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Automating Your Blog - Ways to Make Blogging Easier

Automating Your Blog - Ways to Make Blogging Easier

We can automate many things in our lives. We have automatic dishwashers to wash our dishes - but somebody has to load it. We have automatic car washes to wash our cars, but we still have to drive the car into the car wash. We can make automated payments, but we still have to make sure that we make the money to pay those bills. The point is that when you think about it, in many cases, automated isn't really so automated. The same is true when it comes to automating your blog.

In theory, you cannot automate a blog. Blogs are meant to be original. They contain your thoughts, information, or your opinions about specific issues or events. You cannot automate your thoughts and therefore there technically is no method for automating your blog. You can, however, make blogging easier. It all starts with organization and preparation.

First, choose blogging software, or a blog host that is simple to set up and simple to use. Many people spend a huge amount of time trying to figure out how to use the software for their blogs. It doesn't have to be that difficult - and if it is, use a different service or different software. The blogging revolution may pass by the time most of us figure out some of that software! Don't waste time with complicated blogs. There are too many other simplified solutions that are available, such as Blogger at or Word Press at

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Next, make a list of things that you can write about. Try to list enough topics to cover you for a year of blogging if possible. This way, you won't ever have to worry about writer's block. A great deal of time can be wasted each day just trying to figure out what you should blog about. You should even consider taking several days to write blog entries in advance. You could even write all of your blog entries for the year in some cases, unless your topic is more time sensitive. For instance, if you blog about world events, you cannot come up with a list of things to blog about, because those events have yet to occur. Providing Trackbacks to other people's blogs is very important in the world of blogging if you want to build a large readership. Spend some time searching for related blogs, and add them to your news reader. Plan time each day to see what those bloggers are blogging about. 

This may give you fresh ideas for your own blog, and it their posts may even tie in with a topic that is on your list of things to blog about. You should also add the feeds for your favorite headline news sites to your reader to stay up-to-date on any late breaking news that you can blog about as well. Look at the options that are available for your blog software or service. Take advantage of any option that will save you time, such as pinging services, filtering certain words, or blocking certain domain - spammers hit blogs often, and removing all that spam takes time. Avoid this by blocking them in advance. Most blogging software and services already have lists of the spammer's domains, and you can automatically block them with the push of a button. You can also send pings to services such as weblog and Feedster through Pingoat ( in less than one minute after you update your blog.

Eight (8) Best Ad Networks For New Bloggers (with Fast Approval) in 2018

Eight (8) Best Ad Networks For New Bloggers (with Fast Approval) in 2018

Are you a new blogger & looking for an ad network which lets you monetize your new & low-traffic blog?

Welcome to Guide Tricks this article is actually written for small and new bloggers this post will be very interested to you. Today, you will be learning about eight best advertising networks that are very friendly to new bloggers and I am very sure the work very effectively.

AdSense is clearly and the best popular ads network because of its quality, but the major problem is getting AdSense approval. Even though you are a professional blogger and you run your blog for almost a year it’s very difficult to get approval due to their strong policy sometimes is just a lucky. Unique content is not the only factor AdSense Team consider when approving sites. There are many other factors AdSense team wants to see before giving your site the thumbs up. Small blogs usually found it difficult to get AdSense approval, so I have found several other good ad networks for new bloggers and I am sure you will like them. At the same time, there are many other ad networks in the industry. But not all of these ad networks are good and trusted. They may end up cheating bloggers by refusing to pay even when the minimum payout is reached like Effective ads.

  Yllix is one of the best advertising media site like as Google AdSense. Yllix is familiar by the name of YLLIX Media. This site is very new, but looks very professional, anyone can use this site for money making online. Use Yllix site and boost up your online earning very quickly. Actually this site is the best alternative of google AdSense. Yllix inaugurate there advertising business in October 2012. You can use this site as a publisher and also Advertiser. You can use this advertising media site with all kind of standard Advertising setups like as Banner Ad, PopUp Ad, Layer Ad, Redirect Ad, Prepop Ad, Full page Ad in size like as 300x250, 728x90, 468x60, 120x600, 160x600. The best thing I like with Yllix media is you can withdraw your earning as low as $1 and their payout method is Payza, paypal, the also accept other payment method like payoneer, bank wire but you need to reach atleast $50 for payoner while Bank Wire Must at least $100 or above.

Revenue hits

Revenuehits unlike other advertising network is a performance based advertising network. It is a CPA based advertising network which pays around $30 in eCPM which helps you make money blogging. It doesn’t matter what kind of website you have, Revenuehits shows ads/offers depending on the traffic brought by publisher rather than advertisers needs. Since Revenuhits is a Geo Targeted and Contextual Ad Network, it adjusts according to the traffic your blog receives rather than you bringing in the traffic an advertiser requires. They have not any $50-$100 payment there sold method. Revenuehits minimum there sold money in $20 only, So when even you touch or cross this $20 marks. You will get your money end of that month and The pay via Paypal, Payoneer & bank transfer.

Propeller Ads

Propellerads is an Internet media company making digital advertising effective and reliable. With global reach across web and mobile channels, Propeller Ads gives publishers the ability to monetize their traffic, while providing advertisers access to a large number of ad places on premium sites of various categories. Propeller is an Ad network that has been working since 2011. They serve 650 million of daily impressions and have several monetization methods for both desktop and mobile traffic. They have a plethora of formats when it comes to ads. Direct links, banners, sliding banners, pop-under ads and many more formats.

Propeller ads the have the traditional banner ads like every other network does, they have some very interesting ads that can grow your Revenue substantially. However, Propeller uses a less intrusive technology called On Click Pop Under, which means the ad is only triggered after the user clicks anywhere on your website. With this network you could generate with on-click Pop Under Ads. The average CPM goes from $7 on different GEOS and up to $12 or more on Tier 1 GEOS. Most people struggle to get $7 just with AdSense or similar solutions, and the best part is that you can leave your banner Ads no matter what you’re using and add Propeller to stack your earnings and double your profit. And the pay using payoneer, Payza, webmoneyz and other methods.


Bidvertiser is Founded in 2002, is one of the oldest ad networks. They offer a large range of ad formats. The minimum payout of Bidvertiser is $10 via PayPal, $20 via check, and $50 via bank transfer. They also offer a lot of ads format.

Read full guide by my friend Karishma on how to get started with bidvertiser


Chitika was one of the top AdSense alternatives, over time & with newer advancements in technology, many other networks have replaced Chitika. One thing which you should know about Chitika is it really only works if you have search traffic. If you dont have search traffic, dont use Chitika. If a majority of your traffic is from social media sites, you should use other suggested ad networks.

Signup on Chitika


is another popular ad program which is also very newbie blogger friendly. Infolinks offers many ad types & is popularly known for their in-text ads.

Create Account on Infolinks


PopAds is a premium pop ad network. They started in 2010 & promise to offer 100% fill rates. They allow all types of blogs including illegal ones, porn sites, and other adultrelated content. Once you signup, do setup auto withdrawal option. This way, you will get paid automatically once you reach minimum payout threshold. Approval is instant.

Create Account on PopAds


Popmyads I just similar to popmyads is one of my best ad network before, the allow all type of blog without any requirement the accept both illegal ones, porn sites and more and the never fail me on payment it, their approval is instant.

Create Account on Popmyads  

I would be happy to hear about other ad networks that you are using & is helping you generate revenue. Do share what other ad networks you are using in the comment section below.

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How to Store your files and documents on the internet for free!!

How to Store your files and documents on the internet for free!!

How to Store your files and documents on the internet for free!!

Storing of documents and some files in your homes or offices is a great and comfortable place to store things but there are lots of problems and risks governing it, when you have a look in our present world compare to back there are a lot of differences. nowadays for almost everything we do related to paying we have a printed copy of paper to serve as evidence for feature use which is very important but storing it at home is very risk for example when a fire catch up your house or office (God Forbid) it can actually affect those documents that have been kept for a while by you; either school certificate, approval document, project, e.t.c it will serve as a big challenge and it will be difficult to retrieve them back. To reduce those risk today in this post I am going to show you the best easiest way on how to store your files online and trust me they are in good location.

Why you need to keep your documents and files online    

 I suggest you keep your files and documents online for the following reasons:

         => To Avoid lost: ones you kept a copy of your file or document online even if the original copy gets lost you can easily download it and reprinting it how so easy.

        => Traveling and interview purpose: for example, you went for interview to another country and you are qualified all the things needed you have but you eventually forget to pick one very simple certificate which you think is very useless and you are told “today is the only day for the interview” and without that certificate you won’t be employ and remember you are qualified for the job so just imagine when and how would you get that certificate???
        => Damages: sometimes water liking of a roof can easily damage a document so imagine a damage college certificate people may see you as a very useless and un-careless human being without knowing what eventually happened to it.

Storing files and document online is very simple and easy all that you need to do is scan up your document and follow the steps below to save them online.

There are almost hundred ways to save your documents online but the basic and trusted one that I overcome throughout my research I found that they are only two I don’t mean that there are the only trusted one but they are the only one I have trusted and I also recommended you to use it because of its security and flexibility. they are:

  • Via Google Drive
  •  Through Dropbox 

Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service developed by Google launched on April 24, 2012, Google Drive allows users to store files in the cloud, synchronize files across devices, and share files, in addition to a website, Google Drive offers apps with office capabilities for windows and macOS computers and Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. Google Drive encompasses Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, an office Suite that permits collaborative editing of documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings, forms and more. Google Drive offers users 15 gigabytes of free storage, with 100 gigabytes, 1 terabyte, 20 terabytes, and 30 terabytes offered through optionally paid plans.   

How to saved document online using Google Drive
First, you must have working Gmail account, or else you won’t be able to process sign into account ones you provide the correct details you will be accessed to your Gmail Account Dashboard. At the right-hand side of your dashboard click on the first icon which is represented as a cube and choose on a drive or by clicking here.

So you are now redirected to you google drive dashboard 

on the left-hand side of your screen, you will see a button “New” click on it. A drop-down menu will appear first we have folder if you want to create different folders to differentiate your files as you do with your computer you can easily do it by clicking on the folder button and give it a name base on your opinion.

The second one is the “file upload” here you can upload your file either doc, pdf, picture or zip not just only the listed four but it accepts a lot more it just depends on the type of document you have.

The third one is “folder upload” so here if you already structure your files in a folder you can easily upload it using this button.

Google docs/sheet and slide is just similar to Microsoft package you can open docs, Excel or PowerPoint document online so easily as it is.

How to Store your files and documents on the internet for free!!

Let’s see how To upload document  

Step: Just click on the “Upload file” button it will take you to your computer now locate your file and double click on it or choose the file and click on open (the work the same) it will automatically start uploading ones it is done you will see a notification. 

How to Store your files and documents on the internet for free!!

So also to upload in a folder first open the folder by double-clicking on it and choose the “upload file” button that’s it!! Ones it is done whenever you want to view your file just simply go to your Google Drive you will kindly find it there click on it to open and you can easily print it out by clicking on the “print button or icon” that is located at the top right-hand side of your screen.

Dropbox creates a special folder on the user's computer, the contents of which are then synchronized to Dropbox's servers and to other computers and devices that the user has installed Dropbox on, keeping the same files up-to-date on all devices. Dropbox uses a freemium business model, where users are offered a free account with a set storage size, with paid subscriptions available that offer more capacity and additional features. Dropbox Basic users are given 2 gigabytes of free storage space. Dropbox Plus users are given 1 terabyte of storage space, as well as additional features, including advanced sharing controls, remote wipe, and an optional Extended Version History add-on.

  How to saved document online using Drop Box

First, you need to have active account in Dropbox to register just click on the “sign up” button which is located at the top right-hand side of your screen a form will appear to you fill it up by providing your correct details, ones you in the submit button

How to Store your files and documents on the internet for free!!

 Drop box sender will mail you with your activation Link just click on the activation link or button to make your account active.

Drop box is similar with Google Drive here you can also create folders by clicking on the “new shared folder” and give the folder a name that is comfortable to you and hit on the save or finish button

How to Store your files and documents on the internet for free!!

 to upload your document just click on the “upload files” button you will be taking to your computer just locate where the file it is and double click on it or you can also click on the file and hit the “open” button, 

How to Store your files and documents on the internet for free!!

a window will popup asking you to choose where you want to upload your files choose according to your wish and hit on the upload button

How to Store your files and documents on the internet for free!!

 it will take some few minutes it depends on the size of the file. Ones it is done whenever you want to view your file just log in to your account you will kindly find it there to open it simple click on it and it will open to print out the file just click on the “print button or icon”  which is located at the top right hand site of your screen.

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How To Stop The Cause Of Computer Blue Screen, Slow Downs And Crashes!

How To Stop The Cause Of Computer Blue Screen, Slow Downs And Crashes!

How To Stop The Cause Of Computer Blue Screen, Slow Downs And Crashes!

Wouldn't it be nice to have a computer that really makes slow or clashes over time. Before you go and buy a new computer product try this key maintenance step you can use to put life back into the computer you've already got. Imagine that you start up your pc just to find yourself staring at a blue welcoming screen with white writing, termed "the blue screen of death" by those at Microsoft. So you push the power button to shut it down by force, and when you bring it back up it just crawls. Within a few minutes, it goes back to the blue screen of death.

This really happened to me some days back not me along but a lot of people are facing this challenge I have a question from my friend asking what lead to this problem and what could he do to stop that, I just asked him if he had ever defragmented his pc. he got that "deer in the headlight" look, so I knew he hadn't. Defragmenting his pc, after 3 years of never doing so, took about 14 hours to complete.

One of the main reasons why computers slow down or crash is due to poor maintenance practices. Unfortunately, when you buy a new computer system you don't usually get much instruction on how to maintain it. Poor or no maintenance allows your hard drive to become more and more fragmented which will slow it down over time. To best explain hard drive fragmentation, think of your hard drive as a file cabinet. In this cabinet, there are folders with documents (files) in them. When you need to work on something you open the folder containing the necessary file, pull out what you need and put the folder back. The files go on your desk so you can work on them. Over time certain files don't get put back, or they get put back in the wrong places. When this happens on the hard drive it leads to fragmentation. Think of defragmenting as going through all of the files on your desk, and in the cabinet, and putting them all back in order in the correct folders. Just as staying in this state of inefficiency would lead to a substantial loss in your own productivity, the same thing happens to your computer. Eventually, this even causes crashes because of how disseminated all of the information gets. Disk fragmentation can even shorten the lifespan of your computer because your hard drive works so hard that it wears out faster.

So the one step solution for this problem is to run the defragmenting tool that comes with windows at least once every couple of weeks. Do this by clicking Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, click System Tools, then click Disk Defragmenter. Choose the disk you want to defragment and click the defragment button. Otherwise, you can get software that will automatically keep your disk defragmented, like Diskeeper by Executive Software. Take care of your pc maintenance and you will continue to enjoy the speed you experienced when you first made that investment!

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10 basic HTML Tags Every Blogger Should Know

10 basic HTML Tags Every Blogger Should Know

Hey, today I am going to discuss the basic tags that every blogger should know how to write and how it works in a blog the main objective of writing this post is to help newbie bloggers with some basic knowledge about blogging HTML tags that will help you to begin a successful blogging career. With these HTML tags, you are a sure success blogging lane. Follow, read carefully and make use it in a proper way.

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Headings: When you need to make headings, these tags are necessary, they range different sizes from 1-6. Here is the way on how to use them.

<h1>Your Heading Text</h1>
<h2>Your Heading Text</h2>
<h3>Your Heading Text</h3>
<h4>Your Heading Text</h4>
<h5>Your Heading Text</h5>

The Strong or we called it Bold tag: It is used to make a word, phrase or sentence bold to draw attention.

<strong>This sentence would be bold </strong>

The Italics: It is used to make a word, phrase or sentence slant in italics.
<em>This sentence would be italicised </em>

Line Break: This takes you to the next line. See code below.
<br> or </br>

The Blockquote: That’s what I’m using for posting these codes as you can see. To make such, follow the tag below

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<blockquote>This sentence would be in the qoute box or block</blockquote>

Unordered List: These are bullet point lists. See example below

<ul> <li>List item 1 </li>
<li>List item 2 <li>
<li>List item 3 <li> </ul>

Ordered List It is used to list items in number categories within a blog post. Use as follower
<ol> <li>List item 1 </li>
<li>List item 2 <li>
<li>List item 3 <li> </ol>
Nofollow Links: It is the same as the Hyperlink Tag above, only that a rel=nofollow added to it. It is placed to notify Search Engines not to utilize the link for ranking purposes. See example below.

<a rel=”nofollow” href=””>Guide Tricks</a>

The Image Tag: This is used to display images in your blog post. It is used thus

should be replaced with your image upload URL, HTML with your display text when an image doesn’t display or link is broken, the width and height can be altered in the pixel to suit your design.


The Hyperlink: This tag is used to link to a different webpage or site from your blog post. It is placed thus:
<a href=””>Google Search</a> should be replaced with the URL you want to link to, while Google Search should be replaced with your Anchor Text.

This HTML tags would guide you through a successful blogging career. If you found this post very helpful show your appreciation in the comment box below and make sure you share with your friends.
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