Programming, Traffic

Pinging Services for WordPress Bloggers

I’ve heard about how pinging services can help to promote new content on one’s Web site. Basically a pinging service works by notifying a list of search providers when you post new content to your Web site or blog. My question is:

Do these work and are they needed for a blog?

While researching the issue I’ve read that these pinging services are no longer needed and can in fact lower your blog’s standing with the search engine.

For example, I took a look into Ping-o-Matic. This service appears to be integrated with WordPress so that a number of search providers are automatically notified as soon as you publish a new blog article (based on information I saw on the forums).

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Programming, Traffic

Best BackLink Sites – Grow your Brand

As a writer, blogger, or business Web site owner, it’s important to get your message out there and have people read all of the great content that you are working on. The Google Panda update that happened last year (2011) added some significant changes to the rules of the game, many of which I think are for the best.

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