CategoryBlog Design
Increasing Blog Readability
31st of October 2006 Darren Rowse 6

Increasing Blog Readability

One of the more recent additions to my RSS feed is more minimal – a blog about… minimalism. One of the latest posts on it relates to blogging – five ways to make your blog more readable. focus your content reduce the amount of text on your page stick with ...more
Blog Design
Which Font is Best for Blogging?
26th of September 2006 Darren Rowse 28

Which Font is Best for Blogging?

Before and After Magazine have a great PDF download on choosing the right typeface (via LifeClever). It’s actually a topic I’ve been asked about twice today so it is a timely find. I’m no expert on design but my approach to choosing fonts is two fold: 1. Take on board ...more
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CSS Optimization
18th of August 2006 Darren Rowse 6

CSS Optimization

David over at Blogging Pro has put together a useful post on CSS Optimization and making your site load faster through smart use of CSS. In the post he tests four CSS optimization tools (CSS Optimizer, Icey’s CSS Compressor, Flumpcakes CSS Optimiser and Clean CSS) on a variety of sites ...more
Blog Design
449 – 3 Day Professional Blog Design
23rd of July 2006 Darren Rowse 22

449 – 3 Day Professional Blog Design

Chris Garrett (not the Chris Garrett from Performancing… there’s two of them out there!) emailed me this morning to tell me about a new service he’s put together for his blog design business. It’s called 449 and is a service that promises to deliver you a professional blog design for ...more
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Effective Blog Architecture
11th of July 2006 28

Effective Blog Architecture

Perhaps one of the most frustrating things for me as a professional blogger with decent depth in my archives – some really good content and some (perhaps more) not so great content – is figuring out the best way to present it. Blog architecture is a challenging topic since most ...more
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More on Blog Design Pricing
11th of June 2006 Darren Rowse 6

More on Blog Design Pricing

Peter Flaschner has written his own piece on Blog Design Pricing (link removed as it was dead) in response to one Chris Pearson wrote last week. In his post Peter looks at some of the factors he considers when setting his prices and concludes: ‘Pricing is tricky. There’s no real ...more
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Lessons from Eye Tracking
31st of May 2006 Darren Rowse 8

Lessons from Eye Tracking

Seth Godin has posted a fascinating video on his blog which shows eye tracking results of Squidoo. Lots can be gleaned by watching where people look on a website and while Squidoo is a little different from most blogs there are a number of take home lessons that I can ...more
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Free Blogger Templates
31st of May 2006 Darren Rowse 167

Free Blogger Templates

Do you Want to Improve Your Blog? Subscribe to ProBlogger Today for Free. “Where do I find Free Blogger Templates?” I’m regularly asked by bloggers using different blog platforms where they can get nice designs for their blogs, usually for free. I’m a WordPress User and therefore know a few ...more
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CSS tips
25th of May 2006 Darren Rowse 5

CSS tips

If you are a blogger who wants to learn how to use CSS (cascading Style Sheets) to modify the look and feel of your blog and you are after some tips you might want to check out the latest post over at Business Logs where Mike gives his 5 CSS ...more
Blog Design