Focusing on the Sidebar: Show me the Money!

Last time I mentioned how the sidebar contributes to the blog in terms of aesthetics and usability (navigation), one thing I failed to mention though is that the sidebar can also be very important in terms of monetization. Obviously you can use the sidebar to insert all kinds of ads – from Adsense to the […]

Focusing on the Sidebar

One of the most important aspects of blog usability is the sidebar. The sidebar is important because it contributes to your blog in two major ways – navigation and aesthetics. When choosing the type of sidebar to go with you have to make sure you always factor in both. Aesthetics – The sidebar should always […]

The Importance of About Pages

How much effort did you put in to make your About Page? Did you even make one? The About Page is probably one of the most neglected pages there is, especially when it comes to the blogosphere. This is a big mistake because About Pages can be really useful. Some of the benefits of having […]

How To Make A Sticky Blog

Sticky blog? I am sure you pretty much know what a sticky blog is, but just in case you are not entirely sure, let’s take a moment to describe one. Let us say that you enjoy a sudden surge of visitors due to one reason or another. Certainly, you would be ecstatic the entire day. […]

Gain That Edge For Your Blog

There are thousands upon hundred thousands of blogs on the Internet today. How can you be sure that your blog will be noticed by readers out there? Actually, this fact can go both ways. On the one hand, from the reader’s point of view, it might be like the proverbial needle in the haystack – […]

Improving Your Blog in 2008

The New Year is about resolutions, isn’t it? Have you made yours yet? Well, at least those pertaining to your blog. One thing that can be said about the blogosphere is that it is constantly changing. Your blog may be good, but it can always be better. There is always room for improvement! If you […]