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10 Amazing Reasons: Why Should We Host Images in Blogger?

Hemant Verma - 6:50 PM
Image hosting is a very important and most heading task for web developers and also for the bloggers, to find a best free image hosting site is too difficult because many sites offer free image hostings but after some time they delete our images automatically because of the low bandwidth, many of them delete our images because we don't work longer on that account or don't work longer on that images so there is many problems which always comes in front of us related with image hosting.

So, we have a important, free and most powerful platform for image hosting and that is blogger. We can host our images at blogger platform on free of cost and with full of support.

10 Reasons: Why should we Host images at Blogger

Let's check some points that why should we use blogger for image hosting and why should neglact other free hostings.

1. Blogger is Free

As we mentioned that blogger is totally free of cost and you can upload your any kind of images on blogger and blogger will charge any thing from you, blogger is free and it will always remain free for their users. So, it's a most popular advantage of the blogger platform.

2. Bandwidth

Blogger provides you unlimited bandwidth for your images otherwise free image hosting usually impose a bandwidth limit. Exceed of the limi and you willsee one of these images instead of your real images.
Almost all free third party blogger template use free images hosting (with limited bandwidth ) to host their images. If you are one of the users so beware! Sooner your images might be get down because of the low or limited bandwidth. So, in the sense of the bandwidth blogger is best.

3. Unlimited images Upload

As many image hosting site gives you a limited space like 2 GB or 5 GB but blogger gives a unlimited space and there is no limit of how many images you could upload in a particular day, you can upload unlimited and uncountable images in a single day and blogger will accept them all.
Blogger support all basic formats of images like JPEG, PNG, GIF, as many free image hosting sites doesn't supports the GIF format of images because that kind of images usually has bigger in size and server can't affort their pixel rate of animation so thats why they can't support them, but as we all knows that Blogger is hosted on the Google's servers thats why there is no issues of server or bandwidth related with the Blogger.

4. Speed

Hosting all images on Blogger (rather than blogger plus other external servers) will reduce  HTTP request therefore reducing loading time. Besides, blogger is a part of Google which is known for it's super fast servers.

5. Direct Link Generate

Blogger image uploader always generate a direct public link by which anyone can that image for their it's use, the main advantage is that when you upload your image then that image's link will not be delete automatically and also will not be expire, and by using that link you can show your image or photograph to anyone on internet and when you will show that image to anyone then there will only that image will show.
For e.g. when we use tiny url for image hosting and when get the link of image and when we open that link then the web page of tiny website open first and that image shows inside that website, but in blogger when you open your image link that link shows only your image not any website in the background. So, it saves your loading time and also saves your data charges :-)

6. Quality Remain Same

As many hosting site give a good hd quality to that image account which is a paid account and to free account holders they give a low quality of images but blogger doesn't change the quality of your image that always be reman same.

7. Google Brand

The biggets reason for trust on the blogger is Google, because Google's servers is hadling blogger and we all know about the bandwidth of Google. We can easily trust Google's product.

8. Security

As above mentioned that blogger is a Google's product so the security will be very good of Google. Most important thing is to remember about the Google is that if we host the images in blogger so your images will be safe in blogger and no one can't hack the blogger and your images will be keep in safe mode, with Google servers.

9. Decoded image URL

Blogger and Google always use a a decoded form url for your hosted images because they wants to keep safe your images because their server's security depends on the decoded code and that codes always keep safe your images and no one can't stolen your images.

10. Easy Upload and Download Options

When we upload images in blogger so that is so easy to upload with only a button have and most important is that the user inface is too much friendly for the newbies in blogger, and if you want to download them then easily hit a right click on image and click on Save button your image will save in just two steps.

How to Use Your Laptop as a Wi-Fi Hotspot

Hemant Verma - 10:49 AM
Have you ever been in a situation where you have no W-Fi router, just one network cable and five people who need to use the Internet? Or maybe you have a 3G dongle that works with your laptop, but leaves your Wi-Fi-only tablet offline. Sounds familiar? It would certainly be handy to share the Internet connection amongst all users and devices without a router, right?

Or maybe this scenario will ring a bell. Many hotels offer wired Internet access for free, but charge you for Wi-Fi and/ or for using the Internet on more than one device. So should you just pay the crazy amount they ask for? Not necessarily.
You can share your laptop or desktop Internet connection via Wi-Fi to other devices, and for the most part, it's quite simple. Mac users face no trouble at all, as setting up Internet sharing in OS X is just a couple of click away, but for Windows users the process can be a little bit more laboured. The built-in options don't always cut it due to the complicated setup and reliability problems.
Internet sharing on Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1
Thankfully, there are quite a few apps that let you use your machine as a Wi-Fi hotspot. Before you use any of these apps, you may want to check the steps onMicrosoft's site to see Windows' built-in Internet sharing and see if you have better luck than we did. We do recommend that you skip that and use a third-party app instead, since the experience is usually much better.
We tested some popular apps that let you do this - Connectify and Virtual Router Plus. The latter didn't work very well for us. Our anti-virus flagged it as a threat and during installation it tried to make us install unwanted software.
We didn't have the same issues with Connectify. It is a reliable app for turning your computer into a Wi-Fi hotspot. Before you proceed, know that you will need a Windows PC with a Wi-Fi adapter (or built-in Wi-Fi) to make this work. If your computer does not have Wi-Fi, then you can buy one that connects via USB, such as this one.

Here are the steps to setup your Windows machine was a Wi-Fi hotspot:

1. Download Connectify and install it. The installation is pretty straightforward and when installation is complete, restart your computer.
2. After restarting the computer, check whether it is connected to the Internet. If it is, run the Connectify Hotspot app.
3. You'll see two tabs in the app - Settings and Clients. In the Settings tab, under "Create a..." click Wi-Fi Hotspot.
4. Under Internet to Share, you'll see a drop-down menu. Expand it and select the connection you want to share. We tested this app with a wired and a wireless connection and found that it worked perfectly with both.
5. Under that, you'll see some more options. Add a Wi-Fi password. Click Start Hotspot.
That's all you need to do. Now other devices will detect a Wi-Fi network labelled Connectify-me. Key in the password and you're good to go.

Connectify is a paid app, but it has a stripped down free version. You can create a hotspot with the free version, but the main limitation is that it automatically disconnects every 30 minutes and shows pop-ups asking you to buy the pro version. You'll have to re-enable the hotspot manually to start using it again.
The Pro version has more features and costs $25 (Rs. 1,550) for a year and $40 (Rs. 2,450) for a full licence. Apart from unlimited hotspot uptime, you get features such as custom hotspot naming, the ability to share Internet from 3G and 4G networks (for sharing USB Internet dongles), and advanced firewall controls (choose which devices can access Internet and personal files on your LAN).

Internet Sharing on OS X

Mac users have it a lot easier. Here's how to share your Mac's Internet connection.
1. Open System Preferences > Sharing > check Internet Sharing on the left.
2. On the right, expand the drop-down menu next to Share your connection from: and select the connection you want to share. You can share Internet connections from Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or even iPhone USB.
Typically, you'd want to select Ethernet, if you are using a wired Internet connection iMac, Mac Pro, or MacBook Pro. If you are using an external Ethernet adapter with a MacBook Air, you'll want to select USB Ethernet or Thunderbolt Ethernet, depending upon the kind of dongle you are using (usually it's USB).
3. Just below that, there's a box next to To computers using: where you should check the box next to Wi-Fi.
4. Click the Wi-Fi Options button below the box. Pick a Network NameSecurity Typeand enter the password twice in fields named Password and Verify. We strongly recommend you choose a password, instead of leaving the Security option has None. You can leave Channel as the default value unless you know what you are doing. Click OK.
5. If the connection is active, you'll see a green icon and text Internet Sharing: On under System Preferences.

That's all. You'll be able to use the Internet on other devices now by connecting to the network you specified under Network Name.
That is how you turn your PC or Mac into a Wi-Fi hotspot. Are there any other ways that you used to get this done? 

Top Killer 15 Points To Create Your Perfect 2015 Digital Marketing Strategy

Hemant Verma - 9:39 AM
Aswe all know about the digital marketing and we also know the new trends in the social market, according to a surway "70% peoples in India and in Asian countries would like to buy products from online stores" so marketers is going to spend lots of money on the emarketing and also on the digital marketing, so if you are going to start your ebusiness so these 15 killing steps is more important for you, OR you are a marketer so it's also much valuable for you than others.

It is hard to believe that 2015 is right around the corner.
As the weather starts to cool down, digital marketers’ brains just begin to warm up and think about the budget for the New Year. The million-dollar question is what are the best digital networks to invest into and what platforms should receive more exposure for 2015?
Malcolm X was quoted as saying; “The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.” If you are reading this article, you are likely a step ahead of the competition by staying sharp in news and trends in the online marketing field. By starting to think about the future of online marketing, you can plan out a successful 2015 year for your business while staying a step ahead of the competition.
The 15 step guideline for the perfect 2015 digital marketing strategy will provide you with a digital marketing blueprint for the upcoming year.

1. Get started on Instagram

If you haven’t started an Instagram account for your business, what are you waiting for? The younger generation has flocked to this social media platform with over 200 million monthly active users (according to Expanded Ramblings). Advertisers are getting more of an opportunity to share their content through filtered photos. Instagram is one of the most natural ways to share content for your brand. It is better to be a step ahead of the game than 2 steps behind it.

2. Yahoo! Bing network

The average cost per click on Yahoo! Bing was 10% to 24% lower than on Google AdWords.  A lower cost per click can yield a lower cost per acquisition, which is the exact reason why you should start taking the search network seriously that receives 11.6% of the market share this upcoming year.
If you are in an expensive industry in the pay per click world like the legal profession, insurance industry or medical field, having a lower cost per click can help with a profitable PPC campaign.

3. Facebook lookalike audience

What exactly is a Facebook Lookalike Audience? According to Facebook, Lookalike audiences let you reach new people who are likely to be interested in your business because they’re similar to a customer list you care about. When you use Custom Audiences, you can choose to create a lookalike audience that targets people who are similar to your Custom Audience list.
Let’s say you have an email marketing database over 5,000 contacts and are in the heating and cooling industry. You can upload this onto Facebook’s advertising platform and target the EXACT demographic similar to your existing customers! This is a neat feature that advertisers should at least test during the upcoming year.

4. Paid promotion on Facebook

Adding just $5.00 in promotion to selected Facebook posts will drastically increase your interaction. You’ll start to notice a major spike in communication when you boost your post for a small budget. With Facebook’s Edgerank Algorithm, the likelihood for a business to appear high in the news feed is less likely. This is why for 2015, you should focus on posts that can yield the best results and boost them for a small budget.

5. Email marketing

If you are a business that only sends out one email blast per month, start doubling this number and send out at least two per month. Nordstrom sends out multiple email blasts EACH DAY! If you have compelling content that would be informative to the subscribers on your email list, tell them about it via email communications.
According to, email marketing remains the best digital channel for ROI. Start strategizing heavily as to how you will make this for of online marketing work for you business in 2015!

6. Twitter outreach

There has been a lot of frustration amongst marketers over all of the advertising that various social media channels are forcing businesses to partake in. Luckily, Twitter is still a great platform where you can grow your following organically. Start searching for hashtags within your industry and reaching out to users in this fashion. Compliment someone on Twitter about a blog post that they wrote. Begin asking questions related to your hashtag. The result will be more interaction and core following of people who are interested in your content! There is a reason why Twitter has nearly 1 billion registered users! Start reaching your target audience via tweets through the perfect Twitter outreach strategy in 2015.

7. Facebook re-marketing

If you are a social media marketer and have not taken advantage of display advertising on Facebook, you are missing an outstanding opportunity. Not only will this yield one of the highest return on investments for your clients, it will help with brand exposure, lead to better conversion rates and provide a flexible budget which will lead to a more effective strategy.
An apartment community in Columbus implemented beautiful graphics with relevant messaging for one of its apartment communities for Facebook re-marketing. When someone would drop off of their website and visit Facebook, this messaging would follow them around. This resulted in a 33% uptick in conversion for their Polaris Apartmentscommunity!
Start seeing an uptick in conversion by implementing a Facebook re-marketing strategy for 2015.

8. Better blogging

We like to refer to blog content as the match that starts the fire. When you write a compelling blog, it has the potential to rank well organically in the search engines. 80% of daily blog visits are new so this is a great driver of new website traffic! Additionally, a blog can serve as content for a Facebook and Twitter post as well as a teaser for an email marketing campaign. By creating better blog content in 2015, your web traffic will increase and your content will become more compelling

9. Google+ game plan

Google+ might not gain you that much interaction on your social media posts. This social media platform plays a crucial role in search engine optimization on the localized level, which makes this a must for marketers in 2015.
The more reviews you get, the more content you post onto your page and the more followers your obtain, the higher the likelihood that you will start ranking well for localized search terms.

10. YouTube videos

Did you know that Google owns YouTube? By implementing videos into your online marketing mix, you can start to get search engine exposure for the videos that you upload onto YouTube! There are a lot of great tricks to obtain more video SEO Exposure. Choosing a proper title tag, uploading a transcript and embedding the YouTube video are just some of the tricks for optimal SEO exposure. Online video should definitely be included in your 2015 digital marketing strategy as this form of rich media can be a game changer in terms of publicity for your company. People will interpret your YouTube videos that you are taking your marketing initiatives very seriously!

11. Compelling graphics

The more compelling your graphics are on various social media channels, the more interaction you will receive. If you have a graphic designer, start sending him or her over your social media calendar so they can help create beautiful imagery. In 2015 you will want to increase engagement and great pictures certainly help. If you don’t have a graphic designer, don’t worry; there are affordable sites that offer stock photography like BigStock.

12. Search engine optimization

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) leads have an average close rate of 14.6%, while outbound leads (such as cold calls or print advertising) have an average close rate of 1.7%. Having your website optimized for SEO is a necessity heading into 2015. By having an SEO strategy in place, you can increase your leads and grow your business for next year.

13. Content contribution

If you want your content to be seen by more eyeballs and gain more exposure, start contributing content to other blogs in similar fields. If you own an apartment community in Nashville, start writing for a local Nashville website that talks about the best activities around town. You will be seen as an expert in your city and this can help drive more traffic to your website. While people might not be looking for an apartment immediately, they will remember that you have invested time and effort into content within the community!

14. Digital PR

You can build off of the content contribution by implementing a Digital PR strategy. If you reach out to various media related websites and send them over a solid pitch, they might just write an article on your company or feature your CEO in a blog post.  The more people talking about your company, Tweeting about your business and mentioning your brand, the better exposure you will receive for the upcoming year.

15. Unique promotion:

Brainstorm a unique promotion that people will actually enjoy that can drive massive publicity for your company in 2015! Whether it is coming up with a user generated jingle contest or a photo upload promotion, entice your great fans on social media to interact with your brand in a clever way. If the promotion is a success, it will be one of the most talked about campaigns for your company in 2015.
We don’t expect digital marketers to hit on each and every one of the 15 guidelines referenced above. Within the list, some of the suggestions are relatively new while others have been around for the past decade. If you incorporate some of the 15 Steps from our Guideline, you might just have the perfect year in 2015 from an online marketing perspective!

Full Heart Satisfaction: Windows 10's Top 10 Features are here

Hemant Verma - 1:15 AM
Finally, the next iteration of Windows operating system is here! And, it’s called Windows 10, instead of the rumoured ‘Windows 9′. Though Windows 10 is slated to release mid-2015, Microsoft has started distributing the Technical Preview of the OS today via its Windows Insider Program. Windows 10 appears to be a relief for most of us (read me) mouse-keyboard users, who were highly disappointed with the largely unpopular Windows 8 UI.
Touted to be the next Windows XP-killer and marking the return of some of the features that Windows 8 had killed, let’s quickly take a look at the 10 most interesting features that you should know about in the new Microsoft OS.
1. Start Menu returns
After failing to convince us that its Metro UI was equally good for keyboard and mouse, Microsoft has taken a complete U turn. Yes, the highly anticipated and most consistent rumour about the Windows 8 successor – return of the Start menu – is true. Windows 10 shows a start menu on the desktop on the left lower side, just like what we saw in Windows 7. It does add some touch from the Windows 8.1 OS, like the right side of the menu can be seen with Metro-like live tiles. However, you get the option to customise it completely for a Windows 7 like look.

Windows 10 is seen in this screenshot. AP
2. Task View
You will find a new Task View button (Alt-Tab) that would show the task view interface meant for improving multi-tasking. Basically, you will view something like the stacked cards that you see on hitting Windows-Tab. Going by the images; it now looks more refined, though.
3. Virtual Desktop
For enterprise and power users, Microsoft has added the virtual desktops feature in Windows 10. Virtual desktops let you switch between many desktops as per your convenience. It is already present via third-party Windows tools, but will come built-in in the new Windows 10 OS. It should be noted that Apple’s OS X, and many Linux distros already come with support for virtual desktops.
4. Universal apps
The much universal app model will finally fall in place with Windows 10. Basically, Windows Universal apps are said to combine all your apps so that they can presumably run on all Windows devices including desktops, phones and gaming console. All apps will be under one app store and Windows 10 will also support older app stores.
The refined Task View
The refined Task View
5. Continum
This can be easily called one of the most interesting Windows 10 features. It is for Microsoft’s 2 in 1 devices that help to automatically change the mode if the device detects no keyboard is attached. Basically, news has it that a back touch button appears to help you navigate in case the keyboard is removed.
6. Metro apps
Though Microsoft ensures that you are no more forced to use the Metro apps, users can run Metro apps on the Desktop in a window. These apps come with an icon for more options, just like what we saw in the charms. With this feature, it looks like Microsoft is trying hard to bridge the gap between the desktop and Metro UI.
7. Snap
One will also find an improved Snap function. It allows windows to be tiled horizontally as well as vertically. The new Snap Assist feature works as per your preference, whether you want to snap windows into new screens or tile Windows.
8. No charms bar
Though the Charms menu was still present when Microsoft showcased the new UI, it is believed that the company will put it off eventually. Those not in the know how,  Charms bar is the right-side overlay used to access search, share, settings and so on. TheVerge had already confirmed that ‘Windows 9′ will come sans the Charms bar. However, as aforementioned, Metro-style Windows 8 apps get title bars that include an icon with the Charms components. It is also believed that developers will have to add features to enable the share Charm. We don’t yet have a lot of clarity on the Charms feature, let’s wait and watch.
Snap Assist

9. Hide Metro Interface
Now, it isn’t clear if the Metro interface can be completely removed  from Windows 10 for the Desktop. It still seems a neat option for hybrids, but in  case of desktop, Microsoft is believed to add a check box that lets you opt for “never show me the Metro interface.”
10. Easy shut down
A small, but extremely essential feature Windows 8 users have been waiting is easy shut down. In Windows 8, users had to navigate through Charms, log off, and then shut down the computer. Now, Microsoft takes us back to the pre-Windows 8 era by introducing an easy shut down. Now, you can simply press Alt+F4 while viewing the desktop and choose from options including shut down from the drop menu.

Windows 10 is Coming at Our PC Home: What Experts are Saying about it?

Hemant Verma - 1:11 AM
The next iteration of Microsoft’s Windows OS is here! While it’s the latest version of the OS, Microsoft has clearly taken a step backwards with obvious cues from Windows 7. While it had tried to move in a completely new direction with Windows 8, the all new Windows 10 seems to bring back the Windows 7 feel and what possibly it feels to have worked from the Windows 8 variant. This doesn’t come as a surprise, as Windows 8.1 itself was a small step backwards, if you remember.

The technical preview is out, which is still an unfinished version, which means Microsoft has some time to add further tweaks until the final version is launched in mid of next year. Meanwhile, here’s what some tech critics are saying about the new Microsoft OS.
Evidently, everyone is happy that the Start menu is back! It has been one of the most awaited changes.
“Microsoft has given in to critics and brought back the traditional start menu that people will recognize from Windows 7. That means consumers can click on the window icon and have a menu pop up showing their documents folder, PC settings, command prompt, and the like. Microsoft has also tried to placate people that were accustomed to the tile-based interface of Windows 8 by, in essence, gluing a few tiles onto the right side of the start menu,” saysBusinessweek.
The refined Task View
The refined Task View
“The Start menu itself can also be resized endlessly and you can add as many live tiles as you want. In Windows 10, the size of the Start menu is really only limited to the size of your monitor. The demo we saw was surprisingly fast and the menu was responsive, even when dozens of live tiles were added at once,” points out Mashable.
With Windows 8, Microsoft tried to bring in familiarity with its desktop and mobile OSes. However, desktop users were clearly not pleased. In its Windows 8.1 update and the upcoming Windows 10, it is trying hard to woo desktop users. With the rising popularity of Chromebooks, Macs and others, we are sure Microsoft doesn’t want to leave a stone unturned.
“One of the biggest criticisms of Windows 8 was that it was difficult for users of mice and keyboards to navigate the interfaces designed for touch, and touchscreen users had trouble navigating the traditional desktop that works so well with a mouse and keyboard. With Continuum, Microsoft appears to be taking that criticism to heart, and it says the new interface design smoothes those transitions,” points out TheVerge.
In its bid to offer better multitasking, the company has also introduced Task view. While testing the Task View feature, Mashable felt it “worked seamlessly” and the user could quickly and easily switch between multiple applications. “The features we have seen are quite promising, particularly for those who were unsatisfied with Windows 8’s emphasis on touchscreen devices. Microsoft has undoubtedly shown they are willing to listen to what their users want,” adds the Mashable report.
While some people feel Microsoft is finally listening to users, other think the company is losing conviction of its own ideas and giving in to user demand without putting in efforts to prove its point. A report by TheVerge states, “What we saw today in San Francisco worries me, and it should worry anyone who wants Microsoft to succeed long term. This looks like a Microsoft that is unwilling to try things, one either without good ideas or without the confidence to commit to the good ideas it’s already had. Windows 8 was an attempt to reinvent the way we use our most important and most personal devices, but now Microsoft doesn’t even seem to be trying.”
“Windows 10 is all about balancing the demands of different users. It’s not just business users with desktop PCs and keyboards, versus tablet users. Windows is for sensors and data centres and Windows Phone and Xbox One as well as tablets and laptops and desktop PCs and giant wall screens and all the devices in between (at least in Microsoft’s ambitions). But what we’re seeing in this first technical preview release is very much about balancing the heritage of two decades on Windows with the new world of touch,” states Techradar.
“It’s telling that throughout its entire event, Microsoft seemed to be speaking not to Windows 8 users, but to the customers who took one look at live tiles and decided to stick with Windows 7 or Windows XP. The problem wasn’t that the features didn’t work or that everything was too damn colorful. It was that there was too much training involved — Windows 8 is just way too hard to learn, and most people just didn’t want to go through the trouble. So Microsoft kept as much Windows 8 as it could, while reverting the core pieces of the operating system back to something people know and understand,” adds the report.
Finally, the charms menu dilemma still continues. While the company is believed to kill the Charms menu, it did appear at the event. However, news has it that the final version will come sans the Charms menu. “Though Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore demonstrated that Charms still exist on stage, it wasn’t present in the build we tried after the event. A Microsoft rep told us that Windows 10 won’t actually have a Charms Menu unless you’re using it on a touchscreen, and even then Microsoft hopes to encourage app developers to build the touchscreen buttons right into their apps rather than use a global menu,” says Gizmodo.
In a nutshell, Windows 10 could be reprise for Windows 8 users. It is clearly a mix of what we saw in Windows 7 with a dash of Windows 8. It isn’t completely new, yet comes with some cool features and welcomes back some highly anticipated features that were ditched by Windows 8. Read Top 10 interesting features of the Windows 10 OS. The technical preview doesn’t offer all features that are expected in the final cut. This leaves Microsoft with good over six months to make further changes to its OS.

How to Spy on Others Websites?

Hemant Verma - 12:45 AM
There are times when most of us would not mind doing the most condemnable acts to beat our competitors and to promote our business.
I myself have devoted a lot of time to study the strategies followed by some best bloggers whom I have deep respect for.

Though we do have some tools, techniques and apps which can help us take our online competitors hands-on, let us talk about the strategies we need to adopt for the same.

  • Know Thy Rivals’ Psyche
First of all, try to bear in mind that your rivals, like you, are vying for the top position in search engine rankings. It holds as much value and importance for them to get to the enviable positions on Page 1 as it would to you.
They also probably think the same way as you do. So, how can you study their techniques, get to the bottom of their strategy and eventually beat them to get on the top of the rankings chart?
  • Keywords in Bold And/ Or Italics
Secondly, look for all the words your rivals are putting in bold and/or italics. Though most experts would want to suggest that doing so does not help you get any extra mileage to help get your keywords noticed, your competitors might be using this old trick which you gave up long ago to get noticed by search engine crawlers. So, if you can spot your rivals’ keywords with just a cursory glance, could it get any better for you?
  • Is He Into Affiliate Marketing?
Are your rivals promoting certain products and planning to earn as affiliates?
If yes, what are the products and/ or services they are promoting?
What are the anchor texts?
What are the underlined, bold or italicized words?
  • Keywords Appearing all Over the Page
If you have been unable to spot out the competitors’ keywords using both the techniques listed above, take a close look at the url first.
Now see if he is trying to use the same keywords as anchor texts.

After that, you might be able to spot them in the content as well. And might discover a few of them appearing more than once on the page.
Doing this, you will be able to know for sure your rivals are looking to get ranked for.
  • The Source Code
Now, getting to the source code is the best way out of getting to know your rivals’ keywords, no matter how hard he has tried to keep them hidden or not to reveal them.
Press Ctrl+U on any webpage to know its source code.
Once you see that, you can press Ctrl+F to see a search bar at the bottom of the page.
Look for the following things in the source code:
  • Keyword: it will not be easy to know the exact keywords your rival is trying to optimize for if you haven’t been able to do it so far, because he obviously knows how to keep them hidden. If you can see a Keywords MetaTag, you will know them.
  • Description: This description can appear anywhere along the source code. Try to read this meta description and try to spot out the mirrored keywords from here. If the rivals’ meta description is really smartly written to get the maximum mileage out of 160 characters, try getting a few cues from it and improve your own meta description using that.
  • H1 tag:  Taking a close look at the H1 tag and the text that has been inserted therein to get to know the keywords better.
  • ALT text: Most smart website builders insert one or few keywords in the Alt text whether or not their websites are image based. Look at the Alt text of the images on the page to know the keywords better.
Once you have done a thorough investigation of your competitors’ website(s) using the simple techniques listed here, you will find it easier to beat them because you will be able to create a keyword profile which is wide and varied.
And you might come across a few keywords which get more monthly searches, have a really high CPC and lower competition than the ones you were previously targeting till now with much lesser effort.

About Author:
This article is written by Amit Pal from Pune and he is a newbie in blogging of web and tech writing, He doesn't belongs to any blog but he is still doing his best with his first blog and that will be

Top 6 Tips on Designing Eccentric Android Mobile/Tablet Apps

Hemant Verma - 10:04 PM
The wide popularity of Android has opened doors for designers and developers who tend to get confused when it comes to choosing a platform for building a remarkable application. With Android mobile platform creating waves in the mobile app development world, it's simple to say that the app development professionals will continue to grow their prospects by delving into Android app development. This blog of mine will turn as an eye-opener for all those developers who aren't familiar with the techniques of designing apps for Android powered mobiles and tablets. So, keep on reading this post to gather six tips on designing remarkable applications for Android mobiles/tablets.

What's the need for designing apps differently, for Android?

Although working on Android puts you in an excellent position of reaching out to a larger audience, all Android hardware devices come in a variety of screen sizes, custom APIs and processor types. Maintaining similar execution and user experience for Android consumers is possible only if you design apps keeping in mind the variations in terms of screen sizes, APIs etc.
And now, some excellent tips on designing apps for Android mobiles/tablets.

Tip#1- Check out whether your app's design already exists in the world of Android apps

With all the major app stores offering statistical numbers/rankings for customers to browse through the top popular apps directly,it has become essential for app designers to check whether the design they intend to work on is already there within this list of top Android apps. So, before actually writing your own Android app, make sure to research the market for already existing apps that provide features planned by you. If any such apps exist, then take notes and question yourself whether you're confident in doing a better job. Else, if no such apps exist, then go ahead and evaluate whether the listed apps bear potentially similar characteristics as the one you're planning to design.

Tip#2- Avoid the use of undocumented APIs

Once you've familiarized yourself with numerous Android apps, you'd definitely want to know how some of the greatest features are done in Google's own apps. For this, you'd have to check out the apps' platform .

codes as well. As an Android app designer,you might be into the habit of using the Reflection method for utilizing the internal Android APIs. As per this method, even if you don't know the object that you're using, you can easily find out the information about it, followed by using the same for calling the related methods. This is an app designing approach that should be avoided as a whole because it doesn't guarantee the expected results.

Tip#3- Pay attention to layout design for device orientation and varying screen sizes

As an Android app designer, you need to take into account the embedded orientation sensors of different Android devices. For this, you need to set up the layout folders with different qualifiers in land and port so that the app system can easily apply the appropriate layout in the auto orientation mode. Here's the code for how it's being done:

Tip#4-Enrich the app with multi-lingual support using Localization

Since Android devices are being used by people residing in different countries across the world, as an Android app designer you must ensure that all the items of the app's user interface are being localized and stored inside separate resource files. Although English is the default language of every Android app, still there are people who expect to access and use the app in a suite of languages spoken by people located in different corners of the world.

Tip#5- Testing the app on hardware devices is a must 

Irrespective of how well you've configured your app to meet the hardware specifications, there are chances that the app could still be different from the reality. Hence, as a mandatory activity, ensure to have your app tested on the most popular hardware devices to get a vibe of how your app looks and perform on them. The internet is jammed with tutorials that teach you the method of setting up a hardware device for testing an Android app. You can choose to go through these tutorials for testing your app flawlessly.

Tip#6-Evaluating app's responsiveness is essential

People tend to get annoyed when their device suddenly hangs or freezes for a hell lot of time. With the “Application Not Responding(ANR)” dialog visible on Android devices, the user experience is ruined as a whole. As an app designer, you must present a dialog box or progress bar in order to keep your users notified about the unwanted application not responding error. You may even opt for Traceview- an excellent tool for evaluating your Android app's responsiveness.

Wrapping Up

So those were the overall design tips that are specially suited for developing Android applications. With a careful consideration of all these tips, you can surely leverage the advantage of serving the Android app market with something that's both innovative as well as a sweet surprise for Android consumers.

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