Benefits of Guest Posts

In my last post Beating the Blog Rut I neglected to mention another way of making sure that you still have entries even when you are having a writer’s block – having guest bloggers. Asking friends and colleagues to write one or two posts on your blog is actually very advantageous and will benefit you […]

Beating the Blog Rut

Bloggers are very familiar with the blog rut. There are days when you simply can’t think of anything to write. This is where Jimmy’s series of posts on Tips On Coming Up with Topics (I, II & III) comes in very useful. However, for themed blogs there are those days when there doesn’t seem to […]

Adding Interest to your Blog: Formatting

Too keep your blog pleasing to the eye without adding images what you can do is to: fix the layout of the blog format the text In terms of layout Blog-tutorials is definitely a good example. Blog posts are categorized and features entries for each major category are showcased. Since the blog has a very […]

Adding Interest to your Blog: Images and Multi-media Content

Though I rarely add images in my posts here and have lots of pure text entries, it is actually advisable to occasionally add other elements to your blog posts to keep it more interesting. Remember you do not want one time readers only but want to get people to keep on returning. Making sure that […]

Blog Usability: Navigation Elements

As I promised in my previous post I will be listing down ways you can make it easier for readers to look for the information they need in your blog. The truth is that this is all you need to do is give readers several options to navigate through your blog. This is very easy […]

Blog Usability: Looking for Information

One of the great things about blogs is that they are updated really frequently, at least when compared to static websites. Because of the constant influx of new posts you can be sure that a blog generates lots of information. This is a good thing but just like papers that keep on piling up in […]