CategoryBlog Design
Blog Design for ROI Rule #5: Engage Readers On Archive Pages—Fast!
18th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

Blog Design for ROI Rule #5: Engage Readers On Archive Pages—Fast!

This guest post is by Gab Goldenberg, author of The Advanced SEO Book. The purpose of a blog archive page, such as a category page or even the blog homepage, is to maximize the average number of blog posts read by any visitor. The more visitors read on each visit, the ...more
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Lookin’ Good! A Brief Intro to Inline CSS for Bloggers
15th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

Lookin’ Good! A Brief Intro to Inline CSS for Bloggers

This guest post is by Andrew Couch of Learningwebbasics.com. As a website owner it can be really handy to know a bit of web coding. The HTML editor in most blogging platforms gives you enough power to do a lot of cool things without any risk of screwing up your ...more
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3 Ways Cartoons Can Improve Your Blog
12th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

3 Ways Cartoons Can Improve Your Blog

This guest post is by Mark Anderson of Andertoons.com. Mark Anderson is the cartoonist behind Andertoons.com where he offers cartoon subscriptions and creates custom cartoons.
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Blog Design for ROI Rule #4: Make Posts Easy to Read
11th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

Blog Design for ROI Rule #4: Make Posts Easy to Read

This guest post is by Gab Goldenberg of The Advanced SEO Book. In the last instalment of the Blog Design for ROI series, I discussed the importance of showering attention on your community using design elements. The fourth commandment of blog design for ROI is to make your posts easy ...more
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Blog Design for ROI Rule #3: Shower Attention and Appreciation On Your Community
4th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

Blog Design for ROI Rule #3: Shower Attention and Appreciation On Your Community

This guest post is by Gab Goldenberg, author of The Advanced SEO Book. This is part 3 of Problogger’s Blog Design for ROI series. Today we’ll talk about integrating your community into your design. Since a blog is a form of social media, even if—or especially if—it’s a business blog, it ...more
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Blog Design for ROI Rule 2: Highlight Your Key Content
27th of November 2012 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

Blog Design for ROI Rule 2: Highlight Your Key Content

This guest post is by Gab Goldenberg, author of The Advanced SEO Book. Previously in the Blog Design for ROI series, I discussed the importance of prioritizing your email optin form within your page layout. The next best use of space in your design is to highlight your key content. Why ...more
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5 Ways to Use Images to Make Your Posts Irresistible
16th of November 2012 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

5 Ways to Use Images to Make Your Posts Irresistible

This week on #blogchat on Twitter, we discussed the use of images in blog posts, and I thought that some of the advice we covered there might be useful for you too. So here are my top tips for using images in your blog posts. 1. Use an image per ...more
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How to Work With Designers to Design Your Blog
23rd of October 2012 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

How to Work With Designers to Design Your Blog

This guest post is by Rob Cubbon. Psychologists have long been aware of the halo effect—a situation in which our judgment of a person’s character is influenced by our overall impression of them. The same is true of websites. Rightly or wrongly, we judge a website first and foremost by ...more
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A Basic Visual Design Guide for the Visually Incompetent
20th of October 2012 Guest Blogger 0 Comments

A Basic Visual Design Guide for the Visually Incompetent

This guest post is by Anabelle of Read, Write, Live. Have you ever woken up one day, looked at your blog’s header and other visual elements, and thought, “My, this is ugly!” You need a visual redesign. What to do? There are two solutions to this problem: you hire a ...more
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