Voice Search option is visible on Google’s homepage and even the search engine giant has added the voice search option in products like Google Maps. Here is the piece of code to get voice earch in Google Custom Search Box.
Windows Live Spaces, a blogging platform by Microsoft is shutting down and now they are requesting existing users to migrate to WordPress.com. As we all know, Windows Live Spaces is having very limited features at the same time, WordPress is no doubt the favorite blogging platform at this time with lots of features. Live Spaces users are having 6 months to migrate their blog from there to WordPress or other platform. Windows Live team and WordPress team has come up with simple process to migrate Live Spaces blogs to WordPress.com.
Blogging has become a very important aspect of communication, not just personally, but also professionally. If you are already signed up with a web hosting company, then check your package to see if blog hosting is part of the overall fee. There are many advantages to blogging, not just as a personal pastime, but as [...]
Mashable is a well known name in blogging and social media. Pete Cashmore is the CEO and founder of this blog and he started this blog as a small initiative from his home town Scotland, UK. Now a days, Mashable is so popular that lot many of use even know the name of it’s other editors and authors like Ben Parr. In this interview for Bloomberg Venture, Pete talked about early days of Mashable, monetization sources, breaking news scoop sources, events organized by Mashable, role of social networking and media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Digg etc in success of Mashable etc.
Blogger is evolving day by day and now you can create own template for blogs on Google’s blogger. Google added a Blogger Template Designer for its blogging platform; Blogger. Blogger is a free blogging platform where millions of blogs are running with domain name as yourdomain.blogspot.com. If you are having a blog over there, then you can design your template by choosing some nice fonts and color combinations.
Podcast is another way of sharing knowledge with others. It is an audio-video format of information sharing and to discuss certain topics. If you want to make a professional podcast to publish on sites like YouTube, iTunes etc, then here is some information captured in a video to show you what do you need and how to make, edit and publish podcasts.
Google News is a section of google where latest news, updates comes. Google shows these updates on Google search result pages (SERP) and huge traffic comes to the site of which the link are. To include articles from your site, you need to submit the URL of your site to Google and then some associates from Google will do the verification and approval.
Web Page Heatmap is an image showing mouse movements and clicks by visitors on different areas of a page. As a web page can have different areas like Header section, Sidebar, Footer and Content. If you want to see the areas where visitors are clicking more and the area which is having maximum activity, then you should generate a heatmap of your website or web page. Here are some free and paid heatmap generators which can help you increase CTR on your site and monetization.
Windows Live Writer is an awesome tool for professional bloggers and strongly recommended desktop authoring tool. We earlier covered a backup tool for WLW but that is not much reliable. There may be a scenario where you want to send the Windows Live Writer post which you have written in proper format for any other blog to the admin of that site then you can send the Post File (.wpost) to him. Or if you are moving to some other place and want to carry the post file with you so that you can use any other system to post publish that file then you can use this tip to do the same.