How To Migrate From WordPress.com To WordPress.org (Self hosted)

How To Migrate From WordPress.com To WordPress.org (Self hosted)

WordPress.com is a good blogging platform to start your career with, but over the time when your realise the true potential of blogging for yourself, for your business or for making money, you definitely want to move your WordPress.com blog to self hosted WordPress (WordPress.org). This is a detailed guide for you to move your free WordPress blog to your own hosting. If WordPress.org and WordPress.com terminology is confusing you, you should read my earlier guide on difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org (Self hosted (3 comments)

How To Transfer SEO Settings From WordPress Theme To Plugin

How To Transfer SEO Settings From WordPress Theme To Plugin

In my earlier posts I informed you that I'm breaking up with Thesis theme and migrating to Genesis theme. After using Thesis Theme for 4 years, I realised that it was a big mistake to rely on WordPress theme for SEO configuration. Thesis used to be a great theme, but lately it become a dying WordPress theme and especially with fewer support and no support for popular WordPress plugins like SEO by Yoast, I got no reason to stick to it. I will be moving ShoutMeLoud Theme to Genesis soon, for now I started moving my other WordPress sites to Genesis (9 comments)

How I Increased My WordPress Blog Traffic By 28% in 48 Days

How I Increased My WordPress Blog Traffic By 28% in 48 Days

One of the ways by which you can evaluate your blog growth is by the number of visitors you are getting (Use Google analytics to keep a track of your blog visits). But, just the visits are not enough to measure the growth, as the traffic has to be targeted. Therefore, to increase the targeted traffic to my blog, I have burned the midnight oil in past 48 days. There are various ways by which one can drive traffic to their blog, and I'm a firm believer of growth hacking. With growth hacking, one can use existing content and start getting more (30 comments)

6 Of The Best WordPress SEO Plugins To get Higher Rankings

6 Of The Best WordPress SEO Plugins To get Higher Rankings

I have previously shared 30 plugins which I use here at ShoutMeLoud. For today's post, I have compiled a list of recommended WordPress Plugins for SEO. You do not need to use all of these SEO plugins, but each works in a different way, so I would suggest choosing and using the ones that best suit your needs. In this list I have included some free SEO plugins and some premium plugins, so there is something useful here for all readers. As you might expect, some of the premium plugins have distinct advantages over the free ones.  For (70 comments)

How LinkPatrol Plugin Fixed My Blog External Link SEO Problem

How LinkPatrol Plugin Fixed My Blog External Link SEO Problem

Are you running an old WordPress blog where you have allowed others to contribute guest post and get links in return? Or do you have a WordPress blog where you have multiple authors to publish content on your blog. Chances are that you might not be taking complete editorial control and many of your old links are redirecting to some spam site or broken. . After Panda and Penguin update it has become important for anyone to take complete control of all the existing links on your blog. This plugin is for those bloggers who have a WordPress blog which is (14 comments)