There are tons of RSS directories that you could promote your feeds to for FREE. Below is a roundup of directories that you can submit your feeds to in order to help you get more traffic.
Your wrote your tutorial. You tweeted your tutorial on Twitter. You posted your tutorial to your FaceBook Fan Page. You posted your tutorial to your FaceBook Profile. Then you wait… and wait.. and wait some more. You ask yourself “Where are all the visitors? Did I reach as many people as I could?”
Almost everyone is using Social Media one way or another. Social media is transforming the way we communicate with each other. This post is not about telling you that what you are doing is right or wrong. This post is just a helpful way of pointing out the Do’s and Don’ts, courtesy of The Steel Method.
There are so many blogs out there in the blogger sphere so you need to be able to why not stand out from the crowd. Write great content that is fresh, makes sense and interesting. Once the visitors start coming to your blog you may want to make some money, either to help pay for the blog hosting, earn an extra income, etc.
Have you heard of this thing called search engine optimization (SEO)? You know the process of improving ranking in search engine results. There are lots of articles, tips & blogs out there on SEO. There are some great tips out there and since you don’t have time to read every single blog/article I thought I’d give you the quick run down of what you should & shouldn’t do:
Your wrote your article. You tweeted your article on Twitter. You posted your article to your FaceBook Fan Page. You posted your article to your FaceBook Profile.Then you wait… and wait.. and wait some more. You ask yourself “Where are all the visitors? Did I reach as many people as I could?”
There are currently over 9,000 plugins available for WordPress but the question is which ones are the best ones to use. Every one has their own list of what to use and how to use them. Below is a list of plugins that I have found to be the most useful:
SubmitStartup is a directory listing Startup Blogs allowing webmasters to choose the best startup blogs to submit their startups. It provides useful information about startup blogs such as Page Rank, Alexa Rank, Estimated Visitors, etc. It also counts the number of unique visitors coming from blog posts about SubmitStartup.
This is a extension of the blog post “10+ Software Testing Blogs“. This blog post has 200+ software testing blogs and tweeters.
I also created the Twitter List “@jayphilips/software-testing” so you can follow all of the people listed on this post with one just click.
- Abby Fichtner