Most bloggers know of or use WordPress. If ever there was a “killer app” for anything on the web, WordPress is definitely it. But have you ever been to a Wordcamp? WordCamp is sort of like a mini-convention for WordPress users. A blogger’s convention, really, but with some fun technical stuff about WordPress as well.…
Successful blogs not only contain insight and are written by talented authors, but also develop a brand through creative marketing tactics. Do you have novel ideas and analysis but struggle in attracting followers? I highly suggest utilizing social networking resources, such as Twitter, to generate traffic to your site.
Lists can help increase readership.
This effective technique is now overused to scam a reader into reading.
A number of people I’ve talked to recently don’t understand all the fuss around social media. What is it? Why is it growing so fast? Do I/we need to be engaged?
In this post, I discuss how to use Lists to create a cycle: visitors to your blog follow you (via a List) on Twitter, Twitterers see your tweets, which lead them back to your blog.
We’ve talked about the need to make scannable blog posts and how the visual system works. We’ve talked getting the right toolbox to create scannable posts. Now, let’s talk about how to put your tools to work. Use headings as sign-posts Especially if your post is long, use headings to break it up and show…