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Powerful ways to get traffic to your blog

ways to get blog traffic

Traffic is life and blood of any online entity. Bloggers are always wondering how to get traffic to their blogs. Newcomers specially, are to a good extent, oblivious to the different techniques they can employ to bring in traffic to their blogs. Understandable though, not everyone is jack of all trades. You’re only good at certain things. Blog traffic is an essentiality and chances are your blog will not survive for long unless fed with stream of visitors continuously. You’d eventually lose interest if no one cares to visit, as simple as that.

5 Writing Tips for Better Blogging

Blogging takes time, better blogging takes efforts. In order to differentiate your blog in the blogosphere, you must learn to blog better & that means learning to write better.  The following writing tips will help you in both writing & blogging better.

1. Keep it Simple

Reading text from a screen takes most people around 25% longer than reading from printed media, plus it’s a lot more tiring. Make your blog more attractive to your readers by using simple language and dedicating each sentence and each paragraph to a single idea or concept.

2. Front-load Content

Right way to Earn Money Blogging for Beginners

Thinking of making money from your blogging efforts? Read below to see if blogging is really worth the effort to make money online.

Here’s classic case scenario, Let’s suppose some of you have been thinking of earning some money and figure out that starting a blog would be a good idea. You enthusiastically start working on it, get few articles ready (or copy content),  think of a nice catchy name, select your favorite blog publishing tool, get the blog ready in 10 minutes. You put up some ads on it and wait for the moolah to come rolling. Few days pass by, and there is nothing happening. Nobody’s visiting your new online home. Few more days pass by, there is still no money. Soon, you lose the enthusiasm and fed up with it. Your blog is now sitting there, stale, stagnated whereas your are back to your routine of watching TV in free time.

How to verify Technorati Claim Token

Many bloggers are unaware of how to verify their technorati claim token. This post will attempt to answer how you can claim and verify your blog on Technorati using the unique code they generate for your blog.  For instance, Technorati assigned claim token number for Electric Ego is PU89WGPJ7SXV


All you have to do is to put your unique token number in a new post and publish it. You could place the code anywhere in the post (generally it is preferred to keep within the first few lines or within excerpt). You can even make a new post, something like Technorati claim or Technorati verification and placing just the claim token code as content in the post. It does not have to be in Title even. Once you have published the post with the token in it, visit http://technorati.com/account/.

Thinking of Video blogging or Vlogging?

Video blogging or Vlogging is a type of blogging using video as a primary medium. Entries are made regularly and often combine embedded video or a video link with supporting text, images, and other metadata. Are you thinking of starting a video blog? These days it is not that hard to do specially with the advent of Video streaming websites like Youtube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Dailymotion and similar others that offer plenty of options, easy to embed codes to allow bloggers place videos in their video blogs. The beauty is that you don’t have to upload the video on your server and can avoid high hosting fees. All the above video streaming websites allow free video uploading and sharing, youtube being at the forefront of free video sharing.

Blogging for profit or just wasting time

Thinking of blogging to make some money? I know blogging for profit sounds fascinating, you have a flair for writing, you love blogging, have a way with words, can write on almost anything and everything under the sun, why not turn this habit to churn out some money?

blogging for money

I know some bloggers just abhor the idea of turning their blogs in to money making machine. They are perhaps content with expressiong their opinion, sharing knowledge and interacting with like-minded fellas. Personally, I do not mind making money from any opportunity that comes along my way. In fact, I would not want to miss any opportunity that helps me profit, grow better and powerful. Money is important and imparts you more control on some aspects of your life.

Blogging to impress your girlfriend?

I often ask people if they keep a blog. Oftentimes, I hear a No. Most of my friends and acquaintances do not keep a blog. You may be looking to take up blogging. You may be thinking of rolling out a great blog from the ground up. Or, you might be trying to blog just to impress your girlfrined. Blogging to impress others sounds stupid, doesn’t it?

Michael shares an interesting insight for those willing to start a blog here:- http://www.tamingthebeast.net/blog/web-development/to-blog-or-not.htm.

Should you start a blog or not?

“Before starting a blog, ask yourself this important question..