CategoryBlog Design
Landing Pages for TypePad Blogs
23rd of April 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Landing Pages for TypePad Blogs

Since writing my post on The Importance of Landing pages last week I’ve had a number of bloggers email asking for advice on how to make them – especially from bloggers not using WordPress (which has a ‘page’ function). Those bloggers using TypePad who want to work with Landing Pages ...more
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The Importance of Landing pages on Blogs
19th of April 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

The Importance of Landing pages on Blogs

Nice post over at Seth Godin’s on “Landing pages” which coincidentally was something I was working a little on this afternoon on one of my blogs. I’ll let Seth say it because he’s the master of this kind of thing: ‘A landing page is the first page a visitor to ...more
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Akismet for Moveable Type
17th of April 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Akismet for Moveable Type

This post has been submitted by regular contributor – Aaron Brazell Late last year, Automattic, the company behind WordPress, launched a brash new anti-spam product for blogs called Akismet.  Of course, at the time of launch, I took the product to task but quickly changed my tune as I understood ...more
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Tips for Probloggers from Getting Real – the new e-book by 37 Signals
7th of April 2006 Rachel 0 Comments

Tips for Probloggers from Getting Real – the new e-book by 37 Signals

Hi! This is Rachel Cunliffe. I’m a blog designer from New Zealand and I thought I’d share with you some problogger tips from 37 Signals’ new e-book, “Getting Real” (which is selling very well). If you haven’t come across 37 Signals’ products such as Basecamp, Backpack, Tada, Writeboard and most ...more
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Movable Type Style Generator
30th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Movable Type Style Generator

Blog Herald just pointed to a way to get a simple template for your Movable Type blog at Movable Type Style Generator. You start the process by choosing a layout and then have the ability to adapt it by changing colors. The layout is pretty simple and not amazing in ...more
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Simplify your Blog Design for Mobile Viewing
30th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Simplify your Blog Design for Mobile Viewing

Regular ProBlogger reader – IO ERROR – has written a post titled Give your blog design a spring cleaning which might trigger some interesting discussion. He does so after designing a theme for his blog that can be read on a smart phone or other mobile device and realizing just ...more
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How to Create a Blog Theme from Scratch
27th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Create a Blog Theme from Scratch

ProBlogger.net’s blog designer Rachel Cunliffe has started a series of posts that I’m sure many of you who love to play around with your blog’s templates will enjoy. In her post Creating a blog theme from scratch she outlines where she’d headed with it. Her 7 steps are: Consulting with ...more
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Free Studio Designed WordPress Theme
25th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Free Studio Designed WordPress Theme

One of my favorite blog design houses, The Blog Studio, have released a second free theme for WordPress 1.5 and 2.0. It’s called Liquid Summer and you can see it in action here. It’s a three column design and has a nice feel about it (even though that green is ...more
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Optimizing your Title Tag for SEO on 3 Different Platforms
22nd of March 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Optimizing your Title Tag for SEO on 3 Different Platforms

This post has been submitted by regular contributor – Aaron Brazell A lot has been made of SEO as it comes to blogging, both here at Problogger and elsewhere. If you are a regular reader of this site, then this is especially critical to you. You read this blog because ...more
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