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On-Page SEO Hacks: Content curation for better ranking

SEO has been evolving constantly but the intention of digital marketers has mostly been the same -to show up better on the search engine results. I have discussed earlier in my article about adding excerpts as part of on-page SEO hacks. In this article we shall see how content curation helps in optimizing search results.

When you finalize a topic for your article, gathering all the relevant information around it, organizing the gathered information, writing it and then publishing it is collectively known as Content Curation.

A well curated article results in great quality and is full of useful and relevant information around a specific topic.  A content-rich article like this will generate many back-links making your digital presence and thus yields better ranking during search.

The following few articles might help you understand some of the tools and techniques to curate content effectively:

These links shall not only help your understanding better but shall also serve as guide for your content curation activity.

Hope this article has helped you a bit. Leave a comment if it did!

 

 

 

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Be proud .. You are a “Home-Maker”

This article isn’t coming from me because I am a Home-Maker now. It is because I have heard enough contempt for home-makers!

I am a home-maker, doing everything that is needed to meet everyone’s needs. I know I am doing it really well, getting maximum satisfaction amidst occasional appreciation. I have less to regret and a lot of experience to handle some things that I never thought I could, all by myself! But often, I encounter people whose facial colour just fades once they hear I am a homemaker! Why? Is it a taboo or is it illegal or do you think it is a shameful state to be in?

As recently as today noon, a dear one mocked at me for being home maker. I usually don’t take sh** coming my way. But today I had to be patient and not give back because he was an elderly man from a close circle. A man who has always been spending his life in the urge to make money and meet targets of prosperity and never thought of being there for the dear ones at times of need takes enough time to comment on me who has been sweating out to do everything that take to keep the family running smoothly! Hell..

I have studied in one of the best universities, have had an excellent IT career, did well there, gathered enough feathers to decorate my plume and took an essential break when the family needed me. I am just a decision away from getting back to a full-time IT job if you, Mr.Money-maker, think is life’s meaning. But, I will push that thought into future and take a call wisely when I am sure that things are all in place and when it is the right time to get back to a demanding job!

I have all it takes to go back to IT – enough skills, amazing attitude, self-confidence and the ability to decide what is the best thing for me and my loved ones. But you and I clearly know how well you are equipped to handle a family that needs you ! All you can do is throw some money at a nanny to take care of your kids or at a carer who can watch your dear ones in pain. 

Sc**w you and those obnoxious people who think having big bucks in their account is success. I am successful, so are all women who are making a “home” rather than outsourcing that to some others who mean nothing in the concept of “home”.

And when I get back to work, I clearly know how well I can shine there because I would have successfully delivered the project of happiness, contentment and satisfaction at times of need. This is a big value add on my resume. I have no doubt about it whatsoever!!
This is my dedication to all those people who bend their heads for being home-makers. Stand up and straight.. there is no shame if you are a homemaker.. and to all those Money-minting-machines who just know that much and nothing beyond it!

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I realised.. it wasn’t my type and walked away

Recent incidents in life had made Sarah a bit timid and she had begun to keep herself very busy always only to avoid all the nostalgia of the bitter past.

Like everyone, she had dreamt of a life with nothing else but perfection, love and affection. All aspects of her life were nearly perfect, except her marriage. Her marriage with Ron had recently ended rather disgracefully.

Ron was a rich man, ambitious about his career , fairly good looking but a very morose guy. He seemed uninterested in anything around him. And that troubled their marriage.

Sarah and Ron lived together, period. There was no communication like normal couples and there seemed no connect between them.But to everyone around them, they seemed like the perfect couple with the best traits – decent looks, great career and good status because they often put up a happy face to the world. Probably the only pleasant thing in their life was that they were circled by a good bunch of friends who often invited them over to parties or events.

Continue reading “I realised.. it wasn’t my type and walked away”

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You are actually not alone if…

Are you often thinking you are alone and have no one to listen to you or to give you company? Well, you perhaps are not!

Everyone at some point in their life would have felt so. But more often than not, they are not alone and find solace when they realise so. See, just as you read this, you realised you aren’t the only one who felt lonely all this while. Isn’t it? Well, that’s the fun part of it. Continue reading “You are actually not alone if…”

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And then, He came…

It was 7 o’clock in the morning but Jenny continued to lay still, on her rocking chair , gazing out of the window. The cool morning breeze could only sweep off the untied hair off her face, but not the thoughts that filled her mind.

The previous night was rather a disturbing one for her because she was intrigued by a chain of dreams, dreams that casted each of her ex-men in the lead role! When the dreams became rather too realistic, she couldn’t help but wake up at once to the reality, only to realise she was now , thankfully, still single! Continue reading “And then, He came…”

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Be one with your toddler

It has been an awesome journey parenting my little one all these days. Since her birth until now, I have seen her blossom into a new flower at every stage.. while in her newbie stage she was a sweet jasmine, she soon became a rose, with of course a pricky stem! She is in her troublesome twos and keeping me on my toes these days!

At every stage of motherhood, I have had one thing done all the time in my free time.. Seek advice from my best buddy – Mr. Google. Starting from “how to tie a nappy like a pro” kind of searches till “how to handle the toddler tantrums“,that was my recent search! It is a quintessential thing to do at times when you know, yet ,you feel you don’t know!

I always remember a dear friend of mine when I talk about toddlers. He used to say, ” I love kids.. only those under 3.. after that they are angelic monsters.. phew!!” So true, isn’t it? Well, thats all true when you aren’t the parent.. but when you are, you really have to go through all the ups and downs, and especially for the mom, it’s a solo journey.. Continue reading “Be one with your toddler”