There’s a reason why Canadian email accounts have been flooded by requests from companies and organizations that want to retain their contacts this spring. Canada’s new anti-spam legislation and regulations came into force on July 1st, 2014. Continue reading
Read Blog Abandonment is not your only Choice first please and comment there.
I have given up on a blog and deleted it. The environmental/political blog I deleted in 2007 was successful, but a year after founding it I no longer wanted to deal with comments from legions of climate change deniers. I’m not referring to troll comments, which were even more numerous – those I simply deleted. Continue reading
I like to read advice on how to become a a better blogger and how to build a better blog. But I don’t like reading “everyone needs a website, not a blog” because that’s bunk ie. absurd, ridiculous, nonsense. Continue reading
YouTube is preparing to radically change the site, adding a subscription service that is intended to help them compete in the streaming music industry. The Google owned video site has already signed new licensing deals with all of the major labels, but many independents are refusing to take part. Read the full article: YouTube Is About To Delete Independent Artists From Its Site
Your blog posts should be directed to a specific audience and interesting enough to encourage them to return to read more. But don’t expect a growing readership unless you provide new fresh content frequently.
In past years blogrolls comprised of links to directly related sites were useful traffic driving tools. Then each blogroll your blog was listed in increased the possibility that readers of blogs with similar content would click in and and visit your blog too. Continue reading