CategoryBlog Design
Movable Type Style Generator
30th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 2

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 7

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
Blog Design
How to Create a Blog Theme from Scratch
27th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 2

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 19

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
Blog Design
Optimizing your Title Tag for SEO on 3 Different Platforms
22nd of March 2006 32

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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How to: Placing Adsense Strategically Between Posts
9th of March 2006 68

How to: Placing Adsense Strategically Between Posts

Greetings, fellow Probloggers (and those who aspire to be probloggers). It’s somewhat surreal to be posting here. Darren’s highlighted who I am pretty well (though I’m not sure where he dug up that photo!), so I’ll simply add that my strength lies in WordPress. I have been an active part ...more
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Do Ugly Blogs Convert Better?
8th of March 2006 Darren Rowse 37

Do Ugly Blogs Convert Better?

I’ve been meaning to link to and comment on Robert Scoble’s post on The role of anti-marketing design (or how ‘ugly’ designs often do better – especially with AdSense). He refers to ‘plentyofffish.com‘ as an example of one site that is reportedly making some big dollars from AdSense despite it’s ...more
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Time Stamps on Blogs – How Many Does a Blog Need?
2nd of March 2006 Darren Rowse 1

Time Stamps on Blogs – How Many Does a Blog Need?

Rachel has been asking some interesting questions about Time Stamps on blogs in an attempt to de-clutter them. I think it could be an interesting discussion so head over and have your say.
Blog Design
Blog Design for Beginners Part 2
1st of March 2006 Darren Rowse 25

Blog Design for Beginners Part 2

The following post is part 2 (of 3) of a series of guest posts on the topic of Blog Design – written by blog designer, Peter Flaschner from Blog Studio. In my last post, I described the process we use at The Blog Studio to design a web site. Today, ...more
Blog Design