Lucia from The Blog Studio posted a simple, easy-to-understand glossary of popular blog terms. It's not the most comprehensive list I've seen, but it's a pretty good start. And it's written in a way that I think can benefit newbie bloggers. As a matter of fact, their Beginner Blog Basics posts have … Read more about What's That Term Mean?
How many times have you left a comment on someone's blog because you really wanted to engage in a conversation? I've done this plenty. But to keep in the conversation, I've had to do one of three things: Either I grab a comment rss feed - but those are rare; bookmark the page - easy to forget … Read more about Who Else Wants An Easy Way to Be A Part of the Conversation?
I get asked often..."How do I find topics to write about on my blog?" The answer is pretty simple...I use my feed reader. What I've done is identified a number of topics that I want my blog to focus on. I then search for those topics in Google Blog Search. Once the search results come up, I … Read more about See How Easy It Can Be to Find Topics to Write About
I have to share this. Take 2 minutes and watch this. It's quite funny. How many of us bloggers feel this way at times? Thanks to John Chow. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12yD8JyaVvY … Read more about Don’t Bother Me, I’m Blogging
There's a number of bloggers I really enjoy reading - both from their writing style and for the great content they put up. Ben Yoskovitz is one of those folks. He calls himself an "Entrepreneur, opportunity seeker and instigator!" And going by the great posts he puts up at Instigator Blog I would … Read more about Ben Yoskovitz Really Is An Instigator
A couple of weeks ago I posted a rather benign comment on Aweber's Blog. The title of the post was How to Tie a Download To Your Opt-in Form. The post was about how to assure that you're collecting a valid email address in exchange for a download. Aweber is an email list management and … Read more about Here's a Great Example of How Not To Use Your Comments
Do you find it hard to write sometimes? You sit there at the keyboard and just can't get the words to come out. Or maybe you're like me, you begin a post, then delete it. Begin again, delete it. Begin again, rewrite it, then delete it. And so on. Sure, sometimes the posts just coming flying out - … Read more about Don't Wait – Stop Writer's Block Now
I really enjoy WebTool Collection. They do a great job updating their readers on new Themes and Plugins for WordPress. That alone is worth visiting and getting their feed. But every so often, they publish a really good post or link to a really good post. That's how I found John Chow's 10 Blogging … Read more about 10 Blogging Mistakes to Avoid
Have you seen the new tagging meme going around the blogosphere? Valeria Maltoni and Chris Cree have. They tagged Mike Sansone at Converstations who tagged me. The theme of the meme (sorry, couldn't resist) - Why Do I Blog? Yeah, I know, I said I wasn't interested in memes any longer. Yet tagging … Read more about Why Do I Blog
Unfortunately, that's exactly what I did yesterday. I wrote what I believe to be a really good post about what I've learned about writing blog posts so far. I covered seven major blogging lessons I've learnt: It's all about the conversation. Be an expert. Be willing to learn. Voice your … Read more about You Don't Want To Hide a Great Post Behind a Bad Title
I've been blogging for almost five weeks. So what have I learned? Well, I've been thinking about that for the past few days. The list, not surprisingly, is rather long. Sure, I had watched many blogs over the last year, learning what I could from the links in my feed reader. That education … Read more about Blogging Is About 'Meeting' Your Readers
Last week Daniel over at Daily Blog Tips announced ran his first, of what he's calling his Monthly Blog Projects. He set two parameters for each month's project: Send me your tip about the current topic (the first one will be â€œTraffic Generation Tipsâ€). You can use the contact form or post a … Read more about 30 Traffic Generating Tips – & A Whole Lot More