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6 Tips To Increase Your Blogging Profit

Posted on : 29-11-2010 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing

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Blogging is time tested strategy to make money online. The most important factor to achieve successful blogging for profit is that you need to get targeted traffic to your blog. Without traffic you can’t build a list of qualified subscribers and prospects which you can convert to buyers of your products or services.

Here are six important tips that you need to  follow to turn your blog into cash pumping machine. Firstly you need to update your site with fresh contents on a timely manner.

Post Regularly

A blog with stale or outdated information will simply not attract any readers at all and even if there are visitors, most will not return to become repeated readers. Published new contents frequently so as to get the search engines to index your site and improve your site search engine ranking position.

Quality & Informative Content

Content is king so to speak and thus you need to write a blog from the reader perspective and not your own.  Provide content that is informative and which provides value to the reader.  Creating content for your blog on a sustaining regular basis  is one of the biggest challenge. You can outsource content preparation or make use of PLR (private lable rights) articles to jump start your writing.

Sense Of Personal Touch

Secondly, you need to ensure that the content posted is informative and having some kind of personal touch. You don’t need to order the contents in a way that is strict and in orderly fashion such as that of newspaper or magazine layout. Make it easy for readers to access old blogs by including archive that is visible on the top of the blog page.

Write Naturally

Thirdly, develop a theme comprising unique writing style. When it comes to blogging, you don’t need to follow strict essay writing style and techniques which you have been taught in schools. That does not imply you can just anyhow write without checking for grammar and spelling mistakes. Write the way your thoughts flow naturally. This will turn you into a unique blogger and give you a loyal and strong audience.

Use plain simple language so that the general audience do not need to refer to the dictionary. Not everyone is an expert in language. Always bear in mind that simplicity and clarity is of critical importance. You do not want your audience to be confine to doctorates only.

Content With Targeted Keywords

The importance of keywords simply cannot be over emphasize. Use proper keywords to attract search engine robots and crawlers. Even though your primary target audience is human, you need ensure your postings are machine readable and optimize for search engine robots to crawl and index. Make the keywords appear in the titles and the headings of your blog posts.

RSS & Atom Feeds

Last but not least, syndicate your blog with RSS service so as to boost and increase your readership. If possible include other widgets such as ‘Tell A Friend’, ‘Twitter’ and other social media networking site notification of new blog postings.

In summary, if you follow the above tips, you can be assure that your blog will pull in massive traffic and this will sky rocket your Internet income. Making money online via blogging is not difficult. You just need to follow a proven step by step strategy and more importantly, take action to make it happen.

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Why Should You Consider Autoblogging

Posted on : 17-11-2010 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing

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You can skip this whole thing if you are not into Internet Marketing or you just blog for fun and other personal interests. If you are an online marketer than it is important that you know what autoblogging can do for you.

First thing first what is autoblogging? It may come as surprise for some people as some think it got to do with automobile blogging. Well, autoblogging has got nothing to do with automobiles except for the fact that the word ‘auto’ sounds like something to do with automobile.

Autoblogging is what’s being called a ‘configure and forget system’ that comprises special software that allows you to setup a blog once and then let it run on autopilot. What I meant by ‘autopilot’ is a hand’s free system whereby the system or software will automatically extract relevant information pertaining to your blog topic and then publish it according to preset schedule postings all without further user intervention.

Autoblogging system usually derive contents from RSS feeds, article directories; affiliate program networks such as Clickbank, Amazon, eBay and etc.
In a nutshell, autoblogging is a system designed by Internet Marketers for Internet Marketers and online business owners. This is an attractive system for those who wish to generate quick extra income through Goggle Adsense and promotion of affiliate marketing products from Amazon Affiliate and Clickbank.

I won’t beat around the bush and try to hype or rave just about any autoblogging software. Just type ‘autoblogging’ in Goggle search and the search list will return plentiful of autoblogging software product reviews and recommendations. Yes, just like other Internet Marketers, I certainly do hope that you will seriously consider investing in autoblogging software after you have read my honest review of what is and what is not about this product. Okay, let’s go straight to the review

Search Engines Loves Blogs
Search engines love blogs. A blog with frequent updated quality fresh postings can get index much faster by the search engines in comparison to static HTML pages. In genera, an active blog builds traffic much faster compare to static HTML web page.

A Numbers Game
Successful online business income does not come from just a single blog or single static HTML web site. In actual fact, a single blog or website is not likely to provide you with sustainable and reasonable income that enable you to live a comfortable lifestyle.
You need to generate multiple stream of source of income and one of the best way of doing so is by maintaining more sites, in particular more blogs of diverse niche market or relevant niche. More blogs equals to more potential traffic thus more money so to speak.

Short term goal
As the saying goes, failure to plan is planning to fail. One of the most important success factors in life is having short, mid and long term goals in life. This applies to brick and mortar business, 9 to 5 pm jobs as well as online business.

You defined a big goal and break it down into achievable and measurable short, mid and long term goal. You can use autoblogging as a short or mid term online business goals to enable you to generate some profits that will add to your income bottom line.

There are couple of reasons as to why you can’t use autoblogging as a long term business goal strategy. Firstly, autoblogging can never replace manual handwritten blogs where your thoughts and ideas publish allows you to foster bond and connection with your readers.

Testing Your Niche
One advantage of autoblogging network is that you can use it to explore the effectiveness of various keywords and keyword phrase for various niche markets that you intend to explore. This compliment PPC paid search traffic that some people use to explore popularity and competition of keywords and phrases.

Don’t Try To Outsmart Search Engines – Duplicate Contents
Contents publish through autoblogging mechanism are usually derived from RSS feeds, article directories and etc. A reader can sense that the content is not unique much less not to even mentioned search engines which usually able to detect duplicate content even if the articles are rewritten or translated multiple times (using multi language translation mechanism).

Ineffective Way To Gather Leads But Who Cares
Furthermore, it is also more difficult to build a list of loyal subscribers that you need to convert to buyers of your product or service through a blog that is managed and run by automated software. There is no sense of community or belonging as you know you are dealing with blogs that are managed by automated software.

Ultimate Goal Of Autoblogging
The goal of autoblogging is using the least efforts and time to get as many people to click on the Adsense in as many automated blogs as well as to get people to purchase Amazon or Clickbank products through your affiliate links embedded in these blogs.


You have nothing to lose by jumping on the bandwagon of autoblogging. You can indeed build profitable blogs in matter of hours or even minutes. You can generate hundred of blogs and not even have to break a sweat to maintain it as most of the time these blogs runs on autopilot or on practically complete hands free mode.

One final word of caution though. Since this form of Internet marketing strategy is a short term strategy, don’t put all your eggs in one basket so to speak. Always focus on building and maintaining at least one or more handwritten blogs where you can buildup a list of loyal subscribers.[ad#Chitika

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Autoblog Samurai – Part 1 Review

Posted on : 08-11-2010 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing

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Autoblogging Samurai

Auto blogging Samurai

Search engines loves blogs that are frequently updated with fresh contents.  Blogging remains one of the most attractive and lucrative means to earn money online.  Don’t quite believe me? Check out John Chow’s blogging business.  He easily earns 6 figure annual income, all at the comfort of his home.

If you are able to earn US$1/- per day through Goggle AdSense in one blog, that imagine how much you could easily rake in by having say just 30 blogs.  That easily translates to US$900/- per month!. It is very realistic to achieve at least US$1/- AdSense income per day.  The challenge though is the time to take to maintain 30 blogs , to keep these blogs updated with fresh contents.

It would be extremely time consuming to maintain hundred of blogs. You could hire others to help you maintain it but why do so if you could save money by using a powerful automated software to manage your blogs?  This is where Autoblog Samurai fits into the picture. This software helps to offload you from the tedious and repetitive time consuming tasks of posting fresh contents to your blogs.

I have been using Autoblog Samurai software which I purchased over a month ago. You can check out my preliminary preview of this autoblogging software right here. Here is my 2nd more in depth review of this product. This is my follow up thoughts on this blogging management software. I will go straight to the point and I hope that my inputs and feedback will give you a better assessment of whether this product is worth your money.

1) Is this product the Internet Marketer Blogger’s dream ultimate single push button autoblog creation and management software

Answer: No

2) Is this product worth its cost and should you invest in it?

Answer: Definitely yes

3) Will using this product helps to improve your Internet income bottom line?

Answer: Yes provided you do your part in driving traffic to your blogs created by this software

4) Will this software automatically create a blog as well as automatically generate content for publishing/posting?

Answer: No, this software will not create a blog for you. You need to create a blog account first (blogger or wordpress). It will not automatically generate content for your blog either.

5) Will this system increase traffic to your blog?

Answer: No, but it may indirectly through fresh and quality contents that you post frequently in your blogs managed by this software system.

6)How and where do you get the contents to post in the blogs manage by this software?

Answer: You can import contents from sources such as PLR articles (Private Label Rights), Amazon review products, ClickBank product sales and landing page contents and last but not least, contents from syndicated ezine and article directories.

7) In what way does this product benefit you?

Answer: The value proposition of this product as advertised is kind of misleading. The software is not the ultimate autoblog tool because it does not auto create a blog from scratch nor does it auto generate content for posting. Rather, the value of this product lies in what I called centralize management and content aggregation for blog postings.

8)What else is included in this software package

Answer: The additional bonus package bundled with this software, in particular the training package on how to generate traffic to your website by itself is worth at least 10 times more than the software itself. The bonus included in this product ensures you get the best value for money.

9) What is the biggest ROI from this product?

Answer: Ability to manage dozens if not hundred of free blogger (blogspot) and wordpress (wordpress.com) blogs; each blog capable of generating at least and very achievable US#1/- per day. It would be extremely time consuming for you to manage tens much less hundreds of blogs. Autoblog Samurai makes it so much easier for you to aggregate, modify and schedule contents for posting.


This software expedites blog management and cut down amount of time and efforts to prepare content for posting. Furthermore, the bonus tips on traffic generation (traffic boot camp) will guarantee you make money from blogging. Even though it is not a true autoblogging software by definition, nevertheless, it is still rated one of the best must have blogging tools within your Internet Marketing arsenals.

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Beginners Guide To WordPress

Posted on : 30-08-2010 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing

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WordPress is one of the most popular free blogging software. It is one of the most deployed CMS (content management system) and is the favorite blogging platform choice for most Internet marketers.

Some even considered it the top recommended blogging platform given the flexibility, tons of features and great ongoing support from the WordPress software development community. You can download the software from www.wordpress.org

If you are treating it as a hobby or just simply as a form of networking tools to communicate with friends), then you can simply proceed to apply for a free WordPress blog account at www.wordpress.com. The account is usually approved within minutes and you can proceed to post your blog.

As much as it is convenient, there are limitations with regards to using free WordPress hosted blog account. Notably you are restricted and constraint in terms of flexibility to install additional features, disk space and etc.

Furthermore, you have to be careful not to breach the terms and conditions associated with free WordPress blog account. Otherwise your blog might be revoked or canceled without warning and you stand to lose all your blog postings and other contents once your account is deactivated.

If you wish to monetize your blog then you should get your own domain name and have your blog hosted by 3rd party reputable and reliable host service
provider. Nowadays it is very affordable to apply for a domain name as well as to sign up for a good host service provider to host all your blogs and websites.

If you are a newcomer to WordPress and online business, all those talk about applying for a domain and self-hosted blog steps might seem to be
pretty daunting task to you. 

Fret not, I assure you it is not difficult though. I have put together a compilation of WordPress beginner’s video guide for the benefit of newbies who might face difficulties with the installation of self hosted WordPress blog. Please sign up to get your free WordPress video tutorial guide right here. You will be glad you did.

Alvin Phang, the creator of Atomic Blogging and Atomic Theme 5 has also released a free blogging guide handbook. The contents are invaluable and I am sure most new bloggers would find the tips and information extremely helpful. You can download the blogging handbook right here too.

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How To Blog For Massive Profits

Posted on : 22-06-2010 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing

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Thousands of blogs are created daily. People often blog for various reasons. Some people communicate their thoughts, hobbies and even daily activities via blogs. Celebrities and even politicians make use of blogs to reach out to the fans and the public. It is not surprising that political parties made us of blogs to spread their manifesto and election campaign messages to the mass.

One of the most effective ways to increase traffic to your online business is via blogging. Traffic is the lifeline of all Internet marketing and online business. Diverting quality traffic that converts to leads and sales to your online store is critical to the survival of your Internet business. A blog that attracts very limited or worst still zero visitor is a dead blog so to speak, serves no purpose other than a waste of the blogger time.

Search engines crawls a blog more frequently as compare to a static web page simply because an active blog usually has more fresh postings, is more interactive and dynamic in the sense that the reader can respond and comment to the blog postings.

Furthermore a blog that is fresh and frequently updated with good quality postings can easily attract visitors, many of whom might subscribe to your RSS feeds or to be added into your list so as to receive your newsletter.

Some of you may have heard of the saying that ‘the money is in the list’. What it means is that you need to build up a list of customers that trust you and is willing to buy from you over and over again.

The bigger question that is in the mind of most aspiring Internet marketer is if it is possible to earn a full time income from blogging? Well the answer is simply an absolute yes. Blogger like Alvin Phang of Atomic Blogging and John Chow of JohnChow.com has been earning 4 to 5 figure sum monthly. How on earth did they do it?

For the first time ever, John Chow has decided to spill the beans and bares it all by letting you into the insider secrets to ultimate profit blogging, all completely for free! In a nutshell, the secret lies in using your blog to build up a huge list of prospects and thereafter offering backend products or services to generate huge income!

Seems hard to believe right? Well, simply go ahead to download the ultimate blogging profit tips right here. You will be glad you did and don’t just read, take action to implement it at the soonest opportunity.

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Great Tips To Build Links

Posted on : 06-05-2010 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing

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There are a variety of techniques and strategies to make money online. Internet marketing technology continue to evolve and it offers a plethora of new strategies that Internet marketers could leverage to increase their online business profits.

There are also those tried and tested classic ways that you should always try to keep going when it comes to marketing your site. Link building can really help you get where you want and fast.

You can try a lot of different strategies to build links but it may really just boil down to what works best for you and your site. You may want to try out a few different ideas and see what works the best for you and your site.

1) Work On Your site: Before you can expect others to start linking to your site, you should have a site worth linking to. Sure we all want to make money on the Internet the easy way but this doesn’t really happen when you are first starting off. You need to have great content, a good design which others will like. This really is not too much to ask when it comes to sites. If you are having trouble finding good topics and good content, then you are going to have a problem later on. Try to start out strong with your site and keep it going.

2) Another Idea Instead Of a Site: If just haven’t got success with your site you may want to consider a blog. Having a blog is sometimes a whole lot easier but to maintain and manage the blog and is a lot easier to search also. Also, a lot of other bloggers will find it easier to link to your blog instead of a site a lot of times.

3) Constant blogging: If you are worried about getting a lot of people to link to your site, you may want to try by posting a lot of content and quickly. Once a month is not the time frame you should be looking. But in your hurry to post a lot of content, you need to also make sure that the content is good quality. People don’t link to lousy blogs.

4) RSS feed: Another great idea is to publish an RSS feed on your blog. This is a news feed that your readers can subscribe to and that way they can see when you have published new content on your site without going to check. This is a great way to keep your readers up to date on the latest and greatest on your blog.

These are just a few things for you to consider when you are trying to build links and make money with the Internet. There are many more ideas that you can try out when you are trying to build links to your site, but you just have to work hard and see how far that will get you.

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Boost Your Blog Traffic With Article Marketing

Posted on : 26-04-2010 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing

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One way of promoting your website and product can be achieved for free. As an additional bonus, this “free” method can boost your sites and sales, doubling and even tripling your income. If you are looking for ways to boost your web traffic, one of the most effective link building strategies is article marketing. You’re probably thinking, ‘this isn’t anything you haven’t heard before’. Well, although you may have heard this you are probably wondering how to do it correctly.

Article marketing is still one of the easiest ways to promote your website in order to generate traffic and increase your earnings. How does this work? Write articles relating to your website or blog and submit them to “free content” submission sites. All it takes is just some time to prepare the required article and it can increase your website traffic, sales and of course, your income.

How can article writing boost traffic and income?

The article on the free content site contains a link to your own website. Readers, after reading your articles, may choose to click on the link and pay you an unexpected visit. Having them on the free content sites is also making these articles available to other webmasters who may wish to publish that article on their site.

If they do, your article will include a link back to your site. And anyone who reads the article on that site can still click on the link to visit your site.

As the list of your published articles grow larger, and more and more of them are appearing on different websites, the total number of links to your site increases also. Major search engines are placing a lot of significance on incoming links to websites so they can determine the importance of a certain site.

The more incoming links the website has, the more importance search engines attaches to it. This will then increase your website’s placement in the search results.

If your site is into promoting a product or service, the links that your articles have achieved will mean more potential customers for you. Even if visitors only browse through, you never know if they might be in need of what you are offering in the future.

There are also those who already have specific things they need on their mind but cannot decide yet between the many choices online. Chances are, they may stumble upon one of your articles, gets interested by the contents you wrote, go to your site and became enticed by your promotions. See how easy that is?

The articles you submit to article directories will help build your online status, but they can only do so much. One much overlooked article marketing secrets is the quality of the article you submit. Make sure it is interesting enough for people to follow the link to your website. Once at your website, make sure your website intriguing enough for the visitor to refer it to a friend. This is the cycle that begins with submitting a great article.

Search engines do not just index the websites, they also index published articles. They also index any article that is written about your own website’s topic. So once someone searches for that same topic, the list of results will have your site or may even show the articles that you have written.

And to think, no effort on your part was used to bring them to your site. Just your published articles and the search engines. It is no wonder why many webmasters are suddenly reviving their old writing styles and taking time to write more articles about their site than doing other means of promotion.

Getting their site known is easier if they have articles increasing their links and traffic and making it accessible for visitors searching the internet. Since many people are now taking their buying needs online, having your site on the search engines through your articles is one way of letting them know about you and your business.

The good thing with articles is that you can write about things that people would want to know about. This can be achieved in the lightest mood but professional manner, with a little not-so-obvious sales pitch added.

If you think about it, only a few minutes of your time is spent on writing one article and submitting to free content site. In the shortest span of time also, those are distributed to more sites than you can think of. Even before you know what is happening, you are getting more visitors than you previously had.

If you think you are wasting your time writing these articles, fast forward to the time when you will see them printed and wide-spread on the internet. Not to mention the sudden attention and interest that people are giving your website and your products or services.

Try writing some articles and you will be assured of the sudden surge in site traffic, link popularity and interest. Before you know it, you will be doubling and even tripling your earnings.

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Free WordPress Blog Installer!

Posted on : 19-04-2010 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing

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If you are new to WordPress then you may wish to check out ExpertWordPress. What is WordPress? It is a free blogging software which you can download from www.wordpress.org and installed on your server. After installation you can configure the various settings and start blogging right away.

You may or may not heard of Fantastico. Fantastico is basically a collection of web applications that includes auto installer script to facilitate the installation of WordPress blog. Not all hosting services provides Fantastico as part of the package so you need to check it out with the hosting service company before you sign up.

Even though installing WordPress using Fantastico is as easy as you can get nevertheless it might still seems to be daunting task and confusing for some. As a matter of fact it took me quite awhile to become familiar with the installation and management of self hosted WordPress blogging. You can easily cut down your learning curve by using ExpertWordPress.

You may probably wonder what is the difference between a self hosted WordPress blog versus a blog that is hosted within WordPress.com? In a nutshell, a blog that is hosted by WordPress.com or Blogger.com is not much different. Both are completely free thus you don’t need to spend a single dime to sign up for a domain or pay for any web hosting services.

The main advantage with subscribing to a blog that is hosted within WordPress.com or Blogger.com is that it is very easy to set up for you to start blogging within minutes. Blog hosted by these companies requires very little maintainance because the hosting companies (such as WordPress.com or Blogger.com will do regular back up and other IT maintenance of the backbone infrastructure of which the blog relies on ) and there are usually a large community of online bloggers who are willing to share and help each other.

There are very few technical details that you need to worry about such as interacting with the server, upgrading of software and etcetera. Free blogging services offer by WordPress.com & Blogger.com are excellent for those who are not technical savvy and and not into serious Internet Marketing.

The main disadvantages to using WordPress.com and Blogger.com to host your blog is that you don’t really own the blog at all. Even though you hold the rights to publish contents to your blog, the hosting companies (WordPress.com or Blogger.com) reserve every right to remove your blog contents or even worst still to cancel or disable your blog account without any due warning.

There are also lots of limitations with regards to how much you can optimize your blog contents and posting due to the lack of theme and plug-in support with free blog service within WordPress.com. This limitation alone is one of the biggest reasons why you should move away from free hosted blogging service into paid subscriber based self hosted blog.

One of the best features of WordPress software is that there are tons of themes and plug-ins that you can customized for almost every kinds of requirements and needs. With certain exceptions, generally you can’t change the themes or add plug-ins to free WordPress hosted blog.

Another thing that alot of people overlook is that traffics that you attract to your blog using free blogging services only serves to increase the popularity and search engine page ranking of the hosting company domain instead of your blog!

ExpertWordPress is designed for both the inexperienced as well as for those experienced WordPress bloggers who wish to take their Internet Marketing business to the next level. Those who purchased the upgrade will get the opportunity to master the basics and advance techniques through various online training events and tons of information available online.

When you go to ExpertWordPress, you will noticed the site offers both free and upgrade products and services. You are at liberty and under no obligation to upgrade. After all, you have nothing to lose by using the free blog installer. Don’t let the word ‘free’ fool you though. Yes, there are many so called ‘free’ product or service which offers nothing more than outdated stuffs. The free version of ExpertWordPress on the hand packs quite a punch in terms of features.

You are guaranteed to be able to set up a WordPress in less than 4 minutes if you consider the upgrade option. You will have full technical support resources to guaranteed your blog contents will be fully optimize and up running with articles that pulls in traffic. Last but not least, ExpertWordPress comes with a 30 day rock solid iron clad guaranteed no question ask full refund policy.

So what are you waiting for? Do yourself a favor by signing up for the free WordPress Blog Installer. Last but not least, here is a link to an excellent three hundred over pages article on how to start up your online business. It is completely free for the asking so go on to download the article before it is taken off. You will be glad you did!.

Cheers and happy reading!.

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How To Backup Your Blogger Content

Posted on : 13-01-2010 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing

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Data loss can happen due to various reasons such as computer hard disk failure, virus attack, data corruption due to power surge, disruption and etc. Backing up your blogs regularly will save you tons of trouble from having to frantically recover bits and pieces of your critical data and restoring it during data recovery process.

One of the biggest mistakes that I ever made with regards to using Blogger is that I did not bother to back up the blog content. Sometime it is easy to overlook the importance of backing up your blog postings until it is too late for you to do so.

If you make use of Blogger platform to monetize your blog, then it is important that you backup your blog content regularly as there is no telling as to when Goggle may just slap a ban and take down your blog.

Fortunately there is an option provided by Blogger for you to export your blog easily. Just log into your Blogger account and select the blog you want to backup. There are three options namely ‘Export blog’, ‘Import blog’ and ‘ Delete blog’.

Backup blogger content and posting

Click on the ‘Export blog’ follow by the ‘DOWNLOAD BLOG’ option. You will be prompted to download an XML file. The XML file contains the entire blog contents.
Save the XML file in a proper location and you are pretty much done with the backup.

You can view the XML file with a web browser or you can create a new blog and import the XML file to restore your blog content. Unlike self-hosted Word press, there is no need for you to backup your database because the XML file exported contains the blueprint of the entire blog content.

You should also backup your blog theme if you wish to restore the blog to its exact layout and setting. Log in to your blog account, select the blog you wish to move, click the ‘Layout’ tab follow by the ‘Edit HTML’. Click the link ‘Download Full Template’ and save the theme XML file to a proper location.

download blogger theme template

You can easily restore the blog theme by clicking on the ‘Upload’ button after you have selected the template file from your back up location. That is all you need to do to backup your Blogger content and theme. It will take just couple of minutes to do such backup.

There is another method that you can use to backup your Blogger postings. It involves importing Blogger blog content to your WordPress blog. This is the preferable method if you wish to import your entire Blogger postings to your self hosted WordPress.

Log into your WordPress account and under the ‘manage’ option, navigate and click the ‘Import’ option. Look for ‘Blogger’ and click on it. You need to enter the Blogger log in name and password to authorize WordPress access to the Blogger account.

WordPress will import information pertaining to your Blogger account and display the list of blogs with corresponding posts and comments. Click on ‘import’ to initiate the retrieval of posts and comments from Blogger to your WordPress.

In summary, it is extremely easy, convenient and fast to keep a backup copy of your blogger blog postings and the template for the theme. You should backup your blogs frequently.

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Building A Website Or A Blog – Using Free Hosting

Posted on : 06-01-2010 | By : stargaterich | In : Internet_Marketing

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At first glance, it seems pretty easy to jump start any online business. Cash tight and no money to invest in online business? No problem, you don’t need much capital anyway (with the exception of the computer and Internet online access).

Don’t know how to design a website? No problem either, there are many software Internet Marketing tools that offload the technical aspect of web site design and implementation for you. You can sign up and make use of some of the automated software tools, mostly completely free of charge.

One of the best free web site building tools is BlinkWeb . Just sign up for an account and you are good to go. It is a very user friendly system and you could easily get a good website created up and running in minutes.

There are many other online free website building tools apart from BlinkWeb. The important thing to take note is that you need to find one which do not contain advertisements and banners on the website you created using free account or free membership. Sign up for one which provide options for you to seamlessly upgrade all your websites created using free account into paid services and accounts should the need arise.

If you are new to blogging and interested to give it a try, one of the best blogging platform to use is WordPress. Another blogging platform that you may wish to consider is Google sponsored blogger hosted platform.

If you are a newbie and beginner to online business, you may be curious as for a start which blogging platform should you use namely WordPress or Blogger. The various blogging platforms has its own advantages and merits and which platform you should go for depends pretty much on your blogging objective.

In my personal opinion and experience, Blogger would be a better choice in terms of flexibility to quickly setup and to incorporate Google Adsense and Amazon Affiliates into the blog. Google Adsense and Amazon affiliate marketing are two online marketing business models which you can quickly implement to earn some money.

Blogger platform comes ready with Google Adsense and Amazon Affiliate widgets installation support. You just need to follow the instructions and steps along the way to apply for Google Adsense or Amazon Affiliate account. Once the accounts are approved, you can proceed quickly to install the widget , usually with just a few mouse clicks.

You may also wish to consider other free blogging platforms such as B2Evolution, typepad and last but not least movabletype to name a few.

If you intend to monetize your blogs on a long term basis, it is strongly recommended that apart from hosted free blog platforms such as Blogger or WordPress.org you should apply for a domain URL and subscribe to a paid web hosting service company such as HostSo to host your websites and blogs.

Please refer to my previous posting on why you should not focus all your entire efforts on hosted free blogging platform services such as Google sponsored blogger platform. There are many limitations to using free hosted website or free hosted blog platform services.

Some of these limitations and restrictive terms renders free hosting services completely unsuitable for normal operation of online business. For instance, limitation in terms of disk space, databases, email addresses, FTP accounts and other host of services which is critical to the success of online business.

Free hosted blog platform such as Google blogger can be use as early staging for your online business campaigns. One of the better free hosting services that you could sign up with is freehost.

This free hosting service provides you with ample disk space of 1500MB, SQL databases, web mail, auto installer scripts and many more. You could use this hosting service to learn more about WordPress installation, themes, widgets, plug-ins and etc.

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