CategoryBlog Design
Is your blog design ready for 2014? Four ways to tell
18th of January 2014 Guest Blogger 26

Is your blog design ready for 2014? Four ways to tell

This is a guest contribution from Laura Windisch of 99designs. It’s that time of year again. Time to take a good long look at your blog and reflect on what’s worked well, learn from what hasn’t, and set goals for what will. After you’ve had a chance to sort through the ...more
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7 Places Bloggers Can Get Design Work Done (Without Breaking The Bank)
13th of September 2013 Guest Blogger 45

7 Places Bloggers Can Get Design Work Done (Without Breaking The Bank)

This is a guest contribution by Skellie Wag. Every blog has a design. Whether it’s a beautifully put together custom job, a WordPress theme, a template or something frankensteined together with a vague knowledge of HTML and CSS. Most of us are not web designers, and because of this, the ...more
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Branding your blog is difficult, or is it?
15th of August 2013 Guest Blogger 28

Branding your blog is difficult, or is it?

This is a guest contribution from Olivia Rose How much time have you spent on the branding of your blog? If you haven’t branded your blog, you may not realise what you’re missing out on. Branding a blog is extremely important but it is also a bit of a nebulous concept ...more
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Help! My Baby is Sick and Someone is Stealing My Money!
13th of July 2013 Guest Blogger 40

Help! My Baby is Sick and Someone is Stealing My Money!

This is a guest contribution from Andrew Grant, owner and author of The Freedom Blog. Two weeks ago I made a shocking discovery. I found out that my youngest child, barely out of nappies, has been infected by a terrible virus with the sinister name of SASS. SASS spreads at an ...more
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Common Creativity: Understanding the Rules and Rights Around “Free” Images on the Web
28th of February 2013 Guest Blogger 36

Common Creativity: Understanding the Rules and Rights Around “Free” Images on the Web

We’re all familiar with the old adage: a picture is worth a thousand words. In some cases, a picture is worth a thousand dollars. Luckily, for those of us not interested in investing a small fortune for the use of an image on a small scale, there are options. Sites ...more
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Blog Design For ROI: Keep On Fixing, Keep On Fixing
12th of February 2013 Guest Blogger 20

Blog Design For ROI: Keep On Fixing, Keep On Fixing

This guest post is by Gab Goldenberg, author of The Advanced SEO Book. If you choose to redesign your whole blog in one go instead of adopting little improvements on a regular basis, the odds are that your redesign will be a brutal chore. Instead, I’d like to encourage you to ...more
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Blog Accessibility Essentials: The Complete Guide
2nd of February 2013 Guest Blogger 16

Blog Accessibility Essentials: The Complete Guide

This guest post is by Steff Green of the Disabled Shop Blog. Digital content has opened up a whole new world of possibility for people with print disabilities. Previously, very little printed material was available in a format that blind and low vision people can access, (Braille, audio or large ...more
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Blog Design For ROI Rule #7: Blend Ads With Content & Encourage Comments
29th of January 2013 Guest Blogger 17

Blog Design For ROI Rule #7: Blend Ads With Content & Encourage Comments

This guest post is by Gab Goldenberg, author of The Advanced SEO Book. What happens when someone comes to the end of your post? Their eyes keep reading downwards, so it’s wise to optimize the area with advertorials and an encouraging comment area. Advertorials What do I mean by advertorials? And ...more
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How—and Why—to Make Your Blog Print-friendly
21st of January 2013 Guest Blogger 21

How—and Why—to Make Your Blog Print-friendly

This guest post is by Dunya Carter. When crafting your blog, it is easy to neglect how it might look to someone who wants to print your articles and posts. After all, with huge monitors, smart phones, tablets, and the bevy of other ways people can access your content, who’d ...more
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