As you know, here at the Daily Post, we’re all about helping you blog more and better — from daily writing prompts, blogger profiles, writing and photo challenges, quick tips, and even grammar advice, we want to keep you inspired and keep you blogging. Recently, we came across a great book about blogging that we wanted to share with you: Blog, Inc.: Blogging for Passion, Profit, and to Create Community by Joy Deangdeelert Cho.
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Maybe you don’t want to jump into the world of premium themes or custom CSS yet, but there are still simple tweaks you can make from right within your dashboard to inject more “you” into your blog and draw readers in. Here are three quick updates to make right now:
Our blogs are platforms from which we share our experiences, opinions, and views with the online world. This week’s writing challenge is designed to help you connect with other bloggers who care about the same things you do.
Lots of you have said you’re really interested in building your readership and connecting with other bloggers, and our recent posts on commenting to build community have been popular. This week’s challenge, slightly unorthodox, follows up on that: we want you to explore and comment.
Despite being displaced and still not having power post-Hurricane Sandy, Julie Davidoski of Go Jules Go took valuable time away from searching for places to charge her phone and reading the latest issue of Chipmunk Enthusiast Monthly by candlelight to answer ten questions for The Daily Post.
The blog addresses we choose don’t always align with what we’d like our blog’s actual title to be — but just because your address is janesmith733.wordpress.com doesn’t mean your blog’s title has to be janesmith733. Give your blog a shot of personality and let readers know what they’re in for by tweaking your title and tagline.
Canadian web and social media consultant Eric Robillard is better known in the blogosphere as “Le Clown,” the brash but big-hearted personality behind the popular blog A Clown on Fire. In his six months of blogging, Le Clown has built up the kind of engaged and vocal readership many of us dream of. His opinionated, take-no-prisoners style isn’t for everyone—but for others, it’s made A Clown on Fire a daily read and WordPress.com favorite (Or, as Le Clown would say, “favourite.”).
The Daily Post recently convinced Le Clown to let Eric answer some questions about his process, inspirations, and experience: