Some 5-6 years back feeds were the ‘in’ thing in Blogging. Feed readers were in abundance. And Statistics were of prime importance. Every one was in the race to get more feed subscribers. But things have changed now. Feed readers still exist but we don’t use them much. I don’t remember when I last logged… Continue reading You still use Feedburner?
Commenting is a great way to connect with your blog readers. Your readers can question, suggest and offer feedback on your writing in a simple manner. But Spammers have turned a blog commenting area into a literal war zone. And its a problem which has no fool-proof solution. Every blog face the problem of Comment… Continue reading Tackling Comment Spam
When it comes to starting your own first blog, you naturally look for free alternatives. And as of now the Top four free blog hosts are – WordPress.com, Blogger.com, Tumblr and Posterous. They all are free, offer lots of options and you don’t have to worry about hosting or knowing any technical knowhow of uploading/downloading… Continue reading Choosing a Free Blog Host – Comparing WordPress.com, Blogger, Tumblr and Posterous
Recently WeblogToolsCollection came out with a post asking whether you should hide dates on your blog posts or not. Not only a poll but it also had a complete guide on how to remove post dates from your blog completely. Not only they mentioned on how to remove dates from posts but from comments as… Continue reading Any sense in Hiding Dates on Blog Posts?
Every Year on October 15, Bloggers from around the world unite to come forward for a cause and spread awareness about it by participating in Blog Action Day. This Year’s Blog Action Day is coming near and this time you can vote for the cause for which you want to spread awareness about. Change.org the… Continue reading Vote to pick the topic for Blog Action Day 2010
From my own 2 Years of Blogging experience and of reading hundreds of such articles, I can say that there are certain category of posts which no reader would like to read. Here is a list of such post types so that you can avoid writing such type of posts which will make readers go… Continue reading Posts to be avoided by a Blogger
You have started a new blog and are seeing no feed readers at the moment. Don’t feel depressed. There are some ways to get started. You should definitely subscribe to your own blog. There is no harm in this. Subscribing to your own blog has multiple benefits. Listed below are some of the benefits of… Continue reading Subscribe to your own feed
Many Times I keep getting distracted by other activities that I tend to forget to contribute something to my own blogs. No matter how hard I try, something or the other keeps coming in between. There are many ways of switching off distractions like not using Firefox(makes you stay away from lots of tabs and… Continue reading Don’t Write Blog Posts on Your PC