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Tag: Blogging

I'm lazy and didn't make this but it might be useful for finding some good reads. I wrote a similar post last year.

Starting A Blog

Jul 10, 2012
Starting A Blog

Most people at some time or other consider making a blog. Either they have a topic they are passionate about, want to make money, or need to promote a business, service or themselves. It is actually an easy question to answer. Just check these basic criteria against your topic or blog idea. Trust me, it is better to think about this now and not two years and thousands of hours or work down the road, when you have nothing to show for it.

Finding Writers for Web Articles and Content

I've been spending a lot of time writing my own web content lately but whether you just don't have the time or don't know the subject finding writers online is the next best option. There are lots of places to look and the quality of the articles varies tremendously.

Competing in a Crowded Niche

Crowded niches can be extremely difficult to get started in but also happen to be the most interesting and most lucrative. Whether you have a passion and want to write about it, have a business in a crowded niche you need to promote, or simply want to make money, it takes lots of time and persistence but it can be done.

Web Design Blogs to Read in 2012

I am always on the lookout for good new blogs or those with great content that I haven't seen before. In the web design field it seems like a handful of the larger blogs can drown out the voice of the little guys who many time have better things to say. So here are some of the smaller blogs that have great content that you should follow.

What I’ve Learned From Blogging (Month 6)

Well time sure is flying by. I didn't realize this blog has already been around now for six months. I haven't been writing these posts with any kind of regularity but I figured I'd share some of my insights on blogging from the last six months.

How to Promote the Hell Out of Your Personal Website or Portfolio

There are a lot of designers out there, which means there are lots of design portfolios on the web. Yours is one of millions. Which means it will never be found on it’s own. But because the design community is so massive, there are plenty of opportunities to self promote.

Why Every Designer Should Blog

Blogging can be tedious but is so important for designers. We are in the communication business and there is no better way to develop your communication skills and develop your expertise. If you are not blogging in some capacity, maybe this will get you started.

What I Learned From Blogging Month 2

Wow it seems like only yesterday, I started this project. I continue to experiment and have learned a lot, even in just two short months of blogging here. Traffic has been steadily climbing and although I may be short of my initial goals, I am still making significant progress.

Writing Intriguing Headings And When To Use Them

I've been spending all kinds of time both writing posts and reading other people's blogs. I've found that headings can make or break a good blog post. The title brings the reader in but it isn't until after reading the first couple headings when the reader can decide if the post is worth their time or not. Which is possibly why some bloggers tend not to use heading at all. I'm going to lay out what works in some types of posts, and why the opposite may be true in others.

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