Blog Usability: Page Title

One of the most important aspects of blog usability is the choice of page titles. The blog name usually appears as the page title (Note that when I mention page title this means the text that appears on the tab). This is good practice since it will make it easy for your readers easier to […]

Blog Usability: An Introduction

Blogs have a very basic design with the blog title/header, tagline, content, and sidebar(s). Despite the fact that most blogs basically make use of the same elements the difference between the feel of various blogs is very noticeable. Many blogs with just the most basic of elements use very straightforward navigation but end up really […]

Building your blog brand step by step

Building your blog’s brand does not need to be difficult. However, when it comes to branding you should always remember to exert effort to be consistent with the image you wish to portray or you’ll end up with confused, turned-off, and/or skeptical readers. Branding inconsistencies will make it obvious that the image you’re putting up […]

Number of Links: How Much is Just Right?

When it comes to inbound links the rule we all know that the more we get the merrier SEOs will be. Of course that’s assuming that the inbound links are quality/relevant links. We don’t want links from flagged sites (spammers). When it comes to the number of links you should insert per blog entry do […]

Blogging and Branding

One way to keep your readers loyal is by creating/building a brand for your blog. Branding is not exclusive to company products being sold but can be used by anybody who wants to “sell” anything. According to Wikipedia a brand is actually “a customer experience represented by a collection of images and ideas.” What this […]

Post-dated Entries in Blogger

Post dating blog posts is nothing new to WordPress users but bloggers who use Blogger will be happy to know that they can now post date their blog entries. The ability to post date entries (or rather lack of ability) has been one of my frustrations about Blogger. I have always used Blogger for my […]