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 […]

The Growing Blogsphere. Expression in Opression

In oppressive countries, such as Iran (which shut down almost all independent newspapers in 2000), blogs have provided a way for journalists and others to express themselves and share the latest news and happenings. But speaking up in such places often has serious consequences, such as one blogger in Iraq who was jailed by authorities […]

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. […]

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 […]