Monday, October 15, 2012

Guide to change your to in Blogger

Are you publishing your blog with Are you feeling that your long domain name like, giving you bad reputation at many points of view? If your answer is yes! Then you came to right place and read out my post.

Why should I change to custom domain?

Search engines except Google, rest of all will never result your blogspot well at their listing. Social networking sites don’t like your tag when compared with top level domain. They don’t love to back link you. Moreover, the domains are blocked by some Internet service providers including China. You can also get custom e-mail like with Google Apps. So this time, I am posting step by step guide to set up a custom domain using

Guide to set up a Dot Tk custom domain using free DNS service:

Registering Dot Tk Domain:

  1. Go to website.
  2. Enter your preferred Dot Tk domain name and click Go. If entered domain is available, you will be promoted for further steps.
  3. Dot Tk domain registration panel
  4. Now it shows availability of your domain.  For free domain you need to produce minimum of 25 hits per 90 days. Free domain has same services as paid domain. Select your choice and move on to next step.
  5. Dot tk sign up
  6. Enter your blogspot URL and set registration length as 12 months. Now sign up with Dot Tk. Here you have to verify your Dot Tk account by email or you can also use social Networking accounts like facebook, yahoo, flicker etc.

Dot Tk settings in Blogger:

  1. Log on to your blogger account.
  2. Adding custom domain
  3. Go to Settings and find Publishing option in your dashboard. Now click on Add a Custom Domain. You will be prompted to buy a domain for your blog.
  4. Blogger custom domain settings
  5. Simply click on Switch to advanced settings. Then enter your Dot Tk domain with www in the place of (as shown in the picture). Now you have to verify domain ownership by adding two CNAME records. For this, click on Settings instructions. You will be landed to a page that having dynamically generated CNAME valus with detailed set up instructions.

DNS Configurations in Dot TK:

  1. Now log on to your Dot Tk account and click on Domain Panel. It gives the list of your Dot Tk Domains. Now, click on Modify option to configure DNS Settings for your domain.
  2. DNS settings in DOT TK
  3. Here, you will get a pop up window of Domain settings. Select Dot TK DNS Service and configure your DNS settings like above shown screenshot according to your domain name. You will find dynamically generated CNAME values in below image.
  4. DNS settings in Blogger
  5. For the first CNAME, enter Host Name as "www" and IP address as "". It is fixed for any blog. Second CNAME record needs dynamically generated values. It means Host name with dynamically generated name (which is highlighted in blue) and IP Address with dynamically generated value like "" (which is highlighted in pink). These fields are different for different blogs. Do not forget  to select record type as CNAME record.
  6. To make your naked domain available, you have to add A record with following details. select record type as A record, then fill Host Name field with your dot tk domain without www (example: ) and IP address as
  7. Before you move onto next step, wait about 30 min or an hour for your DNS settings to activate.

Saving Custom Domain settings in Blogger:

  1. Again go to advacned settings that configured in second step under publishing and save them. If you get any error, come back after some time and save settings.
  2. custom domain settings in Blogger
  3. Once you are done with saving, under publishing edit your custom domain and set redirection option by putting tick mark as shown in picture.
  4. If you have any trouble in following any step, put a comment that helps me to catch you back.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Adsense Invitation to earn revenue from YouTube videos

Youtube logo
Do you know that your YouTube videos can make tons of Money? Yes , It’s true. YouTube is a good platform to view and share interesting video clips. You may upload videos just for fun. But it helps you in making money online. It doesn’t need much skills and efforts. However, creativity is needed to make video which pull to generate noticeable hits. Know more about Adsense here. Let’s see how it works

How to get into Adsense Revenue sharing program?
This process involves mainly two steps. First step is uploading a video and making it popular (promoting ). Here popular in the sense, getting good number of views (hits). With the help of Social networking websites like twitter and facebook , we can make views by posting on profile. I hope ,it’s not a difficult task for you. Writing attractive keywords for your video title ,description and caption can tend users towards video click. Once you reach certain number of views , you will get a mail from the Youtube team saying – “you are eligible to earn revenue from the playbacks of your videos”. In my case, I got invitation after crossing 500 views.
Adsense enabled in Youtube
Second step is following sign up procedure for adsense account. For this, Simply click on the link that enclosed in your mail. Fill the details carefully and wait for review. Once you get approved with adsense, you will earn a share of the revenue from the ads as long as you meet the program requirements. In countries like US and UK have direct option to enable revenue sharing, whereas in complicated countries like India, Pakistan , Srilanka and China , youtube is following Invitation process.

What types of videos can help you to get adsense invitation?
Adsense strictly follows copyright act in monetization of any content. So you will not be allowed to monetization, unless your video content is copy right free. Check my guideline in creating videos.
  • I advise you to create your own video. That may be a short film with own audio, video tutorial or funny seen . Rule is only original content.
  • Avoid using background music that are copyrighted. If you use any music, you need to produce proof of ownership.
  • Check youtube terms of Copyright policy and content. Also check for monetization here.
For any additional information, you can ping me by making comments