Not Blessed by Google, Still getting 150k Monthly Visitors on my Blog.

Not Blessed by Google, Still getting 150k Monthly Visitors on my Blog.

Around 8 years ago, I was doing some research for my monthly college assignment, sitting in an Internet cafe working on an old computer with an awful Internet speed, wondering who on earth is so dumb to put all that information on the Internet for free. I mean if it takes me hours to note them down, it might have taken them days to put that up. Anyways, fast forward to 2012 when I became that dumb person to put all the information for free and now I get the irony. I am a food blogger, who researches and prepares recipes, take photos while (12 comments)

Exclusive List of Websites & Directories To Submit Your Blog

Exclusive List of Websites & Directories To Submit Your Blog

Here is an exclusive list of Websites, directory and places where you should submit your blog. Most of the sites listed here are free and if you are creating a new blog/Website or have not submitted your existing Website to these places, you should go ahead and create one. This also includes many social networking site and social bookmarking profile. It's not an extensive list like 1000 sites or something, but I'm creating a list of those sites which are important and will be helpful in either search engine ranking or tracking your site report. Where (37 comments)

5 Things To Do After Your First Blog Post

5 Things To Do After Your First Blog Post

Starting a new blog is special. You don't start one everyday, right? That's why you need to take special care after you have published your first post. I am not talking about how to publish your first post. I know you will do it perfectly. But the actions you do after you publish your first post may determine your blog's success. Also read: How to Promote blog posts for maximum exposure There are  many things which you can do after hitting the publish button to ensure you get maximum traffic for your new post. Here I'm sharing some of the (22 comments)

What Qualities You Should Look Before Purchasing A Web Hosting Plan

What Qualities You Should Look Before Purchasing A Web Hosting Plan

Today I got a call from one of the upcoming Web hosting Company asking me to recommend their hosting to ShoutMeLoud readers. The conversation lasted for almost 20 minutes, and the person was trying to convince me about pitching his product, and the benefits they are offering. Usually when I get such calls, I try to learn how new companies are trying to market themselves, and being a start-up web-hosting company it always takes a lot more than just convincing someone to recommend them. While I was on the call, I asked a few questions about the (21 comments)

6 Ways to Measure If Your Blog Is Growing or Not

6 Ways to Measure If Your Blog Is Growing or Not

Creating a blog is easy as it’s a one-off task with designing done but growing your blog takes time and effort. During this growth period, many may feel that they are not on pace with others to achieve their goals. Frustration sets in during this period of growing a blog. But what if you could measure your growth and see if you are really going in the right track or not. Do read: How to be motivate yourself for blogging when you are demotivated. (Opens in new tab) Many bloggers completely give up blogging or slow down because they don’t see any (11 comments)