Blogging Pitfalls: How to Avoid Being Dropped By Google

If you take a look at your traffic stats, you’ll likely find that a very large percentage, if not a vast majority, of your new traffic comes from Google. While this can be a great thing as search traffic is some of the best that you can get in terms of targeting, it is also […]

Blogging Pitfalls: Avoiding Duplicate Content Purgatory

When you hit “publish” on a new post, how many copies of that post exist on your site? How about on the Web? The truth is that there is no way to know exactly how many copies of your post you create because every theme and every site are different in this area. However, depending […]

Blogging Pitfalls: How to Avoid Email Overload

Email overload is a burden that affects digital workers of all stripes, not just bloggers. However, bloggers are especially susceptible, especially as their site grows and more people wish to get in touch with them. Not only does the public nature of blogging act as an open invitation for this problem but many seem to […]

Blogging Pitfalls: How Worshiping Analytics Can Kill Your Blog

Generally speaking, bloggers view analytics as a very good thing. There’s hardly a blog that isn’t running some kind of stats program whether it’s Google Analytics, WordPress.com stats or one of the countless other systems. Analytics provide information that can be very valuable to a blogger. A good analytics system will give you stats that […]

Blogging Pitfalls: Plugin Purgatory

Everyone loves WordPress plugins. They’re great and they can do a ton of great things from improve your commenting system to improving your site’s security. While WordPress plugins are great, too much of any good thing is simply that, too much. Going overboard with WordPress plugins can have an adverse affect on your blog in […]

Blogging Pitfalls: Advertising Overload

Given that my previous two posts, on the need to create backups and the perils of choosing a bad Web host were followed by a period of unplanned downtime, which saw BloggingPro rescued by a good backup strategy, I briefly debated making this post about the danger of being hit over the head with a […]

Problogging On Blogger: 8 Tips For BlogSpot Lovers

Despite the massive amount of attention that WordPress receives in the media, the fact of the matter is that Blogger (also known as Blogspot) is still the number one platform in the blogosphere. According to both Quantcast and Compete.com, Blogger receives three times as much traffic as its WordPress rival, despite the fact that the latter […]

Blogging Pitfalls: Using a Bad Host

When it comes time to set up a new site, whether you are moving from your free blogging account to a new domain or simply setting up a new blog altogether, there is quite literally no shortage of companies willing to take your business. With thousands of companies in the hosting game, not counting a […]

Buzzie Adds Push Notification, Still Lacks Image Uploading (Google Buzz)

Buzzie, one of the two iPhone apps supporting Google Buzz (a micro blogging service that is slowly gaining popularity) has just launched push notification support for their app. Similar to how other micro blogging apps like Echofon and SimplyTweet function, Buzzie will send a user an alert whenever they receive a new comment or “buzz” (the […]

Blogger Embraces Change, Makes BlogSpot Beautiful Again (Themes And Design)

After offering users the same stale templates for months on end (if not years), it looks like Google has finally added some decent themes for blogspot fans, as well as making it easier for non-geeks to redesign the layout of their blogs. (Blogger Buzz) We’re thrilled to announce that the Blogger Template Designer has launched toBlogger […]