This is a guest post by Matthew. Just like many other bloggers out there, I’ve often asked myself the question “how often should I post to keep my readers satisfied?”. While I haven’t found a definitive answer to it yet, and honestly I don’t believe I ever will – blogging is dynamic, it requires adjustment all the time – I’ve sure learned quite a few important things about posting rhythm in the meanwhile. No Definitive Rules There are no clear cut rules regarding posting frequency. While many successful bloggers post every day, some even multiple times, others post less frequently… Read More "How Frequently Should I Publish Content on My Blog?"
Update 2020: There were originally 12 WordPress Plugins listed here but now only 6 are regularly maintained. Hey guys! This is a guest post from James Adams. There are over ten thousand plugins that you can add to your new WordPress blog. There are plugins which will optimize your content, manage your pictures, and connect you to the social networks. Which ones are the best? Following is a list of ten WordPress plugins that you should place on your site. image by bobbigmac 1. All in One SEO Pack Make your posts more search engine friendly by installing the All… Read More "6 Best WordPress Plugins for New Bloggers"
What’s up people of the world? 😀 First of all, I would like to wish you a happy and prosperous 2011! 2010 has been a great year for me and I hope it was a great year for you too 🙂 I was going to post this earlier, but I’ve been really, really busy since it’s been the first weeks of secondary school. Here are 6 events in 2010 that are very special to me. I was the first runner-up in the Blog4FT contest. I wrote my 1Malaysia song. I became a host for TV2’s program Kembara@Kids on 2. (Watch… Read More "Updates: A New Short Film, Secondary School, and Happy New Year!"
Some English grammar can be really confusing. So, I decided to write this article to point out some grammar mistakes that cause much confusion, and also how to get them right. I’ve made all of these grammar mistakes before, which is how I got to write this post, anyway 🙂 . And now, I present to you, 9 Most Confusing Confusions in English Grammar! photo by baboon™ 1. Subject pronouns and object pronouns Wrong: He sat between you and I. Correct: He sat between you and me. I now fully understand this rule once I took an English lesson about… Read More "9 Most Confusing Confusions in English Grammar"
Hey guys! How are you? I’ve been busy recently, especially with the composition and full instrumental of my 1Malaysia Song. (It’s still in progress) Meanwhile, I’ve also managed to submit my entry for the awesome BlogEngage Best of the Guest Blogger Contest, just before the deadline! My entry is titled “15 Ways to Get More Comments on Your Blog”. I’ll really appreciate it if you could comment on it or tweet it. Thank you so much! 🙂 Here are the awesome sponsors who made the contest possible! Contest Prizes and Awards 2 year free hosting (3 GB space/15 GB bandwith)… Read More "My Entry for the Awesome BlogEngage Contest"
Update 2020: This post is now outdated and archived, but feel free to read it to remember what it was like. ? Today is 10/10/10, a very unique date, because the number 10 signifies perfection. 10 appearing three times in a date signifies perfect perfection 😉 . So, I would like to quickly release the first version of the 1Malaysia song that I wrote and composed after I finished my UPSR exam on 23 September. Here’s the video of me performing the song, titled Kita 1Malaysia. I dedicate this song to our beloved Prime Minister and First Lady who initiated… Read More "Performing the 1Malaysia Song that I Wrote (and my tribute to my country)"
In blogging, it’s not really what you say, but how you say it. In blogging, many topics have been written about a lot of times. But if you write that topic from a creative angle, using creative writing, with creative pictures, and creative points, that blog post is bound to go far. For an example, let’s take a look at commercials. Most commercials deliver one message: that you really should use their products. But how should they convince you to do that? By clever, funny, or stunning advertisements, of course. Here are two great examples of commercials on the net:… Read More "It’s Not Really What You Say, but How You Say It"
Hey guys! This is a short but thought-provoking guest post from one of my favorite bloggers, Onibalusi Bamidele. I think you should really read it! 🙂 ___________ One major thing you’ll see many bloggers do is that they tend to follow the crowd. If you have a decent audience and you come up with something unique today, give it a few days and you’ll be amazed to see it everywhere. You don’t need to copy everything you see to succeed as a blogger and even if you will copy (or better said, learn) you should do that wisely and use… Read More "Stop Following the Blogging Crowd. Reform!"
Searching for ideas Photo by Stephen Poff Last month, Peter Joseph made a guest post on my blog called How to Generate Blog Post Ideas in Seconds to help overcome blogger’s block – lack of ideas. Well, I was motivated by that article and also wrote a post about another effective and easy way to overcome blogger’s block, that is, blogger’s writer’s block! The post is called How to Get Blog Post Ideas – A very effective way to conquer blogger’s block! It’s just been published on my friend Gerald Weber’s blog as a guest-post-entry for his SEO blogging contest.… Read More "My Guest Post: An Effective Way to Get Blog Ideas"
This guest post is written by Peter Joseph, a 15-year-old blogger from Australia. Often when we blog, at times there may be moments when we have absolutely no ideas on what to blog about. The worst thing we can do is leave our blogs dormant. If we have nothing to blog about that people want to read then we will quickly lose readers, subscribers and worst, the grip on our blog. If you have no idea what you want to blog about next, here are the best tips to avoid this and come up with blog posts ideas in seconds.… Read More "How to Generate Blog Post Ideas in Seconds"