CategoryBlog Design
A New Theme, Part 2: When Your New Theme Crashes Your Blog
20th of January 2013 Guest Blogger 22

A New Theme, Part 2: When Your New Theme Crashes Your Blog

This guest post is by Ayelet Weisz of All Colores. Yesterday, we talked about preparing your blog for a theme upgrade. You read it, worked through all the steps, and now you’re ready to go. So you get up on Saturday morning and sit down to work, a breeze coming through ...more
Blog Design
A New Theme, Part 1: 11 Ways to Prepare for Your Blog Theme Upgrade
19th of January 2013 Guest Blogger 21

A New Theme, Part 1: 11 Ways to Prepare for Your Blog Theme Upgrade

This guest post is by Ayelet Weisz of All Colores. You’ve been reading all about the importance of a good blog design while struggling with your basic WordPress theme. You’ve been frustrated with the limitations of this basic theme, yet you don’t have enough tech knowledge to create a new ...more
Blog Design
Use These 5 Design Elements to Create the Optimum Blog User Experience
18th of January 2013 Guest Blogger 22

Use These 5 Design Elements to Create the Optimum Blog User Experience

This post is by Mark Acsay III of Webby Thoughts. One of the main unacknowledged problems with today’s websites is that many just follow the favorite design of the month. When Flash was born, we got bombarded by Flash-based sites that took forever to load. When sliding banners came along, ...more
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Make an Offer they Can’t Refuse: 5 Tactics for Stronger Calls to Action
9th of January 2013 Guest Blogger 16

Make an Offer they Can’t Refuse: 5 Tactics for Stronger Calls to Action

This guest post is by Christopher Jan Benitez of PrintRunner.com. For site owners to increase their profit, they need to strengthen their calls to action (CTA). Websites earn from visitors who click on a button or banner. This leads them down the conversation funnel until they reach the end of ...more
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Blog Design for ROI Rule #6: KISS Headers, Navigation, and Sidebars
8th of January 2013 Guest Blogger 20

Blog Design for ROI Rule #6: KISS Headers, Navigation, and Sidebars

This guest post is by Gab Goldenberg, author of The Advanced SEO Book. This post is the sixth in a series on blog design for ROI. Previous posts in the series were: Prioritize the Optin Form Highlight Your Key Content Show Love To Your Community Make Posts Easy To Read Engage ...more
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Blog Design for ROI Rule #5: Engage Readers On Archive Pages—Fast!
18th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 7

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
Blog Design
Lookin’ Good! A Brief Intro to Inline CSS for Bloggers
15th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 14

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 31

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.
Blog Design
Blog Design for ROI Rule #4: Make Posts Easy to Read
11th of December 2012 Guest Blogger 8

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
Blog Design