7 Reasons WordPress Rocks for Blogs

The Social Media Incubator

There are many blogging platforms in the blogosphere, the difficulty can be in knowing which one will work best for you, and will meet your blogging goals. BlogTrafficExchange considers WordPress to be the best available blogging platform. As you explore WordPress, you will find there are two versions: WordPress.com and WordPress.org. WordPress.com is provided by WordPress, the Open Source blogging software.

wordpress Resources at siteground

Social Media Strategery

You see, the current state of the social media blogosphere is very much like an echo chamber , in that a bunch of social media evangelists, strategists, gurus, and other experts are talking to and amongst one another. Powered by Wordpress. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Blogosphere Trends + The Art of Live Blogging

ProBlogger

The live-blogging plugin for WordPress , CoverItLive (the service used in this example post and acquired on Thursday by Demand Media), and ScribbleLive are solid options for general live-blogging assistance. Blogosphere Trends + The Art of Live Blogging.

The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week | Main | Fans With Benefits: Add Value On Your Facebook Page » March 09, 2010 The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind “Yeah, Now I’m in the Blogosphere.

Time to Rethink Your Blog Strategy? Writing Epic, Incredible Blog Posts

Pam Moore

Your blog should not be a copycat version of the rest of the blogosphere. The days of slamming out content that looks, smells and feels like what everyone else is writing are over and done.

Super list of 50 social media links - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

I have collected a Super Link List from around the blogosphere for you to be all that you can be online! Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Super list of 50 social media links Have you ever wanted to know more about how to make a huge impact in social networking?

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What the Priests and Social Media Citizens Have in Common?

Social Media Citizens

The blogosphere is an ideal place for that; it’s like a big church where you can push your ideas to so many different audiences.

Tweet After Death: How to Use Social Media to Live Forever

Waxing UnLyrical

“At least some healthy minority of we blogosphere mouthpieces must be using post schedulers, and surely at least a few have thought while scheduling, ‘I’ll post something three thousand years from now,’ or accidentally hit the wrong key when typing the date and stumbled onto this by accident.”.

Tweet After Death: How to Use Social Media to Live Forever [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

“At least some healthy minority of we blogosphere mouthpieces must be using post schedulers, and surely at least a few have thought while scheduling, ‘I’ll post something three thousand years from now,’ or accidentally hit the wrong key when typing the date and stumbled onto this by accident.”.

24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

But as the blogosphere continues to expand (as noted by Diana Adams below), it becomes more difficult to stand out and be heard above the noise. 6 Tips for Blogging for SEO in WordPress by Business Insider.

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Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Seriously, the blogosphere is different, you are allowed and even encouraged to experiment and be creative.

10 Best Time Saving Apps and Plugins To Optimize Your Blog

Kikolani

First off I’d like to say that if you really want a blog that sparkles like a diamond in the blogosphere sea, you need to focus on three things: 1. So the most useful thing you can do today is to install Simple WordPress Backup. Makes backups for your WordPress site simple.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Hong Kong Time Lapse

Kikolani

Plagiarism is alive and well in the blogosphere – what’s a blogger to do? WordPress. 15 WordPress plugins to install on a new blog. 10 minimal WordPress themes. Is WordPress screwing up your SEO ?

3 Key Features to Blog from a Smart Phone

Idaconcpts

Since the beginning of idaconcpts.com, I was really excited about sharing my insights on marketing and web analytics with the blogosphere. My blog was hosted at WordPress.com and I had just bought my first Macbook Pro and iPhone 3G so I downloaded the WordPress iPhone app and gave it a try.

A Blog is a Better Social Media Hub Than Twitter

Socialized

My blog is on WordPress, which is very popular for its rich feature set, wide variety of (generally free) third-party plug-ins and themes, and ability to use widgets. Everything is managed from the WordPress Web site. WordPress even has a cool iPhone app. With this version of WordPress I can easily change themes, install and remove plug-ins and customize my blog.

Ten Reasons PR Pros Should Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

It makes the blogosphere less frightening. And, quite frankly, the blogosphere can be daunting. If Kami Huyse hadn’t given me the opportunity (and a genteel kick-in-the-butt), I would never have ventured into the blogosphere.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, ASW11 & Productivity Systems

Kikolani

Essential statistics from the State of the Blogosphere 2010 – this post summarizes some major findings, but if you want the full details, head to the source at Technorati. WordPress.

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5 Things You Can’t Blog Successfully Without

Writtent Blog

Open source content management systems like WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal are good options. Every day, scores of companies and aspiring bloggers enter the blogosphere with hopes of building a strong community and generating leads and profits.

Fetching Friday – The First Resources Mashup of 2010

Kikolani

How to get more exposure in the blogosphere. Upgrading WordPress 2.9 WordPress. Don’t let your WordPress customizations get the best of you. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, a humorous Happy Holiday, and the week in review at kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week. Blogging. 90 awesome blog posts thast inspired my blog growth in 2009.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Buttermilk the Dwarf Goat

Kikolani

Add these to your playbook, and never head out to the blogosphere without a gameplan again! This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, freelancing, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup.

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How to Build Relationships and Grow Your Blog with Comments

Kikolani

And that’s simply not the case, in today’s blogosphere. How to Set Up Blog Comments as Goals in Google Analytics Using WordPress Hacks. This is a guest post by Tune Seidelin. Are you getting more traffic, than the server on your cheap hosting account can handle? Are you getting tons of links from other blogs? And do you have core group of loyal readers, doing everything they can to help spread the word about your latest content?

Want Traffic? Then Make Things Happen

Kikolani

The blogosphere has been ever growing and ever dynamic. 11 WordPress Plugins to Analyze and Increase Traffic. This is a guest post by Ramcel Gatchalian. The million-dollar question every newbie blogger ask is “How can I drive traffic to my blog?&#. Driving Traffic.

Blogs: I'll Show You Mine if You'll Show Me Yours

Almost Savvy

I wrote about my own entry into the blogosphere late last year: Blogging Between Hot Flashes. Powered by WordPress

Blogging Between Hot Flashes

Almost Savvy

Do I belong in the blogosphere? The first lesson anyone learns about the blogosphere is “listening&# before jumping in to conversations. Do you belong in the blogosphere? Powered by WordPress

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Blogging Between Hot Flashes

Almost Savvy

Do I belong in the blogosphere? The first lesson anyone learns about the blogosphere is “listening&# before jumping in to conversations. Do you belong in the blogosphere? Powered by WordPress

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25 Guest Posts on Blogging, SEO and Social Media

Kikolani

Now I want to share some of my off-site content, as I have been doing a LOT of writing around the blogosphere. WordPress Thesis Theme Customization Part Three B: Posts & Social Bookmarking. Earlier this week, I shared the top 25 blogging and social media posts on Kikolani.

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Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani

Kikolani

Fetching Friday Many great posts over the last year have been from my Fetching Friday series, where I compile the best posts of the week throughout the blogosphere on a variety of topics, including blogging, social media, SEO, personal development, and more.

Journoggers – Journalists that blog

Laurel Papworth

While some journalists adapt to the new writing style well, understanding the media shifts and blogging well as part of the blogosphere, other journalists that blog – let’s call them journoggers – stand apart from the blogosphere, raiding it for content, and disturbing equilibrium.

How to Take a Blog Break Without Losing Momentum

ProBlogger

In the 24-hour machine that is the blogosphere and accompanying social media, there is the potential for our blog/life balance to be so far off kilter it’s all but disappeared from view. As anyone who has ever started a blog knows, it can be hard work.

Should You Use a Third-Party Commenting System on Your Blog?

ProBlogger

” I have used both the built-in WordPress commenting system and a third-party commenting platform for an extensive period of time. My choice: default WordPress comments. WordPress has built-in support for Gravatar as long as your theme is properly coded (most good themes are).

How to Start a Blog in 5 Steps

ProBlogger

WordPress is by far the most popular blogging platform and for good reason – It is free to use. Keep in mind that WordPress offer two tools: WordPress.com – where they host your blog, look after the back end, and give you access to have it on their own domain.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

The State of the Blogosphere 2010 by Brian Solis. Nearly half of all bloggers use WordPress, and roughly three-quarters promote their posts via Twitter.

The Case For and Against Popup Opt-In Forms

Kikolani

There have been several plugins built for WordPress, and designs by email marketing services available to manually install a popup form to greet visitors to your website asking them to subscribe to a newsletter or mailing list. I am sing the Popup domination plugin for Wordpress.

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The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On

Firebelly

Many in the blogosphere are calling it a "Facebook killer." Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly Work: Social Media Optimization Summits | Main | 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week » February 11, 2010 The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On A lot has been happening in the social and search (and social search) realms in the past few weeks.

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

This list includes female bloggers that cover a huge variety of topics in the blogosphere. Her blog, But You’re a Girl , covers a ton of topics including blogging, business, events, technlogy, Google, WordPress, and more.

The 7 Habits of Highly Ineffective Bloggers

ProBlogger

If you look around in the blogosphere I’m sure you’ll find tons of bloggers who fit this description perfectly. Networking in the blogosphere isn’t even difficult. What’s great about it is that it allows you to create an optimized blog post offline, and then send it to any WordPress blog you want. If you have some friends in the blogosphere, you can let them know whenever you publish something really valuable (your pillar content).

Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

He also write about wordpress on wpkube.com. I know I’m using blogger and not Thesis theme on WordPress, but I’m curious if it really makes a huge difference with SEO, or if it’s more of a fad, and blogger with it’s improvements may offer the same.

Need Social Media Coaching?

Taylor Marek

Note: If you want access to the vault where this coaching is stored, here is the link: [link] Now I’m not going to go around like other spammy websites in the blogosphere recommending you to buy this product of mine (pretend I’m waving something around), join an e-mail list (I only provide you with blog post updates and secret tidbits when something is new on my site), or *insert internet scam here*.

15 Blogging Secrets Even Gurus Would Be Surprised to Know

Writtent Blog

Setting your links up correctly will resemble the following image if you’re using WordPress: image credit: InklingMedia. Consider the following: if you don’t comment on other blogs, you basically don’t exist in the blogosphere.

PIN’s: The Future of Private Link Building

Viper Chill

This isn’t some “SEO is Dead” article you see go viral in the SEO blogosphere every six months, but a genuine prediction based on how Google search results have evolved over the last few years.

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How to Get Traction with Your New Blog

ProBlogger

If you’re on WordPress, you can download a plugin that will help you navigate your way through post SEO – we use Yoast, and it is user-friendly. Be a visible and genuine addition to the blogosphere. This is it. This is your year, you say.

The First Ever ViperChill Income Report

Viper Chill

Most of you probably weren’t around the blogosphere a few years ago when a well named blogger named Kathy Sierra decided to quit blogging due to death threats she was receiving. Because one of my free WordPress plugins doesn’t have a feature he wants.

How to Get Traction with Your New Blog

ProBlogger

If you’re on WordPress, you can download a plugin that will help you navigate your way through post SEO – we use Yoast, and it is user-friendly. Be a visible and genuine addition to the blogosphere. This is it. This is your year, you say.