Showing posts with label Off-Site SEO. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Off-Site SEO. Show all posts

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

How to Optimize your site for Google "In-depth articles" feature?

Often when you're searching on Google for a person or organization name, or other broad topic, you'll find a block of search results labeled "In-depth articles." These results provide high-quality content to help you learn about or explore a subject. While the feature is based on algorithmic signals, there are steps you can take as a webmaster to help Google find your high-quality, in-depth content and best present it to users in the search results page. 

Search result showing in-depth articles feature.


Optimize your site for the "In-depth articles" feature

Schema.org Article markup

In general, we'll do our best to understand the metadata you provide for your pages to better present search results to users. For this feature, it's particularly helpful if you can implement certain aspects of the schema.org Article markup, notably the following attributes:
  • headline
  • alternativeHeadline
  • image (note: the image must be crawlable and indexable)
  • description
  • datePublished
  • articleBody

Authorship markup

Authorship markup helps our algorithms to find and present relevant authors and experts in Google search results. Learn more about authorship.

Pagination and canonicalization

For multi-part content, proper pagination markup using rel=next and rel=prev can help our algorithms correctly identify the extent of those articles. In addition, it’s important that canonicalization is done correctly, with a rel=canonical pointing at either each individual page, or a “view-all” page (and not to page 1 of a multi-part series). Learn more about pagination and canonicalization.

Logos

A logo is a great way help users recognize the source of an article with a quick glance. As a webmaster, there are two ways you can give Google a hint about which logo to use for your website:
  1. Create a Google+ Page and link it to your website. Choose an official logo or icon as the default image.
  2. Use organization markup to specify your logo.
Note that it may take some time for logo changes to be reflected in search results.

Restricted Content & First Click Free

If you offer subscription-based access to your website content, or if users must register for access, then search engines may not be able to access some of your site's most relevant content. If Google can't properly crawl and index your content (including text, images and videos), we can't show it in our search results (including the "In-depth articles" feature). Implementing First Click Free is one easy way to make sure your content is accessible to Google's search crawlers so it can be displayed in Google search results. Learn more about First Click Free.

WordPress In-Depth Article Generator

If you are using WordPress for your Blog, there is a plugin that you can install to Generate posts metadata for your pages to better present search results to users. Download it from Here

Using the “The Skyscraper Technique” for SEO and Content Creation

This SEO technique is called 'he Skyscraper Method' because it shares the same logic of Skyscrapers; People always prefer the best of the best. and the highest of the high.

There are 3 basic steps to The Skyscraper Technique To Get Quality Links and Targeted Traffic:

Step 1: Find link-worthy content


Either by getting the top articles on Google SERP for your keyword, or by searching for the most shared pages of your competitors or Benchmarks (you can use MOZ's OpenSiteExplorer to get the pages with most backlinks for specific sites you believe have Skyscraper content.

Step 2: Make something even better


By converting keywords in your titles like (How to, Top, lists, Best, Free, Great, Why, Tips, etc.) and implementing SEO wisely, like using the KWs in the title tag, Header, and URL. also making your page mobile and social media friendly, using multimedia (images, and videos), or creating infographics. And of course making the page fast and clean.

Step 3: Reach out to the right people


There are many ways you can reach the right people for this sculptuerd piece of content. Just be creative. You can simply share this content manually with the websites you mentioned within your blog post, or searching for similar content on blogs, forums, or social media pages, and share it.



Animated infographic - Catch up with the new Trend

Have you seen the new animated Cheetah infographic?
Most probably you did, because it's gone viral, with thousands of shares since it was created.
Be crazy, Be mad, Be Creative, and Get our of the Box!
That is the #1 rule for Link Baiting and Link Building.

Infographic designed by Jacob O'Neal

How OutBrain Amplifying Content Works?

Dreaming of seeing your article featured on the CNN, USA Today, NY Times, or many other big names?

Outbrain.com for amplifying content is offering an exciting PPC advertising method, not for ads like Google, Microsoft, and yahoo are doing, but for actual content titles.

So, how does Outbrain works?  




Here is what they say about themselves:


Outbrain is the only content discovery platform dedicated exclusively to the distribution of high-quality content.
With Outbrain Amplify, links to your content appear as recommendations on the web's largest content publishers including sites like Wall Street Journal, Reuters & People.com.
Plus, Outbrain optimizes on engagement so the more interesting your content and the more traffic you drive, the more you will be recommended around the web.




Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Send a Specific URL Traffic Analysis to Anyone (A very Old Trick)

By +Mina Adly Younan
This week I knew that my SEO curiosity is limitless. I got frenzy on Fiverr hiring seo clerks to do some White (and Black, grey, and blue) Hat SEO to some of my sandbox websites just to understand what techniques I might be missing.

I was not impressed much with most of them, and the good ones were just creating me profiles with backlinks to my sites on Amazon, Flirt, Opestreetmap, bookcrossing, audioboo, freecode, miraja, care2, qik, and other alike sites with PR5 to 7

Others spinned one or two of my sites' posts and republished them with links on other guest posting blogs. The rest just forwarded me visitors (that is Black Hat of course because these visitors were forced to have my site opened on their browsers without their intentions.)

Until I found one gig that does a real White Hat SEO and believe it or not I got ranked in one day for 2/3 of the keywords I sent them. Plus, Traffic on the tested site was increased by 100% and all are natural organic search engine traffic.

How did they do it? They refused to tell.

Not only that, they also sent me what they called a Stats Center to monitor my traffic.
MY TRAFFIC!!

How Could They send me my Analytics Data?

I asked them, but they said it is their own Stats Center and refused to tell me about its name.
The link they sent me looked like this: http://goo.gl/#analytics/goo.gl/bYXVQk/all_time (this is an example) and when you open it you see a traffic analysis report like this:



The good thing is it was very simple to me to find out that this is not THEIR stats center it is simply google's stats center and you can have one for any site you Shorten. 

Google launched an URL shortening service in September 2010 called goo.gl. Originally the service was used internally to pass links within Google, but the service was expanded to include external links as well.

If you used your google account and went to goo.gl you can shorten any website to get a code like this goo.gl/bYXVQk.  

One important caveat. You can track anyone's goo.gl URL by adding .info to the end of it (or simply a "+" sign like this goo.gl/bYXVQk+. you will then be redirected to what they called the Stat center with a URL that looks like this http://goo.gl/#analytics/goo.gl/bYXVQk/all_time 

Now, Let's talk about what that link doesn't show you. You can't see who posted it. (Ok, I confess. It was me.) You can't see how many visitors visit haveresults.com total. You can only see how many clicked on the specific short URL to get there. 

So, that was simply what they did. First, they shortened my sandbox site on goo.gl. they took this link (did their own Backlinking with the URL as the href and my keywords as the anchor text, I still did not know how or where but I am sure it will eventually be indexed on Moz, or MajesticSEO, or Ahrefs, or any other backlinks trackers software). That is it, then sent me the "Stats Center" URL. 

Monday, 16 September 2013

Top Free Essential SEO Tools For Mobiles



Top Free Essential SEO Tools For Mobiles 2012
Top Free Essential SEO Tools For Mobiles 



by Mina Adly Younan 

The growth in mobile browsing has been incredible over the past year. With nearly half of UK smartphone owners using their mobiles to browse and research products and Mobile Search accounting for an impressive 12% of all UK search clicks in December 2011 (Marin Software, 2012). Morgan Stanley Corp. have also found in a recent study that Mobile traffic is expected to surpass desktop traffic by 2015 as shown in the graph below.  For a website to remain its high ranking on search engines (Google) should do all needed efforts to make their mobile versions as friendly and functional as possible.
In doing so, webmasters will need the following Top Free Essential SEO Tools for Mobiles:

1- Mobilize your Site () : see how your current site looks in mobile, and find resources for building your mobile site.

2- Our Mobile Planet ():  View data about mobile users that Google has gathered. Select your key demographic and other potential customers, and view key differences.

3- Mobile Meter () gives an overview of how your site looks and performs on a mobile.

4- Google Adwords for Mobiles:  It is the same Adwords tool used for desktop searches. It gives a guideline on the monthly volume in searches. The tool can also show data for searches on mobile devices.  To do so, select ‘advanced options’ > ‘show ideas and statistics for’ > and select ‘mobile’.
Local search trends can be added to see seasonal fluctuations or if keyword searches are increasing in volume. Select columns and ‘local search trends’. This will show a simple bar graph, but if you download the data it will give some figures over time.

5-PageSpeed Insights (): test speed from both a desktop and mobile perspective. Very useful to see where the easiest performance improvements can be gained in terms of download speed. As site speed is considered part of Google’s algorithm, fixing issues could result in a real impact on mobile search positions.

6- Google Webmaster Tools for Mobiles:  It is the same Google Webmaster tool as it can also check mobile sites setup and investigate any performance issues or poor search results. Additionally, if you redirect mobile users to specific mobile versions of your URLs, then Mobile Sitemaps can be added in Google Webmaster Tools.

7- Mobilize your Business with Google Sites (): Build a test or mock up and see how it performs. The tool have different templates for several types of landing pages.

8- Google Mobile Ads (http://www.google.com/ads/mobile/): Although it is a PPC tool, it can be used to find a lot of potential methods to look at that can drive traffic to your mobile landing pages using mobile ads like:
·         Phone numbers in ads using ‘click-to-call’,
·         click-to-download
·         Mobile Ad Sitelinks
·         Seller Ratings
·         Location Extensions (Multiple Addresses too!)
·         Location Targeting

9- Speeking of PPC, there is of course there the AdMob that is now owned by Google 


10- Google Analytics for Mobiles (): The same Google Analytics for Desktop could be used for mobile browsers so that you can easily find out which mobile devices are working well, and which need optimization by asking the right questions like: Is some content getting a lot of mobile traffic but performing relatively badly? Can a page be optimized to generate more phone call leads? Which content drives more local mobile users? It is even possible to hook Analytics up to track downloads of mobile apps.



Wednesday, 11 September 2013

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Wednesday, 4 September 2013

More than 50 Reasons Why SEOProfiler is a MUST Have Tool for SEO

I am sure you have heard of SEOProfiler  before. I believe everybody is talking about it now.
But why do SEO Specialists think it is a strong competitor to Raven Tools, Moz, Web CEO, and Webmeup?

Here are 50+ reasons: 
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  1. Keywords Ranking monitor             
  2. Check rankings on Google, Yahoo & Bing
  3. Number of keywords in ranking monitor
  4. Search depth
  5. Alerts
  6. Opportunities
  7. Get actionable items
  8. Website audit  
  9. Weekly audit
  10. Number of links and pages
  11. Web page optimization               
  12. On page optimization
  13. Neighborhood checker
  14. Readability checker
  15. Link building tools          
  16. Backlink analyzer
  17. Get backlinks by category, etc.
  18. Hub finder
  19. Backlink manager
  20. Link manager links
  21. Backlink optimizer
  22. Link opportunity finder
  23. Starter backlinks
  24. Automatic backlink check
  25. Contact information finder
  26. Competitive intelligence            
  27. Competitor backlink spy
  28. Competitor Google AdWords spy
  29. Competitor Google ranking spy
  30. Social media checker    
  31. Check social media mentions
  32. Check likes and clicks
  33. Analyze Twitter followers
  34. Website submission     
  35. Automatic search engine submission
  36. Submission to article directories, etc.
  37. Website analytics           
  38. Integrates with Google AdWords
  39. Submission to article directories, etc.
  40. Keyword research         
  41. Keyword suggestion tool
  42. Keyword difficulty tool
  43. Competitor keyword spy tool
  44. AdWords keyword optimization tools
  45. CSV reports      
  46. Create PDF reports
  47. White label reports
  48. Custom Dashboard
  49. Integrate with Google Analytics
  50. Different plans with prices starting from 49$ up to 999$ a month
  51. Ability to use all the features with only 1 dollar for a whole month
Why do not you Give it a Try NOW

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Top Tools for Local Business SEO:

All the Tools you Need For Your Local Search Engine Optimization:

  1. Yext Powerlistings can automatically update your business’ information across 50+ of the top local search sites out there including Yelp, Yahoo Local, SuperPages and more.  They also now do review monitoring.  It’s not free but the amount of time it can save you is huge.
  2.  UpCity (used to be DIYSEO) Local Report Card shows businesses their ranking on Google and tests their local listings on the major local search engines: Google, Yahoo, CitySesarch, Yelp, LocalEze and MapQuest.
  3. BrightLocal’s Local Search Rank Checker provides you with a comprehensive report analyzing your business’ local rankings, showing you your previous ranking for both the local and standard search engines. Additionally, this tool tracks four different types of results including local search, organic, directory search (such as Yelp) and secondary searches. Depending upon your package, the Local Search Rank Checker can track up to 100 keywords and schedule your reports to run automatically, either weekly or monthly. Packages for this easy-to-use platform start as low as $9.99 per month, but users can first take advantage of a free 30-day trial.
  4. Local Citation Finder helps businesses find the best locations to list their businesses for better local rankings. This tool shows up to 245 citations and provides a great organizational tool to allow you to keep track of the citations you already have.
  5. Google Places Category Tool helps categorize your SEO keywords into different sectors.
  6. Whitespark Local Citation Finder: Excellent tool that finds citations for top-ranked businesses for specific local queries in Google
  7. SEMRush: Great way to find keywords that your competition either ranks for or targets with Google Adwords.  Not so great for small sites though.
  8. Screaming Frog SEO Spider: A tool to crawl your site like Googlebot would and discover all sorts of screwy things.  Essential for bigger sites.
  9. GetListed: See how your business is listed on Google, Bing and other local search engines. Created by David Mihm and definitely worth checking out.
  10. Google Places Category Tool: Mike Blumenthal created a way to see all of the Google Places categories in one place.  Tres useful.
  11. Generate Local Adwords & Keyword Lists – Helps you build a list of local keyword variations.
  12. Local Search Toolkit: SEOverflow’s tool pulls the top Google Places listings for a query and shows you the business name, the web site title tag, # of citations, # of reviews, # of images, whether it’s claimed and distance from city center.
  13. Local Search Rank Checker A great rank checker from Bright Local
  14. Catalyst EMarketing Tools: Linda Buquet has a great selection of nifty free local SEO tools including a lat/lon checker and a rank checker.
  15. PlacesScout has a local SERP tracker that checks rankings in both Google Places and Google Web search. It also offers the Map View of your local rankings, which is convenient for estimating your local SEO progress at a glance.
  16. GeoRanker utilizes IP based technology to show you where you rank for specific search terms in over 2,000 cities worldwide. This is valuable information if you have multiple locations, are trying to target specific markets for your products or services.
  17. Facebook Graph Search brings exciting opportunities to have your business discovered. Add a Facebook page for your business, and use it, to help prospects find you through social media.
  18. 5minutesite.com provides a free tool that generates targeted keyword lists specifically for business owners looking for local web traffic.
  19. LocalVox.com allows you to enter your website URL and then it reports which local business directories and search engines you appear, coupled with information about those listings. You can see all of your published addresses in one place, making sure visitors can easily find you.
  20. GetListed.org — now owned by SEOmoz — checks the major local search directories, verifies you're listed, and makes it easy to fix issues, and claim listings of your business that you haven't yet.
Local SEO Tools for Local Business


Tuesday, 2 July 2013

50 Business Directories For Local Marketing

Is your business targeting local customers? If the answer is Yes then yu have to have your website on the following Top Local Business Directories online:

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Building Link Wheels with Social Signals

Link wheel is a widely used internet marketing strategy. The basic idea of link wheels is to create a pattern of links which flow from one website to another which would finally link to a targeted website requiring promotion.

Link wheels have been widely used since the spark of the search engine optimization concept which is considered to be in 2002. Back then, the content marketing sites and the article directories were widely used to create the link wheels. Content would be written based on the targeted keywords and published at the content sites. Links would be placed within the content, which would flow from one site to the other. Usually, every published content would carry one link to the adjacent site and one link to the parent website that is being promoted.

With the introduction of social media sites and the possibility to post content and gain links in the social media sites, the link wheels were made purely using these social media sites. Due to the viral nature of the social media sites, link wheels framed with them reflected huge effectiveness.


As a matter of fact, there is no specific pattern or rule when it comes to framing a link wheel. The effectiveness of the link wheel depends on how organic the pattern is. SEO experts believe that link wheels should not be framed to trick the search engines but should include a natural flow from one site to another. For example, the link can flow as more information about an article presented at the adjacent site. This would keep the readers interested along with gaining the attention of the search engine bots. As obvious as it is, different internet marketers make use of different patterns. Some of them would be using only social media sites, while some of them would use mixed media such as video sites, image sites, forums, discussion boards etc.



It is said that “Content is king” when it comes to search engine optimization. The same rule applies with the link wheels too. As already said, the link wheels should keep the readers interested, which is possible only by publishing well researched unique content. Usually, short informative articles would be written and posted to a handful of web 2.0 sites such as blogger and wordpress. Links would be placed in the anchor texts present in the articles.

There are many structures for Link Wheels, it could be simple, or complex (see examples below), but what matters most is how natural these links are, as well as the content used?






Tuesday, 16 April 2013

SEO Tips for Online Business in the U.S.

USA retailers SEO tipsThe USA online market is now growing more than anytime before. Consumers are becoming more and more confident shopping online, and the result is that the country’s internet retailing sector is now a multi-billion dollar industry and competition is also getting stronger.

Here are a few tips that should leverage your Online Business SEO:


1- Your TLD should be ".us" not ".com"

Although it is an online business on the World Wide Web, it is still Local and you want to rank higher for your country for real ROI.

Most merchants often forget that their SEO efforts will be measured by "organic rankings" on Google.us (and not .com). It would also be a good practice to bu the ".com" and redirect any traffic coming to it to the official ".us"

2- Set Geo Targeting in Google WebMaster Tools

Google’s Webmaster Tools is important for a number of SEO reasons, but it can be especially useful for US companies, as it allows you to tell Google the location of your website. This is important if you are using a .com.

3- Use your Local Keywords:

If your business is targeted one state you have to mention its name in many places in your pages. If you are a country-wide business try to create pages for each state and target it as an entity. Use the Title Tags, headings, rich snippets, etc.


4- Take Advantage of Physical Addresses

It’s important to add any relevant physical address to footers or a Contact Us page, particularly for merchants with a local or regional focus. Also, do not forget to add your business to Google Places for business 

5- Develop States-focused Link Building Strategy

Do some research to find potentially relevant American websites and social media influences  See what they’re doing and interact as much as you can. In the meantime, get busy sharing, replying/retweeting, and posting relevant content.

6- Submit to Web Directories and Local Directories 

One of the most effective ways to generate quality backlinks is to submit to major directories, including general web and business directories (DMOZ, Yahoo Directory, etc.), RSS feed directories, and those unique to your niche. Also, identify your Local directories and submit your business to them and get listed.
The more you submit, the more you will increase visibility to search engines and potential visitors. But of course take care not to submit your site to low quality directories or it will have negative results on your rankings and might get you penalized.


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Thursday, 11 April 2013

What to Do if your Are Penalized by Google?

It may happen that some inexperienced SEO guy gave you some old-fashioned SEO advises that may have involved black hat or low quality SEO and the results was being penalized by Google's Panda and Penguin Algorithms.
Now, you know your fault and learned the lesson that Quality Content and natural links is what Page Raking is all about, it is time to fix (or try to fix) what has been broken.

In few points, I will list what should be taken care of to build your emergency strategy

  1. Think Quality and start building for the future and Google will compensate you. 
  2. Remove over optimized anchor text. and use more natural ones like (your domain, click here, learn more, etc.)
  3. Remove your links from all link farms and sites with low quality content and page rank (you can use SEOmoz and Webmasters Disavow Tools)
  4. Clean up your content and remove any low quality and duplicate pages. 

remove google penalization

Thursday, 21 March 2013

Easy Offsite SEO with Simple and Fun Tools - A Complete Guide for you and the Kids

Let's do some Easy offsite SEO Work here! In this post I will show you how to make your content getting its own backlinks (and from your Scarpers too) and also will give your LinkBuilders some easy task to work on: Pinging Your new Posts!

The best tool to monitor and and trace and add a link to every piece of content scraped from your website is called TYNT. Tynt SEO essentially inserts a piece of code on every single page (not just content) of your site, and every time your text or images gets copied, Tynt adds automatically an attribution link, back to where your content was copied from. You also get some real cool SEO reports (e.g., how many copied your content and linked back to you.


  • Tynt has also many features that will  benefit your SEO:
  • Tynt automatically creates new fixed links across blogs, social networks, and other websites.
  • Tynt inserts links back to your pages whenever users share content copied from your site, creating a new source of social traffic.
  • Expand your reach to a like-minded, socially connected audience by enabling users to easily share your content through social media sites.
  • Tynt reveals your most engaging content and the topics & keywords driving users to and from your site
  • Tynt ensures your brand travels with your content wherever it’s pasted, expanding your brand’s reach to new audiences.







Why Don't you Ping Them too?

First, Do you know what Pinging a webpage is? 

Have you Ever Asked Yourself these Questions before?

  1. Why are blogs more powerful than ordinary websites?
  2. Why do search engine easily index blogs while other websites struggle to get indexed?
  3. Why do blogs attract more traffic than ordinary websites?


The answer is the blog’s ability to PING. Its not just a geeky term. Its a lot more powerful tool and process than you have imagined.

Whenever a blog pings, many background processes happen which get your blog quickly indexed by search engines as well as bringing traffic from many other sources.

There are many blog directories and ping services which accept pings. When you add a new post in your blog, it sends a ping to all these websites saying, “Hey, I’ve just added a new post in my blog”.

And that’s when magical things happen:


  • Some of those websites add your blog in their directory giving you a one way link.
  • Some of those websites list your blog in their recently updated blog list.
  • Search engines quickly come to your blog, index it and start sending traffic.
  • Blog search engines like Google Blog Search, Yahoo Search Blog, etc… also crawl and index your blog which in turn send additional traffic.
  • People visiting those blog directories see your blog there and come to your blog.
  • Blogrolling scripts like blogrolling.com and WordPress check update services to see if you’ve updated and then they reflect that on everyone’s site, usually by moving you to the top of people’s blogrolling list or putting a recently updated indicator by your link.
  • Services like Technorati (http://technorati.com) spider your links to tell who is linking to you and who you’re linking to, almost in real time. If you show up on someone’s Technorati link list for their site (often called an “egorati search”) they’re likely to visit your site to see what you said, increasing your exposure.
  • Other sites like weblogs.com and blo.gs list the most recently updated blogs and many people browse these to find something new when they’re bored.
  • Isn’t this pinging service a dream come true for the webmasters?


So, Let's Do Some Ping!!!

Ping-O-Matic is a service to update different search engines that your blog has updated. So, that you are proving to the digital world that you are the first who posted such content.

PingoMatic regularly check downstream services to make sure that they're legit and still work. So while it may appear like they have fewer services, they're the most important ones.

Where Does Pingometer Ping your posts?

  1. Weblogs.com
  2. Blo.gs
  3. Feed Burner
  4. NewsGator
  5. My Yahoo!
  6. PubSub.com
  7. Blogdigger
  8. Weblogalot
  9. News Is Free
  10. Topic Exchange
  11. Google Blog Search
  12. Spinn3r
  13. SkyGrid
  14. Collecta
  15. Superfeedr

Specialized Services

  1. Audio.Weblogs
  2. RubHub
  3. A2B GeoLocation
  4. BlogShares

Make sure to only ping specialized services if they're relevant to your blog, otherwise you'll cause an undue burden on them.

There is also Pingler. It Pings your posts to the following list:

  • api.my.yahoo.co.jp/RPC2
  • audiorpc.weblogs.com/RPC2
  • blog.goo.ne.jp/XMLRPC
  • blog.with2.net/ping.php
  • bloglines.com/ping
  • blogpeople.net/ping
  • blogpeople.net/servlet/weblogUpdates
  • blogpingr.de/ping/rpc2
  • blogsearch.google.ae/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.at/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.be/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.bg/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.ca/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.ch/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.cl/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.co.cr/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.co.hu/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.co.id/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.co.il/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.co.in/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.co.jp/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.co.ma/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.co.nz/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.co.th/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.co.uk/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.co.ve/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.co.za/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.ar/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.au/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.br/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.co/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.do/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.mx/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.my/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.pe/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.sa/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.sg/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.tr/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.tw/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.ua/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.uy/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com.vn/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.com/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.de/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.es/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.fi/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.fr/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.gr/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.hr/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.ie/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.it/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.jp/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.lt/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.nl/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.pl/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.pt/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.ro/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.ru/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.se/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.sk/ping/RPC2
  • blogsearch.google.us/ping/RPC2
  • i-learn.jp/ping/
  • ping.blo.gs
  • ping.blogs.yandex.ru/RPC2
  • ping.feedburner.com
  • ping.kutsulog.net/
  • ping.myblog.jp
  • ping.pubsub.com/ping
  • ping.syndic8.com/xmlrpc.php
  • ping.wordblog.de/
  • pingoo.jp/ping/
  • rpc.aitellu.com
  • rpc.bloggerei.de/ping/
  • rpc.pingomatic.com
  • rpc.reader.livedoor.com/ping
  • rpc.twingly.com
  • rpc.weblogs.com/RPC2
  • services.newsgator.com/ngws/xmlrpcping.aspx
  • www.syndic8.com/xmlrpc.php
  • www.wasalive.com/ping/
  • www.zhuaxia.com/rpc/server.php
  • xping.pubsub.com/ping/
  • zhuaxia.com/rpc/server.php




You can also use Ana Hoffman's list of Pinging Services: 
  • http://1470.net/api/ping
  • http://api.feedster.com/ping
  • http://api.moreover.com/ping
  • http://api.moreover.com/RPC2
  • http://api.my.yahoo.com/RPC2
  • http://api.my.yahoo.com/rss/ping
  • http://bitacoras.net/ping
  • http://blog.goo.ne.jp/XMLRPC
  • http://blogmatcher.com/u.php
  • http://blogsearch.google.com/ping/RPC2
  • http://bulkfeeds.net/rpc
  • http://coreblog.org/ping/
  • http://mod-pubsub.org/kn_apps/blogchatt
  • http://ping.amagle.com/
  • http://ping.bitacoras.com
  • http://ping.blo.gs/
  • http://ping.cocolog-nifty.com/xmlrpc
  • http://ping.feedburner.com
  • http://ping.rootblog.com/rpc.php
  • http://ping.syndic8.com/xmlrpc.php
  • http://ping.weblogalot.com/rpc.php
  • http://ping.weblogs.se/
  • http://pingoat.com/goat/RPC2
  • http://rcs.datashed.net/RPC2/
  • http://rpc.blogbuzzmachine.com/RPC2
  • http://rpc.blogcatalog.com/
  • http://rpc.blogrolling.com/pinger/
  • http://api.moreover.com/RPC2
  • http://bblog.com/ping.php
  • http://blogsearch.google.com/ping/RPC2
  • http://ping.weblogalot.com/rpc.php
  • http://ping.feedburner.com
  • http://ping.syndic8.com/xmlrpc.php
  • http://ping.bloggers.jp/rpc/
  • http://rpc.pingomatic.com/
  • http://rpc.weblogs.com/RPC2
  • http://rpc.technorati.com/rpc/ping
  • http://topicexchange.com/RPC2
  • http://www.blogpeople.net/servlet/weblogUpdates
  • http://xping.pubsub.com/ping
  • http://rpc.icerocket.com:10080/
  • http://rpc.newsgator.com/
  • http://rpc.pingomatic.com/
  • http://rpc.technorati.com/rpc/ping
  • http://rpc.weblogs.com/RPC2
  • http://topicexchange.com/RPC2
  • http://www.a2b.cc/setloc/bp.a2b
  • http://www.bitacoles.net/ping.php
  • http://www.blogdigger.com/RPC2
  • http://www.blogoole.com/ping/
  • http://www.blogoon.net/ping/
  • http://www.blogpeople.net/servlet/weblogUpdates
  • http://www.blogroots.com/tb_populi.blog?id=1
  • http://www.blogshares.com/rpc.php
  • http://www.blogsnow.com/ping
  • http://www.blogstreet.com/xrbin/xmlrpc.cgi
  • http://www.lasermemory.com/lsrpc/
  • http://www.mod-pubsub.org/kn_apps/blogchatter/ping.php
  • http://www.newsisfree.com/RPCCloud
  • http://www.newsisfree.com/xmlrpctest.php
  • http://www.popdex.com/addsite.php
  • http://www.snipsnap.org/RPC2
  • http://www.wasalive.com/ping/
  • http://www.weblogues.com/RPC/
  • http://xmlrpc.blogg.de/
  • http://xping.pubsub.com/ping/
  • http://rpc.odiogo.com/ping/

XML-RPC Ping Services

http://rpc.pingomatic.com
http://rpc.twingly.com
http://api.feedster.com/ping
http://api.moreover.com/RPC2
http://api.moreover.com/ping
http://www.blogdigger.com/RPC2
http://www.blogshares.com/rpc.php
http://www.blogsnow.com/ping
http://www.blogstreet.com/xrbin/xmlrpc.cgi
http://bulkfeeds.net/rpc
http://www.newsisfree.com/xmlrpctest.php
http://ping.blo.gs/
http://ping.feedburner.com
http://ping.syndic8.com/xmlrpc.php
http://ping.weblogalot.com/rpc.php
http://rpc.blogrolling.com/pinger/
http://rpc.technorati.com/rpc/ping
http://rpc.weblogs.com/RPC2
http://www.feedsubmitter.com
http://blo.gs/ping.php
http://www.pingerati.net
http://www.pingmyblog.com
http://geourl.org/ping
http://ipings.com
http://www.weblogalot.com/ping

Alternatives

An alternative is Feed Shark, which pings over 60 services for free.
Feedburner users can use the Feedburner Pingshot service, which will alert most popular ping services.
If you're interested in manual configuration, have a look at the WordPress compressed ping list.
Check Vladimir's WordPress Ping List, manually checked and updated

How To Ping Comments and Mass Ping?

You can Ping comments the same way you ping posts. by enabling them to have their own URLS and adding them to the above lists. And if you have a lot of comments that you want to Ping them all at once, you can also do that in Bulk vua PingFarm. First, you need to create a list of all the URLs, then upload them to this tool.

A Ping Warning for WordPress Bloggers!

You have seen numerous advantages of using ping but this same ping can work against you if you don’t use it properly. If you are using WordPress the way it is provided then it’s very possible that by now your blog has been banned from many ping services because of ping spamming.
If you are using WordPress the way it is provided then it’s very possible that by now your blog has been banned from many ping services because of ping spamming.
Also, scheduling future posts in that way will actually irritate ping services and your blog will quickly get banned from the ping services.

So, What is the Solution for such a dilemma?

The Solution: MaxBlogPress Ping Optimizer Plugin. MaxBlogPress Ping Optimizer plugin corrects WordPress’s pinging system and solves all the problems listed above for even the latest version of WordPress.

How It Works?


  1. When you create a new post, your blog will ping and notify all the ping services that it has been updated. This encourages search engines and different blog directories/services to index your updated blog properly.
  2. When you edit an existing post, it won’t send an unnecessary ping to ping services and saves your blog from getting banned.
  3. When you post a future post by editing the time stamp, it will ping only when your post appears in future. It won’t unnecessarily ping many times when you schedule posts as WordPress does by default.



What if you do not want to be Hotlinked to Save your bandwidth? 

You can stop others from hotlinking your site's files by placing a file called .htaccess in your Apache site root (main) directory. The period before the name means the file is hidden, so you may want to edit your file as htaccess.txt, upload it to your server, then rename the txt file to .htaccess in your directory. Contact your web host on how to access your directories and configure your .htaccess file.

Example: Your site url is www.mysite.com. To stop hotlinking of your images from other sites and display a replacement image called qX4w7.gif from an image host, place this code in your .htaccess file:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^http://(.+\.)?mysite\.com/ [NC]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^$
RewriteRule .*\.(jpe?g|gif|bmp|png)$ http://i.imgur.com/qX4w7.gif [L]



The first line of the above code begins the rewrite. The second line blocks any sites other than your own mysite.com url. The [NC] code means "No Case", meaning match the url regardless of being in upper or lower case letters. The third line means allow empty referrals. The last line matches any files ending with the extension jpeg, jpg, gif, bmp, or png. This is then replaced by the qX4w7.gif image from the imgur.com server. You could easily use your own hotlink image by placing an image file in your site's directory and pointing to that file instead.


To stop hotlinking from specific outside domains only, such as myspace.com, blogspot.com and livejournal.com, but allow any other web site to hotlink images:


RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^http://(.+\.)?myspace\.com/ [NC,OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^http://(.+\.)?blogspot\.com/ [NC,OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^http://(.+\.)?livejournal\.com/ [NC]
RewriteRule .*\.(jpe?g|gif|bmp|png)$ http://i.imgur.com/qX4w7.gif [L]

You can add as many different domains as needed. Each RewriteCond line should end with the [NC,OR] code. NC means to ignore upper and lower case. OR means "Or Next", as in, match this domain or the next line that follows. The last domain listed omits the OR code since you want to stop matching domains after the last RewriteCond line.


You can display a 403 Forbidden error code instead of an image. Replace the last line of the previous examples with this line:

RewriteRule .*\.(jpe?g|gif|bmp|png)$ - [F]

Warning: Do not use .htaccess to redirect image hotlinks to another HTML page or server that isn't your own (such as this html page). Hotlinked images can only be replaced by other images, not with an HTML page.

As with any htaccess rewrites, you may block some legitimate traffic (such as users behind proxies or firewalls) using these techniques.

HOW DO I TEST IMAGE HOTLINKING?

Use AltLab URL hotlink checker to check the hotlink protection on your web site. Simply enter the complete URL (ex:http://mysite.com/image.jpg) to see if your image can be loaded and hotlinked by a remote server.




How to Write a Blog and Also Get it Read! with an Exciting Infographic

Do you know that Shakespeare's Literature became that popular only after 100 years of his death?

Remember that when you write, blog, or even edit any piece of content.

yes i know that CONTENT is THE KING. But a king without subjects and servants worth nothing.
That's why, your content NEEDS to be served well to be treated as a king, assumingly it is a good content of course.

First: Create a Content Creation Strategy for Best Possible SEO:

  1. Strive For Originality and be unique in ideas, style, point of view, etc.
  2. Create Keepers! Your content needs to be served well to worth sharing, bookmarked and even referenced to. 
  3. Present it right, with headings, photos, and videos.and try not to make it too long or too short. 
  4. Create Authority by adding a rel=author snippet to your posts linking to your Google plus Account 


Second: Write What People Want to Read


  • Search Meter is a WordPress plug-in that records all the search terms your visitors are using.  These are all of the queries that people search for with your site’s internal search bar. If you already have  content that people are searching for then make it more visible on your blog e.g. link to it more internally.


  • SEO Search Terms Tagging 2 is yet another way to discover search terms being used to reach your blog.  Once again, it’s useful to have numerous sources of data. The plugin will also add a list of the 10 most recent searches that landed visitors on your site at the end of each post.  I recommend disabling this part of the plugin.  Because a lot of people do NOT disable this part of the plugin, we can use the footprint. A lot of people who allow the plugin to show the most recent search terms sending them traffic leave the default title that appears above the keywords.  This title is “Incoming search terms”. You can use this search string to find more long-tail keywords:

“Incoming search terms” Your Keyword
When you use this footprint along with your keyword you will find blog posts that got traffic with your keyword or similar keywords.  This will help you find yet more ideas for new posts not to mention additional phrases to include and optimize your post with.


  • Using Google Analyics you can see the search terms that are sending people to your site and how much each term is sending. Did you Know: The search volume in Google’s keyword tool is usually wrong.  I have found Google to over-report search volume by up to 75%.  Are you willing to trust Google enough to pursue a keyword that will only deliver 25% of the traffic promised? (You can useSEMRush for free to get different search volume data, and if you have the $, I’ve heard good things about WordTrackerMy point: Instead of trusting it, rely on real data that you are getting.


  • Use Tynt! It’s main functionality is that it turns people who copy and paste your content into link builders.  It does this by automatically adding a link to the pasted content and a short, customizable attribution text.  Tynt gives you a list of queries that sent search engine users to your site.  There are a lot fewer terms, but it helps to get more variation and another source of data. More importantly though, Tynt also shows you keywords that visitors are using to leave your site. 


  • So what People want? what people are Searching for? Use Ubersuggest and it will automatically extract Google Suggest terms for you. Another tool called Soovle.  It’s a lot like Ubersuggest except it also checks the top ten suggest phrases for Amazon, Bing, Yahoo, Google, Wikipedia, and Answers.com. Take these question-like keywords and enter them one-at-a-time into boardreader.com, a search engine for forums. By entering in these queries you can find people discussing these same questions. This will provide further insight into the kind of information people are looking for and will give you many new ideas for blog posts as well.  Also, you can always join the forums and link to a post after you write it for some quick traffic. Topsy is a social search engine. You can use it to find more instances of people Tweeting and discussing your search terms gathered from Ubersuggest. Using Topsy will provide you with a whole host of new, relevant sources of content. Besides helping you better understand what info people are looking for, you may also find some relevant pages to drop a link with a comment or other link building opportunities.

Third: Blog Post Writing Checklist