Friday, November 27, 2009

10 Ways Twitter Will Change Blog Design in 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

10 Popular Advertising Blogs

Here's a top 10 list of advertising blogs.

Best Business Blogs 2009

Looking for the best business blogs on the web for 2009? It's not easy to find them. There are thousands of blogs, but only a few are really worth your attention.

Best Business Blog

Nominate your choice for Best Business Blog. This category encompasses blogs that frequently cover such things as economics, marketing, business strategy, consulting, etc. By The 2009 Weblog Awards

30 Techniques To Create An Effective Blog


These days everyone is creating a blog, from celebrities to the boy next door. But most of these blogs are abandoned in a month or two. Do you know why? By Ajinder

Mena Trott on blogs

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.

Blogging Tips From an Expert Blogger - Social Media/Web 2.0

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 discuss some blogging tips for what really makes a good blog in the age of social media/Web 2.0.

Anatomy of a Blog Post Well Received

Marshall Kirkpatrick explains how a post got bookmarked so much in one random day.

The Anatomy of a Blog

When you hear the word “blog”, what comes to mind? Is it still an online diary written by angst filled teenagers? Or is it something a little more composed? By Zach Dunn

Blog traffic – From 0 to 200.000 visitors, 8 blogging lessons learned

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.

My Build A Better Blog presentation at London Bloggers Meetup video

Here's the slideshow of the presentation:

How to boost your blog traffic using trackbacks

Daan Whenigetrich shares his thoughts on how to increase blog traffic using trackbacks.

How trackbacks works

Definition of trackback

7 Top Content Tips for Bloggers – Part 7: Revisits & Updates

Never consider a blog post finished: no blog post should ever be considered the final word on the topic. By Roger C. Parker

Take a 24-minute, narrated, video tour of Published & Profitables writing resources and tools.jpg

100 Edublogs Themes Review To Make Choosing Your Next Theme Easier

Sue Waters provides updated information regarding Edublog themes. She covers layout, color scheme, taglines and more.

Linking Out Will NOT Reduce The Google PageRank of Your Pages

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

google pagerank leak

11 Business Blogging Books - Recommended Reading

Denise Wakeman provides a list of 11 business blogging books.

The blogging brain

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

Top 50 blogs by

Here's a list of 50 top blogs by

Tracking Stats on Your Blog Part I

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

Pixazza is Like Google AdSense for Blog Images

Founded in 2008, Pixazza, Inc. provides an internet service that turns static images into engaging content, while generating incremental income for web publishers.


Thursday, November 26, 2009

How Do You Know When to Stop Writing a Blog Post?

So when is it time to stop your blog?

Analyzing the State of the Blogosphere 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

SotB 2009: How Long Have Bloggers on the Survey Been Blogging?

How To Get a New Blog Indexed By Google In Less Than 6 Hours

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

A blogging case study

Covering a big event in My Niche. By Dee Barizo


10 Things You Must Do Before A New Site Or Blog Launch

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

Business Blogging Tip - Niche Your Blogs

Denise Wakeman talks about multiple subjects on one blog.

7 Blog Copywriting Ideas for Creating Original Content

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

How To Run Subscriber-Only Competitions on Your Blog

David Cleland offers tips on stage subscriber-only competions off your blog.


Saturday, November 21, 2009

Tavi Gevinson: the 13-year-old blogger with the fashion world at her feet

Teenager Tavi Gevinson was the true star of New York Fashion Week. By Eva Wiseman

Yohji Yamamoto poses with blogger Tavi Gevinson

Husband of Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez attacked

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