There are many different definitions of a “brand”, but the most effective description is that a brand is a name or symbol that is commonly known to identify a blog or its writer and separate them from all the other bloggers out there. Of course, good writing is what will draw them back, but first […]
I’ve recently revised a couple of WordPress.com blogs. Originally, Ellen B. from Happy Wonderer contacted me to widen her template and give her a background that fit the theme of her blog, which I did below: When Bernideen of Bernideen’s Tea Time Blog saw Ellen’s template, she had to have one as well – after […]
A few weeks ago, I blogged about a program I discovered quite by accident, called Gimp. It’s a free and versatile graphics manipulation package that is quite handy if you want to create your blog banner – and I’ll be showing you how to do just that today.
Unfortunately, “build it and they will come” doesnâ€™t apply to blogging, as you have probably already noticed. If you want people to come, you have to create some buzz and excitement surrounding your blog. One great way to get your blog noticed is by using a graphic link via an ad, button or contest promotion.
When Megan of Fried Okra first contacted me about her upcoming blog anniversary, I was positively estatic about redesigning her blog for her. She said that she wanted something that spoke “welcome” to her readers and suggested a porch swing or something of that nature. So, I commenced to look for a porch swing or […]