Blogging

How to exploit the Olympics as a Blogger

The Beijing Olympics are big, no doubt about it.  But what do you do if you’re a blogger who’s blog doesn’t cover anything to do with the 2008 Olympics?  How can you take advantage of one of the most watched events in the world?  Let’s take a look at some ways even the most unrelated […]

Google Site Search Change Opens Marketing Opportunity

Google recently sent out an email to users of its Site Search feature (as used by this site) to point out some changes.  Below is an extract from the email: •    Site Search: If you’re concerned about users leaving your site through Websearch, you can now you can choose to provide just site search so […]

Does the WordPress Codex have the World's Worst Search?

When I’m developing a new WordPress theme, I inevitably end up hitting the WordPress Codex fairly regularly. Unfortunately, the more I get drawn into it looking for answers, the more it frustrates me. The problem isn’t necessarily the content, which does vary wildly depending on the page you’re looking at, it’s more about the navigation […]

My Latest Blog – And Complicated WordPress Theme Development

I’ve launched a new blog with a complicated and unique theme. Read about my thought process and techniques.

Blogging With Images Just Got Easier

Two recent developments have made adding pictures to your blog posts a whole lot easier.

3 WordPress Theme Tips

In developing the new WordPress theme for this site I had to expand my WordPress knowledge in order to meet some of my goals. These are the techniques I used.

Services for Bloggers that are Worth Paying for

Some things in life really are worth paying for. So what do you, as a blogger, need to be looking at investing in to make successful blog? As a minimum, take a look at these essentials.

Google Docs: The Best Way to Post to WordPress?

Ever since I started using WordPress, my writing has been done almost exclusively in the WordPress editor. Sometimes manually coding the HTML, sometimes using the rich text editor, always wondering if there was a better way. So for quite a while I experimented with various offline and online editors, but none of them quite came […]

Two Tips for Easily Finding and Processing Images for your Blog Posts

Using photos in blog posts can give off a professional air. Using the tips in this post you can streamline your workflow for finding and processing image for use in your blog posts.

From a Good Blog to a Great Blog – Some Tactics

Many good blogs, and bloggers, hit a wall that they struggle to progress past. This wall represents the move from being “Good” to being “Great”. I’ve set out some tactics for becoming a “Great” blogger, which I share in this post.

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