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In the Types of content lesson of the Intro to Blogging course there’s a section called Becoming a resource to your readers. It covers the benefits of becoming an online resource, which is a great start, but perhaps you were hoping to add some moreContinue reading “Resourcing with flair”
Are you ready for another couple of rocking workshops? Hope so, because we are! Up first will be our podcasting workshop, with a healthy dose of cross-over for bloggers! One of the biggest challenges for any content creator is getting people to follow you atContinue reading “August workshops – register now”
Do you want someone to listen to your podcast? Then you only have a few seconds to make it happen. If you research the data, the biggest drop-off on most shows is in the first minute. You have 60 seconds at best to grab peopleContinue reading “The first 30 seconds of your podcast”
Didn’t get a chance to join us for our Podcasting get-together on Tuesday? You can catch up with the recorded video below. Automattic’s own Ken Gagne joined us once again to share is experience as a prolific podcaster, answer questions from our Podcasting Course students,Continue reading “Podcasting Showcase – workshop replay”
In this article, we’re going to discuss the basic anatomy of a webpage, review the traditional approach to the components of a webpage, then we’ll take a closer look at what has come to be known as Full Site Editing (FSE) and break it downContinue reading “The Raw Basics of Site Design”
In the world of writing, authors are often categorized as being a pantser or a plotter or a combination of both. In the world of blogging it’s no different. You’re either creating your content on the fly and in the moment, or you’re planning itContinue reading “Content planning – workshop replay”
So, you started your blog and it’s been pretty exciting! You got into a nice routine of creating posts regularly, but suddenly everything stopped – you’re out of ideas! It almost feels like you’ve exhausted all the possible topics and now there’s nothing left toContinue reading “Tips to never run out of topic ideas for your blog”
As we discuss in the Intro to Blogging lesson on Content design, the written word is incredibly important and powerful for bloggers. But enhancing your content with visuals, layout variations, and media can vastly improve your ability to attract repeat visitors and new readers whileContinue reading “Your post layout matters”
If you’ve been through our SEO lesson in the Intro to Podcasting course, chances are you may have noticed a tip there which notes that one of the best ways of creating good SEO is to imagine that search engines don’t exist. It’s an interestingContinue reading “Keeping it real with SEO”
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