Category Archives: Blogging

WordPress Keyboard Shortcuts

If you use WordPress for your blogging software of choice, this post is for you. TipMonkies has posted a super list of WordPress keyboard shortcuts that I will definitely be making use of. I am sure this information has been out there for a while, but it is new to me – I’m kinda slow […]

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Peter Norvig Criticizes Alexa

Peter Norvig is the director of research at Google and a post on his blog weighs in on the whole Alexa is Awesome vs. Alexa is Flawed debate. He has published some of his web stats on his blog showing that, although his site gets about twice the pageviews of Matt Cutt’s blog, Matt’s blog […]

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Introducing Another Blog Writer

Our newest blog writer is Nicholas from Alabama. Nicholas contacted me about writing for the blog and after reading his blog, I knew he would be a great asset to have on-board. He is a young guy, but has learned a lot in his 17 years. He manages a computer business that handles all things […]

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Nofollow No More – For Now Anyway

After much discussion, we have decided to remove the “no follow” tag from comments made on the blog. Typically, spammers try to take advantage of situations like this. However, I think it is important for bloggers to encourage a thriving blog community. We decided to make this change for two reasons: We use the Akismet […]

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Yahoo Makes Search Box for Blogs

Yahoo! released its Search Builder toward the end of last year and it was a nice option if you wanted to use something other than Google’s search box on your site. However, it did not really fit with our blog because the box was too wide to fit in the sidebars. Yahoo had set it […]

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New Writer for Our Blog

I want to extend a warm welcome to our newest tech blog writer. His name is Cris and he is from Singapore. He is a very busy guy as he competes in World Skills International AND is enrolled in Asia Largest Vocational training school: The Institute of Technical Education (ITE College East). There, he is […]

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Google PageRank

Every 4 months or so, the Internet is hit with a flurry of posts and articles all with the same headline, more or less: “Google is Updating PageRank!” This sends thousands of webmasters into a frenzy as they try to track their PageRank and guess what it will go up to next. Just stop it, […]

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Build Blog Traffic: Backlinking

Here is another short and sweet post listing another technique for building traffic to your blog: Backlinking. This also overlaps into the SEO field as well. So if you have a “non-blog” website, you could benefit from this as well. Backlinking is a term that describes the process of getting other websites to “link back” […]

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Build Blog Traffic: Ping

There are so many ways to build blog traffic but in this post I am only going to mention one way (and plan on mentioning other ways in future posts). This post will talk about something called “ping”. What if you wrote a post but nobody knew about it? No good. So, you should make […]

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WordPress 2.0.6 Bug

WordPress made the recommendation to upgrade to version 2.0.6 due to the new security fixes it offered. However, this new version has a little bug that is playing a little havoc with Feedburner Feeds. The bug is not security related, it only has a possible effect on some RSS readers and some servers. Mark Jaquith […]

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