CategoryBlog Design
The 5 Keys to Blog Usability
9th of March 2012 Guest Blogger 38

The 5 Keys to Blog Usability

This guest post is by Neil Patel of Quick Sprout. The user is king. That’s what a lot of pundits are saying these days, from usability experts to SEO gurus and content marketing pros. Actually, it’s always been true, and it’s why the mantra “content is king” has always been so ...more
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Looking Good: Simple Ways to Create Sensational Blog Images
1st of March 2012 Guest Blogger 24

Looking Good: Simple Ways to Create Sensational Blog Images

This guest post is by Jo Gifford of Cherry Sorbet Creative. Blogs that look great attract the attention of the reader, it’s as easy as that. Your content might be amazing but if your blog has a terrible aesthetic you are missing out on a slice of magic to make ...more
Blog Design
Make Your Blog Load Faster than ProBlogger: Part 2
8th of February 2012 Guest Blogger 35

Make Your Blog Load Faster than ProBlogger: Part 2

This guest post is by Devesh of WP Kube. A few months ago, I wrote a guest post here called How to Make Your Blog Load Faster than ProBlogger. Today, I’ll go into some more detailed advice to help you speed up your site even more. If you’re a blogger, ...more
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Six Steps to Make Sure Your Site Is Ready to Go Viral
7th of February 2012 Guest Blogger 58

Six Steps to Make Sure Your Site Is Ready to Go Viral

This guest post is by Nancy Sathre-Vogel of Family on Bikes. I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. Surely Google Analytics was confusing my site with another, way more popular site. There was no way my visitor numbers could be so high! And yet they were. One of my posts ...more
Blog Design
Why You Should Create Your Own Graphics for Your Blog
10th of January 2012 Guest Blogger 72

Why You Should Create Your Own Graphics for Your Blog

This guest post is by Naveen Jayawardena of sleepWRITER. When I decided to start a blog on sleep habits, I wanted to try something different. As any aspiring blogger, I was trying to stand out from the crowd. And I did it by creating my own graphics. Now I run ...more
Blog Design
How to Use Images in Your Blog Posts
19th of December 2011 Guest Blogger 79

How to Use Images in Your Blog Posts

This guest post is by Karol K of ThemeFuse. “A picture is worth a thousand words.” I’ve always liked this adage even though it’s one of the biggest cliches ever. Pictures, photos, image—they are all great for visualizing your posts and making them more memorable. I know that it’s the ...more
Blog Design
10 Of The Web’s Best Sidebars
3rd of November 2011 Guest Blogger 52

10 Of The Web’s Best Sidebars

This guest post is by the Blog Tyrant. The sidebar is the second most important place on your site. It is where, after engaging with your content, people head over to subscribe to your list, follow you on Twitter, or buy your product. It is vital that you get it ...more
Blog Design
Principles of Effective Blog Design
30th of September 2011 Guest Blogger 46

Principles of Effective Blog Design

This is a guest post by Peep Laja, CEO of Traindom. People judge books by the cover, and other people by their looks. Take a look at these two men: Now answer these questions (you can’t choose “neither”): Which one would you rather ask investment advice from? Which one would ...more
Blog Design
Boost Your Blog #6: Optimize Menus and Sidebars
4th of September 2011 Darren Rowse 20

Boost Your Blog #6: Optimize Menus and Sidebars

Continuing our discussion of things you should be doing right now to improve your blog, today’s tip is: 6. Optimize your menus, navigation, and sidebars One task that I think many of us could benefit from on a periodic basis is a critical review of menus and navigation areas on ...more
Blog Design