October 2005

Follow your passions when blogging

Oct
14

Firefly Forest Blog

Innocent enough blog. Some remarkable photos and some great discussion - informed discussion on an area that people are curious about. I can see a carefully tuned google adsense revenue stream trickling out of this blog without much difficulty. I have a little note on my computer. When do people blog? When they have a story to tell! This is a perfect example.

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Tags - and not the Graffitti kind either

Oct
13

Technorati Help: Tags

Not easy to ferret this out. But when I realized that it has only been around since mid January 2005 I can see why.

Useful you bet! I have added a little Greasemonkey script (only available in FireFox - don't get me started.) that modifies my Blogger page to add a box for tags to each post unfortunately it doesn't work with the bookmarklet that I usually use for posting.

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It isn't just about web design

Oct
11

A List Apart: Articles: Never Get Involved in a Land War in Asia (or Build a Website for No Reason)

Great title - even more poignant subject. Yes sometimes we need to turn down work. Part of great service is getting a client focused on what the strategy is. Where does a site fit into the marketing? Will it work?

: "The strategy

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Growing an email list? Some tips

Oct
11

12 Quick Ways To Grow Your E-mail Newsletter (Ezine Publishing): "Want to grow your e-mail list?

Christopher M. Knight suggests 12 ways to grow your e-mail list membership:

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Wininning Writers site...

Oct
06

Tim Bete -- Award-winning parenting humor columnist and author of In The Beginning There Were No Diapers This is what an authors website looks like if it is a winner. I really like the For Editors section. Many authors don't understand the first person that they need the support of is the editor. Here is a section geared right to that person.

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Advice for this Blog?

Oct
06

Intelligent Bacon: 16 Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Blog. Tips for Terrific Telephone Interviews.

It's not often that I don't get through an article like this but I want to come back and follow all the steps. For my blog... I need to put it in place for my blogging clients too.

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Great Reminder of the Basics

Oct
04

Follow Nine Rules Of Good Web Design For Freshers - Freshers News India

This might be the start of a really good little checklist for a website rebuild.

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