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Google Search Spam: Proxy Sites Ranking Higher than Originals

Google Search Spam: Proxy Sites Ranking Higher than Originals

There has been a lot of debate regarding high amount of spam search results on Google over the past few weeks, including the content farms and otherwise, so much so that Google even launched a Chrome extension to let users block certain sites from appearing on their personalized search results. But the main issue of content scrapers, aggregators and proxy […]

     
 
 

Consolidation in Blogging Space – AOL Acquires Huffington Post

Breaking News! AOL has acquired the hugely popular political blog – The Huffington Post for a whopping $315 million, all in cash! As Amit points out, AOL now owns the world’s most popular tech blog (TechCrunch), political blog (HuffPo) and gadget blog (Engadget). Not to forget other medium-sized blogs like Download Squad, Stitched etc. As part of the deal, Huffington […]

     
 
 

[How to] View Full Referral Link in Google Analytics?

[How to] View Full Referral Link in Google Analytics?

Guest post by Hyderali. Google Analytics is one of the popular products from Google for the webmasters community and is one of the best analytics software available online & that too for Free. Though, the analytics team is putting their every effort to eradicate any loopholes in the product. If you are using Google Analytics, you may know that under […]

     
 
 

A Strategic Guide to Building a Better Blogroll

Guest post by Daniel Cassady. A blogroll, usually located in a sidebar of your blog, is simply a list of links to other blogs or Websites you recommend to your readers. While the ideal situation has readers staying on your pages and not wandering off to other blogs, a well-crafted, strategically built blogroll will not only protect your turf as […]

     
 
 

Things to Look for in Your Google Analytics Report

Things to Look for in Your Google Analytics Report

Guest post by David Smith Majority of the bloggers use Google Analytics to track their traffic but very few of them actually realize the true potential of Google Analytics and how they can use it to find useful information about their audiences. This article will cover some of most common and few not so commonly used features of Google Analytics […]

     
 
 

Maximizing the Returns of a Simple Blog Post

Guest post by Geli Pulpulaan. Blogging has emerged as the easiest platform to voice out your thoughts. Some of the most powerful people have their own blogs. The ease of creating new content and posting it online with just few clicks have made blogging what it is now. But with the growing number of people who incorporate SEO in their […]

     
 
 

WordPress.com Adds a new and Exciting Feature! But why pay for it?

WordPress.com Adds a new and Exciting Feature! But why pay for it?

Guest post by Andrew Paul. If you are a WordPress.com user, I am sure, you must have always been enjoying blogging on the hosted blogging service. But what if you get the opportunity to interact or share your blogs through an SMS? Suppose you get SMS alerts about various little changes, for which earlier you had to visit the site. […]

     
 
 

10 Tools to Dramatically Improve Your Site’s Usability

10 Tools to Dramatically Improve Your Site’s Usability

The people who are drawn to your site may not be anything like you. They may hold on to some very different views on what they want from your site and how it should work. While this has many implications regarding how we treat our visitors, one of the biggest is that a site designed to be intuitive and easy […]

     
 
 

F-Secure Safe Links Beta [Webmaster Tips]

F-Secure Safe Links Beta [Webmaster Tips]

If you are a webmaster or a blogger, keeping your website/blog free from harmful links must top your priorities. By keeping your website clean from harmful links, you safeguard your site visitors against dangerous links, which are often placed by the innocent commentators, often done unknowingly. Here is where F-Secure Safe Links comes to your rescue. What is F-Secure Safe […]

     
 
 

Top 5 Firefox Extensions for Web-Developers

Top 5 Firefox Extensions for Web-Developers

I am by profession a web-developer and out of my own experience I can tell you that, whatever code a person writes, is never perfect. It needs a lot of refinement and a lot of optimization. There are many tools to solve basic problems that we face while embedding javascripts, while defining CSS or while optimizing the web-site’s load time, […]