Yahoo Messenger is a free IM (Instant Messaging) application created by Yahoo! which allows you to chat online with your buddies.

As a yahoo messenger user, you can log in normally or log in as invisible for everyone. If you log in normally, you’ll be available for all your contacts and they can see you are online. On the other hand, if you log in as invisible, no one will see you online, so you’ll appear just like being offline.

Smart yahoo users use special sites that scan your messenger id and can predict your real yahoo status with more than 99% accuracy. Unbelievable ? There are even desktop applications that claim to do the same thing, but in fact they contain viruses that can harm your pc or they simply just steal your passwords.

How is this possible ?

I don’t know how these sites scan a yahoo id. You only have to write the yahoo id you want to check the status for and you will get the response usually in a few seconds.

I tested more than 50 sites (and there are many more out there) that claimed to show the real status of a user.  Sadly, only 4 of them showed the correct status. And this is only the tip of the iceberg. Not only the other websites didn’t work, but I started receiving spam messages on my yahoo id (I made the tests by scanning my yahoo id) at short time. I even got spammy emails which I’m not very happy about.

But from all my research I can recommend you only 1 site. This is the best site I found, that ruled out all the other websites. 
The yahoo status scan is very quick and accurate and the site has a strict privacy policy against collecting yahoo id’s. They don’t do it. I even contacted the webmaster of this site and he rest assured me the yahoo id’s checked on the site are safe. He doesn’t keep any database of yahoo id’s like others do (he gave me some names, but I won’t call them).

To use this status checker, simply go to ystatus.com

As a bonus, you will be able to view and download the avatar of yahoo id’s too.

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Let’s skip all the filler talk and just get to the hard fact: if you’re trying to get rich and make a six-figure income through websites or blogs, then forget about it. The harsh reality is that although there are successful people out there who do make a living off monetizing blogs, the vast majority of people who try to walk this road don’t. Sorry to crush your dreams right from the get-go, but I’ve seen too many people jump into this business with super high aspirations only to crash and burn when they realize the tough road ahead of them. That’s why I recommend beginner webmasters to keep their goals modest – the Internet is a huge place and getting noticed will be difficult, especially if you start off on the wrong foot. I’ve been making websites and blogs for a few years now. It has always been a hobby of mine and only recently have I discovered ways to earn some money from it. Don’t jump into this with making money as your sole reason for blogging, there are easier and far less frustrating ways to make money in life :) Here’s some more positive reasons for blogging:

Accomplishment – It gives you a sense of accomplishment having crafted something of your own creation; and hopefully something helpful and informative that can be shared with your visitors. Interaction – reading comments and getting feedback is a great way of gaining inspiration for future blogs and excellent motivation to keep writing. Fun - this is probably the most important reason. Blogging should be Fun, never forget that. This is something you chose to do with your precious free time, so why should you continue to do it if it feels like work?

The most successful bloggers out there began just like you or me with some little known domain with a trickle of traffic. So how did they rise to where they are today? Well, there’s no real secret, all of them offer the same general advice to building a successful blog:

1. Blog about what you’re passionate about. The worst thing you can probably do is to start a blog because you found out that the topic generates high paying ads. In all likelihood, it’s a topic you have very little knowledge of or experience with. Researching such a topic is feasible but will be very time consuming and take away time from actual blog writing. High paying topics or keywords will almost certainly have high competition, making it all the much harder for you to get noticed. So, trust me, blog about what really interests you and it’ll go a long way in improving the quality of your blogs as well as keeping you motivated. Which brings us to the next point.

2. Finding your own voice. This might seem odd, but many bloggers tend to put on a new persona when starting out a new blog. I know this because I used to do it all the time until I realized that you don’t need to pretend to be super professional, a know-it-all, or overly funny to get people reading. I find that it stiffens the flow of your writing because you’re constantly pretending to be someone you’re not. People subscribe and are more likely to become returning visitors if they discover that you’re truly interested or knowledgeable in a particular topic – and that’s not something you can easily fake.

3. Stay focused on one topic. Branching out into multiple topics is okay for a personal journal, but the best blogs tend to keep to one topic or a few closely related ones. The reason for this is the majority of visitors coming to your website will have a particular topic they wish to find out more about, and the more focused your website is on that topic, the higher the chance they’ll end up on your doorstep. Search engines like Google and Yahoo! work the same way and reward blog more content on a particular keyword with higher rankings on search results. Don’t take this advice as saying you shouldn’t ever write about something random, that’s fine once in awhile but just remember not to alienate your readership too much as they can be very picky.

These pieces of advice can easily be applied to many other aspects of life as they can to blogging. And like in life, you’ll eventually find a style that works for you. I hope this post will be helpful in guiding future bloggers, come visit my homepage for more tips and secrets in the future. And remember, work hard at what you enjoy and success will follow.

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Web Promotion largely depends on search engine optimization. For online promoters, high ranking in search engines means bigger traffic. Usually sites need links to develop any sort of search engine visibility. A successful link building campaign allows you to gain top rankings in search engines. Do you ever observed why only few links work for you and not all? What went wrong with those links? Why do they seem like dead links for you?

Let me answer, major search engine like Google never counts all types of links. That’s why not all links contribute in your search engine ranking. Are you aware of those links? If not, I will explain you the type of links you should avoid or use cautiously.

Links on non-indexed pages – Google constantly hunts for the potential pages and regularly add pages to the index on the basis of their worthiness. Therefore it is imperative to check whether or not the page is indexed, as links on indexed pages can grant more value to your rankings. Links will be more valuable if they come from frequently crawled WebPages. You can verify the indexing of webpage by using: Site: http:// www.xyz.com (Webpage URL)

Links in JavaScript code – Very few of us are aware of the fact that if a link is created via JavaScript, it can not be visible by search engines as search engines can not read and execute Java script code. For instance, Links over blog comments are generally generated by using java script and therefore they never pass value to search engine rankings. You can check JavaScript by using web developer firefox extension and can decide whether the link will be fruitful for you or not.

No follow links- More often we count only backlinks from relevant and worthy sites but never mind how they index our link. The simplest way to check the visibility of your link on a particular webpage is source code of the webpage. Open the source code using “Ctrl+U” and check the source code rel attribute. If there is rel=“nofollow”, your link won’t be visible for the search engines.

These Links can drive traffic to your website, but if your link building effort is for search engine ranking, these links can not add value to your website’s SEO. Thus, if you are building invisible links, your Building effort will go in vain. Now I can assure your Link Building will work best, all you need to do is to avoid invisible links.

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