In this Web 2.0 world we live in, tagging is one of the mainstays of networking your material. If you start as you mean to go on and get into the habit of listing relevant keywords or tags at the end of every post, you should be able to maximise the usefulness of the humble [...]
A while ago, Matt gave me an idea to broaden my blogging horizons – he suggested I start another blog! I set to thinking about a topic I would enjoy writing about day in, day out, in a niche that I know well to the point of being an authority. After dismissing the idea of [...]
As I sit here waiting for my wireless router to sort itself out – again – I am mulling over a PPP post by Matt that touched on reviews; I am pondering an idea given to me on a visit to Jon Lee’s excellent web development blog; and I am also smarting at the realisation [...]
I have written a couple of posts making fun of software titles that give no clue as to what the software does. eg Pando, Chirp? Any ideas what you might do with them?
I have also found a bit of resistance to the title of my blog, (the perceived disgustingness of the innocuous word Pisstakers being [...]
When it is going well, blogging is a joy, but when every component of the mix seems to fall apart at the same time, it can get tough. First it was a dead hard drive, and then a weird glitch that wouldn’t let me use my back-up either. And then, writer’s block.
Sat staring at [...]
I stumbled across a simple way to perfect your blog material, and in the process, determine whether what you set out to do has been achieved. Additionally, if you see yourself wandering, it is a chance to bring yourself back on track.
Essentially, you go back to your first post, read it über critically and then [...]
Do you breeze into a room and everyone turns and looks, or do you feel like you are up on the ceiling and noone has noticed you? When you blog, do you feel like the biggest baddest blogger on the planet and everyone should read your post, or do you write and hope for just [...]
Seeing Matt being 21 and happy made me think back to my 21st. I can’t recall the details so it must have been a good night out too.
Mulling over an idea for a blog post, (because if he is out partying he can’t be blogging, right!) I was thinking how lucky he is to be [...]