Monday, March 30, 2009

20 Excellent Blogs for Those Who Love Design

Whether you’re a web designer, a print designer, or a photographer, you probably share a common trait with me and other creative types - a love for all things design related.

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Friday, March 27, 2009

Blogger of the Week - The Amazing Limyh

A new blogger with the mysterious alias of "limyh' made his debut on Social Media Today a few days ago and promptly broke all our records for most-read post in a single week.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Blogging Your Way Through This Recession

The global economy is down and more people lose jobs, luckily the social web has blogging and other writing jobs that allows you to pass time and earn some cash in the process.

Mr. Bloggy

Travel the world from the comfort of your computer screen, as Mr Bloggy hops around blogs from different corners of the world. Mr Bloggy’s taste for both the exotic and mundane is unsatiable, and he will go to the far reaches of the world to tell you about the colorful realm that is blogging.

Beyond Eyeballs: The Three Body Parts that Create Real Revenue

The advertising world is obsessed with “eyeballs.” If you want to sell ads on your blog, for example, you’ll have to show potential advertisers how many unique users are coming to the site each week–how many eyeballs are looking at your stuff.

Is Blogging Your Dream?

See if you fall within this list to see if blogging is what you think it to be.

Consider This Before Getting a Custom Blog Design

Before getting a custom design for you blog, here are some things you should consider.

How one blog comment can bring you 230+ unique visitors

There are great possibilities for driving good numbers of traffic to your blog by commenting on high-profile blogs. This article will explain how to get 230+ unique visitors from one comment in less than a week.

How I got my blog from Google PageRank 0 to PR4 in two months

Google PageRank is one of numerous factors Google uses to determine the importance of a blog and it is based on the value of your inbound links. Google evaluates how many links there are to your blog from other pages, and the relevance and quality of the linking sites.

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Good thing about WordPress Thesis Theme is that it lets you customize your blog with features like magazine style without much knowledge of design or coding.

How A Blog Can Grow Your Business

Snap Judgment - Signs of a Good Blog

With the number of blogs growing dramatically every day, it can sometimes be hard to know if a blog is worth reading or not.

What's Your Bread and Butter?

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In business, the phrase “Bread & Butter” is used to describe something that is core to the success of a business. A good example is a lawyer for whom divorce cases bring in the majority of their income, those cases are their Bread & Butter. Without these cases they would be struggling to fill their workload and bring in an income.

Blogging and Twitter in a Recession

How to make the best use of your time during the recession with blogging and twittering.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Unique Design Blogs

If you’re looking for inspiration from the internet then take the time to checkout these unique webdesign blogs.

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Blog Site of the Week

Udessi is a new online gallery offering contemporary Australian art, craft & design, dedicated to showcasing & promoting Australian artists with unique work and products.

37 Tips for Optimizing Blogs and Feeds - SES New York

Here are some specific, practical questions and answers about optimizing both blogs and feeds for better search performance from some of the smartest blog and Feed SEO experts on the web.

What Type of Blooger Are You?

Are you an activist, connector, collector,...

Thursday, March 12, 2009

New GooseGrade plug-in edits your blog for you

GooseGrade, the service that lets your blog readers correct any mistakes you've made, has a new plug-in for WordPress users that makes it easier for blog administrators to approve and implement corrections suggested by readers.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Building A Small Business Website with Blogger

In the past few years, we’ve seen a dramatic rise in the number of companies who have a presence online. Almost every major retailer now offers the service to purchase their products online, while consumers are more likely to look up local businesses online rather than reach for a bulky telephone directory.


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Launching A Blog? Do It With A Bang!

Blog are everywhere you look, but this has not stopped many people from launching new blogs every single day.

Monday, March 09, 2009

Top 10 Tools for Your Blog or Web Site

Having your own hosted web domain has never been cheaper, or easier, with the vast array of free resources out there. Here's a list of ten tools to help anyone launch and maintain their internet presence.

Yahoo Might Buy Tumblr, New York's Cutest Startup

We hear Yahoo is in talks to buy Tumblr, a blogging startup run by 22-year-old David Karp for "low-to-mid eight figures" — which would translate to a small fortune for the New York entrepreneur.

Bloggers not protected by anti-astroturfing laws

Opinion: When it comes to firms behaving badly, might beats right.

Ex-Ohio State star Clarett goes online with blog from prison

Former Ohio State football star Maurice Clarett writes that he's blogging from prison so others will learn from his wrong decisions.

Friday, March 06, 2009

Ted Blog

TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. Since then its scope has become ever broader.

If you want to keep up with TED, you can stay in touch with their blog.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Amazing Photo Editing Tool, Great for Bloggers

If you frequently capture screenshots to add to your site or blog or to send to co-workers, here’s an app you’re sure to like! Screen Dash combines screenshot capturing, image-editing and paint tools, and instant image hosting, complete with HTML code for Web forums, for embedding, and for email. It is unmatched when it comes to instant hosting. Go to Screen Dash here.

Sunday, March 01, 2009

Top ten business ideas generated using microblog search

With the advent of microblogs and more specifically microblog search, there is now an immediate way to listen in to people’s real needs, as expressed in their own words, all day, every day.

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Consider This Before Getting a Custom Blog Design

Before getting a custom design for you blog, here are some things you should consider.

Use Your Blog’s Stats for More Than Just Numbers

Like most people, some bloggers spend too much time paying too much attention to the numbers in their blog’s stats. Toolbelt.jpg

Getting the Most Out of Your Blogs with MyBlogLog


Anyone that’s ever blogged as a way to promote their products or services and, hopefully, make money online knows how effective good blogs can be. However, for them to be truly effective, they need good exposure on the internet. MyBlogLog, a service of Yahoo! makes this not only possible but very easy.

Vblogging Tips: Easy Video Blogging Done Right

  1. you can do videos easily with a digital camera
  2. you don’t need to make them fancy
  3. you do have to post regularly
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How to Develop a Niche Blog Content Plan

The best way to build traffic for a new niche blog is to have lots of content and to post it regularly. Many new bloggers don’t realize this and are often disappointed with their traffic when they start out.