It’s no secret that lists are a popular blog post format. Long lists of resources, in particular, can be a very successful type of post in terms of driving traffic and raising awareness of your site. Just check out Smashing Magazine for numerous examples.Read More
Yes, we all love the Web Developer Toolbar. However, unless you’ve really taken the time to explore it, you’re probably only scratching the surface in terms of what it can do for you. I know I am.
Recently, however, I’ve been trying to learn some of its less obvious (but no less useful features). Here are 10 of them that you may not be aware of. Read More
E-consultancy has a useful list of “tips for managing your brand on the web”:http://www.e-consultancy.com/news-blog/363733/top-ten-hints-on-managing-your-brand-online.html which also makes for a good checklist against which you judge your own site.
Gerry McGovern has a useful article this week about “professionally managing search”:http://www.gerrymcgovern.com/nt/2007/nt-2007-05-14-search.htm.
I particularly liked his 5-step plan for improving site search (i.e., do it in a structured, measurable way) — I have to confess that this is something I’ve approached thus far in a fairly ad hoc manner.
At its heart, the web has always been and will always be about content. Well, that content has to get written by someone. Communitelligence.com has posted a nice 4-point list of “ways to improve your writing”:http://www.communitelligence.com/blps/blg_viewart.cfm?bid=65&artID=345.