Can you substantially improve your blog in just one month?
I was just trolling through the blog of my friend Annie Hart, “Stories That Change the World,” and I realized how exciting her blog is. She uses video extensively and her writing is fresh and appealing.
Granted, she promotes story telling as a distinctive means of communication so it makes sense to see her in action. But, I thought, don’t people want to see me in action, too, even though I have a much more focused business blog?
This is a new section of The Bloggers’ Bulletin devoted to the so-called “legal” issues that may arise from time to time in every blogger’s life. These are often thought of as being discrete forms of prohibitions, as in, what can I do or not do in by blog or generally on the web. When…
Inbound links are an important and often misunderstood search engine optimization tactic. Every industry and most every subject has web directories listing various sites and blogs dedicated to their subject area. When your site is listed on one of those directories and a link into your site is provided, that’s an inbound link.
Lists can help increase readership.
This effective technique is now overused to scam a reader into reading.
If you use photos in your blogs, you need Windows Live Writer (combined text editor and photo editor for blogs) — keep reading.
If you use a Mac for blogging, it won’t work for you, stop reading.
What can you say about a text editor? It edits text, sure enough, and it’s free, Oh, boy! But you can say the same about many other text editors.
But Wait! An integrated photo editor that’s free, easy to use and customizes high quality pictures for the blogger’s medium – well, that’s almost enough to make inveterate Microsoft-haters stop hating Microsoft (OK, nothing’s that good).