Do you work for yourself? You may think you do. As a blogger, you have your own schedules, you write when you feel like it, you write about things you love and so on. But that’s not what I mean when I ask if you really work for yourself. Even though you have a blog […]
Whether you are a marketer, a pro-blogger, or a visionary trying to change the world one post at a time, you’re trying to sell something to the world. Whether you sell ideas or tangible or digital products, you’ve got a potential market that you want to convert. And no matter how good you are at […]
This guest post by Matt Harzewski (a.k.a. “redwall_hp”) of Webmaster-Source, provider of daily tutorials, tips, roundups, and links for bloggers and designers alike. What sort of ads does your blog have? Let me guess… It’s an odd combination of AdSense, Kontera, AdBrite, and other ad networks, which add clutter to your blog and straddle the […]
Even though there are plenty of books available in stores on almost all aspects of web design, you don’t need to spend a dime when you can get all the basic information for free. The following list of free web design ebooks and guides will get you started building accessible, usable, and useful web sites […]
Previously, I have written about what on a blog puts me off as a visitor and keeps me from subscribing to it. Today, I am going to disclose what makes me subscribe to a blog and how you can learn from my perspective as a reader to improve your own blog.
Are you tired of your blog’s default post editor? So am I, and being the kind person I am, I have put together a list of 15+ blog editor alternatives so you don’t have to put up with that jerk of a editor (excuse the pun). I especiaslly love desktop-based blog editors because they let me write and edit posts offline and off-browser, which minimizes distractions and maxizes productivity. Online editors are also more feature-rich than boring ol’ default post editor in WordPress.
You know why blogging became popular? Because it let the geniuses like you and I publish their
rants thoughts about random stuff online. Blogs were supposed to be personal diaries.
Then, the cult of business-minded came along and turned blogs into online profit-turning machines, and set down a completely different definition of blogging. Of course, money feels and smells good, so everyone liked the renewed definition of blogging, leaving personal blogs behind.