So you have a blog, now what do you do with it? Blog Basics

Written by Sherry Holub


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If you are using sBlog, your links would be: http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/blog/rss/?mode=0.91 http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/blog/rss/?mode=2.0

Some sites only ask forrepparttar URL to your blog, which would be: http://www.YOURWEBSITE.com/blog

Usually,repparttar 147769 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 chooserepparttar 147770 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. Inrepparttar 147771 blog world, pings are used to tell other sites that you are there. There is debate on how often you should ping others butrepparttar 147772 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 allrepparttar 147773 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


Scare Of Creating Your Own Info Product?

Written by Jaz Lai


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A Ďsneakyí way to do this without appearing overboard is to make good use ofrepparttar header/footer sections when youíre compiling your report in MS Word. For example, input a one to two lines classified ad inrepparttar 146926 footer instead ofrepparttar 146927 usual copyright notices. Or add in your URL and make sure itís a live link. You should also have a short biography page with all your products and sites in there.

3) Include a affiliate links as part ofrepparttar 146928 content. This can earn you automatic checks if used correctly. The key is,repparttar 146929 affiliate links should NOT overriderepparttar 146930 content, but rather they should only be recommended as useful resources.

The thing is youíll get truckload of sales especially if youíre over-delivery on your product, and itís also an ingeniously powerful method of building a paid customer list on autopilot.

Look atrepparttar 146931 benefits you can achieve if you create your own product. Instead look forward to it, and I am sure you will be totally satisfy with your results once you have completed it.

Donít be scare off when you hear about product creation. Basically a product can be almost anything you put together that pass on quality information, and contrary to what you may think, it can be created very easily once you know how.


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