Fairly thorough tutorial on designing a new background for your Twitter page. If you haven’t looked at the new Twitter, you may be surprised to see the difference in the new interface and how it affects your custom background. If you never had a custom background, here’s the opportunity you’ve been waiting for!
Deb echoes many of my own thoughts. While sponsorships aren’t always a fit for me, that doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong with them. I think you just need to take a hard look at how your getting and keeping the sponsorship and whether the relationship is a two-way street.
I’m fascinated with good business cards. The creativity is inspiring. However, those little, tiny Moo cards that bloggers give out at conferences? Those drive me insane. Too small + easily lost = I’m not keeping track.
One of the first things you need to determine as a new blogger is your niche. Some niches are easier to write in than others. If you find yourself sharing information in a customized niche (like I do), the article offers advice on how to stay focused and true to your passion.
Did you know you can undo a sent e-mail in Gmail? It’s a lesser known feature, but Google just made it even better than it was before. When it first launched, you were given a 5-second window during which you could hit “undo.”
Now that’s up to 30 seconds, Google Operating System discovered.
The Ninja Announcements plugin displays small portions of text/images/video on pages and posts in your WordPress blog. These announcements are used to let your visitors know about something special. They can be scheduled so that they are only displayed between specified dates/times (for example when you are running a contest).
SEO is really common sense and not gaming the system. If you’re writing genuinely good content, linking to others, and paying attention to *how* you link (don’t use “click here”), then you’ll do just fine. This quote sums it up nicely, “Most blogs … do not really rely on Google’s traffic. Most of us rely on communities we network in and social media tools such as Twitter and Facebook.” SEO is important, but it’s only one part of your overall strategy.
Google Analytics is a powerful tool that allows you to understand your audience and what interests them. By using it to its fullest potential, you can find new ways to grow your site and give your readers more of what they want. This article helps you understand what your readers are looking for on your site so you can give it to them.
Starbucks started free wi-fi today, Borders has had it for a while. Even your library probably has free wi-fi. You’ll want to be sure you aren’t over-sharing your info. Here are some tips to keeping your private stuff private when you’re in public.
AT&T said Wednesday it will eliminate its $30 unlimited data plan for new smartphone subscribers starting June 7, when Apple Inc. is expected to announce its latest iPhone. The plan will be replaced by new offerings costing $15 an month for 200 megabytes of data traffic or $25 a month for 2 gigabytes. AT&T says 98% of its customers use less than those amounts. Users who exceed 2 gigabytes of usage will pay $10 a month for each additional gigabyte.