A personal blog is a weblog where people publish articles related to their daily lives, interests, projects, passions and happenings. Personal blogging is a crème de la crème when it comes to being a creative outlet for self expression and a wonderful way to meet new people online.
The Internet provides powerful networking opportunities that allow bloggers to effectively target their audience. Hobbyists and professionals are long time members of the blogosphere who are skilled at networking. Small business people and big name brands are now taking advantage of blogging software and social networks like Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin to assert their business presence online and to reach more potential customers, business partners and employees through relationship building. In the future most businesses will have both a website and a blog and the two will most likely be on the same site. Continue reading
Desktop and laptop computers have long been a staple in middle and high schools but that is rapidly changing. Schools across the USA are spending billions on various kinds of technology for the classroom and aren’t investing only in computer stations and keyboards. Continue reading
The growth of mobile use shows no signs of slowing. A new report suggests by the end of 2013, there will be more mobile devices on Earth than people.
Mobile data traffic worldwide will increase 13 times by 2017. That’s from the latest Cisco VNI Mobile Data Forecast Update, 2012-2017 released in early February. Continue reading
Recent studies indicate we bloggers now have as few as 30 seconds to impress or lose the attention of a visitor. While there is no one correct way to move visitors around your site good web design means easy navigation for all visitors. If your site navigation isn’t intuitive then all the hard work you do to promote your content is for nothing, as visitors these days scan content quickly, and they won’t return if they can’t immediately locate what they want. Continue reading
Most bloggers by now will have heard about claiming authorship for their posts. Possibly many will be wondering how to do this with their WordPress.com blog. The instructions for using the attributes rel=”author” and rel=”me” posted on Google are possibly a bit confusing for bloggers without some HTML background – in fact without some minor changes the markup will not verify!. This article seeks to provide an easy to use solution for bloggers using the WordPress.com platform.
via Authorship Markup for WordPress.com « Graphiclineweb. Continue reading
As more people make the transition to electronic, mobile credit and debit card payments, industry innovation is focusing on these payment methods and WordPress.com is on board. WordPress.com offers some premium feature upgrades in addition to free features that allow users to take advantage of your WordPress.com experience. Continue reading
Back in the day we all viewed blogs on desktop computers. Back in the day every blog theme had at least one sidebar that appeared on every page in the blog. Back in the day mile long blogrolls were common.
Not so, today. Continue reading
I love WordPress
The primary thing to remember in creating a website is that you’re not creating the website for you; you’re creating the site for your visitors. If you have created websites on other software and now want to create one on WordPress.com software it’s important to fully comprehend the limitations of blogging on the WordPress.com multiuser blogging platform. Continue reading
Without doubt bloggers are communicators and community builders. Blogs are focused on discussion but are comment boxes the only way for your visitors to make contact with you? Do you post contact information on your blog? If you do, does it take the form of an email address and/or a phone number? Or do you use a contact form? Continue reading
It’s no secret that Jennifer Aniston, who was previously married to Brad Pitt plans to marry again. This time to Justin Theroux. Likewise it’s no secret that “sex sells”. Aniston’s first Smartwater ad examines just what it takes for an internet video to go viral, but characterizing Aniston’s latest Smartwater video ad displaying on WordPress.com blogs as pornography is crazy. Continue reading