More on Writing Content for your Blog
21st of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

More on Writing Content for your Blog

Much more could be written about writing effective blog posts – but rather than keep this series going for a month or two I’ll break my ‘granular post’ advice and make a few brief miscellaneous comments on writing content to help fill out the topic (with links for most to ...more
Writing Content
Basic HTML Tags
20th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Basic HTML Tags

Most modern Blog Platforms come very well fitted out with formatting tools to help you to make your posts look and feel just the way you want them to. The way I describe blogging these days to people unsure whether they have what it takes is that if they have ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
YPN acknowledge Some Problems with Performance
20th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

YPN acknowledge Some Problems with Performance

Some YPN publishers are talking in forums that YPN’s performance has been pretty low over the last few days. YahooSarah (Yahoo’s rep at Digital Point) has responded in this thread by acknowledging the problems and writing: ‘Hi everyone, I received more information this morning, so I hope I can provide ...more
Yahoo Publishing Network
BlogBurst – Should You let them Syndicate your Content?
20th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

BlogBurst – Should You let them Syndicate your Content?

I’m seeing a bit of buzz around today about BlogBurst, a service that allows bloggers to submit their feeds to top tier news outlets (like Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle and Houston Chronicle) for republication/syndication. To use it you need to publish full RSS feeds, not have ads in your ...more
Pro Blogging News
Qumana – First Impression Review
20th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Qumana – First Impression Review

Well rather than procrastinating I thought I’d download Qumana straight away and am writing this post from it as a first impression review. Downloading was simple (is it ever not on a Mac?) with the file only 8.7MB. Installation was a breeze as was configuring Qumana to blog to ProBlogger. ...more
General
Qumana Releases Version 3.0 Beta
20th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Qumana Releases Version 3.0 Beta

I’ve been meaning to mention this for a few days but keep getting distracted but the desktop blog editor Qumana has been released in a version 3 beta. The good thing from my perspective is that version 3 is able to be used with Macs (something many other similar tools ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Scannable Content
20th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Scannable Content

Make Posts Scannable – One of lessons that I would advise all bloggers to get their minds about is that in addition to fact that the average web user doesn’t usually stay long on a web page – they also don’t read much of it As a result, scannable content ...more
Writing Content
Blog Format Discussion
20th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blog Format Discussion

There has been a bit of talk in the last few days about the need for new ways of formatting blogs. Michael Parekh talks On Blogs Stuck in a Rut: ‘I’ve long wondered how great it would be if my current blogging platform Typepad (a part of Six Apart) or ...more
Blog Design
Favicon Maker
19th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Favicon Maker

If you’re looking to put a favicon (one of those little pictures that sites next to a URL in your browser) on your blog but don’t know how to make one you might like to play with the Favicon from Pics tool. All you do is enter a picture and ...more
Blogging Tools and Services