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Content Vs. Links: A Video by Google's Matt Cutts

It's difficult enough to find new links to your blog's pages. It's easier to just create fresh content which attracts fresh links from the Blogsophere. Well, this gets us closer to a discussion worthwhile--Is it content or links more important? Well, before we need ponder over this, why don't you listen to Matt Cutts, the Google Web spam team head in this video:


Blogging: You Can Send Your Readers Away!

Have you started blogging yet? It starts with a basic set-up at Blogger or WordPress or even your own personal domain, and later, some search engine submissions, social media work, and getting the word out by means like emailing your friends. Now that your blog is ready, let’s have a look at what can go wrong in it—what can put your readers off!

1. Design & Speed

There are a million coolest looking blogs in the Blogosphere. That means the readers are no longer looking for great website designs. They want information in a neatly arranged place that loads faster. The standard loading time for a blog should be less than 4 seconds, and make sure you have it. Otherwise, you know what it will be. 70 per cent of the readers get out of a site if it doesn’t load within the first 4 seconds.

2. Advertising

Readers are smart now, and know well about Adsense or any other ad network you are using for monetization. They frown upon banners and suspiciously descriptive links that attract clicks. So,…