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Showing posts with label blogging. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Blogging : A source of Income: How To Do It ?

Gone are the days when blogs used to be more of personal diaries – of random thoughts and ramblings. Today, we all know that blogging is a good source of income. How? Well it's simple! Write relevant content, generate traffic for your blog and earn money through advertisements. Although it reads simple, is it really that simple? There are millions of blogs floating in this virtual world. What makes your blog so special that people would visit your blog again and again? It's also not just about having loyal visitors, it's also about generating new traffic. How do you do that? Here are some tips on blogging – how to keep it interesting, keep it growing and how to ensure a regular traffic and keep building on that. Choose a topic that is of relevance to you. Something that you understand and are confident about. You can generate dependable content for the topic and will be considered a knowledgeable source for the relevant topic. Such topics could be as simple as gardening, plumbing or even political discussions – anything that may interest you. Present your information in a lucid, easily understandable way. Your reader should find interest in what you are writing. Break the information into smaller chunks for easier comprehension. Try and avoid long sentences and flowery language. Keep your blog up-to-date. Keep a tab on the latest happenings in your field. Share your opinion and guide the reader. Provide relevant links and associate information portals in your blog entries. Visit other blogs and leave relevant comments. Your opinion should be interesting and helpful for the blog writer. This will generate not just the writer's interest to visit your blog but also that of the readers of the blog. Just as you are advised to leave comments at the same time, ensure that you respond to the comments received in your blog entries as well. It is important that you build a social network. Have your blog registered with Search Engines – people should be able to find it through the most popular search engines. More the visibility, steadier is the flow of traffic to your blog. Remember to advertise your blog in different forums, forums that discuss same interests as your blog. Let your friend circle know – mail them regularly about the updates in your blog, encourage them to subscribe to your blog. If your content is good, people will be interested in your blog. Once you make your mark, you can start writing for others or jointly publish content with someone else. This has given visibility to many bloggers in the past. There are incidents where bloggers have been picked up by publishing houses, newspapers and magazines to write for them. The opportunities in the field of blogging are enormous – it is something that one enjoys doing and also earns something out of it. If you keep the above tips in mind, chances are you will start generating revenue from your blog very soon.

Larry McCullough has been marketing and writing on the internet for over 10 years. Owner of various websites. Main site Blog

Sunday, May 4, 2008

Blog Design and Free Blog Templates

Bloggers of blogspot (blogger.com) have some other better choices of free templates which they can use to improve their blog appearance .its here
Free templates also offers some nice templates here

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Free Blog Writer Tool For Blogging

In my persuit of blogging software today I came across a nice software for publishing .The good thing isits free.and the interface is vey simple and user friendly.its WSSIWYG blog editor in which you can see its source in HTML form.you can insert tags,insert html,links allow track backs choose date of creation.All type of common formating option is available.There is a button for inserting ads for making money too.Rememberits not adsense ads...Its Qad.

Adsense Pays you when you reach $100.But QAd pays you as soon as you reach 20$.this is the best thing about Qad.Here your payout frequency would be more.

Also You don't have to wait for crawler or spiders of search engine to find your post.ypu can specify the URL's of ping services and Qumana would automatically ping after publishing your post..within a few seconds.

Monday, September 24, 2007

Testing BlogJet

I have installed an interesting application - BlogJet. It's a cool Windows client for my blog tool (as well as for other tools). Get your copy here: http://blogjet.com/ you can try for 30 days

"Computers are incredibly fast, accurate and stupid; humans are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant; together they are powerful beyond imagination." -- Albert Einstein

Blogjet is not Free.You Have to pay to use this.Most of users use online editor provided by blogservices such as blogger.com or wordpress.com

there is one more wonderful tool for blogging for those who use firefox as browser.that is Scibfire..its fast and easy .you can send posts to multiple blogs.edit the post and post it.there is a facility to see the blog after it is posted.More about scrib fire HERE

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Ping to 22 Blog Search Engine in Seconds

Publishers and Bloggers !
Are you waiting for the crawlers of search-engines to reach your blog,website?

Why not update your content with search engines instantly and that too with 22 of the blog search engine.It takes only few seconds.

Ping-O-Matic is a service to update different search engines that your blog has updated.

Just type the Blog Name,Blog Home Page URL,RSS URL and check the services you want to ping,or better all of them.
ping specialized services if they're relevant to your blog content, otherwise you'll cause an undue burden on them.

Now Click The send Pings button and it's over
isn't it breeze to send pings

Powered by ScribeFire.

Monetize Your Blog With Kontera

Blogger community don't need to depend on adsense only for monetizing their blogs.Now you have one more option to earn money by selling your website/blog spaces for showing contextual ads.Enters Kontera!
Although You can not combine these ads with google adsense as kontera is a contextual in nature.as they say:
A contextually relevant keyword that is
discovered in real-time on a web page from within Kontera´s vast
network of publishers, and is automatically turned into a link to the
most relevant ad from among Kontera´s thousands of advertisers. With
ContentLink™ publishers generate incremental revenue while advertisers
reach their most targeted audience on a Cost-Per-Click basis."

they call their ads as
Here are all the available
ContentLink provides five unique formats .
  1. Link the text of your message to relevant
    content and engaged users
  2. Enhance your text message with an image or logo.
  3. Showcase your animated or static half-banners in the ContentLink
    Billboard, and place them directly into relevant content.
  4. In text messaging, now with video. Link movie previews, TV
    commercials & home video to relevant content, and engage users with the
    ultimate video & audio experience.
  5. Take advantage of any rich media or flash ad in your creative
    arsenal. The ContentLink Flex is the perfect vehicle for brand awareness
    campaigns, direct response and lead generation
Bloggers Can Sign Up Here

Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Blog Traffic Is Essential

In order to succeed in blogosphere and make substantial money traffic to your blog is the most vital ingredient.In order to achieve traffic I am alway on the look out for tips and secrets for increasing traffic.recently I came across a blog by Seth Godin's on How to increase traffic.some of the tips are useful while others may not be that much.pick some of the valuable gems that suits to your type of blogs.

How to get traffic for your blog

  1. Use lists.

  2. Be topical... write posts that need to be read right now.

  3. Learn enough to become the expert in your field.

  4. Break news.

  5. Be timeless... write posts that will be readable in a year.

  6. Be among the
    first with a great blog on your topic, then encourage others to blog on the
  7. same topic.

  8. Share your expertise generously so people recognize it and depend on you.
    Announce news.

  9. Write short, pithy posts.

  10. Encourage your readers to help you manipulate the technorati
    top blog list.

  11. Don't write about your
    cat, your boyfriend or your kids.

  12. Write long, definitive posts.

  13. Write about your

  14. Be snarky. Write nearly libelous things about fellow bloggers, daring them to respond (with links back to you) on their blog.

  15. Be sycophantic. Share linklove and expect some back.

  16. Include polls, meters and other eye candy.

  17. Tag your posts. Use

  18. Coin a term or two.

  19. Do email interviews with the well-known.

  20. Answer your

  21. Use photos. Salacious ones are best.

  22. Be

  23. Encourage your readers to
    digg your posts. (and to use furl and reddit). Do it with every post.

  24. Post your photos on

  25. Encourage your readers to subscribe by RSS.

  26. Start at the
    beginning and take your readers through a months-long education.

  27. Include comments so your blog becomes a virtual water cooler that feeds itself.

  28. Assume that every day is the beginning, because you always have new readers.

  29. Highlight your best posts on your
    Squidoo lens.

  30. Point to useful but little-known resources.

  31. Write about stuff that appeals to the majority of current blog readers--like
    gadgets and web 2.0.

  32. Write about Google.

  33. Have relevant ads that are even better than your content.

  34. Don't include comments, people will cross post their responses.

  35. Write posts that each include dozens of trackbacks to dozens of blog posts so that people will notice you.

  36. Run no ads.

  37. Keep tweaking your template to make it include every conceivable bell or whistle.

  38. Write about blogging.

  39. Digest the good ideas of other people, all day, every day.

  40. Invent a whole new kind of
    art or interaction.

  41. Post on weekdays, because there are more readers.

  42. Write about a never-ending parade of different topics so you don't bore your readers.

  43. Post on weekends, because there are fewer new posts.

  44. Don't interrupt your writing with a lot of links.

  45. Dress your blog (fonts and design) as well as you would dress yourself for a meeting with a stranger.

  46. Edit yourself. Ruthlessly.

  47. Don't promote yourself and your business or your books or your projects at the expense of the reader's attention.

  48. Be patient.

  49. Give credit to those that inspired, it makes your writing more useful.

  50. Ping technorati. Or have someone smarter than me tell you how to do it automatically.

  51. Write about only one thing, in ever-deepening detail, so you become definitive.

  52. Write in English.

  53. Better, write in

  54. Write about
    obscure stuff that appeals to an obsessed minority.

  55. Don't be boring.

  56. Write stuff that people want to read and share.

This is a very comprehensive list.here is Seth Gordin's Blog


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