Pixel: Why I Returned My First Google Product!

I returned my first ever Google Product – Pixel, after one month of using it & 3 days of arguments with the Google staff. It was almost like a breakup… with the company I loved all my life – Google. A company known for its “not to be evil” tagline, has definitely forgotten the basic laws of business (“customer first”)

Why Did I Choose Pixel Over Other Android Devices?

For the most obvious reason: I was in the mindset that by having the software and hardware from the same (and a reputed) company, I will get the most stable … Continue Reading..

Link Building From Authoritative Websites

For SEO, if Content is King then Backlinks are its Queens
Kings used to be polygamous. The more number of queens – mightier the King. Same is the case with our King (content) – more the number of backlinks more authoritative your website becomes.

And just like the queen of a chess board, backlinks are the most powerful part of a SEO strategy.
Getting a single backlink from a high DA website like a newspaper or a media website can exponentially increase your own Page and Domain authority.

But getting links from media websites is not easy. Or Continue Reading..

How To Quickly Clean Your Gmail Inbox

Gmail is synonymous to email these days. I hardly ever hear people using an alternate email ID.

Also Read: Gmail is too mainstream; get some funky, funny or interesting email IDs like mad@scientist.com & mary@teacher.com

And equally famous is email marketing. No digital marketing campaign nowadays is complete without a flavor of email marketing in it.

And what do we get by clubbing these two – A Gmail inbox flooded with spam mails.

If you miss cleaning it even for a single day, your inbox will be filled with hundreds if not thousands of marketing emails.

It so happened … Continue Reading..

Boost Your Social Media Shares

First things first – This article is a practical DIY guide to increase your social media shares count.
I am assuming that you already know the basics of writing a good shareable article; an article that will be liked by others. It can be entertaining, controversial or informative.
If you are completely new to the blogosphere then I have briefly described the pre-requisites for an article that’s likable & shareable at the end of this guide. But primarily…
This article simply tells you the secret of getting more social shares.
And believe me, by the end
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Don’t Clutter Your Blogs – Think Beyond SEO

Update: Hardly within a week after this article was published, two important announcements have been made by Google. Show fewer ads by Google-Adsense and Google’s decision to penalize websites with intrusive interstitial advertisements.

Glad to see such decisions from Google – bringing clean, ads and distraction free web design closer to SEO.


Over the years, blogs and websites have become so cluttered with advertisements, that you literally have to search for content within the ads. And as far as Google’s SEO is concerned, there doesn’t seem to be a defined maximum number of ad units per page which … Continue Reading..

How To Change WordPress Permalinks in SEO Friendly Way

What you are going to learn from this tutorial:
1. The correct permalink (url) structure you should use for your blog or website
2. How to change permalinks (url) in a SEO friendly way, if you are not already using the correct permalink structure.

The Not-So SEO Friendly URL / Permalink Structure

Whether it is Blogger or WordPress, the default permalink structure in both of them is wrong if you care for SEO. But at least you have the freedom to change it in WordPress. And this is one of the many reasons that motivated me to shift … Continue Reading..

How To Get 100 PageSpeed Score On Test My Site – Google

Okay, it’s not exactly what I got – a perfect PageSpeed Score 100. But take a look at the results I achieved with no code editing at all and by using just 3 WordPress plugins. And then decide whether to follow my tips or not:


How To Get 100 PageSpeed Score On Test My Site - Google


And just to emphasize the difference that these plugins have made to the score, I started optimizing BloggerStop with these scores two days back:




Once again, I did not do any editing in the code and simply tried a number of plugins which won’t cost a penny and did Continue Reading..

How To Fix Mixed Content Warning & Force SSL / https Across WordPress

Recently I migrated my blog BloggerStop from Blogger to WordPress.

Then applied an SSL certificate (https protocol) across the blog. That means, all the pages of this blog written several years ago, suddenly got moved to a secured https connection from the old-school http connection.

But I wasn’t able to force SSL across the WordPress blog successfully.

What I wanted to see in the browser was a green lock, like this:


But it did not appear instantly, rather I got a warning of mixed content. You can go through that link if you want to know the … Continue Reading..

Learn How To Start A Fashion Blog From MissMinusSized!

If you think fashion blogging is enjoyable – then you are right…
If you think fashion blogging is overcrowded – then also you are right…
But if you think it’s easy to conquer – then take a break…it’s not a piece of cake!

Fashion + Blogging is definitely something more than just showcasing your wardrobe to the world. While you definitely have to be creative with your wardrobe and all your fashion accessories, at the same time the blogging aspect of it demands your command on design, technology, photography, writing, marketing and SEO skills. Of course you don’t Continue Reading..

[90% Off] Best Cyber Monday Hosting Deals – HostGator vs DreamHost vs BlueHost

This shopping season, while others are asking you to take a decision on selecting your web host in a hurry – I would advise you to stop for a while and think over it once before taking this crucial decision. Don’t get confused by all the discounts that are being offered by different web hosts. Read this article and understand their regular renewal rates and fine print to decide the best one for you.

[90 Off] Best Cyber Monday Hosting Deals - HostGator vs DreamHost vs BlueHost

Don’t worry if you have missed the deals on web hosting on this Black Friday, you can always go for it on the coming Cyber Continue Reading..