Akismet marking comments as SPAM and solution

Akismet is one of the best plugin for wordpress to get rid of spam. Though sometime you might realize, your comment is being filtered as spam by Akismet spam filter. This is a known problem and there could be many reasons for the same, that includes your earlier comments might have been marked as spam by some admins, you using keywords as commentator name, you adding self promotional link in your comments and so on. If you remember I wrote a post few days back How commenting can help you increase your feed readers by 1000. So finally I got some time (16 comments)

WordPress Landing Page plugin to Decrease Bounce rate

WordPress Landing Page plugin to Decrease Bounce rate

When ever a visitor land on our blog we expect him to take couple of action such as subscribe to your blog, read more articles, use your contact form or take any action. If not, most of the readers will hit the back button or hit the exit button and leave your blog. There are few things which you can do to ensure that your landing page bounce rate decreases and today I'm sharing one of the plugin call Zero bounce rate which is holy-grail for you to decrease the bounce rate of your landing pages. Specially if you are using PPC advertising from Facebook (9 comments)

What Is a Sponsored Review and How to Get Started

What Is a Sponsored Review and How to Get Started

Here at ShoutMeLoud, I have long written about various methods one can use to earn money from a blog. In today's post we will look at sponsored reviews as another lucrative opportunity for you to potentially make a significant income. Typically when you use an ad network such as AdSense, Chitika or any other, you need to wait a long time to get paid. Furthermore, you only get a few cents per click. A sponsored review, on the other hand, allows you to to make far more money in a single shot. Before I share additional details about sponsored reviews, (11 comments)

How to Report Blog Posts Copy Spam to Fight Against Plagiarism

Few months back we talked about copyscape service under title Is someone copying your blog? Copyscape is an online service which helps you to find out who are copying your blog posts. If someone is copying your blog post that is called Plagiarism. There are many reasons for which people copy your blog post. Lack of understanding (Mostly newbie's) Spam blogs ( To get traffic and authority) MFA blogs (Made for adsense blogs) It could be any reason. No matter who is copying your blog, it's bad for you in many ways and especially for (3 comments)

How To Avoid Spam Comments on WordPress Using .htaccess method

One of the biggest challenge which you will face while running a blog is combating spam in various form. One of the most common form of spam is comment spam and when it comes to WordPress we have various ways to battle comment spam. One of the best way is by using Akismet WordPress plugin and you can watch below embedded  video (Direct link ) to learn how to use the plugin. http://youtu.be/01tGKPx_URg You can get the Akismet Wordpress plugin from here and check this guide to learn how to get free API key for Akismet plugin. Though at times (1 comments)