SEO Your Blog! 8 Easy Steps. Part 1

Blogging software is really a simple Content Management System (CMS) that easily adds new pages and integrates them into your site’s navigational structure and linkage. Blogs and blog posts are naturally search engine friendly because they are text-rich, link-rich, frequently-updated webpages that use stylesheets or CSS, and have very little extraneous HTML. Optimizing a blog […]

The Growing Blogsphere. 14 Million And Counting

The “blogosphere” is continuing to grow at an amazing pace. In fact, the number of published blogs is expected to double about every five months. Right now, there is a new blog published every second, according to Technorati, the search engine that keeps track of Weblogs. In March there were over 7 million blogs, that […]

Blogging Is Good For Kids!!

Here are seven reasons why blogging is good for your kids-: 1. Responsibility/Commitment – Daily Posts Regular updates require children to be disciplined and responsible. 2. Communication – Increased Communication with Friends and Relatives Blogging or journaling gives children the opportunity to connect with relatives who might live some distance away, communicating important timely issues. […]

Three Cardinal Sins of Blogging

Here are three big mistakes that bloggers seem to be fond of making. Of course, this only applies to people who want to build an audience. If you see blogging as a hobby you pursue when you get bored with your Playstation 2 and run out of beer, this doesn’t apply to you. First and […]

Top Ten Blog Writing Tips

Here are a handful of blog-writing tips from people experienced in writing for online magazines. Write with the reader in mind. Remember WIIFM? It’s marketing jargon for What’s In It For Me? That’s what you should be keeping in mind. Your reader will read your post looking for what’s in it for them. Make it […]

Moderating Comments in WordPress

Sure, everyone hates comment spam in blogs, except the people that perpetrate these “crimes” of the blogosphere, perhaps. Most blogging softwares and packages have their own anti-spam measures, and comment moderation is one of them. This gets to be a bit tedious, though, in case you have to approve (or delete) comments one-by-one. But it’s […]