ProBlogger guest author Tony Hung has written an amazingly comprehensive post about marketing your blog in 2007. In it he touches on just about every aspect of what it takes to develop a successful (i.e. popular) blog.
Asset Management is Coming to Movable Type!
At last — it appears the feature that was most lacking in Movable Type is finally being developed. Check out the screens over at Movalog. It will be nice for this thorn in my side to finally be removed!
Has Blog Commenting Been Reinvented?
I just came across a post by Jack Slocum in which he describes how he built a whole new comments system using the Yahoo! UI.
Easy Way to Test Individual Entry Archive Templates in Movable Type
Movable Tweak has a “useful article”:http://www.movabletweak.com/templates/easy_templating_with_individua.php for those of us who find themselves rebuilding hundreds of individual entries whenever they make a change to the individual entry archive template.
Do You Ever Subscribe to Comments?
Recently I removed the ability to subscribe to comments from this site. I’d been testing out MT Notifier for a while, but although it’s a great plugin it had started to cause me to receive a huge amount of spam.Read More
Quick Reference Guide to Movable Type Date Formats
I find myself referring to the Movable Type user manual a lot, especially the page on date formats. However — much like the rest of the user manual — this page is not very user-friendly. Read More
Comparison of Services to Create Online Polls
I’ve been thinking about online polls a lot lately. It started with a poll I posted for fun about what people wear for work (it’s still open if you want to add your vote).Read More
Comment Spam is Driving Me Crazy
Recently I’ve noticed a marked increase in the amount of comment spam I’ve been receiving. It got so bad at one point that I could have a hundred or (many) more spam comments to wade through in my inbox.
Blog Comment Form Design Showcase
Previously I put together a showcase of interesting and creative blog comment design. It was a fun exercise and fascinating to see the different approaches taken to the standard comment format. Read More
Blog Comment Design Showcase
Recently I posted some tips to improve the comment section of your blog.
I thought it might be useful to pull together a showcase of great blog comment design, to provide some ideas and inspiration to anyone having difficulty coming up with a good look for their comment section. Read More