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Using Reddit To Generate Massive Traffic To Your Website

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Reddit is a Social Bookmarking website which helps to generate traffic to your website or blog. It’s not only just some visitors but you can say massive amount of traffic. Well you might not know about this thing but today I will share with you a secret about Reddit. Now you can Generate massive traffic from Reddit and can generate millions of views for your website per day, Yes its possible that you can generate a lot of traffic for your blog through Reddit. There are currently millions of users using Reddit to generate massive amount of traffic per day to their blogs. Well so In this article I will guide you step by step about the procedure for getting high amount of traffic through Reddit. And the best thing about this website is that it’s absolutely free of cost.

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Apart from Facebook and Twitter, Reddit is the most used site for generating visitors to your website or Blog. There is also another website known as StumbleUpon through which you can also generate a lot of traffic. I will prepare a post for StumbleUpon also. Well these are some best Social Bookmarking sites but I will still go with Reddit as it is the best of all in my point of view.

How It Works?

Reddit lets you submit your links or you can submit a Text post which is similar to an article. Reddit is a community or you can say Sub Reddits. As you submit your new links at Reddit other members of Reddit community up vote and get engaged in comments. So this is how the best posts that have high up votes and comments are selected to be shown on the front page of Reddit and this is how you can Generate massive traffic from Reddit to your website.

How To Create A Reddit Account

As you are a new user you should first Sign Up for a Reddit account. As you have finished the sign up process you will have to confirm your email. Once your new Reddit account is active and running you can start submitting links and you can also give votes and comments to other members of Reddit community.

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Each entry is known as a sub reddit. The homepage shows the best selected posts from Reddit users. They look for best and unique posts having high up votes, comments, karma etc and they choose it as a featured content and they put it on the front page of Reddit. If your post has been selected for featured post your post will be added to the front page of Reddit and you can get a lot of hits and massive amount of traffic to your website and blog.

Something Important To Care About On Reddit

Remember don’t spam or get a ban. Reddit is very strict about their rules and regulations that have to be followed by their users otherwise your account on Reddit can be banned or removed. You need to keep your self calm and just follow the rules and regulations.

Reddit don’t allows you to only submit your own links in your account. It is against the rules and your account will be straight away banned without any warnings. You have to submit and share interesting links which should be also from other websites or blogs. Just post randomly, First of all build your trust in the Reddit community and then i have a secret for you if you follow the steps given.

First submit one link from your blog and then submit 10 links from 10 different blogs and give at least 5 to 15 minutes after every submission and repeat these steps every day. But i am warning you again, it will be better to read the rules and regulations of Reddit on their own website first because they may change their rules any time they want so you should also look after that to be safe.

It is really important to understand that don’t ever spam on Reddit as they are really strict to their rules. I also got banned once because I was spamming links and only posting my links when I was new to Reddit so be careful if you got banned it will be really hard for you to get your account back or they may remove you account. You need to follow step by step to understand so you can generate high traffic from Reddit fast.

How To Submit Links On Reddit

Sub Reddit is the category in which you can post your links on reddit. There are huge amount of sub reddits available almost more than 22,1976. You have to make sure that you should post your link in the perfect category (Sub Reddit) or it will not work for you so be careful in every step.

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Make Timing Post

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The best time to post your link on Reddit is when most of the users are online and the best time to post on Reddit is before 5PM EST because this is the time when mostly users are online using Reddit. Making a timing post will help you generate more traffic from Reddit.

How to Get on the Front Page of Reddit

Now you need to know something about bringing your content to the front page. Well its not very easy but by understanding the steps given and doing hard work on it will work for you. The first thing you have to do is keep your Title new, interesting and catchy that will bring more hits on your post and your link must have quality content.

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As if anyone clicks on your link they will go to a new page where they can up vote or down vote your post and they can also comment on your submitted posts they can build karma for you by voting. The up votes and comments will bring your link to the front page. If your post had high amount of up votes and comments then Reddit will bring your post to their front page and your post may become featured and then you can get massive hits to your link and huge traffic will be generated for your website.

Connecting With Friends On Reddit

Friends can also contribute to generate traffic for your blog as they may share, vote and comment your posts. To add someone on Reddit visit his/her user profile and you will see an option on the top of their profile “+friends”. By clicking this option that user will be added to your friend list and then you can ask him to visit your post and up vote your post. Ask them to give positive comments on your posts which will give your post a good rank.

What is Karma in Reddit?

The points or score of the user on Reddit is known as Karma. Karma is very important for Reddit users as it helps a lot for driving traffic to your website. When you get good comments and up votes your karma start growing. Make your karma reach at least 150 to get massive amount of traffic from Reddit.

Last Words

As at the end of this post I want to say some last words to you, Keep working hard and don’t give up. Its not easy to generate massive traffic from Reddit but if you work hard and give at least an hour or more to Reddit every day you will see by yourself when you get high traffic to your website every day. And as I told you above, post 1 link of your own and 10 links of others then 1 link of yours and 10 links of others and post each link after 5 to 15 minutes each. As your Karma reaches 150 you will see the result by your own and I hope you will drive high traffic through Reddit.

Well this post came to an end, hope you may have learnt something from it. If  you have any questions reguarding Reddit, Sub Reddit, Karma etc then please feel free to ask me down in the comments and don’t forget to share this posts on social networks and with your friends.

How To Enable Free HTTPS (SSL) On Blogspot With Custom Domain

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Are you still using an unsecured connection (HTTP)  between your readers and your blog? still, searching for a way to enable HTTPS for your blogger blog with a custom domain? Want to increase your blog’s SEO ranking? or just want to know about SSL (Secure Sockets Layer ) certificate and how to obtain a free one?

Enable Free HTTPS On Blogger Custom Domain

Today’s post will guide you on every step required to move from HTTP to HTTPS which is a secure (encrypted) connection between your readers and your blog.

I know you were heartbroken when blogger limited the free HTTPS to subdomains (.blogspot.com) only, I was too until I found this solution which I rather call a free gift with an extra layer of super fast blog speed.

Yes, you heard me right! – Today’s post will not only show you how to enable a free HTTPS certificate for a blogger custom domain rather it will also provide you a drastic increase in blog page speed. I used this method to power my own blog and in less than 24 hours my blog was running fully on HTTPS.

All links automatically redirected with just a setup that took me less than 20 mins and I know it will take you less because I have crafted this post just for you.

What is HTTPS?

Due to online information hackers, web developers provided a solution that helps prevent these hackers from getting customers’ information from your blog. HTTPS (HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure) is encryption that helps protect you and your blog readers.

When SSL was introduced, it was used by E-commerce sites that collect sensitive data such as emails, passwords, credit card details, etc from visitors but over time SSL grew into a must-have for blogs.

Why do I need HTTPS For Custom Blogger Domain? – Advantages of SSL

HTTPS encryption has become important to blogs for certain reasons and also to add to it, Google has decided to add a ranking percentage to sites using SSL which means if you enable SSL on your BlogSpot blog, you would have a higher ranking edge over other blogs.

Many WordPress blogs have moved to HTTPS because it is very easy to add SSL to WordPress using plugins – this again has given them ranking power over BlogSpot bloggers with a custom domain name.

Below are a few important reasons why you need to enable HTTPS on your blogger blog.

1. Increase SEO Ranking: Google is wise and due to this sense of their’s, Google has included a ranking power to SSL which means if you want to properly SEO optimize your blogger blog, you need to setup HTTPS.

Google claims to rank 30% of websites with https enabled on the first page.

2. Protect Your Visitors: You really don’t want to endanger your blog visitors. HTTPS encryption helps you protect your blog visitors from any online information hacker searching for internet users details.

3. Increase Conversions and Traffic: Sensitive internet users prefer to browse HTTPS enabled blogs. So if your custom domain is not showing the https and green padlock, they will simply abandon the site.

4. A professional Look: Having that green padlock on your blog link definitely makes your blog look professional.

5. Faster web: I don’t know about other blogs enabling HTTPS but the method I used sure increased my blog’s loading time by over 50%.

Disadvantages Of Enabling HTTPS on Blogger Blog

During your migration from HTTP to HTTPS you are going to encounter a few fallbacks which you can as well refer to as disadvantages.

  1. While migrating to HTTPS, your blog will experience a drop in traffic until Google crawls and index all your HTTPS-enabled URLS.
  2. After enabling HTTPS on your blog, going back to HTTP might cause your site to get totally deindexed by search engines.

HTTPS vs HTTP – what’s the difference?

Before the introduction of HTTPS, we all used HTTP and you are still using it. So what is the difference?

HTTPS is secured encryption but HTTP is not (it can be easily hacked).

  1. Google added an extra ranking factor to HTTPS but HTTP is treated badly (unsafe).
  2. HTTPS comes with a green padlock while HTTP comes with an info icon.
  3. HTTPS stands for HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure while HTTP stands for HyperText Transfer Protocol.
  4. HTTP is free for all while HTTPS is not. Except you get a shared version from LetsEncrypt.

Are you scared?

Am asking cause I know how I felt when I decided to move to HTTPS especially when you are already getting high website traffic from search engines. Blogger actually made this hard for custom domain users.

Once you purchase a domain name and switch to it, you would lose your free HTTPS. I was really sad when I saw the message: “Warning: HTTPS is not available at the moment for custom domain blogs”.

One thing in life is, not until you take a step you can never move forward neither can you fall. What do I mean? if you are scared of moving to HTTPS then you would never enjoy the benefits of it.

Asking me, I would say you move because the benefits are worth it. It is nothing to be scared about!. As long as you follow the steps, your blog will not experience any offline issues. It would continue working even when it’s still propagating.

Want to set up free HTTPS on your blogger custom domain?. – let’s get started.

There is something I want to show you…

Introducing CloudFlare CDN

Have you heard of Cloudflare? have you used it? – if you have used it then you know the functionality it brings. I am going to show you how to move your blog to HTTPS (obtain a free SSL certificate) using CloudFlare.

but first, let me show you many more things you can do with CloudFlare and how it can help you power your website.

What is CloudFlare CDN?

CDN short for Content Delivery Network is a system of servers that help deliver web pages and contents (images, HTML, CSS etc) to a user based on geographical locations of each user.

What CDN simply is, is a way of delivering your content faster and safer. Instead of loading all your contents from your server, CDN acts as a middle man that help distribute your content.

Using CDN is over 50% faster than delivery contents from your own server. Why? CDNs have millions of servers distributed around the world which means your content gets to load almost instantly.

CloudFlare is a type of CDN that provides everything a CDN provides plus extra features which includes free shared HTTPS, email obfuscator, Analytics, DDoS security and much more.

CloudFlare comes with different plans but its free plan is just enough to enable SSL on a blogger custom domain and not just that you can also enjoy free add-ons on the free plan.

Features Of CloudFlare

  1. Free HTTPS for your blog
  2. Protects your site from threats
  3. Improves your blog’s performance and speed
  4. Obfuscate your email from spammers.
  5. Adds an extra layer of caching to your blog
  6. Works great with other CDNs

Now you know what CDN and CloudFlare is, let us get started with adding HTTPS to blogger custom domain which should take only a few minutes.

How To Migrate Blogger Custom Domain From HTTP to Free Secure HTTPS

Now it’s time to get the job done real quick and start enjoying a massive boost in SERP plus a secured website from online hackers. In case you find any issues at any point, feel free to comment.

Create A CloudFlare Account

To create a free CloudFlare account simply visit www.cloudflare.com >> locate “Get Started Today” >> Add your Email and choose a password >> Hit Sign Up.

On the next page, tick ” I agree to …” and >> Click Create Account.

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Add Your Blogger Blog To CloudFlare

Get started with CloudFlare. You have just taken your first steps to HTTPS. On this next page, locate “Add a website”, in the box below it, input your blog custom domain URL. (e.g www.protechblogger.com). >> Scan DNS Records.

It will take CloudFlare a few seconds to scan your blog. What this simply does, is provide custom nameserver for your blog’s integration.

After counting, click “Continue”.

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Verify DNS Scan Records

After the scan, CloudFlare will provide the list of all your DNS records just as shown in the below photo. Do verify to see if all your records are complete.

Click “Continue”

Select a CloudFlare Plan

A free plan is just enough for us to enable HTTPS on blogger but if you feel you need more than a normal blog plan then go for the other plans.

In this article am using the “Free Website”. – select it. You would see it’s feature. >> Locate “Continue” and let’s go!.

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Change Your Nameservers

This time you would have to visit your domain registrar dashboard to change Nameservers. What this simply does is allow CloudFlare to take control of traffic and performance of your blog.

I use garanntor and I have explained its steps below. All domain registrars are nearly the same but you can also browse how to change nameserver for your specific registrar.

NameServers using Garanntor
Open a new tab and Login to your registrar dashboard >> go to client area >> Domains >> beside you domain name, Click the drop-down icon (next to spanner icon) >> locate manage nameservers >> Nameservers >> you would see your default name servers (even CloudFlare showed you) >> switch to custom nameservers >> replace the name servers accordingly >> Change Nameservers.

It will then take at most 24 hours to propagate. Does that stop us from working? No. We will continue with the setup and before 24hours, everything will start working automatically.

Go back to CloudFlare and click “Continue”.

You have just setup CloudFlare on your custom domain name. Your account will not be active yet. Because the Nameservers are still propagating.

Enable Free HTTPS (SSL Certificate) For Your Blogger Custom Domain Name
Let’s get started with enabling the free https on your blog. This is the solution to what BlogSpot refused to give us. Using CloudFlare free shared SSL we are going to enable HTTPS on your blogger blog.

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It should start working in less than 24 hours and your blog should not experience any downtime and if it does, it will be for only a few minutes that is if the nameserver takes longer than expected to propagate.

In the “Crypto” tab, locate SSL and at the right, you should see “Full” >> Click it and select “Flexible” from the options.

Congratulations! That is all the work in setting up HTTPS for blogger blog. Next up is to properly forward blog pages using 301 redirects.

301 Redirect Blog Domain, SubDomains, and Blog URLS to HTTPS

Using page rules, we will redirect all blog pages from HTTP to the HTTPS version of your blog. This will have an effect on all pages both home page, post page, static page and subdomains, that is if you use subdomains (e.g blog.protechblogger.com).

Note: The option for “Always HTTPS” maybe not be available until your nameservers have finish propagation. In case you face this problem, just wait till your nameservers finish propagating before setting page rules.

Info: in the rules below, replace protechblogger.com with your domain name.

Go to “Page Rules” on the top tab >> “Create Page Rule”.

In all rules, replace “protechblogger.com with your blog URL.#

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Rule 1

if the URL matches: http://*protechblogger.com/*

Locate and Click Settings, Set it to “Always Use HTTPS”.

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Rule 2

if the URL matches: http://protechblogger.com/*
then the settings are: Forwarding URL >> 301 – Permanent Redirect.
Bottom URL: https://www.protechblogger.com/$1

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Rule 3

if the URL matches: https://protechblogger.com/*
then the settings are: Forwarding URL >> 301 – Permanent Redirect.
Bottom URL: https://www.protechblogger.com/$1

Those are the page rules which you need to set. Each of these page rules will help redirect both the www and the non-www version of your HTTPS-enabled blog.

Changing Security Options

CloudFlare acts as a protection guild for your site and it helps you prevent bad browsers and bad bots from accessing your website. But then you don’t want it preventing everybody from entering your website,

so you need to change your security options to low.

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Go to “Firewall” >> “Security Level” >> Change it from Medium to “Low”.

Congratulations! Your blogger blog has fully moved to HTTPS but then you need to give it a few hours to see the changes.

Please do wait till your blog fully migrate to HTTPS before you do the next steps. Though you can continue with it, it is advised to be a bit patient. While doing mine, I simply went to bed and continued the next day.

Fixing Mixed Content Errors After Moving to HTTPS

If after moving to HTTPS, your blogger blog starts working, you might experience a little problem which is called mixed content error.

How do I know? If your blog load showing HTTPS and then shows an info sign after loading then your blog is faced with a mixed content error.

What is Mixed Content?

This is when some of your files such as JS, Images are requesting to load using HTTP instead of the newly installed HTTPS. This is a big problem for bloggers using the old templates.

This is why BlogSpot provided the new themes so as to overcome mixed content errors. But still, if you love your theme so much and don’t want to go for the new themes then I can help you out.

It’s going to be a little work, especially when you are afraid of your template HTML. So first thing first is to back up your template.

1. Replace all HTTP with HTTPS

Go to themes >> Edit HTML >> Using CTRL + F search for HTTP. You would find a lot of URLS. Now all you simply need to do is replace all these HTTP with HTTPS. – All of them both images and external links.

2. Using Default Blogger Search Box?

If you are using default blogger search box, then you will also have a problem with the mixed content error.

Go to themes >> Edit HTML >> Search for the below code.

<form expr:action='data:blog.searchUrl'>

If found, replace it with the below code.

<form expr:action='data:blog.searchUrl.https'>

That should fix any problem with mixed content. But then these files might just be in blog widgets added in the layout section so be sure to visit layout and inspect each widget for HTTP URLs.

Next up visit your blog and press CTRL + Shift + J to find verify if there is any mixed content error.

What next? – We need to work on our SEO settings.

How To SEO Optimize Blogger Blog With (HTTPS) SSL Certificate

While setting up SEO on your blog, it will not have a one day impact instead it will take time. Google and Bing will have to crawl your blog HTTPS version.

Replace all “blogname” with your domain name and “BLOGTITLE” with the title of your blog.

Step 1

Go to themes >> Edit HTML >> Search for the below code. It’s in the head section of your blog.
<b:include data='blog' name='all-head-content'/>

If you can’t find this code, paste the below code right after <head> but if you found the code, replace it with the below code.

<link href='https://www.blogname.com/favicon.ico' rel='icon' type='image/x-icon'/>
<meta content='blogger' name='generator'/>
<link href='https://www.blogname.com/feeds/posts/default' rel='alternate' title='BLOGTITLE - Atom' type='application/atom+xml'/>
<link href='https://www.blogname.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss' rel='alternate' title='BLOGTITLE - RSS' type='application/rss+xml'/>
<link href='https://www.blogger.com/feeds/BLOGID/posts/default' rel='service.post' title='BLOGTITLE - Atom' type='application/atom+xml'/>
<!--[if IE]><script type="text/javascript" src="https://www.blogger.com/static/v1/jsbin/2591933621-ieretrofit.js"></script>
<![endif]-->
<meta expr:content='data:blog.url' name='og:url:domain'/>
<!--[if IE]> <script> (function() { var html5 = ("abbr,article,aside,audio,canvas,datalist,details," + "figure,footer,header,hgroup,mark,menu,meter,nav,output," + "progress,section,time,video").split(','); for (var i = 0; i < html5.length; i++) { document.createElement(html5[i]); } try { document.execCommand('BackgroundImageCache', false, true); } catch(e) {} })(); </script> <![endif]-->

How to find blog ID?

If you don’t know your blog ID, simply look up at the URL bar while in your dashboard and you would see it (e.g blogID=5090122629090583639).

Save your template.

You might also want to manually redirect pages to make sure all pages are redirected. While doing mine, the Page rules were just enough for me but you can add the below code to add an extra layer of redirection.

Optional – Javascript redirects

To do this, search for </head> and paste the below code just above it. Don’t forget to replace blogname with your blog name.

<script>
$(document).ready(function()
{           $("a").each(function()
{             var i = $(this).attr("href");
var n = i.replace(http://www.yourdomain.com, "https://www.yourdomain.com");                               $(this).attr("href", function() {               return n             })           })         });       </script>

Update Your Robot.txt

Next up is to update your former HTTP robot.txt file to an HTTPS enabled robot.txt.

To get this done, Go to Settings >> Search Preferences >> Custom robots.txt. >> Edit.

Replace the default one with the below one.

User-agent: Mediapartners-Google
Disallow:
User-agent: *
Disallow: /search
Allow: /
Sitemap: https://www.blogname.com/sitemap.xml

Save your settings.

Submit HTTPS version to Webmasters

Visit Google Webmasters and add your HTTPS versions as new properties. That is https://www.blogname.com and https://blogname.com >> After that you should now have 4 different properties for your domain i.e

http://www.blogname.com
http://blogname.com
https://www.blogname.com
https://blogname.com

Change your preferred domain name to https://www.blogname.com and submit a new sitemap to it.

How To Enable Blogger SSL On Free BlogSpot Domain

I have seen some BlogSpot bloggers using a subdomain and still don’t have HTTPS enabled. I will assume you didn’t know what to do! – the little guide below will show you how to enable HTTPS for your free BlogSpot domain name.

Go to settings >> basic >> HTTPS redirect >> Change it to YES.

if you have issues with mixed content, please follow the procedures above. Don’t forget to also update your Robot.txt and submit new URL to webmasters.

Final Words

I believe you have been successful in adding HTTPS to your BlogSpot blog.  In case you faced any problems, I am here to help and will get it done for you at a very cheap price.

Blogger SSL is important for your blog you should migrate your blog today from HTTP to a free shared HTTPS certificate offered free by CloudFlare. So I hope you liked my post if you still face any problems please ask me in the comments and also spread this post if you liked it.

How to Choose Right Theme for Your Blog

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Did you know that your blog title is as important as what you write about? The way your blog looks will affect how others see you. Your blog and theme of your choice. It is important to look good and feel your business.

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The theme that comes with any WordPress blog installation is clear and does not look good. So you want to find your theme to make your blog different for you and your business.

There are hundreds of thousands of free themes that you can get just by doing a simple search with your favorite search engine like Google. But there are some things to consider when choosing your theme.

Header – do not find one of these themes that the header is too large, this will distract your reader and they will have to browse to read your post. Keep your head up short so that your post is what your readers see.

Navigation – decide this before downloading any content. Blogs are different than websites, you can’t enter code and just change where this comes from. So make sure the theme you choose has the navigation you want.

Sidebars – most do not know that sidebar placement cannot be moved. If your theme has a sidebar on the left you can’t move it to the right side. So make sure your sidebar is where you want it to be.

Color scheme – stay away from silly colors, this will only hurt the eyes of your readers and they will walk away. Keep your color scheme a simple white background with a black letter. Your colors should be soft and easy on the eyes. Some of the top colors you can use are red, blue, yellow, and purple.

If you choose a theme, I highly recommend that you also select at least 3 or 4 different types of themes and test them.

I’ve found that the way the theme looks in the preview is not always the way it works when posted on a blog, so make sure you have certain options. Following these steps can save you time and frustration. Knowing what your theme will be Before you look at it is always best. Have in mind what you want, the right or left sidebars? Navigating above your head or under your head?

There are tons of free themes out there to choose from, doing a simple Google search will bring back thousands of places to look. Remember, too, that you are not committed to the theme of your choice.

This is one good thing about blogs, if a few months in line, you want to change your blog title, it is very easy to do and most of the time it will not affect your blog in any way.

WordPress Plugin and security

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What to use as a plugin in WordPress? Many people has concern about it. Let’s face it; WordPress plugins are essential for every WordPress website or blog. To put it another way, it is almost impossible to use a WordPress blog without them. The fact that they are comfortable and very inclusive. But what is evil? One of the most important things to ask yourself is whether you have just installed a secure plugin? The security of the WordPress plugin never crossed my mind until I made the mistake of installing one from an unreliable source.

Installing a secure plugin should be very important when managing your website or blog. They are usually designed to make life easier and more productive, and they usually do. However, not all plugins are safe.

How can you make sure you have a secure plugin?

There are hundreds of thousands of plugins available on WordPress.org and many of them are developed by various program programs. There are plugins for building contact forms, helping you with your search engine optimization, jQuery slides and much more! But what happens when you install a plugin with some security use? Unfortunately, it is possible that some are slipping on the net and full of malware (I will explain which ‘malware’ is a bit slow in the article). These plugins may cause damage to the security of your blog.

How do I know if I have installed a secure WordPress Plugin?

Until WordPress Security Monitors arrived, there was no quick way to check if you had installed a secure plugin. WordPress Monitors scans the plugins you have installed and scans each of them, looking for security risks.

Secured WordPress Monitors will also look for malicious code. Malicious code (also known as malware or web malware) includes Viruses, Worms, Trojans, Rootkits and more. Hackers plant malware on websites for many reasons. One of these reasons could be to disrupt your website by sending your users to other websites when they click on one of your links. If you have malware on your website, it may result in your website being blocked by Google. Therefore, finding a WordPress Monitor that can scan your website with malware is essential!

Time to Take Web Application Security seriously

Most people take the security of the web application lightly, until their website or blog is hacked by a criminal. Unfortunately, hacking happens and happens on websites of all sizes. Make sure your website is not on the hacker radar by making sure all your plugins are secure.

If you value the security of your websites, I definitely recommend using WordPress Monitor. How do these monitors work? Yes, once your new monitor has started a full scan of your website, it will let you know when your plugins are secure. It will also let you know which plugins need to be updated. Although your WordPress Monitor will tell you if your plugins are up to date, it is best to make your plugin updates as soon as updates are available because if there is a risk, the plugin developer will probably be notified of his plugin.

In some cases, however, the author of the plugin may not remove the known vulnerability, either because he has no time or has stopped updating the plugin. If that happens, it’s time to check out the new plugin.

The Hidden Mystery Behind Why Only WordPress

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Why only WordPress?

Why WordPress? Using WordPress is especially popular among Digital marketing. It also gives you the potential to raise money for business owners. In this article, I will tell you why using WordPress Hosting is best. Many people recommend it for sharing and writing simple content. WordPress makes everything very easy for a person who starts from 0.


At starting time WordPress was only used for Blogs. It was not that much popular at the beginning. Three things that changed WordPress business were – Change in Core Code with easy Plugins and Seo-supported themes. It became popular among bloggers as well as website designers. Here are some benefits of using it –

Create a WordPress blog with easy content sharing

  • One of the main reasons why people use WordPress is that it is easy to create content, and it is also easy to share it on social media. WordPress makes the task easier for a webmaster to manage their content by dividing it into groups and tags.
  • WordPress also has thousands of plugin functions to customize a website. With a variety of WordPress plugins, sharing content across the network is very easy.
  • There are many great WordPress plugins that help make money with your blog in many ways. I will explain in more detail at the end of this article. Using a special plugin, you can call revenue to your blog in a few days.

Create a WordPress blog to create relationships with visitors

why only wordpress

  • A common feature of the blog is that it allows you to leave comments related to the topic being discussed. This is a way to build conversations with your readers, and by sharing quality content, you will build trust and authority among your fans.
  • One way you can build a better relationship with your students is by using email marketing. By email marketing, you are able to get targeted visitors and in many cases repeat sales. Email marketing is very popular with online marketers and is a very profitable way to build a long-term and stable online business.

Create a WordPress blog to make money online

  • Once you have established a good relationship with your blog visitors with trust and authority, a simple product recommendation can make you money online. This is an easy way to make money online because you don’t even need to make your own product.
  • Collaborative marketing is very popular with WordPress users and gets a lot of attention from business-minded people. If you want to create WordPress, then you should include affiliate marketing with your other content for cash.
  • You can also earn from Google ads. You can earn by displaying google ads on your website.WordPress has suitable programmers for it and anyone can start from zero level.

After all the points if you think that there can be alternative of WordPress. Then my answer will be no. However there are some options which are in close competition. Some famous competitor which are famous and less complicated are –

  1. BigCommerce (great for SEO but Complicated )
  2. Webflow (for designers only )
  3. Wix ( flexible in designs)
  4. Squarespace (stylish and responsive)

In conclusion, you should make a WordPress blog today for your business or for yourself. You don’t need knowledge of coding as many people think that it’s mandatory to have knowledge of Coding for blogging. WordPress has lots of functions that will be very helpful for you as they are not complicated like other Hosting tools are. What you need is the basic information about a computer and some internet knowledge.

Tips to Increase WordPress Performance

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WordPress Performance

Have you ever considered the functionality of your WordPress website? Do your visitors stay on your website longer or leave the site within just two or three seconds? If you want your WordPress website to rank ahead of the competition and also attract more visitors, you need to consider all of these questions in your mind. In this digital age, every business owner wants his or her website to rank high on Google and other search engines. You may want to consider the performance of your website when a question arises about the improper functioning of the website.

Please manage time regarding your website. Visit your site daily at least once. You may receive a number of threats to your site’s effectiveness. It could be these content-related issues, the old-related plugin, or others. If you use outdated code or a plugin to create your WordPress website, it may reduce its functionality. It leaves a very negative image for your guests.

Many young website owners face this type of problem. Generally, they are not familiar with WordPress themes and plugins. That’s why the problem of poor performance comes from their website. Younger website owners simply redesign their website and forget about the latest updates. Creating a good looking website is not enough, you need to know the latest updates for your WordPress website. As a WordPress website owner, you should pay attention to all the latest upcoming updates. Keep your site up to date to provide the best information to your visitors.

There are many methods or genuine ways to improve the performance of your website. In this article you will learn about all of this advice. After accepting these tips, you can easily improve the poor performance of your site and turn it into a high-speed website. Please focus on them and fix your slow website problem.

Let’s take a look at these solid tips and apply all of them. Don’t think twice before accepting these tips because you have no other way to improve the performance of your site and you know, your whole business depends on the good performance of the website. It is a website that can lead your business and can damage it very quickly.

1. Choose a solid hosting provider for your site: Hosting is the key to a successful website. Choosing the best hosting company can improve the performance of your website as well as SEO and marketing.

Internet hosting service is a kind of type of Internet hosting service. Allows users to build their own websites through the World Wide Web. Website’s performance depends on your hosting part also. If you choose the wrong hosting provider, it can damage your entire website.

WordPress theme How to choose? Choose Best WordPress Theme

Hiring a hosting provider is not as easy as it used to be. If you have no idea about it, it obviously seems a daunting task. Before choosing a hosting provider, you need to think about how to choose the best hosting company for your website. Always choose a suitable hosting company with many years of experience and a good strategy for improving the website.

There are a few top hosting companies including Liquid Web, Siteground, Inmotion Hosting, Bluehost, WP Engine and Pagely. You can choose any of them as your hosting company. If you are not happy with your hosting company right now, you can move to another company.

2. Install the right WordPress theme: WordPress has thousands of themes nearby. Lots of of them are paid and some of them are free of cost. Most website owners use free themes. For good performance of your website, it is very important that you choose the right and strong WordPress theme for your site.

The theme affects your website. Represent the website in front of your guests. It shows, what your WordPress looks like and sounds like.

In addition to the appearance of your site, it also affects the performance of the website. This means that if you choose a boring or simple site theme, the site may not be popular with visitors. This is a bad point for a website.

To give the best look to your website and create the best visibility for your visitors, you can choose from a variety of different themes from WordPress.org/themes/. This is a website that gives you a large number of WordPress themes. You can choose any of them depending on the needs of your website.

3. Choose the right plugin for your site: Most developers want the best and largest plugin for their website. There are many things to keep in mind when choosing a plugin for your website. There are lots of free WordPress plugins available in the WordPress Plugin Directory.

It can be difficult for you to choose any of them. In that case, you can get professional help from an expert engineer.

You will get free and paid WordPress plugins for premium. You can search for your favorite plugin in the WordPress dashboard. Click on the plugin or add a new one. After that you see a search box, you can type two or three words in the box to find your favorite plugin.

For example, if you want a WordPress backup plugin, you can type a backup in the search box. A huge number of plugins appear in front of you.

4. Unwanted plugins: As we know, WordPress has lots of plugins. But that doesn’t mean we use all of them. There may be medieval plugins. If you have outdated plugins on your website, you need to get rid of them. You choose a plugin for your site, but it does not work properly, so you have chosen a mid-term plugin. Don’t forget to remove it from the WordPress site.

Best Blogging Platforms to Create a Blog (Compared and Reviewed)

Blogging Platforms are where you can create a Blog for free and paid. There are several websites that provide you with the facility to create a free Blog but users are looking for the best Blogging platform to create a blog. There are free Blogging platforms as well as paid and both of these are different from each other. As you know free Blogging platforms will not give you all the features and tools to use in it your Blog but on the other hand, if we take a look at the paid ones, they give you all the features as well as tools but today in my post I will show you the Best Free Blogging Platforms to create a free blog online and will also show you the ones which are paid.

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WordPress.org (Self-Hosted)

WordPress.org is a self-hosted but free Blogging platform that is currently being used by thousands of bloggers. If we define it we can say that it is a downloadable software that is used for creating a blog with your web hosting. WordPress provides you with a Rich post editor, Facilitates Plugins, and several different beautiful themes. WordPress is very easy to manage and it works really fast. WordPress is also an SEO-friendly blogging platform.

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What’s its price?

WordPress.org is totally free and you can download its latest version their site.

Is Hosting included in WordPress.org?

No. Hosting is not included in wordpress.org as it is a downloadable file package which you can upload and install on your web hosting server which you already host.

Any Skills Required?

No, you don’t need any special skills to manage WordPress as it is easy to use blogging platform and you can learn using WordPress in an hour if you haven’t used it before.

Are Themes available?

Yes, there are thousands of free WordPress themes available at wordpress.org and you can choose the one you want plus you can find a lot of free themes for WordPress as there are 100’s of websites and theme stores that provide you WordPress free themes.

Plugins and Extensions?

WordPress is known the best because of its best plugins and extensions feature as there are more than 40,000 WordPress plugins in their directory and so much more around the web.

Blogger (Blogspot)

Blogger/Blogspot is the oldest and one of the best free blogging platforms to create a blog free. Blogger is owned by Google and you get your free blogger account by signing in to your google account. You can create several Blogs as you want on Blogger because there is no limit for Blogs. Blogger is fast and easy to use and you can also associate your own domain with Blogger.com and there are a lot of free templates available on the internet for Blogger blogs.

blogger blogging platform

Is Blogger free to use?

Yes, Blogger is absolutely free and you can create several blogs on blogger without any charges.

Is hosting included in blogger?

Yes, Blogger provides you with its free unlimited Webhosting and you can also associate a custom domain name with a blogger blog.

Any skills required for Blogger?

No skills are required for using blogger as it is a user-friendly platform and it is very easy and simple to use. You can learn it in minutes.

Are templates available?

Yes, there are some templates available by Blogger which you can use for your blog and there are thousands of templates available on the internet which you can also use by uploading them on your blog.

Plugins or extensions for bloggers?

No plugins are available for bloggers.

WordPress.com

wordpess hosted blogging platform

WordPress.com is also a free Blogging platform but it is not good as WordPress.org. It is the hosted version of WordPress. The difference between these is that it is a hosted version and instead of downloading and then installing it on your web hosting you can just create a WordPress account and sign in to use this WordPress version. There are many popular websites that are using wordpress.com you can see all the notable users using WordPress.

Is WordPress.com free to use?

There are three plans available.

$0- Best for basic blogging

$99/yr – Best for professionals

$299/yr – Best for advanced business solutions

Is hosting included in wordpress.com?

Yes, Hosting is included in wordpress.com with no extra or additional free.

Any skills required for WordPress.com?

It is much easier than the wordpress.org version as you have to set it up manually for yourself in it but in wordpress.com you only have to create a free account and start your blog in minutes. It is very easy and simple to use and there are a lot of features available for you to make your free blog perfect.

Are themes available on wordpress.com?

Yes, there are some themes available for you on wordpress.com but if you purchase a premium version you can get some more features and themes. Compare to wordpress.org there are not many themes available for wordpress.com if you are using a free plan of wordpress.com.

Are Plugins available on wordpress.com?

There are some plugins like stats, comments, polls that are popular are included in wordpress.com but no third-party plugins can be used in wordpress.com as if you are using a free plan for WordPress.

Wix.com

Wix.com

Wix.com or Wix is modern and one of the best free blogging platforms to create a blog free as well as paid version also available. It is owned by Wix.com Ltd a Cloud Based Web Development Sevice Software Company based in Israel. Wix supports modern HTML5 language and also has drag & drop features. You can create an eCommerce store using the Wix platform.

Plan & Pricing

Wix free plan gives your hundreds of templates and top-grade hosting absolutely free.

There are many paid plans are available on Wix.com Platform.

2$ to 4.44$ per month Plans are available on the website plans included custom domain names.

Business & eCommerce Plans starting from 3$ to 7$.

Is hosting included in Wix.com?

Yes, Hosting is included in wix.com with no extra or additional free.

Any skills required for Wix.com?

Basically, it is an easier platform as you have to set it up manually for yourself.  You only have to create a free account and start your blog in minutes. It is very easy and simple to use and there are a lot of features available for you to make your free blog perfect.

Are templates available on wix.com?

Yes, there are some templates available for you on wix.com but if you purchase premium templates you can get some more features and designs.

Tumblr

tumblr blogging platform

Tumblr is also one of the most used Blogging platforms online. Tumblr is created by David Karp which is online since February 2007. It is a kind of microblogging platform with an aspect of social networks. Tumblr is great for blogging if you want to publish short content, photos, videos, gifs, etc. It is a kind of community build by users and they love to share and engage in each other’s content.

Is Tumblr free to use?

Yes, Tumblr is absolutely free to use and the price is $0.

Is hosting included with Tumblr?

Yes, Hosting is included with Tumblr and no additional fee is required and you get your subdomain like protechblogger.tumblr.com or if you want to associate your own custom domain with Tumblr it is also possible.

Any skills required to use Tumblr?

No, You don’t need any special skills to use Tumblr as it is a very easy and simple user-friendly blogging platform and you can use it with ease.

Designs available for Tumblr?

Yes, There are a lot of themes and designs available for Tumblr, and some of them are paid.

Are plugins or extensions for Tumblr?

No, there are no plugins nor extensions available for Tumblr.

Ghost.org

ghost blogging platform

Ghost is a downloadable blogging platform software and also a hosted blogging platform free. This is a great Blogging platform, it is created by some employees who have worked in WordPress in the past. They wanted to make it a simple version of WordPress. Now it is one of the popular Blogging platforms to create a blog.

Is ghost.org free to use?

If you want to use the downloadable version it’s $0 but if you want to choose the hosted version then they have some plans which you can choose from. The plans start from $8 to $200 depending upon you the number of blogs you want to create and the amount of website traffic you get.

Is hosting included in ghost?

Yes. Hosting is included in the pro plan of a ghost but if you want to use the downloadable version then you have to find and choose a web host for it and you can also associate a custom domain with it.

Any skills required for ghost.org?

It depends upon what you are looking for, if you want to use the pro plan self-hosted ghost blogging platform then it is simple and no skills are required but if you are wanting to choose the downloadable version then you have to set it up with a web host and installing ghost platform on your web server will be wanting some skills.

Are designs available on ghost.org?

There is a large variety of themes available for ghost.org but many of them are paid. There are also premium themes available for ghost blogging platforms around the web.

Are plugins or extensions available for ghost.org?

No, there are no external plugins or extensions available for ghost.org but there are some features like social media, SEO, comments, and much more which are already built-in ghost.org.

Conclusion

Well, this was the list I made about the best blogging platforms to create a blog. In my list I have shared some of the popular and best blogging platforms and software. Now you have to choose the best blogging platform. I am also giving you a short recommendation about every blogging platform on my list.

You should use wordpress.org if :

  • You are Building a professional blog for yourself or your business and want to take full control of it.
  • You want your blog to look the way you want and change its themes, plugins, and whatever you want.
  • You want to make a lifetime blog and make money with blogging.

You should use blogger and wordpress.com if:

  • You want a blog quickly and you have no money.
  • You want to start a free blog.
  • You want to start a hobby or personal blog and write content in it.

You should choose Tumblr if:

  • You are planning to start a photoblog.
  • You are starting a microblog.
  • You are starting a free blog and making posts on different topics.

You should choose Ghost.org if:

  • You have a passion for modern technology and want to start a blog that is most different from others.

These were my recommendations for you to choose the best blogging platform and start a blog. If you still have any questions or want to share your recommendations please discuss with us in the comments below.

WordPress theme How to choose? Choose Best WordPress Theme

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Currently, people use different browsers. Other popular solutions are Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari, but there are also some obscure ones that some people use to view your site. For this reason, it is important that your website looks good and works well on all types of media platforms.

To free you from all the hassles of looking at your web page every time your site is updated, modern template providers make themes work with all browsers, so you will feel confident that your website works well with any browser people use.

Here I have mentioned some of the features which should be part of your theme. If you are searching for best theme for your WordPress then please keep below points in mind.

Clean Building

Apart from performance, the factor factor needs to be considered as well. Taking a template that comes with a lot of building materials is not always recommended. Clean, very small buildings do not end in style.

Funnily enough, a clean and minimal WordPress theme is perfect for developing great restaurant websites. It has a pale background, which allows users to focus on menus and objects rather than being distracted by too many drawings.

Unique Design

To set up your business without competition and grab the attention of users with something beautiful, go with unique designs. These resources are highly interactive, allowing visitors to participate in storytelling.

For example, Oshin is a multi-purpose WordPress template with 15 different layouts, to choose from. Comes with a package of free fonts and modules to create 50 short codes, among others. Designed to capture the user’s eye when you first see it with its latest web design features, such as ghost buttons, grids, full visibility and slow loading effect.

Custom Widgets

Another advantage of WordPress themes is the fact that most of them are full of widgets that you can use for your site. This includes menus, contact forms, and full slide shows, among other features. If you are working on building your future site, you can use these items to add functionality to it.

Short codes

Shortcodes can be used to make media data attachments. These are easy ways to embed tabs, lists, grids, video and audio data, Google Maps and more on your website. In case you need the features mentioned above, look for a WP theme with short codes.

Last words

There is no guarantee of success online but one thing is certain: with the features mentioned in the article above, you can build a website that is accurate, easy to use, easy to use, customized, unbelievable and attractive.

It is interesting to note that now, free WordPress themes are not far from their paid counterparts. However, themes are paid to provide many features and functionality, including 24-hour free support, regular updates, all kinds of malware protection, etc. If you are looking for a template that you can use to build your next web project, there are many things to consider to find a product that is cost effective.

Best WordPress Plugins – Essentials for Every WP Blog

The fact to keep in mind in Using SEO for WordPress

When you have a handle on the idea of using search engine optimization (SEO) and being able to design your own website, beating your competition becomes easier than you might think. If you want to get the edge that is more important than other websites within your niche, these three gold tips and tricks are the most sensible place to start with. Follow these simple steps and you will be introduced before your immediate competitors.


Use SEO vibration

SEO Quake is a powerful tool that allows users to target a number of customizable and pre-set parameters in three different functional areas. Compatible with both Firefox and Internet Explorer, SEOToolbar displays parameters in the browser toolbar, SEO bar uses a completely different custom lock, and parameters can also be displayed as a result on Search Engine Optimization Pages (SERPs). SEO Quake has a growing community where customizable parameters are shared so that web developers can better track the performance of their websites. SEO Quake is free to download and makes an excellent addition to the SEO arsenal of anyone sensitive to flying past the competition.

Remove Your Blog from the Google Supplemental Index

Here you may damage your traffic driven by search engines unknowingly. This is especially common on WordPress blogs, where multiple links lead to similar content pages. When Google or another search engine discovers these pages, it will follow all the links and treat the same content as multiple instances of the same object. The fastest and most effective way to repair this damage and prevent other incidents of the same event is to compile an active Robots.txt file. You may need to customize your robots.txt file to suit your specific needs. This text file will tell search engines where they should and should not go, and can prevent search engine spiders from repeatedly tracking various links to the same content.

Reset your Permalinks

There are three different ways your permissions are allowed on a WordPress blog, but there is only one that looks and feels useful when it comes to maximizing page rank. If you have a lot of permalinks that you can change because your blog is temporarily inactive, consider downloading Dean’s Permalinks Migration Plugin that will allow you to switch to your new permalink structure without losing the traffic you already get on your old permalinks. A good permalink structure is one that contains the actual title of a blog post rather than just a random blog post number, and sometimes even date details. Some bloggers choose not to use the information for the day, which makes the permalink shorter and more straightforward. By using real articles in your URLs, you increase the likelihood that your blog posts will be individually targeted for a major search engine.

I hope the above-mentioned method will help you to gain more views. By the above method, you can grow your website organically and you will get a high CPC also. Please keep in mind that with this you need unique content. Content should be not spam and copied. Use proper abbreviations and correct grammar and avoid spelling mistakes. Everything takes time so don’t be in hurry have patience. Your site will grow organically don’t go for bots views or system-generated views. It can rank you up in results but for temporary time only. You can get a permanent suspension or limited ad issues.

If you still have any questions regarding SEO then feel free to comment or contact I am here to help you. Keep visiting

How to Get HVAC Leads in 2021 Using Social Networking Platform

Social Networking Platform

Social media promotion can actually change the lead generation game for HVAC companies. It is a speedy way to build a direct connection with their viewers. Every social media channel has its own features and downsides, a marketing expert can guide you on how to adopt different social media procedures.

Facebook is the king of all social media networks, it has almost 2.2  billion active users. HVAC marketing companies should attention to Facebook to get HVAC leads in 2021 for their trade. Though Facebook has its own algorithm it is not that hard to build your business on this social media platform.

A well-crafted Facebook advertising strategy can bring a flow of organic customers to your website. In this article, we will provide you with a crucial guide about how you should influence Facebook for your HVAC marketing.

Take Advantage of Facebook- Generate Leads for HVAC Marketing

If we say you must use Facebook for your business a series of questions comes into our mind- how to create a post? What to post? Should I run paid ads? How Facebook ads can help me?

Well, as a business owner Facebook allows you to grow organically or you may want to invest a few dollars to get quality clients. Small or medium businesses may not be able to invest as much as big companies. The more money you invest, the more results you get. But the best part is you have full control over your budget.

Growing organically is facebook needs time, strategy, and patience, if you prefer to play a long time in the market go organic.

But how?

Let’s  have a look

How to Generate HVAC Leads Organically in Facebook

  •  Use your cover photo

Use your cover photo as your banner. Write a few lines about what you offer and how to contact you. Include your keywords or relevant images to drag buyers attention.

  • Treat your Facebook page as a mini portfolio

Create a Facebook business page that includes all the necessary information about your company. Highlight opening and closing time, price idea, include your website link.

  • Make a content strategy

Make a content strategy. Posting anything anytime will not cut in the industry. Decide your purpose for every single piece you want to post on Facebook. Analyze Facebook insight to know who is your target audience, what time they are online. Take time to figure out which type of content is getting more engagement.

Plug your content strategically in a content calendar with a slot. Be consistent with your effort to see how magically with help to grow your venture.

  • Leverage Facebook group

Leveraging Facebook group is another way to get organic leads for your business. Find out industry-specific groups, post content that educates, informs, or entertains your target audience. Build trust and credibility in the market. If you are a location-based business, find a Facebook group that works particularly for that area. Share your testimonials, positive reviews to drag more traffic.

  • Connect with your audience

Reply to your messages and DM as soon as possible. It shows that you care about your audience. Positive reviews should highlight whereas taking care of negative ones is equally important. A well-crafted message written in a polite manner can make your dissatisfied customer bounce back to your business.

If you are a small or medium-level business that does not have enough money to run ads then adopt these ways to grow yourself organically on Facebook.

How to get leads for HVAC marketing with Facebook ads

  • Set your objective-

Before your running campaign, Facebook will want to know what your business objective is. As a startup HVAC marketing company, you may want to create brand awareness or want to reach your potential leads. Set your objective based on what you need to achieve. You can run Facebook ads for lead generation purposes.

  • Set pixel

Facebook pixel is a set of code that needs to embed in your website. It will fetch your user information and help you to make an informed decision while you create your campaign.

  • Choose Right Audience

Who is your ideal customer? Figure out a few basic information about your ideal customers like

  • Age
  • Gender
  • Location
  • Marital status
  • Language

You can use any particular location or ZIP code, specific address radius, people traveling to that area. That is huge for an HVAC marketing company. Precise your customer is demographic for detailed targeting.

  • Set your Budget

Decide how much you are willing to pay. Facebook permits a minimum of one dollar per day. Set your campaign budget and schedule your campaign for a specific period.

  • Add your creatives

Facebook offers a wide variety of ad creative but you can choose your ad format according to your need. Carousel ads, single image ads, video ads are the major option you can play with.

You are investing your money, so track every metric to know what is working for you and what is not. Measuring your campaign success rate is very important to know how much ROI  you have earned.

Wrapping up

Social media king can really do wonders for your HVAC  marketing company and helps you to get quality leads in 2021. It offers both options to you, organic and paid. Every business uses these free powerful social media channels to create awareness, build trust, nurture leads, getting traffic, and eventually convert them and generate ROI.