ShoutMeLoud Moving to Linode Unmanaged VPS from Knownhost Managed VPS

ShoutMeLoud Moving to Linode Unmanaged VPS from Knownhost Managed VPS

We have already shared about what is VPS hosting and best managed VPS webhosting and it’s time to come with an article on unmanaged VPS hosting. ShoutMeLoud started it’s blogging journey with Dreamhost Shared Hosting and after a year due to traffic we moved to managed VPS at Knownhost. We have been happily hosted at Knownhost but from last 3-4 days ShoutMeLoud is facing lots of downtime and Internal server error, I understand issue is because of lots of php calls and database queries. Since we use 30+ WordPress plugins, such issues are common and has to (39 comments)

How to Become a Popular Blogger by Guest Blogging?

How to Become a Popular Blogger by Guest Blogging?

Guest blogging is one of the best ways to market yourself. Specially after recent Google algo updates, Guest blogging is one of the best ways to create link for your blog. When I recommend you to guest blog on other blogs, my aim is to help you establish your brand. Guest blogging is an art, and it's little different than blogging on your own blog. You need to understand the taste of audience of the blog, where you guest posting. There are many Websites which will let you submit guest post, and here I'm sharing few tips to become a popular blogger just (12 comments)

Why Guest Blogging Enabled Blog Should Give Author Credit within The Post

Why Guest Blogging Enabled Blog Should Give Author Credit within The Post

Guest blogging is becoming a trend now and many blogs have opened their site for Guest bloggers. It is a win-win situation for both (Blog admin and guest authors). One thing which I wanted to share with all the bloggers who have their blog open for guest bloggers. An About Me box below or above articles are good and obviously helps to give exposure to guest authors, but again when a guest author add a guest post on your blog, he usually do it for one of this reasons: Traffic, Exposure and link back. Just in case if your blog is revenue sharing blog, (12 comments)

How to Install & Configure W3 Total Cache WordPress Plugin

How to Install & Configure W3 Total Cache WordPress Plugin

Speed of page is an important factor for better reader experience and also from search engine perspective. In WordPress we have many cache plugins that we can use and out of all the plugins, Wp Super cache and W3 total cache are my favorite. I have heard a lot of good things about  total cache plugin which is also a caching plugin like Super cache but with more options. Specially if you are planning to use CDN, W3 total cache plugin offer great support and it has plug and play settings. I’m as it is planning to use MaxCDN on my blog network to (48 comments)

How To Create A Free Blog On the BlogSpot Blogging Platform

How To Create A Free Blog On the BlogSpot Blogging Platform

Having a blog is a great thing, because you can share anything you like, and if you are wise you can also earn a decent income from your blog. (Read: My AdSense Earnings for Five Years). Here at ShoutMeLoud I have written about many blogging platforms that you can use to create a blog for yourself.  One of my favorite methods for creating a blog is to use your own domain and hosting, while creating your blog via WordPress. We have talked a lot about self-hosted WordPress blogs in previous posts, and there is no doubt that this presents a (26 comments)