Link lovin’: Descriptive link text

Have you ever written or read something like: Check this out. Do you see such things often? What do you feel when you see them? Are you compelled to click the link? Or do you ignore the link because you are thinking that it might give you a link to a dubious site or blog? […]

Choosing the right blog software

Choosing the right blog software for your new blog requires that you ask yourself some questions and make a list of all of the features and tools you need as well as your budget. Once you have this information written down you will be prepared to start shopping for blog software. However, keep in mind […]

Conversing in the blogosphere

Blogging is about sharing your points of view, it is about conversation. If you want to get your point across, you have to write it well and clearly enough so that whoever stumbles upon your blog will be able to relate with you and learn from you. Maybe after several months of blogging and you […]

RSS – Blog Reading Made Easy

If you want to browse and subscribe to feeds, you have many choices. Today, there are more than 2,000 different feed reading applications, also known as “news aggregators” (for text, mostly) or “podcatchers” (for podcasts). There are even readers that work exclusively on mobile devices. Some require a small purchase price but are tops for […]

SEO Your Blog! 8 Easy Steps. Part 3

6. Get Backlinks From Other Blogs Or Websites Links pointing to your blog or posts are essential to build pagerank and make your blog rank higher in the search engine listings. I’ve seen many people recommend Blogrolling as one method of building links to your blog. BlogRolling is a one-stop linklist manager for your blog […]

SEO Your Blog! 8 Easy Steps. Part 2

2. Use Your Primary Key Phrase In Your Blog Header Tags And The Title Of Your Posts If your primary key phrase is “business blogging” make sure that the word business, or blogging, or both, appear in your blog headers (the H1 or H2 tags) as well as the title of each of your posts. […]