Friday, 11 April 2014

20 High PR Australia Based Web Directories List

Web directories are playing an important role in the search engine optimization of any blog or website in these days. As we know that Google rank every website on the basis of quality backlinks it is receiving from other websites. The quality of these backlinks is measured through the Page Rank of the websites which are linking to your blog or website. So if your blog or website is receiving high quality backlinks from the high page rank websites then its Page Rank will increase and it will do well in the search results. It is very difficult to establish quality backlinks. Web directories solve this problem of the web developers and bloggers. It is also very difficult task to find the high Google Page Rank web directories to create backlinks. This list is based on the web directories for Australian websites or blogs. These are the Based on the Australia reason and contains the websites of Australia country.

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So if you are an Australian or if your website or blog is targeting Australian users then this list is helpful for you to get target Australian visitors as well as backlinks from the high PR websites to increase page rank of your blog or website.

Sunday, 30 March 2014

How to Advertise using Smartphones?

Smartphones have revolutionized communications and the application of mobile phones in business. These smartphones have become very useful in business and are used in varying degrees of success as advertising and marketing tools. Advertising on smartphones works for communication carriers, businesses and smartphone applications developers.

When you are considering using smartphones in your advertising and marketing strategy, there are several ways you can use them and integrate their users into your advertising plans. Since smartphones run software programs, called applications, you can develop an application for your customers to install on their phones and easily access your products. These applications can also be used to provide support services to customers and gather feedback about the quality of your products and their ease of use.

show your ad on smartphones

You can also place advertisements that pop up when the application is being used or run as banners in the application’s interface. These advertisements should not take up much space or be bothersome to the phone user. You can additionally provide an option of turning off the advertisements to users. Applications that are paid for can have advertisements based on whether the application is registered or if it is a free version that the user has installed.

The other option you can take is the sending of bulk text messages. This requires that you have a database of the phone numbers of your target consumers and then send them text messages informing them about your products and other relevant information. Text messages are cheap to send and some carriers offer unlimited text messages on their networks. Smartphones allow for easy sending of bulk messages and scheduling can be done so that the messages are sent at a specified time of the day. 

Monday, 17 March 2014

How to Include a PayPal Button on your Blog?

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Looking for payment system to install on your blog? PayPal is one of the most convenient, secure, and widely trusted online payment systems for vendors and customers alike. You can install a PayPal button on your blog or website and start accepting credit card payments from customers within minutes!

E-commerce has steadily risen to dominate the online space in recent years. Through the availability of fast Internet connection, as well as easy access to computers and mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, anyone can search for products, read reviews, compare prices, and purchase items at the best prices online, anywhere and anytime.

There is indeed tough competition in e-commerce and you don’t want to be left behind. Make payments so much easier for your customers by installing a PayPal button on your blog.

What is PayPal?

PayPal is an alternative payment method that allows any business or individual with a registered email address to send and receive payments online. This provides convenience to both customers and business owners because it’s a more secure and cost-effective option.

Customers prefer to use PayPal as it allows them to keep their credit card details secure. There’s no need to them to provide sensitive credit card information online. Instead, they only need a PayPal email account to complete a transaction. PayPal is definitely one of the world’s biggest real-time payment solutions, and will continue to remain so for many more years. HiFiFun.Net also use Paypal for receiving payments from advertisers. You can also advertise your business/blog on HiFiFun.Net.

Install the PayPal Button on Your Blog

To start administering payments using PayPal, you can install a PayPal button on your blog. There are two types of buttons you can install: one is for asking website visitors to make a donation via PayPal, and the second is through the addition of a PayPal shopping cart. Your choice would depend on the type of product or services you are soliciting payments for.

For instance, the donation button is often found on independent websites where users can download products for free (eg. artworks) with the option to make donations. The PayPal shopping cart is popular for most e-commerce sites.

You simply install an icon to your blog and link the button to your account to start receiving payments. But before anything else, you would of course need a Pay Pal account. If you don’t have one yet, here’s what you need to do:
  • Visit the PayPal website and sign up for an account.
  • Fill out and submit a registration form, then return to the PayPal homepage.
  • Login wth the the email address and password you submitted for registration.

Monday, 17 February 2014

Useful Guide to Write Engaging Blog Contents!

Engaging, according to Merriam-Webster's dictionary, means “very attractive or pleasing in a way that holds your attention.” This word is easy to describe but complicated to achieve.

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In blogging, holding the attention of the readers can be tricky. Once a blogger or a web administrator attracts people to read, holding them to finish the article will only last nine seconds or less. According to Ted Selker, an expert from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, people who often browse hundreds of web pages grows shallow interest to a lot of things. Their attention span and concentration skills falter because there are many sites they can visit.

Why is it Important to Engage Readers?

Readers are the movers of your web traffic and activity. If they don't engage in reading your contents, sharing, and commenting on it. The site can loose indicators of a quality website. Remember, Google has high standards in choosing which website they'd like to appear in search engine results page. Your backlink is not enough to tell whether your page is good for Google. It must have steady stream of traffic and activity, which your readers can only do if you keep them engaged.

Engaging readers can also lead to:

  • Better Traffic
  • Improve Sales (e-commerce websites)
  • Improve Rankings
  • Promote Community of Readers
  • Improve Social Media Activities
  • Build Stronger Influence

How Do I Engage My Readers?

As mentioned, attracting them is easy but engaging them can be tricky. Many web admins think regular posts are enough to engage them. But they always falls short in soliciting comments and shares.

The way writers make their articles has a lot to do with why this happens. To help you improve your site activity and engage readers, here are few tips that you can do:

Make your article short

Short articles are your best weapons against short attention span. Hold readers' attention in a 500- 600 words content. They can read the article fast, so they have enough time to leave comments.

If you have so many things to write, there are other ways to shorten your blogs, here are few:

  • Embrace Line Breaks
  • Use Subheadings
  • Apply Bullets
  • Bold/ Italicize Words
  • Use Numbers

Long-tailed vs Short tailed Keywords: Comparison of their Efficiency

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a tricky business for the fact that Google just keeps on moving the goal posts. Again and again they keep changing what we should and shouldn’t do, and now that the Google Hummingbird update is out it seems that the search engine results may start evolving via the type of content web masters put on to it.

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The efficiency of long and short tailed keywords is now up for question, especially since some people think the Google Hummingbird update is going to do away with long-tailed keywords and maybe even the reliance on keywords we have. Here is a quick comparison of short and long tailed keywords.

What is a short tailed keyword?

It is just another name for a keyword, although that term is also confusing. A keyword may also be a key phrase as there may be more than one word in it. “Homes in Atlanta” is technically a keyword and key phrase (making it a short tailed keyword too); just like the words “Homes” and “Atlanta” are keywords in themselves. 

What is a long-tailed keyword?

A long-tailed keyword is more like a phrase that could be mistaken for a fuller search engine query. Using the example above, “Homes in Atlanta” is a short tailed keyword, whereas “Cheap homes in Atlanta” or “Cheap homes for sale in Atlanta” are long-tailed keywords. Can you see how the long-tailed keyword may be a full search query? You can imagine how someone may just type “Cheap homes for sale in Atlanta” into the search engine and click to search.

One is more efficient at tight targeting

A long-tailed keyword is more descriptive, which means it is better at targeting. A person typing in “Cheap homes for sale in Atlanta” is going to get more targeted results than a person who just uses “Homes in Atlanta.” As you can imagine, if you happen to have the same long-tailed keyword on your web page then whoever searches for a similarly specific web page are going to find you.

Saturday, 15 February 2014

How To Add Pinterest Hover Pin It Button on Blogger or Wordpress Blog Images?

Hi Friends! I am back with an interesting tutorial to add Pinterest’s Pin it button on the Blogger or Wordpress blog’s images. Whenever you or your visitors will scroll the mouse pointer over the blog post images then the Pin-it button will appear on the images. No doubt that Pinterest is one of the popular social networks. As I always say that social networks play an important role for every blog, website or business. Pinterest will also help your blog to get more social media traffic.

After the demand from a reader of HiFiFun.Net, I am publishing this post with step by step guide to add hover pin it button in your blog. I started this blog just to help newbie bloggers. So friends if you also have some demands like you want to add some widgets or plugins in your blog and their tutorials are not available on HiFiFun.Net then you can ask for those tutorial through comments. I will try to help you by publishing your demanded tutorial.

What are the features of this widget?

Before adding this widget in your blog, go through the main features of this widget.

  • This will automatically pickup the correct post title and url from your blog.
  • This will also add the description of your post in the pin.
  • You can select the pin it button’s position.
  • You can change the pin it button and add the button of your choice.
  • You can prevent pin it button from appearing on certain images.
  • You can add prefix and suffix to you pin.
  • This widget is compatible with all popular browsers like Chrome, Mozilla, Firefox, Opera, Safari etc.
  • Work with almost all Blogger and Wordpress Templates.

Demo

Just scroll over the image published below and see the hover pin it button demo.

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Steps to Add Hover Pin It Button to Blog Images

  1. Blogger users select your blog and go to Tempalte > Edit HTML. And Wordpress Users go to Administration > Appearance > Editor > footer.php.
  2. Now find the </body> tag in the template.
  3. Copy the below given code and paste it just above the code your found in the previous step.
  4. Save your template.
  5. That’s it!

Hover Pin It Button Code

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == &quot;item&quot;'>
<script>
//<![CDATA[
var bs_pinButtonURL = "http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-y3xzTGiGzH0/UK4XOaUpdaI/AAAAAAAADw8/Z1MH4Jr4Efo/s1600/pinterestx1_72.png";
var bs_pinButtonPos = "center";
var bs_pinPrefix = "";
var bs_pinSuffix = "";

//]]>
</script>
<script src='http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.8.2/jquery.min.js' type='text/javascript'/>
<script id='bs_pinOnHover' src='https://googledrive.com/host/0B-dv4rsl5_uZZVhyWDRXY29ENWs' type='text/javascript'>
// This Pinterest Hover Button is brought to you by hififun.net.
// Visit http://www.hififun.net/2014/02/how-to-add-pinterest-hover-pin-it-button-to-blog.html for details.
// Feel free to use and share, but please keep this notice intact otherwise this will not work.
</script>
</b:if>

Thursday, 30 January 2014

Search Engine Optimization: Understanding Your SEO Figures

Your SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is all to do with making your website more search engine friendly. When you run analytic programs it is usually to see how your SEO is coming along and how your website is doing regarding traffic numbers and such. Here are a few SEO terms that you may have heard and what they mean.

SEO Figures

Unique Visitors

These are the amount of people who have looked at your web page. They are called unique visitors to give you a better idea of how many people actually visited as oppose to how many times the page was visited. It rules out the people who may have come back to your website several times in one day.

RSS Feed Visitors

This is a powerful metric that few people appreciate. If people are signed up to your RSS feed then they are doing so in order to keep up to date with the things you are posting on your website or blog. The fact that they keep coming back means you are doing something right and it is a very good sign for the health of your website if the RSS feed visitor numbers are slowly rising.

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Organic SEO vs Google AdWords: Which one should you go for?

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is about making your website more search engine friendly. Organic SEO is a little misleading in this case. Most people do not realize that organic SEO means simply creating optimized pages and letting nature (online intercourse) do the rest. Most people think that organic SEO means running and maintaining yours on and off page SEO on a full time basis, and that is what this article assumes it means too.

seo vs google adwords

In essence you should go for both

This is truer than the fact that Snow White had neck ache from always looking down. You should essentially go for SEO and ranking up your website, and you should go for Google AdWords. The trouble is that Google AdWords is not a long term solution for most people, but that does not mean it cannot be. There are quite a few people who have a self sustaining Google AdWords account.

Google wants you on Google AdWords

This is truer than the fact that Doc from Snow White was sent to prison for practicing medicine without a license. Every time Google creates an update their profits soar and this is for two reasons. The first is because websites with Google Adsense on them seem to mysteriously rank up, and the second is because people fall from the Search Engine results and have to start paying for Google AdWords adverts if they want traffic.

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Important Things To Look For In A Web Hosting Provider

Best Web Hosting
If you are thinking about finding a decent hosting company there are a number of things that you have to consider before making your choice. The requirements of your website when it comes to available resources, your budget, expected number of visits, as well as the purpose and type of the website you are building will all go towards making the final decision on your provider. Since this is a fairly complex question, we tried to break down the most important aspects of hosting so as to at least give you a general guideline on what you should be looking for.

Monday, 20 January 2014

Top 20 Most Expensive Domain Names Ever Sold

Hi Friends! In this post I published the top 20 most expensive domains of the internet world. These are the most expensive domains till now. Normally we can register a .com domain name in nearly 600-650 INR or 8-10 USD from various popular domain registrars like Bigrock. But these domains were sold in several millions dollars. Domain marketing is also a great way to earn money online. You can also invest in domain marketing and it is very easy. Just look for some best keywords which are not registered as domain name and register that domain now before others. Then you can sold those domains at your own prices to webmasters, bloggers and to IT companies. We also have a collection of some best top level domains which are registered many years ago. You can select and purchase domain name of your choice.

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List of Top 20 Most Expensive Domains

Below are the highest paid domain names list for their ownership. These domains are sorted according to their sail price. Most expensive domain is placed on the top.

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