take inspiration from what laws and creates useful and comprehensive content. The web is full of sites dealing with your own theme so there will be anything but easy.

Make sure that whoever reads your content is pushed to insert a link in his blog

This represents a key point to increase visits. Offer free resources, free downloads, ebooks and more tools if you have the chance.
Well like I told you in 17 ways to increase traffic to a website Part 1 we came to the second part:

Offering discounts to your users

If you are an e-commerce or at least you have the opportunity you offer discounts to your members, word of mouth will do the rest.

Visit blogs and forums that deal with the same theme

I would say a good way, comment on blogs and forums of the other items in an appropriate manner. Comments such great article, or worse, or by entering the url of your site are often considered spam, then commented criticizing or adding something to the article.

Create a newsletter

This method as well as make contact with your visitors will give you the opportunity to alert the user of your news that may be opening a new blog or a contest.

Publish a Review

Try to get a review on your site or blog services that deal with similar topics.

Write often

Our motto is just one more chance to write and more chances to increase visits to your site.

Offline advertising

Imagine being the owner of a dating website of our city, well-publicized unleash the imagination and the most of your site in your town, then in newspapers, yellow pages, T-shirts, local, on your car and so on and on and so put.

Create an affiliate program for your site

Expensive but I would say the most effective, if you do not hesitate to spend a few dollars, creat your own affiliate program and manage them as you like, there is always an alternative adwords of Google.

Link your site with others in your industry

If you really want to do link exchanges or buy banner space do it with blogs and sites dealing with your same issue.

Connect your blog to social networks

By now, most Internet users spend most time on Facebook and the like, overtake with your group or your page.
Well I think I said everything, if you are ready to add more tips.
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10 SEO Tips for WordPress Blog

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1. Enable comments

To let users interact with the ability to maintain a fresh and updated post to post and adds theming.

2. Create original articles

It is useless plagiarized articles, search engines have developed algorithms that can identify plagiarized posts. A rather original content will be viewed with an eye on, both by users who probably will link both by search engines.

3. Use keywords / keyword in the title of the post

The title tag and the h1 tag is generally placed where the post title, hold still a fundamental part in the optimization “OnSite”. Try entering the keywords, naturally, you’d want to be found.

4. Use keywords as even in links

The even text links has always been one of the main techniques for positioning a website, because he makes it clear to the search engine and contains the user what the content of that link. Try to put the keywords in a natural way inside, diversifying the various links.

5. Use keywords in the content such as images

If an image is inserted into a page that talks about a particular agormento, enter the keyword in the file name and possibly in the image alt tags.

6. Use tags to group the blog post

The wise use of tags allows further thematize your blog posts and help in the natural positioning. Do not overdo the use of tags you might otherwise remain penalized by search engines. 

7. Enter Meta Description on each page unique and original

Allow the user to quickly identify if the page content is what you are looking for and improve click rates in the results of the search engine. A description is sometimes more effective than a site located in the first place but without a clear description. 

8. Make your site simple and lightweight

Do not use too much effects in javascript, jquery, etc. .. css3 not all your visitors have a browser that support them.

9. If you want to attract the attention you give a gift to your visitors

Give your visitors something arouses interest and could provide interesting data in case of registration. Generally then if the bonus is you will also get quality backlinks natural.

10. Promote your site in social networks

You have no idea how much traffic can lead to a link on facebook or any other social network, then put in place a strategy to promote social networks, it is simple, requires low investment and leads to many results (try to think that word of mouth can be created).
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{Infographic} The great Indian Shopping Guide

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India is one of the fastest growing economics which is possible due to the change in the online trends which are extremely positive. Google has done a survey about the growth in the online shopping in the year 2012-13. The results reveal amazing trends of growth as it has reported 128 % growth in one fiscal alone. This change is due to the introduction of many e – commerce websites which are promoting virtually every product online. The users or the customers do find these websites very attractive because of the discount vouchers, smart deals and fair variety. Customers have many brands to choose from and comfort is an added advantage. Online shopping is a convenient affair with the options to shop 24x7 and easy payment process. There are some exceptions in terms of fraudulent and suspicious websites which are being promoted with ill intentions. Such websites can compromise your security and identity online. Please go through the following infographic for more details.

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