How to Configure Window Live Writer for WordPress blogs

How to Configure Window Live Writer for WordPress blogs

As a blogger and writer, I love to use tools which will help me to increase my productivity and eespecially when it comes to writing, I need something which is as good as MS Word. I have been using a blog writing tool call Windows Live Writer, which is developed by Microsoft and support most of the Blogging platforms including WordPress and BlogSpot. So far, I have found this software to be one of the best Windows Blogging tools for offline writing. Windows live writer works seamlessly with WordPress, and you can directly publish posts from your (17 comments)

8 Important Tools to Make your Blog Rockstar

8 Important Tools to Make your Blog Rockstar

One major difference between a newbie blogger, and a veteran blogger is way of working. A pro-blogger use best of the available tools to make his work easier. For example, a blogger running 4+ WordPress blog, would consider using ManageWp to manage all his blogs. Similarly, you will pick one such SEO tool, which will do all the task like Keyword research, Keyword tracking, Page rank check, and all other required task. At this stage, I'm not a pro-blogger and it will take me couple of years to be one. Though, as I mentioned in one of my earlier article, I (13 comments)

SiteMeter : Real Time Website Visitors Tracking

SiteMeter : Real Time Website Visitors Tracking

When I started blogging in 2008, I never realized the importance of site stats apart from the fact it helps me in Ego boost by seeing some visitors on my blog. Later on I integrated 3 analytic systems: Google Analytics, WordPress.com Stats plugin, and Sitemeter. It's been 4 years and now I have left sitemeter and I'm only using Google analytics and WordPress.com Stats plugin to check my blog stats. There are many similar web apps like Woopra, which you can consider, but nothing offers features like GA, which are free and very useful from usability (8 comments)

What is Gravatar & Why You Need a Gravatar Account?

What is Gravatar & Why You Need a Gravatar Account?

Images help a lot in branding, and when it comes to blogging commenting, I have always mentioned how it helps you to correct new connection and brand yourself. Though, many new comers who just started with Blogging, are not sure how to add images to their name, when they comment on a WordPress powered blog. WordPress uses Gravatar.com, to show user image in post comments. You can see an example below form the attached image: Another thing that we need to acquire our online identity is by using the same avatar (Profile picture) everywhere. Most (13 comments)

Best Online Sites to Compress your URL

Best Online Sites to Compress your URL

URL's are getting short day by day, people like to say things within 140 character on Twitter and that's where these URL compressor sites come into the picture. There are many online Web services, which let you compress your URL. You can use any of them, and here I'm creating a list of all such websites which you can use to shorten your URL. It's not an extensive list, but I'm using some of the best on the web, that you can use. Update: Twitter now offers their own URL shortening service which is not open for public. When ever you tweet any (0 comments)