How to enrich your posts with twitter cards
I am a big fan of the semantic web. Even back in the university days before facebook and twitter were yet to be popularised or invented, nah I can not be that old. Any way the semantic web was always an area of interest. The concept behind the web being read and explored by only people with browsers was always questionable.
How to monetise your blog
In this article we will connect our blog to use google Adsense and display adverts from google network sites in the beginning of each article as to monetise the site.
Money, that is why. You have been writing interesting articles going through SEO techniques, using any kind of social marketing to get some visitors and now your next obvious goal is to make some money.
To monetize your blog is important as at the end of the day maintaining quality blogs are a very time consuming job and there are some expenses associated. Having the ability to generate some money from the Blog can be a key performance indicator of how good your marketing skills are and above all if you are not making money out of something than that is a hobby. Thus once we manage to get the first penny it would mean we finally managed to turn our hobby into a business.
Email - Marketing Part 1 - building the structure.
When I chose topics for my blog I take mainly into consideration ideas that I can deliver within my own resources and think they would help my blog traffic. As I find it rewarding to seeing my blog analytics improving weekly I am constantly on the look for new sources of traffic and improving current ones. Also due to the fact that I never have allocated any marketing budget to this blog, at least so far one can alternatively refer to this blog as the "Do not spend a penny cookbook to internet marketing".
Blog engine on page seo tool
This article is about seting up a Blogengine.net custom on page seo tool for social sharing, author information from google plus and og content graph customisations.
Hey there do you like this blog, maybe no, as it is not word press, which happens to be the most popular blog engine out there. Wordpress is great! It is full of extensions and is maintained by a huge community. Well I can not say I love minorities or I swim agianst currents but in my case my blog is powered by blogengine.net and loving it.
Google Authorship – building an obsolete tool in dotnetblogengine
So I was about to publish my next post about some simple but yet effective development I did on the dotnetblogengine which is the blog engine running this blog and how easy it is to add custom extensions. I was glad that with few lines of code and a less than 5 minute youtube tutorial I was able to make a Google Authorship extension for my blog, see plan below :) .
In this short article you will gain an interesting approach on how to best create a basic CMS (Content Management System) in MVC (Model View Controller) that covers some SEO (Search engine optimisation) Basic requirements.
Before you continue you need to be familiar with the concepts mentioned above and have a sound knowledge of
- C# language
- MVC .Net Framework
- SQL Database server
- Entity Framework
- The need for SEO