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If you’re like me, you’ll be passionate about the subject you write about, caring less about any monetary gain and more about a genuine interest in the topic.
You’ll also want to cover the costs of your web hosting, and might place a few relevant ads across your site / blog (you can see how I do this in my right sidebar, under the ‘featured sites’ heading).
Every now and again I like to ask you, my reader, what you think about my blog. You’re taking the time out of your day to visit, read and interact through the article comments, and it’s important for me to ask for your feedback.
It’s the little things that make all the difference.
Here are a few of the thoughts that crop up when publishing a blog.
A special mention to the person who left the 3,000th comment here on my site.
No matter what line of business you’re in, it’s vital that you can measure the results of your endeavours. If you spend any amount of time dealing with websites, you’ll understand the importance of statistics, and how they can track progress and provide pointers for improvement.
Ever since I started publishing posts online, I looked forward to the time when I could feature my best posts.
Here’s a look at how my Alexa rank has improved.
There are issues with visitors doing likewise.
It almost passed without notice, but two days ago Lisa Sabin-Wilson posted the 2,000th comment.
I haven’t paid much attention to my Alexa rank, but some recent online chat has prompted a re-think. For those who don’t know, your website’s Alexa rank affects…
There are some changes going on with my little blog.
To write a great blog post it must consist of the following.
Ace Jet 170 is a blog by Richard Weston, an English graphic designer working in Belfast (a city close to my heart). Richard is married with two “very young, active, funny and very brilliant” boys. At work he mainly develops and implements brands and corporate IDs, works very hard and eats cake.
Watch and learn how you can benefit by using RSS subscriptions. This short video tutorial from commoncraft describes how to save yourself time. Go on, get fed.
A question of particular relevance for me at this point in time. davidthedesigner asked me a while back, and I was thinking about it today at the beginning…
I’d like to give you credit for implementing what I believe is an excellent design element into your website or blog. Be it a great logo, footer, use of imagery, or something unique that I’ve not seen anywhere else. Hence my humble Creative Design Awards.
During the short life of this blog, you’ve helped me to learn more about the subject I love, so I’m extending this little thanks to all of you…
A number of things happen when one of your blog articles reaches the front page of Digg.
1/ Your server crashes due to the high load
Update: I no longer have the “nofollow” tag removed from comments.
Thousands of site owners are making poor first impressions in exchange for a few monthly dollars.
If you only had five minutes to ensure you’re making the most of your blog, who would you spend those five minutes with?
When I wrote a personal critique of Marc Rapp’s blog I mentioned his language translator, and how Marc’s audience spanned across countries that mine barely touched, I thought…
The design of your blog can greatly improve reader retention, so to help, here are a number of great post sharing valuable blog design tips.
Here are five important design tips for your website / blog. Pay attention and you’ll give your visitors a much better experience.