Adding Interest to your Blog: Images and Multi-media Content

Though I rarely add images in my posts here and have lots of pure text entries, it is actually advisable to occasionally add other elements to your blog posts to keep it more interesting. Remember you do not want one time readers only but want to get people to keep on returning. Making sure that […]

What First Impression Does Your Blog Give Off?

First impressions last, or so they say. To be fair, first impressions do not always stand the test of time. There are times when first impressions are false and perceptions change through time. But then again, when talking about your blog and new readers, would you take the risk of not converting a first time […]

Adding Interest to your Blog: Formatting

Too keep your blog pleasing to the eye without adding images what you can do is to: fix the layout of the blog format the text In terms of layout Blog-tutorials is definitely a good example. Blog posts are categorized and features entries for each major category are showcased. Since the blog has a very […]

Give Your Blog A Haircut

We all need one from time to time – how often depends on you. I have this friend who keeps his head almost totally shave so he has to have one every week. Personally, I prefer to get a hair cut every month or so. Same thing with blogs – take a look at your […]

Blog Usability: An Introduction

Blogs have a very basic design with the blog title/header, tagline, content, and sidebar(s). Despite the fact that most blogs basically make use of the same elements the difference between the feel of various blogs is very noticeable. Many blogs with just the most basic of elements use very straightforward navigation but end up really […]

The importance of making static pages for your blog

If you are using WordPress, you can have static pages. What are static pages and what can you use them for? Static Pages These are pages that are more or less stay as they are. They are more often than not pages that contain the information that you would like your visitors to have access […]