How to Start a Blog? Complete How-to-Guide

It’s been an year an half since I started blogging. The only advice I have for you is start sooner. Unless you are completely mortified and embarrassed by your first design you haven’t started on time.I would say you can do it, no matter how busy you are, you have no experiences in web design or knowledge of social media marketing what have you take the first step.First there is always a started point, and there is a learning curve. I started stepping into blogging in the year of 2013.I started with a trial run in SquareSpace. Unfortunately it didn’t turn out so well. I put off until 2015.In the fall of 2015 is when I finally decided I am going to jump in.I had no  prior experience in web design or graphic creation or social media marketing.Blogging is a very creative hobby.For me I find that writing my thoughts down in a post relaxes me. Its a great feeling to create and share something of value with other.If you are a novice you have stepped on the right blog post. This post is newbie’s guide to getting started with a new blog. A good domain name is the identity of your website. Its the name by which your website would be known so chose wisely.Once decided register […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Search Engine Optimisation for Blogs

  SEO or Search Engine Optimisation is very important for your website.It determines your website’s ranking on various search engines.To get started first pick a summary of your website’s niche, pick the category and keywords you want your work to be identified with.Add text as well as amigo content to your blogs.Use LSI keywords.Latent Semantic Indexing (LSI) keywords are a fancy way of saying: “synonyms and closely-related terms”.Reuse your old blog posts.Instead of deleting posts and leading to 404 broken link errors, update them and improve.Not only does it save you time its also a great way to add content and personality to your website.     SEO TIPS   Focus Keywords, very very cruicial for your site’s SEO, make sure to include your focus keywords atlas in the first paragraph if not the entire post. Post Length, must be between 600-900 words, posts lower than that are not rated very wellby google and even your readers, want more. Excerpt, a handcrafted summary of your content ,helps in getting your post found on the internet.   Meta Description, similar to Excerpt but a shorter summary of your post.Make it catchy, use curiosity to hook your readers on. Title, Pick a catchy one, preferably with the below templates to help.Use your focus keywords as […]

How to Buy a Smartphone -Part II [2016 edition]

  In the previous post which you can find here we understood the basics of a smartphone , the components its build up off , the processors in a smartphone chip and an overview of functions of them. We had glazed through the features to look for when buying a smartphone.Today we will go further in-depth to understanding whats important to us.I will also give newer features which are coming about in the market and my personal experience with various brands in the market.I have highlighted the key features out of the ones I listed in my post to help you in a situation of compromise. Before you buy a 4G Enabled smartphone, you should check what band it supports to know if it will work in your area.Some popular phones which support 4G LTE in India today (must support 2300 MHz TD LTE band) include LG G2, Samsung Galaxy Alpha, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, LG F70.Refer a list of LTE phone here. Some phones aren’t optimised for battery current limiting and under voltage shutdown.You might have heard news of phones exploding, well its the battery that explodes.Some smartphone manufacturers remove the protective coating around the battery to reduce weight of the phone but that is […]