11 WordPress Plugins To Make YourBlog A Racehorse

Hi!

Its good to be back. today when I switched my laptop on, I was taken to iGoogle, my homepage. A beautiful article by Yoast got my attention.

Joost De Valk discusses a list of 11 WordPress plugins to improve your blog performance. I happen to use few of them whereas others were a revelation.

Here is the article

http://yoast.com/top-wordpress-plugins

5 Habits That Would Make You Ultra Successful Blogger

5 habits that would make you successful blogger

What Are The Things That Make You Successful Blogger?

A blog is reflection of your personality and the kind of efforts you are putting in. There are millions of blogs and a similar number of bloggers over there but the ones those are successful are just a percentage of that.

There are certain traits and habits that would help you become successful. Not only they would help you to be effective and successful blogger but also help to achieve other goals in your life.

Here are the habits that you should practice and develop if you are not doing them already. [Read more...]

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Two Free Resources To Track Your Social Media Presence & Influence

Social media is such a vast game that if you do not track it, you do not know what is the impact of your campaigns. Recently I came across two resources for tracking when you are mentioned in social media and how is your social media influence.

After all, it is the influence in the social media that is going to bring ultimate gains.

Social Mention

Social Mention is a social media search and analysis platform that aggregates user generated content from across the universe into a single stream of information.

You can easily track and measure what people say about you, your company, a new product, or any topic you choose

Social Mention monitors more than 100 social media sites likeĀ  Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed, YouTube, Digg, Google etc. [Read more...]

A Free Survey based Report That Would Help You Plan Email Marketing

The Lyris Annual Email Optimizer Report is out and it approaches following planning issues:

  • How do I get the most out of every marketing dollar I invest next year?
  • How do I optimize my email marketing campaigns for better results?
  • How do I mitigate risk and avoid costly mistakes?
  • Are my marketing peers using tricks I’m not yet using?
  • These are questions that are tough to answer but collective wisdom of other marketers might help you to shape your strategies.

The book ask questions like what are best practices to improve email and online marketing results, what optin list building techniques should be used andĀ  how to make use of social media to enhance other online marketing programs. [Read more...]

Learn, Contibute and Participate To Build Relations

In world of internet making connections is damn easy but building relations takes time just as in real life. A relation is always built on mutual respect and trust and business relations are no exception.

One of the daunting tasks that a newbie faces is how to stand along with veteran imers without feeling intimidated and without being ignored.

Look! If you want to get connectd to someone, first thing you need is to get noticed. That means you need to be a face in the crowd because there are lot of people who wish to do the same. [Read more...]

Make Your WordPress Load Faster By Reducing HTTP Requests

Fast loading is now a demand of users as well as search engines. A site that loads faster is ranked better and provides a better user experience.

One of the main reasons for slower loading of the website is loading of external files. More external files you have to load, more time it would take.

In other words more HTTP request you have , slower is the loading time.

How To Reduce HTTP Requests?

Everything points to reduction. You can reduce HTTP request by

  • Reducing Javascripts
  • Reducing number of images to load
  • Reducing CSS files

These points are discussed in detail by Josst De Valk at his blog. Here is a complete reading on How to reduce HTTP requests for your WordPress site.

He also discusses about content distribution, a feature I always have found interesting.