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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.

Best of 2007 on The Oak Innovations Blog

2007 is gone. It was the year this blog started, and these are the five most popular posts from the last year.

5 Blogging Predictions for 2008

It’s time to throw out the calendars and hang up the new ones. The perfect time to make some predictions on the immediate future of blogging, and the blogosphere.

All Dressed Up for 2008 – Blog Re-Design Live

A new design has been rolled out to the blog and, for the first time, the entire site. Get the lowdown on what’s been done and why.

5 Blog Design Pitfalls To Avoid

I’m currently in the progress of redesigning this blog. It’s a complete overhaul of the look and feel with the aim of a more professional, usable theme that will facilitate some of the future plans I have. When I’m designing something, or even thinking about designing something, I’m always on the look out for inspiration. […]

How to Kill a Community?

Building a community of loyal, active readers is difficult, time consuming process fraught with dangers. So why, in the last 24 hours, have two major online publications put the loyalty of their communities in jeopardy? I’m not comparing the two cases, one is simply questionable behaviour while the other is downright despicable. So what am […]

The Top 5 Uses for WordPress Custom Fields

If you use WordPress, I’m sure you’ve noticed the “Custom Fields” option you get when writing a post. For the vast majority of bloggers, this incredibly usefull, and versatile piece of functionality goes unused. At the moment you may be thinking that the reason you don’t use it, is that you have no use for […]

Was Text Link Ads Privvy to the PageRank Penalties?

In case you’ve been hiding under a rock somewhere, you can’t have failed to notice that Google has been swinging the hatchet recently, slicing the Page Rank of certain notable blogs and websites. At first it appeared, and this has been confirmed by Darren over at Pro Blogger, that the sites punished were targeted because […]

5 Things To Do When Starting A New Blog

Starting a new blog is always a difficult process. There are so many things that can go wrong, and if you put a step wrong at this point, it’s likely to haunt you well into your first year. The best way to counter these risks is to plan meticulously. When launching the blog you can […]

Starting a New Blog – A New Series

Recently, I started a brand new blog.  This is by no means the first blog I’ve started, and probably won’t be the last.  So as I embark on this new journey, I’m going to post about my experiences here.  Initially, I’ve got the following posts planned: 5 Things to do when thinking of starting a […]

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