Monthly Archives: June 2011
There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that Google+ is Google’s best hope to take on, if not eradicate Facebook from the face of the Earth. Facebook was the first of the large social networks, and probably will be around for a long time. However, that being said, Google+, Google’s new social network does offer some things that Facebook does not, even though Google+ looks like a clone copy of Facebook in Google clothing. Perhaps having the two compete will be good for the end user, since one will have to outdo the other in order to keep the users? We will have to wait and see. Continue reading
It seems that everyone these days has a blog, but there is a set of rules successful bloggers will follow for many reasons. These rules help guide a writer to avoid disasters that may cause them to lose their reader base, and possibly even offend some readers. Other rules are guidelines for good content, and good content keeps readers coming back for more.
Write What You Know
This will always be the first and foremost rule of blogging. When it comes to getting traffic to your blog, there is not a faster way of attracting good, participating readers than by having insightful, specific content. I myself have dedicated the last ten years of my life to Web Development, Social Media Management, Blogging, and technology. That is my passion, and that is why any article you may read on this website will be on one of those topics. What is your passion? Finding your expertise and sticking to it when it comes to writing is the basic rule of blogging success. Share your expertise and readers will find you. Continue reading
In this day and age, everybody seems to have a blog. Whether people are posting their vacation photos or reporting the latest news, it seems the Internet is flooded with bloggers. So a lot of companies with great products and services may ask themselves “what’s the point?” The point is this: people are always looking for trustworthy, reliable sources of information. The simple fact of the matter is whether you want your company to be the trusted authority in your field or your competitor. Directly, there doesn’t seem to be a lot of money in blogging (at least for the average blogger), but when the trust is built, then people have your company’s name on their minds when it comes time to get some help. Continue reading
WordPress is world renowned for being a very easy to use, completely ready out of the box CMS system; ready to launch your blog in a matter of minutes. However, there are thousands of great plug-ins that are available to download for free and for a fee. Today we are going to take a look at the top 5 must have plug-ins that are not installed with WordPress, but can greatly improve your website, especially in the area of Social Media Integration. After all, isn’t that the whole point of blogging? All of these extensions are compatible with WordPress 3.0 or higher. Continue reading
If you are planning to install Joomla! or already have, there is a lot of functionality that comes with the core installation. However, there are thousands of great extensions that are available to download for free and for a fee. Today we are going to take a look at the top 5 must have extensions that are not installed with Joomla!, but can greatly improve your website. All of these extensions are compatible with Joomla! 1.5 & 1.6. Continue reading