Blog Demographics With pMetrics

As promised, this column will be about the potential treasure trove of information that one can gain through the use of software and services that enable bloggers and web developers to assess and survey their readership. Just like anything in life, those who choose to be learners get an edge by using every bit of […]

MovableType 4 Beta Released and Goes Open Source!

SixApart has just announced the release of MovableType 4 Beta. Many have known MT as the definitive blogging software that has forever changed the way people blog. Beyond WordPress Those who are well-versed with the history of blogging will know that the boom did not start with WordPress. The first wave came with MovableType. Few […]

Setup A $0.99 Blog With Domain In 2 Minutes

I do this regularly when I need an instant blog for a particularly product or service. Follow the steps: 1. Think of keywords for your blog. Keywords are important because we want our blog to be easily remembered by potential visitors. It is also great for Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Figure out what’s apt for […]

Lowdown on the technical aspects of design

Clearly, I’m asking for trouble here by laying down a list of what is regarded as good design. Hopefully though, this does not turn out like O’Reilly’s Bloggers’ Code of Conduct which he later took back: Proper use of fonts – as a general rule, no more than three font families are to be used […]

Embedding Youtube The Easy Way

Just like that, your video will be embedded without the hassles of Wordpress altering the code the next time you edit it. If you’re fine with hard coding Youtube videos into your blogs the hard[er] way, be my guest. But if you’re one of those who would rather take the easy route in things like embedding videos, this plugin is exactly the one you need.

How To Get Accepted Into Blog Directories

Now that I’ve shown several ways to make yourself found in the blogosphere, let’s take a closer look at one of the avenues by which visitors can reach your site. Blog Directories. Trivia: Yahoo!, one of the biggest search engines, started out as a list of links maintained by its creators called “Jerry and David’s […]