Friday, November 27, 2009
In 2009, Twitter will become much more tightly integrated with the rest of the blog in a variety of ways – watch out for tweetbacks and tweetstats to make their debut, and tweet comments to TwitterRolls to start appearing on blogs. Here are 10 ways Twitter will impact blogs this year. By Rachel Cunliffe
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The founding mother of the blog revolution, Movable Type's Mena Trott, talks about the early days of blogging, when she realized that giving regular people the power to share our lives online is the key to building a friendlier, more connected world.
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Blogging Tips from an Expert. What makes some blogs better than others? How important are subscribers, Google PageRank, and Technorati score? What can you do to make your blog stand out? Jim Kukral and Paul Richlovsky of http://www.fathomseo.com/blog/ discuss some blogging tips for what really makes a good blog in the age of social media/Web 2.0.
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Marko Saric shares some of the things he's learned from the first year, and what he would recommend bloggers to think of when launching a new project and building blog traffic.
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Never consider a blog post finished: no blog post should ever be considered the final word on the topic. By Roger C. Parker
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Sue Waters provides updated information regarding Edublog themes. She covers layout, color scheme, taglines and more.
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It is a Google’s world, and as webmasters we live and die by our search rankings, right? One of the factors that both influences search rankings and that most people seem to care about is the Google PageRank. More specifically, we want as much PageRank as possible! By Daniel Scocco
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Blogging stimulates the brain as you make public ideas that rouse “aha’s.” Shaping and sharing ideas with a wider community provides incentive, especially as you’re rewarded by readers’ comments. Another bonus comes as surprises unwrap themselves as you read and learn from others’ blogs. By Liz Strauss
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For a lot of you new to blogging, perhaps you’ve heard of tracking statistics, perhaps you’re teaching yourself how to monitor your site, but suffice to say, it’s a clear cut benefit if you plan to make money on your site. By Luis Sandoval
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Thursday, November 26, 2009
The 2009 State of the Blogosphere was published at Technorati in 5 parts (+ an introduction) between October 19th and 23th. The study is the most comprehensive study of the current trends and demographics among the bloggers and because of this, it gives us a great opportunity to learn more about blogging. By Zemalf
Getting indexed by Google doesn’t guarantee anything for your website, but if you’ve done your homework and found great keywords the search engine traffic will come eventually, and here’s a guide to get your site indexed by Google fast – really fast. By Zemalf
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Launching a new website can be an intense experience. Preparing yourself for the launch and making sure you’ve got all your ducks in a row will ensure that your launch is successful. By Mike Smith
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With literally hundreds of millions of blogs in the vast blogosphere, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to develop a unique brand for your blog by writing posts that are unique, creative and entertaining. The next time you find yourself in a rut, try these 7 blog copywriting ideas for creating fresh and interesting content. By Michelle Bowles
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David Cleland offers tips on stage subscriber-only competions off your blog.
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Saturday, November 21, 2009
Teenager Tavi Gevinson was the true star of New York Fashion Week. By Eva Wiseman
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The husband of Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez said he was attacked by government supporters as he waited on Friday to confront state security agents accused of detaining and beating his wife two weeks ago. By Reuters
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