Sunday, September 30, 2007


My good friend up north, Miss Foolsewoode, has 'tagged' me...oh, a game of tag!! So I get to copy these insightfull blogging tips, then add my own at the end... so here we go! The * tips are my favorite...

1. Look, read, and learn.
2. Be, EXCELLENT to each other.
3. Don’t let money change ya!
4. Always reply to your comments.
5. Blog about what you know & love.
6.* Don’t use filthy language-buy a dictionary.
7. Blog about something educational.
8.* Be yourself; others will follow.
9. Don’t have too many blogs that will become a chore to maintain.
10. Keep it simple, user-friendly, interesting and organized!
11. Keep the blog simple and sweet!!!
12. Share with others your thoughts and don’t be shy!
13. Never ask for link exchange. Blog hop to increase traffic.
14. Don’t clutter your blog with ads all over the place. IT’S IRRITATING.
15. Don’t comment for the sake of commenting. Some looked too fake and its a big turn off!
16. Share something interesting and you will gain more readers.
17. *Show that we care to all bloggers, treat each other as friends.
18. *Pictures say a million words. Keep them coming!
19. *Blogging should be fun or you’ll get tired of it pretty soon.
20. *Don’t think people will come to your blog if you’re not willing to pay a visit to them.
21. Everyone loves read short posting and best, illustrated with a picture.
22. Try not to publish more than 5 posts in one blog a day. Even if it’s from feed reader, it’s quite hard to digest and catch up reading everything.
23. Blog: the other window to peek into people’s life, minus the trouble. Keep a certain level of privacy to yourself.
24. Never tell your readers that you are going on vacation. That’s basically telling them to not visit your blog for a week. Instead, write several posts, and take advantage of the timestamp feature.
25. Try and write with people in mind that are “somewhat similar to you”. Allow your audience to identify with your blog and feel “at home”.
26. The key to a good article is a good introduction. A joke, a question or a picture does wonders.
27. If you are looking to earn an income blogging read and, you will be amazed at what you can learn.
28. Write for yourself first. Remember that it takes time, effort, patience…and above all, daring. [The Laidback Buddhist]
29. Photos for your blog should always be shot in the RAW! No, not in the buff, but in RAW format. That leaves you a lot more room to play with your subject. Finally, make sure not to step on your subject (see below).
30. Blog about what you’re interested in, and what you want to share. And it’s your blog, you make your rules, which is why I can make 2 suggestions, I make the rules here.
31. Don't try to impress anyone...or write to anyone else...stay true to matter what that looks like.

and mine....
32. Let your passion be your guide.

Now it's MY turn to play tag! So.... I tag two of my favorite bloggers:
Jolene of 'Give a Family Tree a Shake...'
Jassman of 'Follow Your Bliss'
Ladies, simply copy this list, star your favorite ones, and add your own tip at the end... Thank you for playing 'tag' with me........... YOU'RE IT!! : )


Chickenbells said...

That is lovely advice! So much better than mine...I just froze up...performance anxiety you know...

Jill said...

Such good advice and ideas!!!! Hmm.... what shall I add? I will have to think about this one....

Stay tuned!