A picture is worth a thousand words. Not for a SEO professional though!
I love infographics. Not only are they a beautiful way of driving home a point, but also people remember the key takeaways from visual media much more as compared to text.
These are some interesting tips to promote your blog, and I have to say that I am guilty of not following all of them.
As a blogger who has been writing for the past 5 years or so, I was always confused about the Read More tag. This is a tag that you will find in your WordPress editor besides the Toolbar Toggle button.
Why would one want to insert their content with this tag? Wouldn’t it fill up your blog content with such intermediate tags and break the reader’s flow? Let’s go find out how to correctly use the Read More tag.
This is my journey as a blogger and how this activity has helped me to improve myself.
I started blogging back in 2003 when I was preparing for the Common Aptitude Test (CAT) and wanted to vent out my thoughts somewhere.
Just about a year back, we had a pretty shitty (pardon my french) corporate website. Since my hands were full with setting up FooStor, I did not look at anything else. And all was wonderful, some time after that, a blogger, wrote a post on his blog about how sad the website looked.
So, a lot of us like to blog, and of course would it not be super cool if we had our own blog url and all the jazz effects at of course a minimal of a cost.
Well, now we can. And even the most basic of a computer user can go ahead and have his personal url blog … here’s how you do it.
- Go to a domains seller. I bought mine from Aalphanet. Needless to say, you will have to register first.
- Search for an available domain eg- kidakaka.com
- If available, go for the kill, purchase it. A .com comes for somewhere around Rs. 450.00 per annum, a .in comes at half the price.
- Once that is done, buy the Manage Domain rights for your domain. This costs an additional Rs. 45.00 per year.
- Now start a blog on the blogger platform
- In the Settings->Publishing->Advanced settings, go to the your own domain name, and provide the same.
- The complete instructions are given here, but this is what you do simply –
- Enter you domain name in the Advanced tab
- In your Manage DNS section of domain dashboard, make a CNAME entry for your domain to point to ghs.google.com
- It should take an hour and two and Voila!!
The blog now is hosted on the blogger platform, but the url is yours. A customized personal blog for less than Rs. 500.00 a year.