Search Engine Optimization (SEO) was such a buzzword in the early 2000’s because most web folks noticed a change in behavior in the internet users. What’s that behavior? People used search engines as their primary starting point in their web usage. By now, tips are all over the web on how to make your blog […]
Archives for October 2009
In this week’s Movable Type Monday, we have news about the latest MT 5 beta, an update to the SmartTrim plugin, designer documentation, and more.
Any of you remember podPress? Yes, I’m talking about the popular podcasting plugin developed by Dan Kuykendall of MightySeek which halted development back in 2007. PodPress was supposed to have resumed development back in August but two months has already passed and no news about its progress has been revealed at all. Supporters of the plugin […]
More and more people are now using their mobile phones to access the internet. Noticing this growing trend, the WordPress team has released a new upgrade that makes WordPress.com blogs more mobile friendly. When a mobile phone views a WordPress.com blog, the contents are now shown using special mobile themes. The theme that is displayed differs […]
Blogging for profit has been around since the early part of this decade but for some bloggers, blog monetization is often taken for granted. Especially when the global financial markets started crashing one by one last year, the diversification of how blogs can earn money became a must. Here’s a review of the different methods […]
This may sound familiar to some bloggers: You’ve been blogging for almost a year now in a pretty uncrowded niche. You’ve been thinking of nice topics to blog about and your writing is pretty OK. But when you look at your web traffic stats, you see something that doesn’t even reach 300. So what do […]
A blogging platform used as a content management system (CMS) is not really new. This blog has outline several reasons why WordPress as a CMS is feasible. Open source systems like WordPress are ideal for such an application because of the inherent “hackability” of the app to be shaped into other uses. But what about […]
After purchasing an iPhone 3GS about a week ago, I was excited to see what new video blogging apps have emerged since the iPhone 3GS’s launch this summer. While it seems like every twitter app from Twittelator Pro to Tweetie 2 is including video and/or audio (via third party hacks), a quick scan through the […]
In this week’s Movable Type Monday, we have a new beta release for MT 5 and an early version of the Apache module mod_perlite.
Last October 1, 2009, Six Apart, the creator of the Typepad blogging platform, launched the a developer program that opens up TypePad’s API to developers. The program gives developers the capacity to build rich and flexible applications that can interact with existing social networks and standalone sites using the TypePad cloud platform. Though the program is aimed towards […]