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So You Have a Blog, Now What Do You Do With It? Blog Basics
(This article assumes that you have already set up a blog on your website. I highly recommend using sBlog: http://servous.se/)
What started out as just a way for you to write an online journal has quickly turned into a very viable internet marketing tool. The weblog, or blog for short, has become a great way to draw attention to your website. Below I will discuss the steps you need to take to make the most of this new tool.
1. Content: Probably the most important feature of your new blog is the content - what you post. As an example, you can see what my own company, JV Media Design, has put up here: http://www.jvmediadesign.com/blog. You will notice that we post a lot of articles related to the business of design and the internet. Content that is relative to your business or industry is the most effective. Articles, news, tips, tutorials, and links or other resources are all great examples of what would be considered good content for your blog.
2. Updates: Optimally, your blog should always be up to date with fresh content. Of course, this can't always be the case, so it would be advantageous to update your blog as much as you can. If you can manage the content, a few times a week would be enough to keep your information fresh. There are plenty of free resources online that could help you with content. Simply do a search in your favorite engine for "free site content" or "free articles" and you should fine multiple links that could make it even easier for you to keep your blog up to date.
3. Links: Once you have some content posted into your blog, you will want to tell the internet world about it. The best way to do this is to submit your RSS feed link to sites that accept those feeds. What's an RSS feed you ask? RSS is another acronym for "RDF Site Summary", "Rich Site Summary", or "Really Simple Syndication". Basically, it's just a format for sending out your content to others. The best resource for where to submit this link is: http://www.masternewmedia.org/rss/top55/ It might take you a couple hours to go through this list, but I highly recommend submitting to all the links you can. Simply click on a submission link on the list and then follow the directions. Most sites will ask for your "RSS 0.91" or "RSS 2.0" feed link.
If you are using sBlog, your links would be:
Some sites only ask for the URL to your blog, which would be:
Usually, the site will also ask for a description of your blog feed. Try to be as descriptive as possible while using keywords from your industry (ie. "JV Media Design - Web, graphic, and multimedia design tips, tutorials, and helpful information). Some will ask you to choose the best category for your blog feed as well.
4. Pings: Yet another web acronym, ping is short for "Packet Internet Groper" and is basically just a utility program that tests a network connection. In the blog world, pings are used to tell other sites that you are there. There is debate on how often you should ping others but the general consensus is that you should do it every time you update your blog with new content. The best utility to ping blog directory sites (where you should have been submitting your RSS feed links in point #3) is: http://pingomatic.com/ - Simply go to this site once you update your content, enter your URL (http://www.YOURSITE.com/blog) and description, check off all the boxes, then click "submit pings".
Sherry Holub received her degree in design from UCLA in 1995. She is now the Lead Designer and Creative Director at Southern California Studio, JV Media Design. http://www.jvmediadesign.com
SocialPulse Red Carpet: Brickfish Announces Real-Time Social Listening Event MDJOnline.com
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Astrogun, Unity, & Apple Have Team Up to Solve 'Titanium Moth' Bug Affecting iOS & tvOS Unity Games - Gamasutra
Astrogun, Unity, & Apple Have Team Up to Solve 'Titanium Moth' Bug Affecting iOS & tvOS Unity Games Gamasutra
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As Microsoft moves more blogs off its MSDN and TechNet sites, here's how to stay current ZDNet
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Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 2/6/19: I have seen the Snappening and it is an RSS feed Comics Beat
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The 10 Most Important SEO Strategies For Your WordPress Blog in 2019 Forbes
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Brickfish Announces SocialPulse: Real-Time Social Listening Event Associated Press
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Best WordPress themes 2019: Our picks for business, blogging, podcasts Mashable
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Five years after Google conquered and abandoned RSS, the news-reader ecosystem is showing green shoots - Boing Boing
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Following the nation-wide police raids and arrests of several social activists – eerily reminiscent of an autocratic Indira Gandhi's Emergency – Rahul Gandhi ...
Weekend Reading – Rediscovering Blogging Edition – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The Government Shutdown Expands the Ranks of 'Underwater Nation' Inequality.org
Unemployment is low, but federal employees are lining up at food banks. They aren't alone.
RSS Glasnost? Mohan Bhagwat turns accommodative even as political Hindutva grows more strident - Times of India
RSS Glasnost? Mohan Bhagwat turns accommodative even as political Hindutva grows more strident Times of India
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Remember Blogs? (For Every Communicator Who's Felt Out Of Step) ChristianityToday.com
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How to Use Supplemental Content to Get More Mileage from Big Content Search Engine Journal
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'The concept of Hindu rashtra is not theocratic … It's an adjective of the nation, not an objective' - Times of India
'The concept of Hindu rashtra is not theocratic … It's an adjective of the nation, not an objective' Times of India
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That Outrageous Mommy Blogger Who Refuses to Stop Writing About Her Kid Highlights a Key Parent-Child Generational Gap - Slate
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Pranab Mukherjee elucidates constitutional values to RSS, but did he also do an Advani on Congress? - Times of India
Pranab Mukherjee elucidates constitutional values to RSS, but did he also do an Advani on Congress? Times of India
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Bhagwat talks glasnost but are Sangh footsoldiers listening? Times of India
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Jason Bakker's Blog - Fascination with the Obra Dinn Gamasutra
Having played Return of the Obra Dinn recently, I was inspired to write about historical settings, exploring themes, co-linear storytelling, and ships.
Pranab Mukherjee's proposed address to RSS recruits is a good step Times of India
Former president Pranab Mukherjee has accepted an invitation from RSS to address the organisation's recruits who are undergoing training at Nagpur.
9 Places to Share Your Blog Feed to Automatically Update Your Social Media Contacts - Search Engine Journal
9 Places to Share Your Blog Feed to Automatically Update Your Social Media Contacts Search Engine Journal
Most of us are active at a number of social media sites. And I bet, we all have a blog (or several blogs). You are very likely to be eager to share what.
How To Get People To Actually Read Your Business's Blog Forbes Now
There are some big benefits to having and maintaining a blog for your business, especially if you can get people in your audience to actually read and follow it.
Michael Heron's Blog - 2019 - A Commitment to A Year of Depth Gamasutra
I intend for 2019 to be a year of depth - a chance to play all those games I have bought and never even looked at. No new hobbies. No new unnecessa.
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My Parents’ Work-Life Balance: When Your Mom Is “Mommy Blogger” Heather Armstrong aka Dooce Slate
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How often should you post new blog entries? - PR Daily PR Daily
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David Bailly's Blog - A simple format to archive design decisions Gamasutra
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2018 Saveur Blog Award Winners | SAVEUR Saveur Daily
The readers and SAVEUR's editors have spoken: here are your winners for the 9th annual SAVEUR Blog Awards. Finalists flew in from as far as West Africa, ...
Ram Mandir gambit: BJP must refrain from taking the legislative route for India's and its own sake - Times of India
Ram Mandir gambit: BJP must refrain from taking the legislative route for India's and its own sake Times of India
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The Epic Store, In Its Current State, is Not Good for Anyone. Gamasutra
Epic puts in 12% of the effort with an abysmal game launcher, few user features, but fantastic incentives for indie developers.
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A couple of years ago, we applied for an SBIR grant to the US Department of Education. Our explicit goal was to create a sequel to Alphabear that woul.
James Margaris's Blog - An Artifact Card Review Gamasutra
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Beto O’Rourke is blogging about the fog and blackberry cobbler. But is he running for president? - Washington Post
Beto O’Rourke is blogging about the fog and blackberry cobbler. But is he running for president? Washington Post
If Beto O'Rourke doesn't end up running for president in 2020, he could always try writing a travel memoir in the style of John Steinbeck or Jack Kerouac.
Blogging Platforms Compared: WordPress vs Tumblr vs Blogger CMSWire
Starting a blog for your brand? WordPress, Tumblr, and Blogger are all popular options, but which one is best suited to your organization's needs?
Enemy AI Design in Tom Clancy's The Division Gamasutra
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How Does the Future of the Streamer-Developer Relationship Look? Gamasutra
This blog post asks some questions about the relationship between developer and streamer, the cash flow between them, and the cash flow in the entire.
Jake Birkett's Blog - Using Steam reviews to estimate sales Gamasutra
Back in 2014, before SteamSpy, I wrote this article about using Steam's review count to estimate sales. Then SteamSpy came along and we all used that instead.
Unai Cabezon's Blog - Solving interdimensional crimes Gamasutra
A unique feature in Double Cross is its investigation system, unusual in action-platforming games. How did it come to be, and how did it evolve to the.
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Graveyard Keeper: How the graphics effects are made Gamasutra
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Last blog standing, “last guy dancing”: How Jason Kottke is thinking about kottke.org at 20 - Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard
Last blog standing, “last guy dancing”: How Jason Kottke is thinking about kottke.org at 20 Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard
In 2013, Jason Kottke wrote a prediction for Nieman Lab's year-end roundup: “The blog is dead, long live the blog.” Kottke was then (and still is) owner of one of ...
Behind The AI of Horizon Zero Dawn (Part 1) Gamasutra
In this first of two blogs I explore the AI decision making framework that enables the machine-animals of Horizon Zero Dawn to behave independently an.
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Procedural modeling can be a huge bonus to small teams that want to create diverse worlds. We needed to create piers. 3 of them.
Larry&Brandon GDU's Blog - Pitching Your Game with Rebekah Saltsman Gamasutra
GDC 2019 is in a month and it's a time for many indie developers to network and pitch their games to investors. Rebekah Saltsman owns 51% of Finji, wh.
An enigma called Rahul Gandhi Times of India
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The Design Lessons Designers Fail to Learn From Dark Souls Gamasutra
The success of Dark Souls has spawned many imitators, and for today's post, we're going to look at the common elements people get wrong when analyzing.
What Bandersnatch Teaches About the Illusion of Choice Gamasutra
Black Mirror's Bandersnatch episode recently debuted, and offered viewers a lesson on the illusion of choice that developers have to deal with.
Thomas Bidaux's Blog - Games and Crowdfunding in 2018 Gamasutra
A look at 2018 numbers for crowdfunding and video games.
Josh Bycer's Blog - How Player Choice Can Backfire Gamasutra
The recent gaffe surrounding Assassin's Creed Odyssey frames our talk today about how giving player choices can backfire if you're not careful.
Malleable and manifold: How the shape-shifting Hanuman continues to serve all our purposes - Times of India
Malleable and manifold: How the shape-shifting Hanuman continues to serve all our purposes Times of India
Yogi Adityanath may or may not have said that Hanuman was a Dalit, that portion of his speech is unclear. But he did set off a hectic ownership dispute in the ...
Analysing indie game marketing trends: What you should know going into 2019 Gamasutra
Observations from working on 50+ indie game marketing campaigns in 2018 - and some tips for how to give your game the best chance of success in 2019.
Pranab da chale RSS Times of India
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Joost van Dongen's Blog - All the ways of doing a beta Gamasutra
Giving players access to the beta of a new game or new *content* before it's released is a great way to get feedback and find bugs, allowing you to add that extra ...
The State of the Algorithm: What's Happening to Indies on Steam? Gamasutra
The business of making indie games has always been difficult, but recently it's become a lot harder. On October 5th, Valve introduced changes to Steam.
Why Friendly AI Cheat in Ghost Recon Wildlands Gamasutra
Sometimes if you want to make your game work as intended, you need to cheat a little bit. In this video I examine one of the best 'cheating' AI system.
Jake Birkett's Blog - How to choose what game to make next Gamasutra
I just got back from a trip to Boston where I took part in several roundtable discussions with indies and Valve that were mostly about how to make games that ...
Desert Child: How I Faked Everything and Hopefully Got Away with It - A Tragedy in 3(D) Acts - Gamasutra
Desert Child: How I Faked Everything and Hopefully Got Away with It - A Tragedy in 3(D) Acts Gamasutra
Oscar Brittain and Akupara Games are releasing Desert Child on Switch, Xbox, PlayStation 4, and Steam December 11! Oscar hit us with the following tec.
Joe Radak's Blog - Why I lost $42,500 making a VR game Gamasutra
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Pascal Luban's Blog - Quantitative design - How to define XP thresholds? Gamasutra
Increasing number of games include progression trees in their core gameplay experience. The question is how to compute the values associated with each.
An improved way of grabbing objects in VR with Unity3D Gamasutra
There are several ways to solve object grabbing in VR with Unity3D but all have some kind of issue. This blog post summarize different approaches and.
Jason Della Rocca's Blog - Game Project Funding: Matching Timing with Source Gamasutra
Your funding is not a problem to solve, it is an opportunity to generate success. Just be mindful of the ideal timing of the different sources of proj.
Pavel Shylenok's Blog - Effective Game Design: Software Challenges Gamasutra
Game design is the most important part of every game, but there are no specific tools for game designers. Dialogues must have a diagram-like layout to.
How to Move Your NSFW Content Off Tumblr Motherboard
How to export, move, or otherwise relocate all your sexy *content* from Tumblr.
Tim Merel's Blog - $5.7 billion games investment in 2018 doubles previous record Gamasutra
Digi-Capital's Games Report Q1 2019 tracked games companies raising $5.7 billion in 2018, which was over twice the previous record investment from.
Tom Pugh's Blog - Level Design Tips and Tricks Gamasutra
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Start RSS Feeding Content Today With dlvr.it to Social Media [How-To] Rocks Digital
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Ben Weber's Blog - What follows AlphaStar for Academic AI Researchers? Gamasutra
DeepMind continues making progress, but the path forward for AI researchers in academia is unclear.
Lottie Bevan's Blog - An indie's guide to merchandise: part one! Gamasutra
A three-part deep-dive into Weather Factory's merchandise experience: how we set up the shop, what the numbers were in Month 1, and some pitfalls to w.
Gay in the Game Industry: Research from the Field Gamasutra
In this blog post, I share my preliminary results regarding the experiences of LGBTQ employees working in the video game industry. I also share some p.
Josh Ge's Blog - How to Make a Roguelike Gamasutra
A comprehensive primer on how to get started with roguelike development, guidance and tips in 5500 words and 84 images. (A text version of the open.
Netflix's Bandersnatch UX: Cinema meets Gaming, how to make the marriage last! Gamasutra
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An IKEA guide to STEAM product page that simply works. Gamasutra
The role of your game's store page varies depending on the stage of your marketing campaign you are in at the moment. Whatever role it plays, it prove.
Mohan Bhagwat's relatively inclusive ideas can frame BJP's election campaign for 2019; it will rub off on the Opposition too - Times of India
Mohan Bhagwat's relatively inclusive ideas can frame BJP's election campaign for 2019; it will rub off on the Opposition too Times of India
In a long speech in New Delhi yesterday, RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat has struck a relatively inclusive position given his organisation's past legacy.
How Tom Clancy's The Division Manages AI Online Gamasutra
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7 Super-Actionable Facebook Messenger Marketing Tips to Try Right Now Business 2 Community
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Ryan Darcey's Blog - Designing a Production Process: An Addendum Gamasutra
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[Post Mortem - 1 year later]: I managed to ship 6000 copies to stay in business Gamasutra
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Why You Should Prefer a Blog Over Social Media Fstoppers
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Is Medium cool again? Bezos shows it as a blog platform of choice to reveal and respond USA TODAY
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6 Reasons Your Ecommerce Site Needs a Blog Booster Shot Search Engine Journal
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Using RSS Feeds to Set Off a Traffic Explosion
RSS, or Really Simple Syndication, is the perfect answer to your needs for sharing and distributing content. The way this works is webmasters can share bits of code with one another that give them access to the others forums, newsletters, blogs, information, news, and the like.
RSS more effective than email
Long have I been proclaiming the effectiveness of RSS as a communications channel for non personal communications over that of email. The protection and anonymity that RSS can offer over email means that it is fast becoming the preferred medium for many users.
Blogs As A Marketing Tool
Blogs are the biggest things to happen to the Internet since personal home pages. Blogging software has made it easy for the average Joe to create his own blog,and the thriving community of bloggers have spurred designers to release completely free, and professionally looking templates.
Marketers Still Dont Get RSS Metrics - How We Really Can Measure RSS
Even after all that's been written and explained, even reputable online marketing publications such as ClickZ still don't get RSS metrics.In an otherwise good RSS marketing article, Add RSS to Your Marketing Mix, Heidi Cohen has this to say about RSS metrics:"From a marketing perspective, RSS's measurability is still evolving and therefore limited.
17 Mistakes Professionals Make with Their Blogs
Are you getting results from your business blog? Is it getting harder for you to spend time on your blog because you're just not seeing how it is going to pay off? If so, you're not alone. Hundreds of blogs are started each day and many of them are abandoned after several months because it takes time and energy to keep a good business blog going.
Blogs: A Fool Proof Way to Attract Visitors
Blogs might seem like an old hat at this time as by now really everyone has one him- and herself. But exactly this fact is what makes them such a valuable promotion tool even for long existing websites (that are no blog and don't have one yet): The wide and large userbase.
Blogs for Kids
Flush out the writer in children. Blogging could draw out a young writer and open doors to their future.
How To Create A Blog
Blogs are more permanent than posts to an online discussion list, more dynamic than older-style home pages. They are more personal than traditional journalism, and definitely more public than diaries.
Web Blogs, Defined, Explained and Understood
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What is a Business Blog?
Although Blog was the most requested word of 2004 as per Merriam Webster Dictionary Online, there are quite a few people, for whom the word Blog is still unknown.Blog is an online journal of events, raves, rants of the people.
The Language of Blogs
I read over a lot of blogs each week, casually surfing one or two of the blog exchanges I belong.I realized yesterday that I seldom read the whole entry unless it's very short.
Why Every Artist Needs a Blog & How to Create an Artist Blog
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5 Secret Benefits That Bloggers Love And Enjoy
1: Building Trust RelationshipsBlogging allows bloggers to share their expertise and knowledge with a very large audience. Building a loyal audience is something that every small business owner would love to accomplish and bloggers are able to do this by simply sharing their thoughts using their business blogs.
What is an RSS Aggregator or RSS Reader?
I keep hearing about RSS, XML and RSS feeds. I just barely have a clue what they are, but when people then start talking about RSS aggregators, what are they talking about and why would I want one? Do you use an aggregator, and if so, which one? Ain't jargon fun? RSS is Really Simple Syndication and it's a simple data-only version of a Web page or, in the case of a weblog, Web site.
Do You Know The 3 Key Ways to Blog to Promote Your Online Home Based Business?
Most People who Blog and Ping only use 1 Method to promote there online Home Based Business. Their are actually 3 Keys ways a Blog can help you promote your Online Home based Business for little or no cost to you.
5 New Internet Marketing Opportunities Through RSS
When it comes to new internet marketing opportunities for your business, RSS just might be the answer you were looking for. Here are just some of the new opportunities it can provide you with ?1.
Blogs And Your Work From Home Internet Business
As a work from home internet business entrepreneur you have several really good tools on the internet you can take advantage of in order to build your work from home business. A blog is just one of those tools that you can use and should be taking advantage of.
Reachout Throughout - RSS
RSS has been around for more than a decade but until recently "Rss Technology" started penetrating its roots deep inside the soil of the so-called E-world.Using this standard, web publishers provide updates, such as the latest news headlines, special announcements, press releases or weblog postings through their RSS contentReally Simple Syndication (RSS) is a lightweight XML vocabulary for describing metadata about web sites, ideal for news syndication.
What Is The Orange XML or RSS Icon I See More and More On Web Sites?
This question does not have a one sentence answer! If I just said that one uses this icon to get a site's RSS feed, you still won't understand. So let's try and answer you in such a way that it all makes sense to you and, more importantly, that you learn how to benefit from it.
RSS Feeds Can Increase Your Sales
RSS feeds are reshaping how we access information online. In the past, when you wanted to know when your favorite information site had some new information on it, you had to go visit the website, wait for it to load, get distracted, etc.
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