Blog theme frenzy on WordPress

Do you have a Word Press blog that is hosted on your host? Are you tired of the way it looks? There is no need to fret. After all, there are blog themes free for the taking. What are themes? These are the things you have to customize the way you blog looks. It is […]

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? […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]