10/31/2014

How to add background music to Blogger blog?

If you are interested in adding background music to your Blogger blog and do not know how to do this then this post will help you. We can let our users to listen some kind music while they are reading our blog posts. This thing can make their reading experience on your blog more enjoyable. You can let any kind of music in your Blogger blog’s background. This could be a super hit song of any movie or some other enjoyable instrumental music etc.

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It is very easy to add any music file or song in the background of your Blogger blog. To embed a music file in the background of your Blogger blog, you just have to add a small 3-4 lines HTML code in your blog. This code will embed the music file of your choice in the background of your blog. This music file or song will start automatically whenever you or your user will load any page of your website.

10/10/2014

An Introduction to Affiliate Marketing

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What is Affiliate Marketing?

Affiliate Marketing is a niche market in the world of e-commerce, a niche market worth a few million dollars. It became a predominant aspect of e-commerce after the success of Amazon’s Affiliate Marketing Program in 1994. The Amazon Affiliate Program brought to light the ease and efficacy of an affiliate program for a business’ advertising. Affiliate Marketing began with the simple idea of using a secondary site to advertise a primary one. This principle is not exclusive to e-commerce but it has proved significantly more successful within the online context than the print one.

The Form Affiliate Marketing Takes

Affiliate marketing is a highly recognizable form of Marketing for the online user nowadays, though it is not always known by that name. Affiliate Marketing most often takes the form of banners, pop-up pages, or external links. These forms are the most easily recognisable and popular. They are eye-catching and demand attention from the customer. There are various other formats of Affiliate Marketing which may be less intrusive such as blog posts, reviews of a service and email notifications. The major downside to Affiliate Marketing is the irritation factor. Many customers of the affiliate may get frustrated, angry or even refuse the use an affiliates services anymore if the marketing format is too aggressive or intrusive.

10/07/2014

Effect of the internet on businesses

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The face of the business world is fast evolving. From the one-to-one interaction with customers to the worldwide access of customers, this evolution is a realistic development that is fueled by the internet. Various sectors have been influenced by the internet, such as

  • Advertising is being maximized by use of the internet. Products can now be communicated to users online. This is achieved by use of websites, social media and blog pages that are likely to be accessed by the targeted customers. It is also a convenient way to the businesses since it does not require many resources thus saving on company expenditure.
  • The stock market has also had a thorough boost. This is through the transformation of having to read on stock developments on paper the following day. Internet has now enabled the reading of live stock quotes as customers track stock performance changes. Commercial companies’ provide the stock quotes online as a way of attracting investors. This is done as a free service as they market their goods online.
  • Companies now have the ability to share information through the internet. Information may be restricted to only company employees but can be accessed from anywhere so long as there is internet connectivity. This has enhanced convenience to most companies since employee do not have to move with the data but only access it when it is required from the companies’ databases.
  • The environment is also better conserved through the internet in business activities. Newspapers are now moving from the era of print to online publications. This is bringing a huge difference in the utilization of trees being cut down. This has however not been maximized. If all print media could be moved to make use of the internet, it would highly cut on cost both to the publishers and the end users. This would also bring a huge effect in environmental conservation. There is however slow uptake of technology especially amongst the older generation thus hampering complete digitization of the media.

6/11/2014

Important Factors Determining Online Reputation Management

Reputation has taken on a whole new meaning because of the Internet. Nowadays, it's effortless to know a person and form impressions of them based on how you see them online, through social media sites. It's so easy to tell how a person might be like based on status updates, shared photos, and their online interaction with other social media users. If you can know so much about a person through social media, what more if it's a business establishment?
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Online reputation management means that one pays close attention as to how a person, establishment, or organization appears online. It involves keeping a close watch on what is said about them on the Internet and responding to these reactions in a professional and positive manner. A lot of major brands now use the Internet as a way for them to reach out to their patrons. It's not just about having an official Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account, but more of keeping these accounts alive and interacting constantly with their followers.

There are many important factors concerning online reputation management. Here are some of the basics that falls under such kind of online management system:

1. Social media platforms

You've probably seen these words with some familiar brand names:

  • "Like us on Facebook"
  • "Follow us on Twitter"
  • "Follow our Instagram page"
These phrases are a way for brands to reach out to their customers and maintain their following, all while doing their best to hook in new patrons as well. Social media websites have become more popular than ever, because it's free to sign up, and it's the best way to interact with people who closely follow the brand. Using social media to manage online reputation can rake in big benefits. It's not just about being present on Facebook or Twitter, but making sure that those who manage social media accounts maintain an active interaction and response to customer feedback. Study how other major brands manage and maintain their social media interaction, and find ways on what works for your own brand.

5/09/2014

How to Reduce Your Website's Bounce Rate?

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Websites are mainly designed to represent one's business perspective. It is the best way to represent ‘what you offer', your services, and achievements. As now everyone go through the internet to find their perfect choice, it is more important to focus on business over internet. So companies focusing on web business must have the idea about bounce rate.

The term refers to the percentage of visitors seeing one page and leave without continuing to the website, i.e. visitors are not much interested in seeing the other pages in the same site. This shows the measurement, of effectiveness of a website. People come to your website and does not want to know about your business and go to another link having a different web link. One page's performance and effectiveness get determined by visitors' interest. If a web page has a high percentage of bounce rate then your audiences do not want to view further, and if one page having low percentage of this means it has an effective way to make people visit other pages and look deeper towards all pages. Most importantly, you should concentrate on the landing page so that one audience gets the incentive for exploring other pages and ideas you offer.

5/05/2014

Look At The History of Google Updates

There are a lot of Google updates every year. There are between 30 and 60 every year, and those are just the ones that Google publishes in their little timelines. There are probably a lot more that go on where it is not in Google’s interest to tell us about them. Here is a little bit of a history lesson when it comes to Google updating their search engine.

Google Search Updates

There is little history of structure changing

That has been little done over the last few years to change the actual structure of their search engine. One big one was in the year 2010 when they introduced the caffeine index. This is a change that helped to speed up how the index was crawled. It was a needed change as Google keeps growing the amount of websites it has on its index.

5/03/2014

US Free High PR Web Directories List

Search Engine Optimization is very important term for every blogger and webmaster. After creating the quality contents it is also important to get huge traffic on the published blog post or article. Direct traffic is not enough to get the best out of your online inventory. We need to get organic traffic from search engines. To do this we need SEO and for SEO we need high quality backlinks. High Page Rank web directories help us to accomplish this task.

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I already shared top 30 free submission, high pr web directories list but today I am going to share 10 USA based web directories with high Google page rank. The difference between these lists is that the USA based directories will help us to get the targeted traffic. If your blog is based on USA and the contents of your website are for US users then you can get the benefits from this list. We also know the importance of traffic from US country. It is really valuable because it offers us high CPC rates.

So enjoy this US based web directories list and get target USA traffic as well as increase page rank and search engine listening of your blog or website.

4/23/2014

How to Market Your Blog?

This is an age where you need to know how to market yourself? or your products and services in order to get ahead of the curve. Due to the advent of the Internet, competition in just about everything is fiercer. Even bloggers who were once few and far in between are having a hard time increasing their web traffic.

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If you're one of those people who is currently having difficulty getting the web hits you need then this is the list for you. Below are seven effective tips that will surely help you market your blog better.

Best Blogger Templates 2014

Blogging is growing day by day. Daily many new blogs are created and most of these new blogs are hosted on Blogger. Blogger is the best free content management system for the small and medium level of blogs. The reason behind this is that Blogger provides the all main blogging tools free of cost.

The default templates provided by Blogger are very simple. If we talk about the design of our blog then people mostly like to choose the custom designed templates for Blogger. Most of the Blogger blogs are using custom templates rather than the official templates provided by Blogger. It becomes very difficult for a new blogger to find the beautiful, attractive, well designed and responsive templates for their Blogger blog. Through this post I am helping new and existing bloggers to find the best blogger templates of their choice.

There are both paid and free templates available on the web for Blogger. We have no need to pay for the paid templates when we have the well-designed blogger templates free of cost. In this article I shared the simple, responsive, beautifully designed and professional blogger templates. I also shared their link to download and use these templates.

Simple Snipe

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Simple Snipe is minimal design blogger template which mainly focus on the contents of your blog and beautiful design too. It is SEO Optimized and very responsive template for your Blogger blog.

Braxton



Braxton template is specially designed for the fashion and life style type blogs. It is highly designed and SEO friendly template for fashion blogs hosted on Blogger.

4/11/2014

Free 20 High PR Australian 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.

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