Archive for January, 2015

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Blogging 101 – Posting Feature …

Today’s assignment: develop a regular feature for your blog. Why do this? Creating a regular feature means your readers have something specific to wait for at regular intervals — it gives your blog a hook. It’s always a good idea to […]

Blogging 101 – Branding …

Today’s assignment: extend your brand with one of the following: a custom Blavatar, a custom image widget, or a Facebook fan page. The word “brand”, could be provocative. Is branding something we should embrace? I have a Blavatar, one that’s […]

Blogging 101 – A blogging event …

Today’s challenge: pick a blogging event from the Community Event Listings to try for some instant community. So, today the task is to pick a blogging event and make a post to it and share. The task from Michelle W. alludes to, […]

Blogging 101 – Adding a new page …

Today’s assignment: add a new page to your blog, and make sure readers can find it easily. Well that was easy. Anyone revisiting this blog, will likely see a change? Needle at Sea Bottom is now going with the “Fresh […]

Blogging 101 – Plugging in? …

Today’s assignment: if you’re active on a social network, set up Publicize to link the account to your blog or add a widget highlighting your profile. If you’re not, explore your social options to see whether one might be helpful. […]

Blogging 101 – Content, loving Design …

Today’s assignment: open the “Customizer” and try out some new fonts and colours (and backgrounds and/or headers, if you’re still undecided). Today’s assignment, above, is really one for those who are using the “Premium” or “Business” sites in WordPress.com. I […]

Blogging 101 – Posting Styles

“Good people do not need laws telling them what to do and the bad will just find ways around them”. ~ Plato 465 BCE. Was as applicable then, twenty-five hundred years hence, as today. Most people, are inherently good. We […]

Blogging 101 – Building a better blogroll …

Today’s assignment: share a few links you love. Moving around the internet can offer many opportunities for links discovered and link used. There is the ubiquitous Facebook link, found almost at every page. FB. gathers information. That is its purpose […]

Blogging 101 – Make a prompt personal …

“Today’s assignment: publish a post based on your own, personalized take on a Daily Prompt”. On the page directed is the question. The Prompt. Re-springing Your Step Tell us about the last experience you had that left you feeling fresh, energized, […]

Daily Post – Photo Challenge, Serenity …

 The Daily Post, Photo Challenge “Serenity”. Little Slocan Valley, with “Big Chief” in background. Slocan river glimpsed in foreground. The Slocan Valley is to be found in S.E. British Columbia. Part of the southern Selkirk mountain range. For me that […]