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The bounce rate. You see this stat in Google Analytics, but what exactly does it mean? Well, it’s quite simple actually. It’s the percentage of people that come to your site and then navigate away from it after viewing only one page.
Every single time a visitor does this it increases your bounce rate, in turn affecting your search engine rankings a little bit. High bounce rates are bad, but you must understand that every industry has its own average benchmark for bounce rates, so sometimes comparing to other companies is not always the best thing.
Keeping your bounce rate down is all about testing and implementation. It’s definitely a trial and error process, but you shouldn’t let that discourage you. In fact, let that motivate you into pursuing ever greater heights with your website. It’s a New Year, so set yourself a goal and try to reach that goal by implementing a few of the tips outlined in an excellent article by Brenda Barron that I found over on the WooThemes website.
Brenda goes over some things I hadn’t even considered as being something that could affect how long a visitor stays on my sites. I’ve listed a few of the topics discussed in her Understanding Bounce Rate article.
Grab Those Accidental Visitors
Clean Up Those 404 Pages
Speed Up Your Site
Ensure That Content is Relevant
So check it out, and get to work on keeping those potential buyers on your sites just a little bit longer, or at least long enough to hit a link to go buy something!
Tags: bounce rate, Brenda Barron, Google analytics, woothemes
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Just copy the list, and then go to your Settings > Writing and scroll to bottom where it says Update Services. Delete the one ping site listed (or all of them if you already have a bigger, older list) and then paste the list you grabbed from Dessky.com. Now edit the first line that goes to Feedburner to be a proper http://link for your website and then save! That’s all you need to do to have notifications of your new posts appear on more ping services. More services will result in search engines returning to your site faster to index your post.
Note: be sure each URL is on its own line and ideally a blank between each URL is a good thing as well, but not necessary.
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Most people will decide to read your article based solely on it’s title. But are your titles as strong as they could be to get that all important click?
With the WP-Experiments-Free plugin you can test your titles and determine which is your best post title. Our goal is to get more clicks and generate more revenue, and I know we’re all really interested in making more money!
Use the process of A/B Split Testing to try different variations of your post titles to get a higher click through rate. It’s very simple to add multiple versions of an article title that will be randomly displayed in any post list. Each time the article is listed it is counted as an impression. Each time the article is visited it is counted as a view. This will easily let you see what percentage of impressions get clicked on for each title.
First step is to download the plugin WP-Experiments-Free to your hard drive. Unzip it and send it up via ftp into your wp-content/plugins folder. Now login to your blog and activate the plugin.
When you bring up your add new post page you will see the option to +Add New Title under the first title block. Try to come up with two or three variations of good titles that contain SEO Friendly keywords. Finish up your post and publish it. After you feel your page has gotten enough traffic, just log back in to your admin area and bring up a post in EDIT mode to see the click thru statistics. Once you’re satisfied that you have determined which title works best for your post, just delete the ones that didn’t perform as well.
If you want more in-depth methods of testing you can read a how to article on WPBeginner.com Split Testing Using Google Analytics.
Click here for more information on how and what this free split testing plugin can do. If you need to test more than just your post titles check out the developer’s homepage at WPExperiments.com for a pro version.
Tags: A/B testing in WordPress, free title testing plugin, split testing plugin, test your post titles, wpexperiments
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Anyone with a free account on their platform can create fully responsive tube sites that benefit from PlugRush integration, video imports directly from the major tubes including RedTube, Tube 8, PornHub, Xvideos & YouPorn and customization methods that keep your domains unique enough to rank for key terms in the search engines.
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Data taken from an orginal post on the GFY Forum
Tags: Blog Traffic, easyxsites, free adult blogs, free adult hosting, free adult tube hosting, tube traffic
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Images provide a huge impact to just about everything on the web. From news photos to pictures of the kids at Easter there is no question that we’ve become enamored with sharing our photos with the world. However, maintaining a huge image file database for your blogs can translate into high hosting fees and slow page loads. And for Adult bloggers the use of eye catching photos that load fast and catch search engine attention will hopefully translate into a hefty pay check.
In this article I’m going to go over seven free plugins that are currently available to optimize your image files, for both presentation and for SEO purposes.
Stripping out unnecessary meta data provides a method of reducing a file’s size while retaining the original quality of the image. The method is called a “lossless” image optimization.
1. stripping meta data from JPEGs
2. optimizing JPEG compression
3. converting certain GIFs to indexed PNGs
4. stripping the un-used colours from indexed images
Smush.it offers an API that performs these optimizations (except for stripping JPEG meta data) automatically, and this plugin seamlessly integrates Smush.it with WordPress.
How does it work? Every image you add to a page or post will be automatically run through Smush.it behind the scenes. You don’t have to do anything different. Existing images can be run through Smush.it via the WordPress Media Library.
If you are using a responsive theme design you may want to take a look at Image Pro. Upload, resize, add, or change images instantly. Easily manage your media collection and use it for any post or page.
Just a few features of Image Pro:
1. images are responsive by default. They will resize nicely on lower resolution devices
2. their size can be chosen according to predefined presets or just typed in manually
3. freely scalable: you can get past the responsive restrictions set by your theme
Most of you have probably already heard of, and use, this plugin for your photo galleries. Without a doubt NextGen Gallery is the best gallery plugin for WordPress. NextGEN Gallery is also the most popular WordPress gallery plugin, and one of the most popular WordPress plugins of all time, with over 9 million downloads.
It provides a powerful engine for uploading and managing galleries of images, with the ability to batch upload, import meta data, add/delete/rearrange/sort images, edit thumbnails, group galleries into albums, and more. It also provides two front-end display styles (slideshows and thumbnail galleries), both of which come with a wide array of options for controlling size, style, timing, transitions, controls, lightbox effects, and more. NextGEN is available as a FREE download, and also has a NextGEN Pro version with even more features than the free version that you can purchase from their official homepage.
SEO Friendly Images
SEO Friendly Images is a WordPress SEO plugin which automatically updates all images with proper ALT and TITLE attributes for SEO purposes. If your images do not have ALT and TITLE already set, SEO Friendly Images will add them according the options you set. Additionally this makes the post W3C/xHTML valid as well.
The ALT attribute is an important part of search engine optimization (SEO) and many bloggers are missing out on the edge it provides for increased search engine traffic. It describes your images to the search engines and when a user searches for a certain image, or topic, the ALT tag is a key determining factor for finding a match.
The TITLE attribute plays a lesser role but is important for visitors as this text will automatically appear when they mouse over the image.
Media File Renamer
Alt and Title tags aren’t the only things that get SEO attention. Just as using keywords in your titles and posts is important, so is the file name you’ve used on the image. By updating the name of the image / media, this plugin will physically rename the filename, and then update all the references to that media in the associated post if there is any (img, src, url…).
Using Media File Renamer (After it is activated you will find it in Tools), you can bulk-rename all your files all at once, or only the flagged files, but it’s recommended to do the renaming through the Media Library directly. The plugin has been tested with many plugins (including WP Retina 2x and WPML) and supports Windows, Linux, BSD and OSX.
I can’t even begin to count how many times I’ve had to re-upload a photo over the past 18 years because I forgot to add a watermark! But that over sight now has a remedy! Watermark RELOADED allows you to watermark your already uploaded images. You can create a watermark with different fonts, colors and apply those watermarks to different image sizes (thumbnail, medium, large, fullsize). You can also position the watermark anywhere on the image within the Watermark RELOADED settings. The watermark settings are simple to use and provide you with an instant preview of how your watermark will look on the image.
Bulk Resize Media
The Bulk Resize Media plugin goes a long way in helping to reduce both page load time as well as reducing disk space. WordPress creates multiple image sizes, but keeps the original image, no matter how big it is. So you still get the massive image on your server and can include it in posts, which can drastically slow down your site.
The plugin also works with WP Multisite installations to allow site admins to control the image uploads. It can be run before exporting to help images make the trip during import.
1. Automatically resizes large image uploads, keeping the maximum size and removing the original huge image.
2. Bulk-resize feature to selectively resize all existing attachments.
3. Allows configuration of max width/height and jpg quality
4. In MultiSite, network admins can manage image sizes for entire network.
5. Optionally converts BMP files to JPG.
Tags: add watermark to image, alt tags, bulk resize media plugin, image file optimization, Image Pro plugin, lossless image optimization, Media File Renamer, multisite image management, NextGEN gallery plugin, NextGEN Pro, SEO Friendly Images, Smush.it, title tags, Watermark RELOADED, WordPress plugins
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If you thought .xxx was a major financial and business headache …. then you’re in for some more mind numbing business and financial decisions with roughly 700 new TLD (top level domain) extensions expected during 2013. Just a quick run down in the Lifestyle and Identity categories show domain extensions like
…. you can see the other categories and even sign up to be notified when something that interests you becomes available on this page at Godaddy.
At the time of this post I have not come across anything indicating that the new extensions will cost more than the standard price of a dot com.
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