Friday, July 30, 2010

HOW TO: Add Multimedia to Your Blog

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A website without multimedia is like a cupcake without icing: Functional but lacking. By Zachary Sniderman

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

10 Tips for Corporate Blogging

In a world where small businesses with corporate blogs receive 55 percent more traffic than small businesses that don’t blog, companies should be taking note on how to improve their blogs, attract more readers and get more results. By Erica Swallow

How to Add Custom Fonts to Blogger


Adding custom fonts to Blogger can improve the look and feel of your blog. Before getting into font embedding lets know how this works. By Blogger Plugins

Official Sharing Buttons on Blogger

Blogger has been rolling out new features to improve the looks and usability of the blogs. Blogger is now testing out a new Social Sharing icon set consisting of Email, Blogger,Twitter(with shortener),Facebook and Google buzz buttons. By Blogger Plugins

Blog your life with the Song Bloggie Mobile HD Snap camera

There have been lots of great mobile video cameras over the last few years which have been targeted towards video bloggers (e.g. the flip) but Sony’s Bloggie is the first camera from a major electronics company to include the word ‘Blog’ in the name of a device. By Kevin Muldoon

Significantly Speed Up Your WordPress Blog in 9 Easy Steps

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You blog's loading speed affects more than just user experience but is now a factor used by google to determine an overall ranking for your site. By Robyn-Dale Samuda

WordPress Ponders Palm Pre App

In their quest to dominate the “mobileverse,” Automattic (the company behind WordPress) is planning on expanding their brand upon Palm Pre and Windows Mobile devices. By Darnell Clayton

Monday, July 19, 2010

Blogging SEO Tips (and pitfalls)

Blog SEO Tips and Tricks Writing a blog is a major part of internet marketing. Writing one that helps a site’s SEO and traffic generation is a little bit trickier. Here are some blog SEO tips and tricks to increase both. By Eric Gesinski

Blogger Live Stats Vs WordPress Stats: Which Is Better?

Despite being late to the analytics game, Blogger has recently unveiled live stats for BlogSpot fans in order to help their users attain a greater grasp of where their traffic is coming from. By Darnell Clayton

Tumblr Topples Typepad

According to Quantcast, Tumblr is now receiving 10.7 million uniques when compared against Typepad’s 10.6 million stateside, although the gap between the two services expands once you include international users. By Darnell Clayton

TweetDeck Officially Loved By Millions

Tweetdeck Update Screen

TweetDeck is a popular desktop application that makes for an enjoyable experience when sending and receiving Tweets. By James Johnson

Need A Reason To Switch Blog Comments To Disqus? There’s An App For That

Known for spicing up blogs with their dead simple commenting system, Disqus has emerged as one of the leading commenting systems online (the other being Intense Debate). By Darnell Clayton

Blogosphere Trends + Handling High Word Counts

Kimberly Turner is often asked about the “ideal length” for a blog post. She's heard answers ranging from 200 to 800 words, but her answer is always the same: Enough to tell the story and not one word more. Writing short is actually considerably more difficult than writing long because every word has to truly pull its weight. There is no room for filler.

How to Take an Idea to Launch in 4 Steps

How do you know which projects to go with and which to leave behind? By Darren Rowse

The Complete Guide to Video Blogging


Video blogging is nothing new — after all, video has existed on the web long before YouTube. But video equipment is now cheaper, post production software more accessible, and online platforms on which to distribute video — such as YouTube — are easier to use than ever before. Still, only some of the many people posting videos regard themselves as video bloggers. By Leah Betancourt

13 Apps to Turn Your iPhone into a Blogging Machine

Seeing as how Web services today are becoming more and more multi-faceted and multi-functional, particularly in the social networking and social media space, it really is open to debate what is and what is not part of a specific segment of the market. By Paul Glazowski

3 Advanced SEO Tips Every Blogger Should Know

There can only be one person ranking for the number one position. In some niches, competition can be fierce and require extreme attention to detail in order to win and take that number “1” spot. By Jason Capshaw

Riding The Big Wave Of Blog Traffic

Watching trends is just a part of blogging. With information changing as fast as it does online, if you are not paying attention to what is going on around you, you might as well get used to being left in the dust. By Robb Sutton

Today’s mobile blogging

Tips on how to blog while on the road. By Jose de Francisco

Top 7 Technical Mistakes Bloggers Make

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It’s easy to get lost when you are new. After all, there’s too much to manage! You have design, content and what not. In all this mess, it is easy to make small mistakes. By Ishan Sharma

Translation Service for Bloggers

Have you ever considered the market potential of selling your products in other languages? By Mike's Life

4 Methods For Commenting On Blogs

Writing comments about blogs and forums inside your specific niche market is definitely a terrific way to push traffic towards your site.

WordPress Theme Releases

Here are some great WordPress Themes. By Weblogtools, A New Way to Power Your WordPress Search

For a long time the search function of WordPress has been the achilles heel of the publication platform and numerous plugins extending the WordPress search have been created and uploaded to WordPress Extend. By Franky Branckaute

How to Get Massive Traffic to Your Blog Contests for Free

Blog contests are a great way to drive short-term traffic to your blog, and hopefully, if your prize is relevant to your blog topic, some of those new visitors who come to enter the contest will poke around your blog, enjoy what they see, and return! By Susan Gunelius

How ho write an About Page that tells your visitors why they should listen

Google Story And The Blogging Heroes

The Google Story

“The Google Story” by David A.Vise is about the most widely used search engine in the world – Google. By Joanne

5 Reasons Why People Don’t Prefer Guest Blogging

Guest blogging for other blogs of a favorite niche is a kind of passion and another way of making money by just doing the same exact blogging tasks you are already used to follow on your own blog! By Murugappan

6 Tools For Better Blogging With An iPad

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The upside to blogging with an iPad is that it’s portable and you can easily log your thoughts on a screen that is a lot more convenient than typing into an iPhone or other smartphone. Also, there are a number of apps to make it fairly easy. By Lee Odden

30 Day Blogging Challenge - Interview with Connie Ragen Green

Writing and blogging challenges have become popular over that last couple of years. Not only do they help you hone your writing skills, participation can generate a lot of buzz, traffic, visibility and opportunities for your business. By Denise Wakeman

4 Tips To Help You Stay Focused on Your Blog

Most people who blog also have a full time job or occupation (i.e., school), not to mention other personal activities (e.g., friends and family), so balancing everything can become tricky indeed. By Daniel Scocco

4 Tips To Help You Stay Focused on Your Blog

Most people who blog also have a full time job or occupation (i.e., school), not to mention other personal activities (e.g., friends and family), so balancing everything can become tricky indeed. By Daniel Scocco

Blogging Buddy Groups Now Forming - Social Success Story

Denise Wakeman shares a great story with you that demonstrates the power of social networking.

How to Find Thousands More Prospects for Your Business

Ever wonder why conversion rates are so low? By Sonia Simone