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  1. October, 18, 2010 Blogging and Troubleshooting
    We all experience those situations when we click and expect a specific thing to happen and something else presents. The examples are endless and varied including not being able to log-in to your blog account or logging in and then experiencing problems. Read the full article
    Tags: browsers, Login, Tools, Operating system, troubleshooting, Flash

  2. October 21, 2010 A comment policy for your blog
    Creating a new blog can be an exciting and joy-filled process. Waiting for your first comments to appear can be charged with eager anticipation and emotionality. It can also be a downer if you receive one or more troll comments. Some bloggers fear that if they restrict commenters, they’ll lose readership. I prefer to shun trolls and preserve a safe and comfortable environment for all my commenters. Read the full article
    Tags: abuse, blog commenting policy, branding, personal attacks, reputation management, trolls

  3. I updated my Popular Posts page popular posts

  4. October 27, 2010 Blogging Basics: Becoming a Webmaster
    Every search engine optimization (SEO) strategy begins with the basics: search engine friendly site design and architecture, keyword research, content development, and link building. Most blogs draw the vast majority of their traffic from search engines, so this is a crucial area to spend time and effort on.

  5. October 30, 2010 Blogging, Content Creation and Time Management
    Content is what readers come to our blogs to read and discuss. In order to create an effective and successful blog the blogger must become a prolific writer of quality content that calls readers to action. Scheduling enough time for creating original content, promoting it through social media and social networks, answering comments, locating similar blogs, reading and leaving comments on other blogs, link building and relationship building — OMG! it’s mission impossible.

  6. November 2, 2010 PicApp pulls the shortcode plug
    PicApp has decided to no longer support the original implementation of the PicApp shortocde for Old usages of the shortcode will continue to function as long as PicApp will allow them to, but we do not plan to switch to the new method of image selection they are providing and any shortcodes entered into new posts will be automatically removed.

  7. November 5, 2010 Bloglines Saved by the BellAs you may have heard, has entered into an agreement with MerchantCircle who has agreed to keep Bloglines up and running. Stay tuned over the coming months as MerchantCircle works to improve the Bloglines service by creating a richer and more local user experience.

  8. November 6, 2010 Setting up a self-hosted install
    This is a step by step tutortial. If you are an experienced software user, and have the skill sets required to set up and manage your own self hosted install then the instructions for making the move are easy to follow. But if you are not skilled at blogging, and also lack the skill sets required to self host your own install then acquiring those skills first is recommended.

  9. November 9, 2010 How to build a website using
    Have you ever wished you could build a website, but didn’t know where to start? Have you mastered the basics of for your personal needs, and ever wondered if you could adapt your knowledge for use at work? ... some practical advice on how to build a website using WordPress, however big or small your internet plans may be.

  10. November 14, 2010
    Captchas are security tools for preventing spam postings and log-ins. You have experienced them as images of random letters and numbers that some sites require you to decipher in order to submit a comment or log in to a resource. The most common type of Captcha requires that the user type letters or digits from a distorted image that appears on the screen. This posts contains The 10 point case againt CAPTCHA use

  11. November 18, 2010
    November 18, 2010 Blogroll or Links Page?
    A blogroll or site wide exchange is designed to pass traffic as well as authority, if you show a link on every page of your site you’re willing to lose PageRank from every page of your site. Would you do this for a worthless link?

  12. November 25, 2010 Online Shopping: Black Friday, Cyber Monday
    The average employee spends 14.4 hours of online shopping in the workplace over a span of two days and the trend is causing security nightmares. Tens of millions of people use a virtual wallet as an alternative form of online payment — but that doesn’t mean there aren’t risks involved. Here’s what you need to know this holiday season.

  13. December 3, 2010 Links: No-Follow and Do-Follow
    Do-follow comment links do pass on PageRank. No-follow comment links do NOT pass on PageRank. To learn more about how PageRank flows click into my article and read what experts have to say.

  14. I have only only thread for all my Showcase blog promotion posts. I do NOT post a new one for every post I publish so I'm bumping this thread shamelessly.

  15. How to add more photos to a slideshow
    One of the ways to enhance the way you present information on your blog is by creative use of images. slideshows are simple and straightforward. However adding an additional images later on may be confusing. Click the title link and find out how that's done.

  16. December 14, 2010 Duplicate Content in the SERPs Sucks!
    The theme of this post is: don't create multiple pages, subdomains, or domains with substantially duplicate content. Almost every day when I visit new blogs on the internet I spot duplicated content. The most common instances I witness are bloggers, who set up free blogs on, whereon blogger initiated advertising and duplicate content are not allowed, who then go on to create a mirror site on a free Blogger blog containing all the same content, so they can benefit from the niggardly income provided by Google Adsense. The second most common experience I'm having is witnessing is published articles from article directories duplicated on multiple sites. The third most common experience I am witnessing is very similar content on multiple sites that differs only in that a few words or paragraphs have been added to the core text. Click the title link and learn how to deal with duplicate content.

    December 14, 2010 MistyLook at gets some welcome updates
    MistyLook, with its clean and pleasant design has always been a very popular theme around, but being a very old theme, it had limitations, especially when compared to all the new themes that have been released over the past year. MistyLook also suffered from some top navigation issues due to the placement of the built-in search box which was at the right end of the navigation area. The Theme Team here at though, decided to breathe new life into this popular classic. Click the title link and read all about it.

  17. December 16, 2010 Pilot Writing Plus Blog by Email
    The handwritten word is not yet obsolete and is very powerful. Why do we hesitate to use our own handwriting in our blogs? Are we really concerned that our handwriting is too messy and won’t be able to be read by others?

  18. December 24, 2010 Happy Holidays

  19. December 26, 2010 iPad for Christmas

  20. December 29, 2010 Hans Rosling’s Wonderful World of Statistics
    Hans Rosling's famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport's commentator's style to reveal the story of the world's past, present and future development. Now he explores stats in a way he has never done before - using augmented reality animation in these 2 videos.

  21. December 30, 2010 California outlaws online impersonation
    Online reputations on sites like Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Google and the like are becoming just as important as offline reputations in terms of getting into university or employment. The internet has been a wild west, where reputations can be damaged with clicks of a mouse. Well, this Saturday online impersonation that seeks to harm becomes a crime in California.

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