In my quest to develop a start page menu for this blog, I have been struggling with the differences in […]
Archive for ‘Blog Organization’
Organizing Using Subcategories
Here is the hairy beast–applying our new structure to the actual blog, wrangling with WordPress’s categories and sub-categories. Restructuring categories […]
Re-Designing Blog Structure with Airtable
SEO experts tell us that good structure is the key to better SEO scores. Many bloggers have difficulty with creating […]
Getting Started with Airtable
Today, I’m going to give you a bit of a walk-through on using Airtable, a free online database–and show i’m […]
Getting the Facts about Your Blog
Committed bloggers need data. In this post, I’ll show you how to grab all your blog post data and put […]
Can Better Tagging Build Audiences?
My tagging strategy needs a tune-up! Does yours? Here’s a roundup of tips and information about using tags in blogs […]
Redesigning a Blog: Some thoughts
Redesigning an existing blog is a torment. Contrary to popular belief, the Chinese character for crisis is NOT the sign […]
Imagination and Niche Building
Developing a blog requires imagination about a topic; creating a strategy to build a business out of a blog requires […]
The Snowflake Method in Planning Blog Content
When we first start a blog, we can easily get caught up in over-planning. This can create writer’s block, anxiety, and nifty way to procrastinate actually writing blog content. My method is a combination of Randy Ingermanson’s “snowflake” method and my own home-made process of creating a loose structure for planning blog content.
WordPress 101: Introduction to Menus in Themes
While I find working with themes pretty intuitive, as I watch my students (yes, I have them, in real life), I can see intimidating they are for those without experience. This one is for the new Wordpress users.