This guest post is written by Onibalusi Bamidele, a 16-year-old entrepreneur. More and more blogs are being created everyday. Since we have hundreds of millions of bloggers with more evolving everyday, there’s competition and only the best will survive. To be successful, you need to know some things you can implement to make your blog a success. Below are 8 great and very important things every blogger must know. 1. Great Design Matters With more blogs being added everyday, many blogs begin to look alike, and so you should stand out from the other blogs. One of the most important… Read More "8 Important Things Every Blogger Must Know"
Update 2020: This post is now outdated and archived, but feel free to read it to remember what it was like. ? This post is written by Kirsten Ramsburg of WebHostingSearch.com. Websites come and go and if you want to add a website to the mix there are seven basic steps to follow. 1.Get a Domain Name Internet addressing can be technically confusing. The domain name will serve as the identity of your website. So choosing a good one is important and it should be easy to remember. If it’s a commercial site, it should be descriptive of your product… Read More "7 Must-Haves to Starting a Website"
Hi everyone! How’s everything going? 🙂 My Guest Post Recently, I have made a guest post on my friend Gerald Weber’s blog. It’s called 11 Sure-fire Ways to Annoy Your Readers (Please Don’t Do This) It talks about 11 sure-fire ways to annoy your readers. Read it so that you would know what to avoid to not annoy your readers. 🙂 Here is one of the points of the post: 1. Writing in gigantic blocks of text Big text blogs are easy to get lost in. They also strain eyes and make reading difficult. Because it’s hard to scan. Let… Read More "My Guest Post: 11 Sure-Fire Ways to Annoy Your Readers & What I’ve Been Doing"
Recently, 18-year-old entrepreneur Martin Njounkwe interviewed me at his blog, Start at 10, “The growing entrepreneurs blog”, which is a coincidence because I started my blog at 10! Martin has already interviewed some well-known entrepreneurs on his blog, like Jason O’Neill, 14, founder of Pencil Bugs, and Sarah Cook, founder of Raising CEO Kids, a company created to support business kids and their parents. (Sarah Cook had interviewed me before also.) I thought you might like to see my answers to Martin’s interview with me. Please head over to his blog to see it. 🙂 Here’s a part of the… Read More "Martin Njounkwe’s Interview With Me at Start At 10"
Hi guys! I am glad to announce that I am the 1st runner-up in the Blog4FT (Federal Territories) contest! Blog4FT is a blogging contest in which you are to blog about the Federal Territories of Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, or Labuan). The main goal of this contest is to make a positive impact about the Federal Territories on the web. It ran for 3 months (October 5, 2009 – January 5, 2010). Each month, several entries from each category (Public, Media, and Junior) are shortlisted for the final prize. I posted my contest entry, My Most Enjoyable Holiday in KL… Read More "I’m the 1st Runner-up in the Blog4FT Contest!"
Update 2020: Originally this post had 17 things to do, but 3 of those things are outdated, so there are only 14 things to do now! 🙂 So, you’ve got a brand new wordpress blog! Now what? This post will tell you what you need to do after you start your wordpress blog. If you already have a wordpress blog, you can still do these things if you haven’t done them yet 😉 . So, here is my checklist of the 17 important things to do after starting your wordpress blog! Enjoy! 🙂 (Psst…If you’re thinking about why you should… Read More "14 Important Things to Do After Starting Your WordPress Blog"
Last month, my friends on facebook told me about the Blog4FT contest, a contest in which you blog about the Federal Territories of Malaysia. When I was about 6 years old, I had been to many places in Kuala Lumpur. Now I am 11 years old. So, I took advantage of this great opportunity to explore and rediscover Kuala Lumpur, the exciting capital of Malaysia, because I believed there would be deeper things for me to learn, and then, to share. I guessed this is the purpose of the contest too. So, I persuaded my mom to bring me on… Read More "My Most Enjoyable Holiday in KL in Dec 09"
Recently, I was interviewed by Sarah Cook on Saturday Morning Mastermind. Sarah Cook is the founder of Raising CEO Kids, a company that is created to help, support, and mentor kids who are in business. She also interviewed my mother about how she raised me to become a gifted child. You can listen and also read the interviews below. P.S. By the way, today, January 3rd 2010, is my 12th Birthday! Yay! Interview with Me (Duration: 13:52) Right-click here and click “Save Link As…” to download Sarah – So where can they find you on the Internet? Gloson – Oh.… Read More "Sarah Cook Interviews Me and also My Mother on Saturday Morning Mastermind"
Recently, Alex Fraiser, a 16-year-old blogger who is the founder of Blogussion, interviewed me. He asked me some really fantastic and thought-provoking questions. And I think you would like to see my responses 😉 . Today, my interview with Alex Fraiser is published on his blog, Asnio. Here’s a part of the post. To view the full interview click here. When you think of a young entrepreneur, you usually think of some one like Mark Zuckerberg or maybe even my dude Michael Dunlop. How many people think of the really young people? The kids? I’m 16 myself, and there are… Read More "Alex Fraiser Interviews Me at Asnio"
Update 2020: This post is now outdated and archived, but feel free to read it to remember what it was like. ? If you have been visiting my blog in the last 3 weeks, you could see that it had a lot of errors and it was behaving weirdly. Here’s why. My former host, Host Commando, ‘accidentally’ deleted my blog. And in this post, I will tell you how I restored my blog completely. I did not backup my blog for about 1 month, really! I had to restore the posts and comments in 1 month manually, which I’m going… Read More "My Former Blog Host “Accidentally” Deleted My Blog! (And How I Fixed it)"