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Monthly Archives: September 2008

Blogger Label Functions (The Basics)

Blogger Label Functions (The Basics)
15 Sep 2008

Blogger When publishing with Blogger, we can categorize our posts using “Labels”. Published posts which have labels attached produce a link to each label in the post-footer section which links to a page displaying all posts categorized under this label. We can also add a “Labels” widget which generates a list of all labels currently in use linking to posts in the appropriate category. Aside from the basic categorization of blog ...

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Blog Design Makeover panel at IzeaFest

Blog Design Makeover panel at IzeaFest
15 Sep 2008

Design & Coding The Reader Blog Critique has proved popular with readers so I thought you would all be interested in the ‘Blog Design Makeover’ panel at IzeaFest in Olando. The video is about 56 minutes long but it makes interesting viewing. First up is Matt Blancarte from Unique Blog Designs followed by Scott Allen and Christopher Schmitt. I’m sure it will help some of you with your own blog designs.

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Create a Magazine Style Theme

Create a Magazine Style Theme
14 Sep 2008

WordPress Coding & Design A few weeks ago I wrote about how to create your own template for WordPress. A type of design growing in popularity is the Magazine style theme. Probably because it comes across as a more professional look and is maybe a bit less overwhelming to first time visitors, as it typically only displays the most recent post in full, and then lists previous posts. The first time I saw a magazine style theme was The Morning After from Arun Kale. There ...

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TechCrunch has over 1 million RSS subscribers

TechCrunch has over 1 million RSS subscribers
14 Sep 2008

Around The Blogosphere Michael Arrington yesterday annouced that TechCrunch now has over 1 million RSS subscribers. Anyway you look at it, for a site which has been online for just over 3 years this is an unbelievable achievement. Maybe someday BloggingTips will break the 1 million mark

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How To Make At Least 63% Of Your Feed Readers To View Your Blog Posts

How To Make At Least 63% Of Your Feed Readers To View Your Blog Posts
13 Sep 2008

Blogging Tired of writing good posts only to see you have 5-10% of clicks from your feed readers? Want to increase it by many times and get around 63% of your feed readers to click and read your blog in your blog and take some action? In the last post, I explained some of the things you could do to convert the free traffic into precious readers. If you follow them, you can easily get a good increase in the number of subscribers. Even if you are new to ...

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BloggingTips joins the 9Rules Network

BloggingTips joins the 9Rules Network
12 Sep 2008

Site News I am proud to announce that Blogging Tips has joined the 9Rules Network. The 9Rules Network is an independent website which was started way back in 2003 and aims to bring the best content on the web in one location. It’s a beautifully designed website and a great example of how a network should be developed. You can see Blogging Tips posts in the Blogging Section. In this section you will also find Lorelle on WordPress and other new ...

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It’s a bad time to buy a blog but it’s a great time to sell!

It’s a bad time to buy a blog but it’s a great time to sell!
12 Sep 2008

Making Money Buying, selling and flipping websites has become incredibly popular over the last few years. I first starting trading websites around 2002 but it’s much more common now than it was then. The Sitepoint Marketplace and the Digital Point Site Room are the two places I check most regularly though there are dozens of other great web development related forums with trading areas but those are the ones I usually check first before the likes of ...

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