How to Write Incredible Blog Post Headlines

Headlines are often referred to as “the gatekeepers of your content.” This is certainly one way to look at them, but you should also treat them like giant billboards on the highway, asking readers to get off at the next exit and come visit your content. Just like these giant advertisements, if you don’t grab their attention and entice them, they…

Great old and new strategies to build backlinks

What is a backlink? In the language of SEO, a backlink to your site is an HTTP URL from any other site which points to one of your webpages. Backlinks help bloggers and webmasters meet more traffic, better search engine reputation and gain better algorithmic parameters like Google Page Rank, Alexa Rank, Moz Rank, Domain Authority & Page Authority. All…

WordPress URL Shortening: An Interesting Consequence

  Long post and page URLs can be annoying. Take an example: http://gauravtiwari.org/2011/02/06/derivative-of-x-squared-is-2x-or-x-where-is-the-fallacy/(one of the most popular posts from my blog). Will you like to write these (about) hundred characters? Or will prefer URL shorteners, like bit.ly or wp.me, instead? As third option, will you just copy and paste the URLs to anywhere you want to share? Second idea is fine but third…