Wednesday, August 25, 2010

10 Must Follow Resources for WordPress Design Inspiration

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WordPress is considered to be God-send CMS for designers & programmers. It gives enough flexibility for designers to not worry about what all can be designed and can be run on WordPress. By Mayank

9 Plugins for WordPress Design & Development


One of the biggest factors for WordPress fame is the amount of development happening around this ever so wonderful content management system. By Mayank

The 35 Best WordPress Design Websites

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Popularity of WordPress is clear in its own way, however it becomes crystal clear when we see small businesses, professionals or even big corporations are giving preference to WordPress over other CMSes. By Mayank

Why Web Designers are becoming WordPress Designers?

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It was the evolution of blogging that brought many significant changes in the web ecosystem and one of them is that there are far more webmasters now and hundreds of them are becoming professional webmasters every day. By Mayank

Three ways bloggers just gotta have fun

What is the main purpose you blog? Perhaps it is to make money. Or it might be to spread information. It might be to change people’s minds or just to rant. By David Leonhardt

E-Commerce Blogging for Dummies

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Let us say you own a website that sells products online in a particular niche. Now let us assume that you have competitive pricing within your niche and that you have decent conversion rates on the traffic you currently receive. That is great to hear, but the problem is your site is out-ranked by the big retailers and other competitors in your niche.

So what do you do to gain exposure? By Jeff Herbst

Beginner Blogger – How to Add a Favicon to Your Website

A favicon is a detail in web design that is often overlooked, and it’s a missed opportunity. By Mommygeek

Beginner Blogger – Using the Kitchen Sink in WordPress

This tutorial covers the extended toolbar inside your WordPress Dashboard. By Grant Griffiths

Beginner Blogger – Where do I get ideas for my blog post?

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If not daily are “what should I post about?” Or, where do I get ideas for my blog post? How often should I post to my blog? By Grant Griffiths

Successful Guest Blogging Pitches

Tips on guest blogging by Andrew G. Rosen

Blogging Pitfalls: Why You Can’t Be Just a Blogger

Everyone knows what being a blogger entails but fewer people know what creating a successful blog involves. By Jonathan Bailey

Is Your Blog’s About Page About the Right Stuff?


When was the last time you read your blog’s About page?

Top 10 Most Important Pages Every Blog Or Website Should Have

Blogging is the best way to express your feelings. You really come to know interesting things and get the knowledge to the whole world. By Yogesh Mankani

Easily make HTML sitemap for your blog using Javascript

Here's information on creating a sitemap land loading it to blogs and then to Webmaster tools. By Blogger for Dummies

Tumblr Sneaks Out Android App


After conquering the iPhone as well as Blackberry smartphones, Tumblr has invaded the Android Market minus the official announcement. By Darnell Clayton

Tumblr Tops A Billion Posts

After dethroning Typepad for the bronze, it looks as if Tumblr has reached yet another milestone by surpassing one billion posts! By Darnell Clayton

Meet Your Perfect Blog Partner

My Blog Guest has been started by Ann Smarty, a fairly well-known weblogger and social media user. She's been guest blogging and building relationships in the blogosphere long enough to understand the power of a guest post - and that's what she wants to share via her little cozy web community.

Promoting Your Community News & Events Blog


There are some local communities that are not served by mainstream media news due to their minimal size or far-reaching location. By Gary Kohler

Why Choosing a Blog Niche Might Not Be a Good Idea

There are a few pieces of advice that tend to come as standard when you look for help with blogging. “Write compelling content”, “network in your niche”, and “stay consistent” are probably the most common words of wisdom you’ll receive. “Pick the right niche” ranks right up there with them as well. By Glen Allsopp

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

5 Simple Ways to Open Your Blog Post With a Bang

What’s the second most important part of your blog post after the title? By Brian Clark

Why Your Blog Doesn’t Make Money

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So why do so many bloggers equate blog success with financial success? By Taylor Lindstrom

Become a Playful Blogger and Inject Some Energy into Your Blogging

Is your blogging getting a little dry? Perhaps it is time to become a bit more playful as a blogger. By Darren Rowse

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

50+ New and Beautiful Free Wordpress Themes

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Check out these 50 new and beautiful free Wordpress themes. By Alex

Monday, August 02, 2010

Mind mapping for blog expansion: Part 2

Brain storm ing is where we dig deep into our pas sion, pur pose, and start think ing about the intial work ings of our expan sion. This is where you grab a piece of paper, a white board, ...By Derek Jensen

Mind mapping for blog expansion: Part 1

There are many ways we can build our blog. Yes, we can just “go with the flow”. Yes, we can just expand how ever way or into area we want. By Derek Jensen

BloggingPro’s Visual Guide to SEO

Ever come across the term SEO while surfing the web or browsing through blogs? Do you know what SEO is? By Jaypee Habaradas

Top 10 Ways to Tweak Your WordPress Theme

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WordPress is the fastest growing CMS platforms in today’s web design industry (yes, it’s a true CMS). Much of the action in the WordPress community is largely driven by the market for WordPress themes. By Brian Casel

Should Probloggers Use Hellotxt For iPhone?


When it comes to updating multiple social networks and blog platforms simultaneously, many blogging pros choose either HootSuite (which supports Twitter, Facebook, and Ping.fm), or Seesmic (who owns Ping.fm). By Darnell Clayton

What you wanted to KNOW about blogging!

The aim of the post is to help educators and students with their personal blogging. By Sue Walters

How to use Photo Dropper to Add Flickr Images to your Blog

Do you use images in your blog posts? Check out Photo Dropper. By Denise Wakeman

Got bloggers block?

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It happens to all of us. We sit in front of our computers, stare at the screen and have no idea what to write about. It should be so easy, yet nothing comes to mind. Chances are, we’re thinking to hard. By Thomas McMahon

Make Your Readers Love You: 5 Lessons from Pixar

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Some good tips on how to take lessons from Pixar when writing your blog. By Sean Platt

Blog content strategy 101

Content strategy might seem like the domain of giant content sites and big-brand online publishers. But if you run a blog, you’re a content publisher. By ProBlogger