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January 31, 2013

6 Advanced AdSense Optimization Tips for increased ad Revenue

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So, we've been talking a bit about AdSense lately. Yesterday, we talked about how AdSense now offers free video ad serving. But to be more specific, we are here to talk about AdSense tips to optimize your ads and increase your revenue. Are you utilizing all the potential of your AdSense ads to make money? If you feel that there are still some untapped potential in them, you might want to think over your AdSense strategy again. A few days back, we shared some basic tips for optimizing your AdSense ads. Today, we shall continue on with some more advanced tips you should tally with your blog, and see if you're applying them or not.

January 30, 2013

Video ad serving is now available in DFP Small Business for free!

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Video ads
Using videos in your content is considered as one of the most effective presentation technique. It helps with visual aids, and makes it easier for the listener audience group to grasp your message. Indeed, serving videos is one of the effective ways of attracing traffic. And just like other content such as text and images, videos have great revenue potential. This means, that if you have a substantial video viewership, you can use that traffic to earn revenue for you through ads. And generally speaking, video ads sometimes tend to perform better on the revenue side when we compare equal amounts of traffic for video content, and simple text/image content. Google understands this, which is why it has been working on video ad serving for some time. And now, it has finally announced its video ad serving feature, and a free and unlimited video ad serving trial offer to DFP Small Business publishers.

January 29, 2013

4 Immediate Actions you must take if your Website is Hacked

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Recovering hacked website

Has your website been hacked? It's not uncommon to see sites getting hacked these days. Even large websites with lots of protection can get hacked. Indeed, it's usually the large and popular websites that are prone to hacking. Security is a major problem these days. And if your site gets hacked, it can get damaged in a number of ways. You could either lose all your data, or your site could lose its ranking due to a malicious software installed. So while you can do backups and stuff, you cannot prevent someone from hacking into your site. So if your site gets hacked, there are some recommended actions you should take to get it back.

January 28, 2013

Add Facebook Activity Feed Plugin To Blogger

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facebook activity feed for blogger

Aren't all BlogSpot blogs still missing this extra ordinary traffic boosting plugin? We just added Facebook activity feed plugin to our sidebar because nothing plays well in increasing a website's pageviews then Facebook's massive number of over 1 Billion registered users. This plugin displays posts and also recommends new stories which are liked by your visitor's friends. Thus it builds social engagement and attracts readers to dig into your website more to find out what their friends liked. If you are using Facebook recommendations bar in your sites then you will be pleased to know that this plugin also displays recommendations along with recent likes based on social activity made on your pages. Indeed a must to-add-widget from us to all of you who have not yet utilized this widget!

Lets add it to your blogger blogs in just few simple steps. The demo can be seen on our sidebar under the title "Hottest Now!"

January 26, 2013

Recipe SEO - Need Help?

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Need help in SEO?
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We warmly welcome you to our 24/7 Free SEO Help and support forum. Here you can find solutions to all your SEO problems no matter how big or small they be without paying a penny. You are also allowed to help the community here if you are sure enough with your proposed solution.

Google Image Search Now displays MetaData!

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New Google Image Search
When it comes to image search, Google is considered by many as having the best technology at it's back-end. Google's expertise in the area can be fathomed from the fact that it can search for text within images in your Google Drive storage. But that's something only Google Drive users get. We are talking about the mainstream users here, most of whom prefer Google's image search over other search engines such as Yahoo or Bing. And not without reason. Google performs some of the most accurate image searches of all. And according to latest news, Google is now releasing a new revamped structure for its image search, improving its performance, and making the image's MetaData now visible to searchers!

January 25, 2013

Meet Chef LoOny!

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Chef loOny - a Blogging Buddy

At last 2013 greeted us with a complete new transformation. MBT is now wearing a new dress, certainly version 2.0 of its theme transformation. The blue and black layout has been replaced with a far better solid structure, colored in green and grayish black. With Google's great emphasis on a better core HTML structure and fast loading content, we had to make some serious changes to the template by replacing every single bit of the old user interface with something more favorable and interesting.The template is a result of one week of continuous Graphic and Coding exercise. In order to add further fun to this new MBT environment and especially to better promote our idea of a blog kitchen and its delicious recipes, I spared few more working hours in giving birth to an extremely helpful partner, called "Chef LoOny" :)

January 21, 2013

Will Google Stop FeedBurner Service in 2013?‏

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FeedBurner Closing?

There has been a lot of talk regarding FeedBurner recently. FeedBurner is a widely known email and RSS subscription service used by a lot of bloggers, chiefly because it's a free service. A couple or so months ago, many bloggers raised concerns when FeedBurner showed a subscriber count of zero for their blog. Since then, rumor has it that Google is shutting down the FeedBurner service in 2013 (probably for good, but we can't say anything yet). So is it true? And what would become of its users if it is? Indeed, the shutting-down of such a widely used service could prove to be a mistake on Google's part.

January 19, 2013

How to Backup your FeedBurner Email Subscribers List Safely?

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Backup FeedBurner

FeedBurner is a widely-used email subscription service, and unless you're on a premium service such as Aweber, chances are that you are using FeedBurner as well. For some, FeedBurner might be everything they need. But for more advanced bloggers out there, some premium services seem to offer a lot more features. And the fact that FeedBurner ran into problems a couple or so months ago doesn't go very well in its favor either. Whatever the case though, it is always a good idea to back things up. Whether you want to move your subscribers to another service, or you just want to make a backup, you will need to download your FeedBurner subscriber list. Here, we'll tell you how to backup your FeedBurner Email Subscribers list.

January 18, 2013

6 Ways To Optimize AdSense Ads To Increase Revenue

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Yesterday, we talked about some things you should consider before starting off your blog in 2013, and in that, we discusses about some SEO-related things. For a lot of blogs out there, the major purpose is to make money, So today, we'll carry on the idea, and talk about Google AdSense. For beginners as well as advanced users, the start of a new year would be a good time to start thinking about your AdSense campaign. Are you making the most out of your ads? Now would be a good time to review your ad performance, and make changes accordingly. So here, we'll provide you with a checklist of 6 things you can do to optimize AdSense and make the most out of your ads.

January 17, 2013

Important things to consider Before Starting Blogging in 2013

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Blogging is becoming more and more common these days, and there's a blog for almost everything, from health and fitness to free software, and so on. And no wonder why. Blogging is one of quickest and easiest way to get your views or content online. And before you know it, you're immersed in a whole new world of blogging. You can use this blog for anything, sharing your life with friends and family, earning money, educating others, and so on. Indeed, blogging is one of the best ways you can earn money online. But a lot of people who start blogging don't know where to go, or don't keep a few things into consideration. Such things are all the more important right now for anyone who is thinking of starting a blog. Here, we'll try to list some of them.

January 14, 2013

Launching Service: Vector Face Art

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Mohammad Mustafa Ahmedzai

Can you recognize this man up here? Yup that's me! ;p Colored in almost just black and white. We are glad to introduce today yet another additional service being offered by STC Network. Apart from the huge list of services we offer like designing icons, logos and web templates, we have stepped into Vector Face Designing. An art that is a mixture of limited flavors of colors that combine to produce a compelling digital image. Whether it be you, your pet or your company's CEO, just submit his photo to us and get him an artistic digital Personality!

January 11, 2013

Looks like I am No More Single! :)

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mohammad finally engagedI was 18 years of age when I stepped into online business and then the kind community here never let me look back for a second. I am not sure how many memories have we cherished together, to make this happy journey more favorable, lets add a new memory to our diary. Its 10th of January, YEAR 2013, and I am pleased to make it official that "I am happily tied now! ;)" Looks like the promise I made during the presentation at PACC got fulfilled today evening.  A big party awaits you all and I am  thankful to God Almighty that I could share yet another precious occasion of my life with you all. Love you buddies always and forever! Thanks for turning this normal kid into a normal Man. :)

January 10, 2013

Introducing Pro Blogger's Kitchen!

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A Blogger's Kitchen

As a single watchman of your entire website, you often fail to reach your blog audience in every single post. With growing readership, comes a great responsibility. The reason people subscribe you is because they love your work and they expect a lot of help from you. In my case, I found it almost impossible to do justice with readers' queries. I fail to reach every single  reader because dozens of comments are posted every day. It takes a lot of time to load each page and post a response. Sometimes replying comments takes more than 2 hours. Therefore we thought of a way that could significantly help just not us but everyone of you in the way you help out and reach your blog readers. To counter this growing author-reader communication gap the idea of a Kitchen hit my mind!

January 8, 2013

Template Customization - Salahuddin Ayubi

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Salahuddin Ayubi Blogger Template

Template:

Salahuddin Ayubi

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Two Columns

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Compatibility: IE9+, All
License:  Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial

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January 6, 2013

Verifying Ownership of your Site in Google Webmaster Tools

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We recently did a series on Google AuthorRank, and in that, we stressed the importance of setting up authorship for your site. But before you can take full advantage of having a site and setting up authorship, you first need to verify ownership of your site in Google Webmaster Tools. Verifying ownership of your site is one essential step you cannot afford to skip, because it allows you to see very valuable information related to your site. In this post, we will talk about the different ways you can verify ownership of your site, and let Google know that you actually own a site.

January 5, 2013

10 Tips To Improve Google AuthorRank To Increase Traffic

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Top 10 tips to improve Google AuthorRank

In the last couple of posts, we have been talking a lot about AuthorRank; what it is, and how it differs from PageRank. So by now, you should have a pretty good idea of what's going on, or should I say, what's gonna happen in the near future. The concept of ranking Agents (Authors) for better search results and elimination of spam seems pretty solid, and this development could change the ranking and SEO game as we know it. And I'd put good money on it. Needless to say, it's high time we all started preparing for it. In this post, we'll share the top 10 tips to improve your AuthorRank and thus, to increase your traffic.

January 4, 2013

Difference Between Google AuthorRank and PageRank

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In our yesterday's post about AuthorRank, we talked about how Google is working out on a new way to weed out spam from the web, and rank online content more effectively. Since then, some of our readers have been asking what's the difference between PageRank and AuthorRank, and which one is 'better'. Well, before we go on explaining which is 'better', we first need to take a look at what AuthorRank is, and how it is different from PageRank.

January 3, 2013

What is Google AuthorRank & How exactly it works?

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AuthorRank algorithm
Google has gone a long way into streamlining their search results and delivering quality and relevant information to users. If you have been active lately and been following the news from the industry, then you would have heard about Google's AuthorRank. Even if you haven't heard about it, you'll most likely catch on pretty quickly, since the basic idea isn't unfamiliar. Google is working on a new system of ranking content and returning better search results to users, aka Google AuthorRank, which is a bit like PageRank really, if we strip down to the very basics. And this is what we are going to talk about today.

January 1, 2013

Happy New Year 2013 & Happy Surprises!

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imageA splendid and joyous Happy New Year to everyone! 2012's history chapter just got closed and the sun has now taken a new spin to open the new year's chapter. On behalf of entire STC Network (i.e. Raheem, Qasim, Nida, Bhavesh, Shams and Me!) I wish that this blessed new occasion may fill up your life with Happiness, bright Cheer and bring to you joy and Prosperity for the rest of the shiny blue days that follow. God bless you all throughout the new year buddies and may your incomplete dreams (if any) and goals in life get completed successfully this year and you may return home with a smile each single day. May you make abundance of sweet and loyal friends this year. The new future surely awaits you!

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