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  1. Saturday, May 24, 2008 09:26 GMT TechCupid Technology Tips Daily Technology Tips Blog Ping - Definition Usage And Tips Blog Ping Definition: Blog or website Ping is a push mechanism based on XML-RPC to notify a ping server about the content updation of weblog. Ping is a term very popular in the world of blogging, please don't confuse with term quot;Pingquot; which is also a tool to check whether a particular host is reachable or not. Here Ping term is used differently. Blog Ping Usage: The main usage of Ping is to deliver the latest updated content to ping servers. Everyday millions of bloggers around the world uses online ping services to notify various websites and aggregators about their latest contents. Here are some popular pinging services available online- Ping-o-Matic! Pingoat Autopinger Blog Flux Pinger - Blog ping Pingates Some of the services listed above are open to ping any blog, while few services provide pinging service only to registered blogs. Blog Ping Tips: 1:-> Stay on top of search engines by providing your content immediately as and when you update using Ping. 2:-> Some of the ping services maintain the list of blogs recently pinged. It can also contribute to your web traffic. 3:-> Ping your blog to Aggregators like- Yahoo, Technorati, Google Blog Search, FeedBurner, BulkFeed, IceRocket and BlogBlogs to increase your web traffic. Saturday, May 24, 2008 09:26 GMT / Created by Page 1 of 8
  2. PageRank - Definition Usage And Tips PageRank Definition: PageRank is a Google way of measuring the importance of any webpage. The PageRank is the algorithm developed by the founders of Google and it's very popular among webmaster. A webpage can have PageRank any where between 0 to 10 depend on the algorithm or N/A ( In case, The webpage is new, not yet indexed by Google ). The algorithm is purely link based. What Google says about PageRank-PageRank relies on the uniquely democratic nature of the web by using its vast link structure as an indicator of an individual page's value. In essence, Google interprets a link from page A to page B as a vote, by page A, for page B. But, Google looks at considerably more than the sheer volume of votes, or links a page receives; for example, it also analyzes the page that casts the vote. Votes cast by pages that are themselves quot;importantquot; weigh more heavily and help to make other pages quot;important.quot; Using these and other factors, Google provides its views on pages' relative importance. PageRank Usage: PageRank is very popular algorithm that measures the importance of any webpage and based on the given rank, these pages are placed in search results. A higher page rank webpage will get more chances to appear on search result than the lower one. PageRank Tips: 1:-> Provide good quality content, good design, quality website and proper META tags. If content is good, everyone would love to visit the website again and again and will also link back to you. 2:-> Try to get back links from high PageRank websites/blogs. The number of quality back links increases the PageRank significantly. Its good to have back links from even a PageRank 0 website, because it contributes to your PageRank, but not as much as link from high PageRank website. 3:-> Increase your PageRank and let advertisers come to your website. Earn $$ Blog - Definition Usage And Tips Saturday, May 24, 2008 09:26 GMT / Created by Page 2 of 8
  3. Blog Definition: A Blog or Weblog is a website maintained usually by an individual or a group of people on any subject of his choice. A blog contains posts in reverse chronological order, web links and any kind of contents like Video, Image or Sound. Blog can be personal, technical, political, news, corporate or video, etc. depend on the subject chosen by the author of the blog. Major blogging platforms where you can host your blog are- 1) Blogger 2) 3) 3) Typepad 4) MovableType Choice of platform is dependent on the features, pricing and many other factors. Blog Usage: Blogs are very popular medium now days to provide targeted information to internet users. Many people may be interested to know about the personal life of a famous movie star or a famous football player who write his/her blog. Normally companies write their blog in order to provide latest information on the development of their products, it's kind of press release page with comments, trackback from other users included. Many people break the news on blog and many people share the work they do with others. Blog Tips: 1:-> If you run a company and want to promote your products, its good to have your blog to share your product information to other users and then take feedback from these users. 2:-> Any individual who is found of writing can start his/her blog on any interesting subject and can earn money by putting ads on the blog. 3:-> You can have your blog just for fun, where you can share anything with millions of users on internet. SEO - Definition Usage And Tips Saturday, May 24, 2008 09:26 GMT / Created by Page 3 of 8
  4. SEO Definition: SEO stands for Search engine optimization. SEO is the process to improve website traffic quality and volume from search engines for targeted keywords. Every search engine has their own search algorithm and SEO target these algoritms in order to rank high on search results. SEO Usage: As clear from its definition, SEO( Search Engine Optimization ) is mainly used for increasing traffic to your website by ranking high on various search engines for a perticular keyword. Normally webmaster use SEO tools to increase the earnings from their website by targeting more visitors everyday. SEO Tips: 1:-> Submit Sitemap to various search engines like Google, Yahoo, MSN and 2:-> Use META description Tag to tell search engines more about summary of your webpage. 3:-> Create Good and unique content in order to gain multiple visits from internet users. 4:-> Target your keywords, use keyword tool, create a good website and participate in social network. Related Posts: SEO Tools: Submit Blogger Sitemap to Major Search Engines Like Google MSN and Google Tips: How To Create Accessible, Crawlable Websites Or Blogs Sitemaps - Definition Usage And Tips Social Bookmarking - Definition Usage And Tips Saturday, May 24, 2008 09:26 GMT / Created by Page 4 of 8
  5. Social Bookmarking Definition: Social Bookmarking is a method to keep your bookmark in organized way. It's mainly for internet users who wants to store, organize, search, and manage bookmarks of web pages on the internet. In Social bookmarking, user basically save URL of a webpage to remember it for later use. With the help of MetaData, it become easy to manage the webpages. Social Bookmarking Usage: In the world of internet, where there are billions of webpages, its very difficult to remember which page helped you last time, when you were looking for some problem, or my favoutite tutorial was on which website. So When things become hard to remember. Use Social bookmarking to store your favoutite links in an organized way by using categories/folders or a combination of folders and tags. You can save your time by not searching same page again and again. Social Bookmarking Tips: 1:-> You can share something interesting with everyone with Social bookmarking. 2:-> Based on number of users bookmark a perticular resource, the rank of that resources increases. So you can promote your links and can get traffic. 3:-> Keep Social Bookmarking options available on your blog/website to let other people click them and make them favourite, Again lots of free traffic as these services rank high on search engines. Related Posts: Bookmark And Share Website With Snap Shots Beta Bookmarks Extension For Internet Explorer AddThis : #1 bookmarking and sharing button on the Internet Firefox3 Add-on For Sitemaps - Definition Usage And Tips Saturday, May 24, 2008 09:26 GMT / Created by Page 5 of 8
  6. Sitemap Definition: Sitemap is a XML file which contains URLs of a website along with metadata of each URL. This metadata includes information like when it was last updated, how often it usually changes, and how important it is, relative to other URLs in the site. Sitemap files are kept on the top directory of your website like Here I used atom.xml because Blogger platform provide this sitemap by default. For website owner, this will be replaced with sitemap.xml and they have to manually keep this file on their website in order to let search engine process it. Sitemap Usage: Sitemap is an easy way to inform search engines about pages available for crawling/indexing. The crawlers( search engines ) use this file to get inlinks( The links coming to your website) and outlinks( The links going to other website). Sitemap Tips: 1:-> To increase web traffic, it is suggested that you submit sitemap to search engines like Google, Yahoo, MSN and 2:-> Submit sitemap to open directories to increase your web traffic. 3:-> For Blogger users, there is no need to create sitemap files as Blogger provide it, you can use either or Related Posts:- SEO Tools: Submit Blogger Sitemap to Major Search Engines Like Google MSN and Google Tips: How To Create Accessible, Crawlable Websites Or Blogs Gadget - Definition Usage And Tips Saturday, May 24, 2008 09:26 GMT / Created by Page 6 of 8
  7. Gadget Definition: Gadgets or Widgets are small technological objects that has perticular functionality. Many kind of Gadgets exists like Mechanical, Electronic, Programmable and Application. Here we will talk about application gadgets. Application Gadgets are small,light-weight applications that can sit on the user's computer desktop( Desktop Gadgets), or are hosted on a web page( Web Gadgets). Gadget Usage: Gadgets can be used for displaying useful information such as System time, external applications, RSS feeds , photos as well as interaction like real time Chat, email, calendar, map etc. Gadget Tips: 1:-> Use Gadgets or Widgets in your website or blog to display useful information. 2:-> Provide your website or blog RSS feed to other users within Gadget to get traffic. 3:-> Create and distribute Google gadgets to increase your web traffic. Related Posts: Cool Widgets For Your Blog Or Website Bitty Browser - Embed Little Browser On Your Blog Turn Your Flash program Into A Desktop Application Using Yahoo! Widget Engine Gadget Programming RSS - Definition Usage And Tips Saturday, May 24, 2008 09:26 GMT / Created by Page 7 of 8
  8. RSS Definition: RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. RSS formats are specified in XML and can be read using any RSS reader or feed reader. RSS Usage: RSS mainly used for publishing updated contents like news headlines, latest blog entries etc. You can syndicate your content with RSS. For example:- Many people may have interest in what you write and they want to get your updated contents without visiting your website or blog. They can subscribe to your RSS and when you will update contents on your blog or website. The latest updated contents will be available to the person who subscribed your RSS using RSS reader. RSS Tips: 1:-> Add RSS subscription option in your webpage on blog to let people subscribe you. 2:-> Submit RSS to all major search engines to increase your web traffic. 3:-> Submit RSS to RSS directories to get traffic. Saturday, May 24, 2008 09:26 GMT / Created by Page 8 of 8