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  • I am going to share with you the many secrets which I have used to not only direct traffic but keep traffic visiting my blog. For me getting back into web development after many years on hiatus was a sobering experience.  Gone were the days of easy traffic due to the fact that the competition has increased by a number so great I can’t even wrap my head around it.  A lot of the competition are in the form of spam blogs which take popular content from other blogs and republish it as their own by changing just a few words.  The market is diluted in most cases and trying to make a living running a single website is near […]

    Top 10 Ways to Increase Visitors to your Blog

    I am going to share with you the many secrets which I have used to not only direct traffic but keep traffic visiting my blog. For me getting back into web development after many years on hiatus was a sobering experience.  Gone were the days of easy traffic due to the fact that the competition has increased by a number so great I can’t even wrap my head around it.  A lot of the competition are in the form of spam blogs which take popular content from other blogs and republish it as their own by changing just a few words.  The market is diluted in most cases and trying to make a living running a single website is near […]

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  • This article could also be called “How to obtain a universal Avatar” depending on how deep your knowledge of the blogosphere goes. I’m sure you’ve noticed how some people get a cool looking image to show up next to their comments on blogs.  In some cases you may have noticed that this same image seems to follow them around the internet and again pops up every single time they post their thoughts.  Did you miss something?  Was there a place to upload a photo or image that you didn’t see?  Perhaps the people posting comments know the blog owner or know something you don’t? They do know something you don’t, they use a service called “Gravatar”.  It’s a simple and […]

    How to get a picture next to your comments

    This article could also be called “How to obtain a universal Avatar” depending on how deep your knowledge of the blogosphere goes. I’m sure you’ve noticed how some people get a cool looking image to show up next to their comments on blogs.  In some cases you may have noticed that this same image seems to follow them around the internet and again pops up every single time they post their thoughts.  Did you miss something?  Was there a place to upload a photo or image that you didn’t see?  Perhaps the people posting comments know the blog owner or know something you don’t? They do know something you don’t, they use a service called “Gravatar”.  It’s a simple and […]

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  • The mysterious and elusive Click Through Ratio known to most webmasters who utilize Google Adsense as “CTR”. A question I get asked a lot is “What is a good CTR?”  Although this question gets asked a lot it’s hard to ever get a straight answer due to the fact that there are so many variables involved. The Variables The first variable has to do with your type of website- forum, blog, social, video, audio websites are all quite different and depending on your niche you may get more or less clicks depending. The second variable is what kind of content you provide and what type of user this draws.  A website featuring articles on automobile repairs would probably draw gearheads […]

    How to Raise Adsense CTR

    The mysterious and elusive Click Through Ratio known to most webmasters who utilize Google Adsense as “CTR”. A question I get asked a lot is “What is a good CTR?”  Although this question gets asked a lot it’s hard to ever get a straight answer due to the fact that there are so many variables involved. The Variables The first variable has to do with your type of website- forum, blog, social, video, audio websites are all quite different and depending on your niche you may get more or less clicks depending. The second variable is what kind of content you provide and what type of user this draws.  A website featuring articles on automobile repairs would probably draw gearheads […]

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  • In this series of articles I will show you the secrets of how I started making a living blogging online. So far you have chosen and purchased a domain name, hosting space, and even installed WordPress! If you’ve made it this far then I already know you’re dedicated and ready to take the next few steps. Most of the complicated stuff is done, but there are a few more things to do before your blog is ready to share with the world. You probably don’t like the default theme that came with WordPress and also want to customize things to look the way you want. Well, we will get to both those items in this article. Let’s get started! Make […]

    Make Money Blogging – Part 2

    In this series of articles I will show you the secrets of how I started making a living blogging online. So far you have chosen and purchased a domain name, hosting space, and even installed WordPress! If you’ve made it this far then I already know you’re dedicated and ready to take the next few steps. Most of the complicated stuff is done, but there are a few more things to do before your blog is ready to share with the world. You probably don’t like the default theme that came with WordPress and also want to customize things to look the way you want. Well, we will get to both those items in this article. Let’s get started! Make […]

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