Tag: Blogs

Flying Solo

“Should I host my own blog?” Sooner or later, every blogger will ask that very question. Eventually, you will want to know the pro’s and cons of hosting your own blog vs staying with a free host like blogger or WordPress.com. Is it worth the expense…

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What About Me?

Techrigy’s SM2 is an excellent search tool that will scour the vast world wide web for any mention of your name or any of your websites or blogs. They offer a free account that allows you to search for up to five keywords or phrases and stores…

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St. Louis Blogger's Guild

St. Louis now has a blogger’s guild! What a great idea! I think this will start a new trend all across the country with chapters in every state, culminating in a universal centralized Blogger’s Guild and union. Will it have health benefits and 2 weeks of…

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Clustrmaps

Clustrmaps is a free widget for blogs that simply shows you where in the world your readers are coming from. There aren’t a lot of bells and whistles, just a nice visible view of your audience. It updates all the time so the map isn’t that…

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How to Pimp Your Blog

  Why are some blogs popular and others not? Obviously, the best thing any blogger can do to make their blog a success is to write excellent posts consistently. However, even the best written blogs will languish in obscurity if the blogger does not perform some…

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Automatic Blog Backups for Free!

So many of us are blogging these days, but I wonder how many of us are actually backup our work. Sure, we can create blogs outside of the website in a word processor or in an online office suite as I do with Google Docs, but most…

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Twitter 101

Unless you were living under a rock the last year or actually had one of them there things they call a life, then you know all about Twitter. In any event, whether you are new to Twitter or a seasoned veteran, here are some cool and…

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The Time of Your Life (Online)

Circavie is a service that lets you create visual timelines of anything you want to document online. Each entry can include hyperlinks, images, text and even comments. You can navigate the timelines via the arrows at the bottom of the screen or by clicking anywhere on…

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Moo-ve over TinyURL, URL-finished!

We all know about the valuable use of www.TinyUrl.com , especially on the 140-character limited Twitter platform. Well, there’s a new sherif in town and its name is MooURL! You are probably wondering why would anyone even care which url shortening service they used? The answer…

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Hictu

Everyone is excited about Seesmic but it is going to be in private BETA for a long time before it is open to the public. In the mean time, why not try the original video twitter, Hictu ? They launched a year ago in December 2006…

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