Category Archives: blogging

WordPress Greatest Hits widget

One of my favorite best practices in blogging is the use of a greatest hits list on the home page. I find myself looking for this list every time I come across a new blog. With that in mind, I’ve been wanting to display a list of my favorite entries from this space for quite [...]

The power of aggregated attention data

Feed readership represents a significant disconnect between traffic data and actual content consumption. Aggregated attention data is going to play a big role in bridging that gap. Brent Simmons recently noted this gem from Nick Bradbury: “…future releases of FeedDemon, NetNewsWire and NewsGator Inbox are all planning to support APML.” This is a logical next [...]

Preparation, presentation, and communication

Good presentation skills have nothing to do with slide shows or getting up in front of a room full of people. They are the same skills you use almost every day, when you communicate with others.

The Blog as the New Resume

The best part about coming late to a conversation in the blogosphere is that by the time you get there, your main points have already been made, often better than you could have. While putting a post together last night, I came across a recent post from Joshua Porter entitled “The Blog is the New [...]

A blogging curriculum

In a recent post, one of my favorite local bloggers mentioned (almost offhandedly) that she was training a cadre of new bloggers. While I can’t wait to check out the new blogs from one of my favorite local establishments, I am intrigued by the idea of a blogger education program, as it raises some interesting [...]