Saturday, 29 March 2008

How to ping my blog? 100 Ping Services

So, how to ping your blog and what is ping service? Ping services - services that informs search engines that your blog has new publications. After ping, search engine robots quickly crawl your new articles to index them.

If your blog on Wordpress, go to: Options - Writing - Update Services - in the end you will find a list with ping services for pinging your blog.

I want to share with you my list of 100 ping services. Some of them are blog-catalogs pinging services, so first you need to add your blog to that catalogs. To ping your blog, just follow the links.

100 Ping Services List:

Friday, 28 March 2008

Firefox SEO Plugins

SEO plugins for Firefox can be really useful for you. They will help you to analyze your blog. So I decided to search for some Firefox SEO plugins for you.

This is my list of Firefox SEO plugins:

Sunday, 16 March 2008

New xml Blogger Template - Black Rainbow

New xml Blogger Template or xml Blogger Layout - Black Rainbow. This xml blogger template is optimized for Adsense and little SEO optimized. I was working all day to create this xml blogger template, so check it out:

Description: it has 3 column, black color design, good background and cool logo design.
This is second xml blogger template what I've made.

This xml blogger template can be used only on xml blogger blogs (sometimes you call it - beta).
It has 8 places for banner.

You can check out the domo and download Black Rainbow xml blogger template:



If you dont know how to instal xml blogger template, you can read this manual:

How to install xml Blogger Template

Check out my first Free xml Blogger Template: 'Girl and Sofa'

Find all: Blogger Templates

Tuesday, 11 March 2008

5 Tips - How to Get Your Blog on the First Page of Google

How about 5 easy tips about how to get your blog on the first page of Google? Yeah, I see you are shaking your head and smiling. I think you are understand that if your blog will get on the first page of Google - you will get much more traffic to your blog, because bigger part of Google users use only first page of Google search results. That's why it is so important to get on the first page of search results. Believe me or not, but this method is working. For example, I have a collective social blog (or community) where everyone can make their own posts, share articles, tips, reviews and knowledge -, most of the posts are about Tech/Gadgets, reviews, how to's. It is also useful because you can submit an unique article there and put backlinks to your blog or posts from your blog (link will be without nofollow tag). So, all my posts on are on the first page of Google search results (most of them in Top 5, some of them on the first position!)

5 Tips - How to Get Your Blog on the First Page of Google:

  1. Submit posts with unique content. Your blog content must be unique, content is a king! Do not steal content from other blogs, Google will see everything! If you really like someone's post, you can re-wright it. Your content must be 99% unique. Don't wright every hour, it is too much. Submit 1-3 posts / day and keep this tempo.
  2. After you will create 10 posts on your blog, you must add your blog sitemap (rss) to Google Sitemap. If you have Blogger blog - use your RSS, if you are using, for example, Wordpress - create sitemap with Google Sitemap Generator or create your own sitemap. After adding - Google will crawl your sitemap everyday and he will know about all your new posts. Remember, Google will love you if you will have blog with good, quality and unique content.
  3. Add your blog and RSS to blogs and RSS catalogs and readers. Use Google to find them. This will give you lot of free backlinks and traffic.
  4. Submit some unique articles to article directories. Don't forget to put backlinks with anchors to your blog and to some of your posts. Articles must have the same subjects as your blog or post. Do not submit too often.
  5. Put your backlink everywhere where its possible. Put your link to
  6. DMOZ, make answers on Yahoo! Answers (use backlinks in your answers), make comments on different blogs, and submit your articles to social bookmarks.

Monday, 10 March 2008

Swap Blog Title and Post Title on Blogger

Your template is invalid because the tag 'b:section' appears inside of the tag 'head'. This error appears because of hack. I think there was some changes on Blogger. To fix that error, you need to do the same hack: Swap of your blog title and post title, but with some changes.

Just follow the steps:

1. Go to dashboard ==> 'Layout'==> 'Edit HTML' and backup your template.

2. Find this line: <title><data:blog.pageTitle/><title> and delete it.

3. Find <head> code and put this code BEFORE <head> :

<!-- newtitle -->
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == "item"'>
<b:section id='titleTag'>
<b:widget id='Blog2' locked='false' title='Blog Posts' type='Blog'>
<b:includable id='nextprev'/>
<b:includable id='backlinks' var='post'/>
<b:includable id='post' var='post'><data:post.title/></b:includable>
<b:includable id='commentDeleteIcon' var='comment'/>
<b:includable id='status-message'/>
<b:includable id='feedLinks'/>
<b:includable id='backlinkDeleteIcon' var='backlink'/>
<b:includable id='feedLinksBody' var='links'/>
<b:includable id='postQuickEdit' var='post'/>
<b:includable id='comments' var='post'/>
<b:includable id='main' var='top'><title><b:loop values='data:posts' var='post'><b:include data='post' name='post'/></b:loop> | <data:blog.title/></title></b:includable>
<!-- end newtitle -->

4. Save your changes.


I'm not recommending you to do this hack, because, usually, Title code must be after <head>. So I don't know what kind of effect it will give to you. I think it is better do use simple basic <title><data:blog.pageTitle/><title>  code.

Friday, 7 March 2008

How to start a blog in Blogger

How to start a blog in Blogger (video guide). I'm boring to tell you about how to start blog in Blogger, so I decide to show you this video guide:

Tuesday, 4 March 2008

How to add Google AdSense to each post in Blogger blog

You need to put Google AdSense to each post in your Blogger blog, if you want to earn money on your blog. Google AdSense is a perfect way to earn money. It is a banner with contextual links. You can add Google AdSense by using Blogger Widgets, but using them - you can add your banner just on your sidebar, before, after or between posts.

Do you know that the best place for Google AdSense ads is in the post and it must be wrapped around the text? Now you know. This tutorial will show you how to add Google AdSense to each post in your Blogger blog and make it wrapped around the text:

1. First of all you need to have Google AdSense account.

2. After registration go to your Blogger Dashboard, click on 'Layouts', after that, click on 'Edit HTML'.

3. Backup your Template by clicking on 'Download Full Template'.

4. Click on Expand Widget Templates checkbox.


5. Find  the following line in the HTML code in the text box:


6. Now put the following code BEFORE <data:post.body/>:

<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == "item"'>
<div id='googleadsense'>

7. Now you need to put your parsed Google AdSense banner code between <div id='googleadsense'> and </div>

( to make your Google Adsense banner code Parsed, you need to change all '<' to &lt; and '>' to &gt;        it is easy to do with this tool - google adsense parser - just follow the instruction.)

8. Now you need to add new CSS style for your banner,  search for

]]></b:skin> and put following code BEFORE it:

#googleadsense {

float:left;       /*  write 'right' , if you want to have ads from the right side*/

9. Save your template.

How to Change Header Width in Blogger

Want to change header width in Blogger? Changing header width looks like . Remember! Your Header Width must be the same or less width when the blog width. To change your blog header width you need to follow this steps:

1. Go to your Blogger Dashboard and click 'Layouts'.

2. After that click 'Edit HTML' and first of all - backup your template by clicking 'Download Full Template'.

3. Now you need to find CSS Style of your header, just find this line :

#header-wrapper {

(if you are using not default template, this parameter can have different name, for example : #header)

4. Now you must find or add width parameter under #header-wrapper line. For example it can look like this :

#header-wrapper {

width:660px; /* This parameter you must to change. */
margin:0 auto 10px;
border:1px solid $bordercolor;

5. After the changes, just save your template.

Also you can read:


How to Change Blog Width in Blogger

Change width of blog in Blogger, one of the question what my readers often ask me. Well, changing blog width is not so hard. Width is one of the main part of your blog design. You must to choose correct width for your blog first. Standard width of your blog in Blogger is - 660 px.

If you want to change it, just follow my small tutorial:

1. Go to your Blogger Dashboard and click 'Layout'.

2. Click 'Edit HTML'.

3. Now Backup your template by clicking 'Download full Template'.

4. Now you need to find CSS Style for your blog body. Just find this line :

#outer-wrapper {

5. There mast be Width: 660px parameter under that line. Just change it to your width. (#outer-wrapper is default CSS name of blog body parameters, but if you are using template what was designed by someone, this parameter can have different name. Usually its situated after #body parameter, the name can be: #page, #blog, #blogbody or something like that).

6. After changing , preview your blog by clicking 'Preview' button. If everything is OK - click 'Save Template'.

That's all! Is it so hard? I think - no. You can also read :

Saturday, 1 March 2008

Yahoo Buzz - review

Yahoo! Buzz is opened already (few days ago) , but in beta... and just for 100 chosen sites... and my blog is not there *crying*. So, What is Yahoo! Buzz? Lets do short review.


Yahoo! Buzz is something like Digg. It is social bookmarking site, where you can put a short review of your (or someone else) content (post, article, news, video). Content is ranked based on votes, if you have good post - you will get alot of traffic, backlinks...

What is the different between Yahoo! Buzz and Digg?

Well, Digg content rank is  based on votes, rate of submitter, quantity of friends =). Yahoo! Buzz content rank is based on votes, search-term popularity, and what everyone is reading and emailing - right this instant.

Digg drives traffic directly to your site to read the full story, the same Yahoo! Buzz do.

People can rate your content on your site or on Digg, well, Buzz do the same.

The most popular content from Digg appears on the main page, the most popular content from Yahoo! Buzz appears on the Yahoo! HOMEPAGE!!!

The most interesting question is - How many traffic you can get from popular story, which will appears on the Yahoo! homepage? Hm... How about 1 000 000 unique visitors within 1 hour!!! After such avalanche of traffic your web server will be on fire =) But someone told me that they will rotate top stories and monitor the traffic they send, otherwise small sites will be burned alive =)

I'm overexcited and waiting for end of Beta. By the way, do you know, What is the best time for submitting stories and news on Digg? =)