24 Tips and Strategies on How Everyone Can Blog Right andGet Everybody to Read

Written by John Teh

Byrepparttar end of 2004 blogs had established themselves as a key part of online culture. "Blog readership shoots up 58% in 2004 6 million Americans get news and information fed to them through RSS aggregators But 62% of online Americans do not know what a blog is." - Pew Internet & American Life Project

Tip #1 - How and Where Should I Start? You should begin your blog with a free blog hosting service such as Blogger (http://www.blogger.com), or other similar free services such as JournalHome.com, LiveJournal.com or Blog-City.com. The learning curve for using such free services allow you to spend more on developing your content rather than worrying aboutrepparttar 150607 advanced areas of scripting, hosting, or programming.

Tip #2 - The Things You Should Decide to Write About Although not a required prerequisite for you in order to write a blog, it is highly recommended to try to find a topic to write about based on your level of interest and knowledge. The higher your level of interest,repparttar 150608 easier it is for you to get your quality content posted on your blog. Always try to choose an area which you can enthusiastically write about on a daily basis.Try to pay attention to a niche which suites you well. A niche is basically a targeted product, service, or topic.

Tip #3 - Always stay on topic. Opinions are generally accepted butrepparttar 150609 content ofrepparttar 150610 items inrepparttar 150611 blog should all relate to a general theme. The majority of your readers will be interested inrepparttar 150612 content that relates to a specific defined theme or loosely defined area of interest. Define a topic and try not to run too far away from it. This will ensure that you create a loyal following of interested readers.

Tip #4 - Information is king, be informative. If you are attempting to createrepparttar 150613 impression that you are knowledgeable about a specific industry or sector, be sure that you stay current on news. Checking your facts before you're giving out an opinion or a product review is always a good idea, your reputation is at stake. If by any chance you're utilizing other people's articles for you blog content, ensure that you followrepparttar 150614 terms of usage defined byrepparttar 150615 author.

Tip #5 - Old news is not news, but old information can be recycled and made new. While blogging everyday can be strenuous and time consuming, it is important thatrepparttar 150616 information presented is current and accurate. Information, articles or any other archived resources can be recycled / modified to add more substance to your content. As long as they're relevant and informative, there's no reason why it's not a good approach.

Tip #6 - Be disciplined and stick to a fixed posting schedule. Realizing that blogging requires time and effort, don't create unrealistic expectations and be unable to deliver. If you have worked hard to develop an audience and a community you don't want to lose them due to lack of communication. If time is not on your side, take advantage of tonnes of automatically updating contents which are available for your blog. Looking atrepparttar 150617 constantly updating nature of RSS feeds, other RSS feeds from similar topic can be inserted within your blogging post.

Tip #7 - Posting Frequency If your blog content is updated frequently, search engines will tend to spiderrepparttar 150618 pages at regular intervals. Updating your blog daily not only keeps your blog more interesting to readers, but it also gives your blog fresh content on a day to day making it more appealing to search engines. To keep your blog traffic and retain your visitors interest it is a must to update your blog daily with multiple entries. You should try to update your blog everyday with at least 2 - 3 or more daily entries, depending on your daily schedule.

Tip #8 - Quantity matters. In order to attractrepparttar 150619 attention of search engines, you will need to produce a relevant amount of content and information. A headline or simple sentence is not going to generaterepparttar 150620 interest of readers or help with search engine ranking. Be sure to archive old blog posts to develop a large portal of similarly-themed content.

Tip #9 - Clarity & simplicity / Short & Concise Keep your posts and blog entries clear and easy to understand. Simplicity always produce better results atrepparttar 150621 end ofrepparttar 150622 day.

Aside fromrepparttar 150623 lengthy article a week for syndication and publication your blog entries should be short & concise (if you can help it). Should you insist on partaking onrepparttar 150624 lengthy road, try to maintain a clean paragraphing style, proper spacing, use different size, color and bold for your titles as well asrepparttar 150625 subtitles. Use bullet points, go straight torepparttar 150626 point and never run out of topic. Insert images to spice up things if you're an avid fan of long posts.

Tip #10 - Utilizerepparttar 150627

and tags Being one ofrepparttar 150628 few most underutilized blogging formatting tags, these 2 items can help you on emphasizing certain points, inrepparttar 150629 most efficient and striking way. Formatting is simple and straightforward. Just
Hi World!
and your message will apear distinctively different fromrepparttar 150630 rest of your text, thus gets more attention which it deserves. Take note thatrepparttar 150631 formatting for these 2 tags differ from blog to blog depending on howrepparttar 150632 owner definesrepparttar 150633 tag inrepparttar 150634 CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).

Clickrepparttar 150635 below link if you want to read more about CSS. ==>http://www.w3schools.com/css/default.asp

Tip #11 - Keyword-rich. Ifrepparttar 150636 goal of your blog is to increase your visibility, include related keywords inrepparttar 150637 title ofrepparttar 150638 blog. Userepparttar 150639 title as a headline to attract interest. Each item post should have a title that will attract attention but still be relevant torepparttar 150640 post. The title should be no longer than 10-12 words. Experiment withrepparttar 150641 titles if you must, possibly try to avoid general and ordinary titles. Try to include extraordinary and innovative titles to grabrepparttar 150642 readers' attention.

Tip #12 - Spell checking and proof-reading. It only takes a few extra moments and can save you from having to make embarrassing explanations. The hazards of Internet is that if you're too late to correct your mistake, most likely it's already been crawled byrepparttar 150643 search engines and read by many. It is extremely essential to think / proof read carefully twice or even thrice, about what you post before doing so. Take note of your language and grammar.

Tip #13 - RSS Feeds RSS to a blog is like fuel to cars. Mostly every single free blogs or bloggin software out there will have an automatic RSS feed generating feature. Although it's most unlikely that you'll find one without a RSS feature, simply leave it and find a new one, if you happen to come across one without it.

Tip #14 - The essence ofrepparttar 150644 Internet - Traffic. It's no secret. You must have traffic to realizerepparttar 150645 definition of a blog.. There are numerous ways to build traffic. Paid and free advertising, viral marketing, search engine marketing, RSS/XML feeds, word-of-mouth, submitting to numerous blog and RSS directories, etc. RSSBlogsubmit ( http://www.rssblogsubmit.com) provides a submission service for your Blog & RSS feeds. You should always use your blog URL address inrepparttar 150646 signature of your email, forum discussions, message boards, or any other communication media. Never forget to share your blog to your friends, colleagues, and any other invidious that you know of.

Tools To Record Internet Radio With.

Written by David D. Deprice

With podcasting and internet radio programming exploding, a lot of folks are looking for tools that would let them record streaming audio. Here are four tools that will do just that without you having to take AV class first.

Replay Radio

Replay Radio lets you record radio shows fromrepparttar Web, and then listen anytime, anywhere. It's like a TiVo forrepparttar 150421 radio. You can record anything you hear, including streaming audio broadcast from Internet radio stations. 600 shows and 900 stations are pre-programmed, making recording as easy as point and click. You can even use Replay Radio as a general purpose recorder for archiving audio books, converting Real Audio files to MP3, saving music, monitoring online police scanners, recording from devices attached to your PC (like cassette decks or radios), or other uses.


AudioStreamer isrepparttar 150422 Internet radio receiver and recorder that lets you enjoyrepparttar 150423 thousands of radio stations available onrepparttar 150424 Internet. While listening to your favorite radio station, you can record any radio station you want, anytime! Browse throughrepparttar 150425 radio stations, selecting a genre andrepparttar 150426 preferred bandwidth, and enjoy Internet radio! This Internet radio receiver also lets you search for stations by keywords, like 'top 40'! All radio recordings can be saved as individual tracks, and AudioStreamer automatically addsrepparttar 150427 correct MP3 tag torepparttar 150428 recording.

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