How to Write Better Blogs
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

How to Write Better Blogs

Dennis A. Mahoney writes a great article entitled How to Write Better that picks up a number of things that he believes bloggers need to be encouraged to do. It focuses mainly on writing. His headings are: – Professional vs. Amateur – The Rules – Offer Something New – Amuse ...more
Writing Content
More Accessible Blogs
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

More Accessible Blogs

30 Days to a More Accessible Blog is a great series of posts that really will help bloggers make their blogs more accessible to those that may not be able to use many of our blogs. I’ll let the author of the series explain (from his introduction to the series):
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Beginners Guide to Moveable Typle
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Beginners Guide to Moveable Typle

Creating a blog with Moveable Type – A beginners guide is one of the best MT tutorials I’ve ever seen. Seriously – it is so simply set out that even I can understand it. PART I – Introduction – About Movable Type – About blogs – Blog components – Getting ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
Sins of Blogging
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Sins of Blogging

Caffinated Bliss has a great list of the Cardinal Sins of Blogging. Listed are 10 content sins and 9 design sins. I don’t think I break too many of them – although might come close to the 120 in the blog roll one! Not to mention the eye popping colours ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
Rebecca Blood on Blogging
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Rebecca Blood on Blogging

I’ve been Reading The Weblog Handbook by Rebecca Blood over the past few days and am really enjoying her relaxed and clear style of writing. ‘A weblog is a coffeehouse conversation in text, with references as required.’ She writes with insight and wisdom as a blogging practitioner. I found her ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How to Translate your Blog into other Languages
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

How to Translate your Blog into other Languages

Ever wanted to make your blog more accessible to people of other languages? I havn’t done it yet – but here is a link on How to set your blog up for Machine Translation Looks like it might be reasonably easy to do.
Blogging Tools and Services
Viral Blogging
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Viral Blogging

I’ve been reading Unleashing the Idea Virus by Seth Godin this past week or so. I’m really taking my time over it and whilst it doesn’t mention blogging at all I’m finding many applications for thinking about medium. One of his key themes is that of ‘smoothness’…. A virus (of ...more
Blog Promotion
Link unto others – Blog Tip
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Link unto others – Blog Tip

The following blog tip was submitted by Phil Wolff from blogs such as Don’t Blog, Blog Count, emblog and a klog apart. Links make blogs different than paper. When you see something interesting online, link to it. Something useful, memorable, fascinating? Link, link, link. Each link is a vote. Your ...more
Blog Promotion
Blog Cards
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 3

Blog Cards

Blog Cards are like Business Cards that feature a bloggers blog address to make networking easier. Ripples and BuzzMachine are both talking about making and using Blog Cards. David St Lawrence of Ripples writes ‘I made up a blogging business card some weeks ago because I got tired of writing ...more
Blog Promotion