How to Submit URL to

Baidu LogoFinally, I submitted my blog's URL to with the help of Google Translate. By the way is the leading Chinese search engine for websites, audio files, and images with a Page Rank of 9 and Alexa Rank 8. Baidu provides an index of over 740 million web pages, 80 million images, and 10 million multimedia files. Since we all know that China has a massive amount of population, It's definitely a good idea to submit your blog's URL to Although we all know that most of the Chinese are not good in English.

Adding Blog Language Translator

Country FlagsBefore proceeding to the tutorial make sure you know the benefit of blog language translator.

I've known Google Translate for a long time, I used it when I took up my Nihongo and Spanish class back in my college days. I find it very helpful specially for my projects. The translation is pretty accurate but it's not perfect, it still has some glitch. What I liked about Google Translate is that it supports all languages and you can translate sentence by sentence not words by words which useful for students.

Benefits of Blog Language Translator

Having a language translator on your blog can help you increase the numbers of your readers. It gives your readers the ability to translate the language of your blog to their preferred language. As we all know, There are still people who doesn't understand English language. This can be a great idea for your internet marketing campaign. It's like taking it to the next level because your targeting the entire world with a blog translator and that is what we want.

Last night I checked out my Google Analytics and found out that most of my visitors except for my country came from US, India, Canada, Indonesia and UK. So no doubt that they can understand English blogs like this blog.

Adding Marquee tag

Marquee tag "<marquee>" is used to make a moving text, image, links and etc. Usually you can see this in the news section of other websites. In my this blog I used this in my featured articles as you can see. The use of marquee tag "<marquee>" can be either good or bad to blog and your design, so I suggest use this tag properly.

Why do I use marquee tag?

Since marquee tag can make something move, it is easier for your readers to notice it and with a proper design it can surely add spice to your blog.

Penalized Web Directories by Google

Wrong signI know how important web or blog directories are when we talk about internet marketing, it can provide a good quality backlinks. I was googling last night trying to find more blog directories and I end up with article what make a good web directory and why google penalized dozens of bad ones. I find out many web directories that has been penalized by google.

How to Submit Sitemap to via Ping

Ask LogoAsk is one of the top search engine that is used today. Founded as Ask Jeeves in 1996 and renamed in February 2005, is recognized for innovation in search technology and search interface design. Most of its users comes from USA so I decided to submit my blog's URL to but I found it a little bit hard because in order for to crawl your page you have to submit the sitemap file directly to via the ping URL. However sitemap submissions do not guarantee the indexing of URLs. It's better to try though.

What We Dont Know about Blogroll

Blogroll ManBlogroll is a list of blogs, usually you put links of your friends blog or other blogs that you recommend for your readers. It becomes essential to all blogs out there and can become an important asset. We all know how valuable incoming links is, also known as backlinks. Search engines use this to determine how valuable your blog is.

Sometime bloggers use their blogroll to exchange links to other blogger. It's a good way to get extra traffic and build page rank. But take note that blogroll can either help you or hurt you. Matt Cutts explains why?

Do Follow can Increase your Post Comments

dofollow nofollowA good proof that a blog produces a great content and a good traffic is by looking how many comments blog has per post. If your getting a minimum of 10-20 comments per posts then that means a lot of readers are attached to your great articles. But if your getting a maximum of 3 comments or nothing at all, this might leave an impression to your other visitors that your posts has non sense or not helpful at all.

A blog posts comment form is made for readers and writers to interact but you won't get all the comment you want especially when "nofollow" anchor tag attribute is applied in your comment form.

Adding Borders to your Images

A great way to spice up your images is to add borders in it with the use of CSS. You can use borders to make different effects like drop shadow and framed effect. This can help you bring life to your blogs. Here in my blog I used drop shadow border effect to the images in my posts to make it look floating and that is what I'm going to show you..

To do this first log in to your account -> Layout -> Edit HTML -> Under the Edit Template Box, Find .post img this class refers to all images in all your post.

Next is to add this code:

How do you get motivated writing blog post?

writing manAs a blogger I can honestly say that sometimes writing post can be hard especially when your mind is completely burned-out or mentally exhausted. Normally I can post 2-5 quality articles per day but when I'm experiencing burnouts It can take me 3-5 days just to write one. Studies said that if your frequently experiencing burn-outs you might eventually diminished your interests or completely lose it. I would never want that to happen to me, blogging is my life so every time I want to write I'll make sure that I'm well motivated.

Useful Mozilla Firefox Add-ons That I Use

Mozilla FirefoxMozilla Firefox is the best Internet browser as far as I'm concern. I'm sure a lot of web developer, web designer, webmaster, blogger or just an ordinary web surfers will agree to me. I find it more secure, more fun to use and lots of free helpful add-ons to download.  But I also use Chrome for other reason.

As a blogger there are certain tools that I need to use every time I surf the web, So I often check out the Add-ons for firefox to see if I'll find some tools that I can use. Luckily they never let me down, with millions of add-ons available I'm sure you can find what you need too. Check out my Add-ons Extensions.

Alexa Review

Alexa LogoBefore I start blogging I never know how important Alexa can be for my blog. I heard a lot of pros and cons so I think to myself that Alexa has glitched in their system that's why I didn't care about Alexa before but that was my problem I let other people judgment control my mind. Right now as you can see I even put a widget displaying my Alexa rank and links. So let's get deeper with Alexa.

SEO for Blogger - Part 5: Use Proper Link Name

When creating links try using proper link names because it is very SEO friendly. Instead of using generic links like "Read more", "Click Here" and "View Demo" try to put some relevant text information to your links "Read more about Blogging", "Click Here to see blog design" and "View blog design demo". This simple things can make a better SEO to your blog.

For your blog posts this is very easy task to do you can simply modify the text in your editor but notice when you insert jump break to your posts it will automatically put "Read More >>" link under your posts when you start to published it. To deal with this we can add the title of your post after, "Read More >> + Your_Post_Title" or we can totally change the "Read More >>" to "Your_desired_text + Your_Post_Title". It's always better to include your post title for jump breaks and that is what I'm going to show you.

Adding Sidebar Tabs - Professional Blogger Tutorial (Part 1)

TabsRecently, I realized that my sidebar is so populated. I have so many useful widget in my sidebar that cause it to extend so long. One solution to this is to add tabs in my sidebar that has at least 3 sections. Good thing that one of the blogs that I followed which is Soh Tanaka's blog did make a tutorial on how to make a simple tabs with CSS and jQuery. View Tabs demo. This is easy to put on blogger a.k.a. blogspot because you have full access on the blog's code. You can see the tabs on my sidebar after editing some CSS codes to suite my blog's design. Since all the codes are provided in Soh Tanaka's Blog, I will teach you how to put it in your blogger a.k.a. blogspot blog. The good thing about this tutorial is you don't have to use external file storage. All the codes are directly inputted on your blogger's HTML code.

SEO for Blogger - Part 4: Getting Rid of Spam Comments

No SpamSpam comments are usually ignored by some bloggers not knowing the harmful effect of it. Before, I have no idea what spam comment was but as I explore the blogosphere and the search engine world I have now a better understanding of it. After knowing what spam comments are I realize that I've done it so many times and sooner or later it will hunt me back. You might done the same thing, When you post a comment on someone's blog posts you also leave a link to your blog.

SEO for Blogger - Part 3: Interlink Blog Posts

InterlinkInterlinking your blog posts is one of the best way to keep your visitor in your blog because it provide more opportunities for visitors to find content of interest. Again this is a great SEO tactic. Interlinking your blog is a very easy thing to do. You just need to put anchor tag "<a>" within the word/s or phrases that will go to other page when visitor clicks it. <a href="Your_URL"> Your_Word/s </a>

Example: <a href=""> Go to Google </a>