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 (12 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)

CopyScape Plagiarism Detection Software Checks Content Originality

CopyScape Plagiarism Detection Software Checks Content Originality

Copyscape is an online service which will let you find who is copying your blog post and using rss feed to create an auto RSS blog. Though Google take copy content spam seriously but sometime due to duplicate content and search engine algorithm, Google may treat copied content as original and you might lose search engine ranking because of copied content. Though we know how to fight against blog plagiarism but before that it's important to know which blog is copying your content and this is where Copyscape come into the picture. How to use (2 comments)