Saturday, July 24, 2010

Top Blogging Links...31DBBB Day #6

I scanned through all of the links on the 31DBBB task for today. I found something useful in every one of them! These are the ones I found most helpful:



The important thing after reading tips like these is to apply it to you. How am I going to use these tips to better my blog? Here's what I've decided:

Determine who I would consider my 10 People from the First, Ten post
Find a way to reward those that share my links
Try to encourage discussion
Start using Flickr exclusively when I search for images
Focus on grassroots, networking & several of the other models for building my blog
Do some research on using email & email newsletters with my blog
Learn what my money pages are
Think of blog comments in the long-term & focus on building relationships
Make it clear that I reply to comments - in my comments section
Also include a message in my comment entry space that says I reply through email
Get more active on Digg & StumbleUpon
Think about people & building relationships when I leave comments - not spamming
Declutter my site, fix my search option & use relevant anchor text in my links.
Clearly define my goals, work on my titles & get more familiar with Delicious.
Brevity - reduce, reduce, reduce - series of posts, think forward, link to people.
Again, remember to comment in my own comments section!

Whew!! That was a lot of useful info & things I need to apply to my own blog! 
What did you learn from the links? 
What other links are helping you learn how to better your blog?



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11 comments:

Nan said...

I found you from Follow Friday network,Thanks for sharing nice blog.

Now I'm follow you, if you have chance Please follow back at;

http://beonefineday.blogspot.com/

http://theblogfrog.com/1233755

Have a nice day.

Nan

Cameron said...

Hey Nan! Thanks for stopping by! I'm already a follower of yours! Your blog is super cute!!

Nya's mom said...

There are so many great links! I am so excited about this challenge. I am now following you. Found you through Twitter!

-Jessica a.k.a Nya's mom
http://mommyhoodnextright.blogspot.com

Alyson -- Common Sense, Dancing said...

Cameron, I'm starting to wonder if you sleep??

This is a great list of information....now I have to figure out how I'm going to find the time to digest it all!

"Shhhh, Mommy''s on the computer. Feed yourself."

LOL

Cameron said...

I do sleep!! haha but so does my daughter & that's the key! She's still taking 3 naps a day, so I blog during nap times if I don't have anything else to do! Works out well for me!

Traci66 said...

Thanks for following me. I am now following you. I will have to come back and read all the tips. Just home for a few minutes before we go back to camp. I have a laptop there with internet, but it is super duper slow.

Mrs. G said...

Great post!! I think those are some really great things to consider... I especially like the one about why people don't comment. =) Most the time I just figured it's because my posts are just so boring.. HAH! =) Thanks for sharing those sites!

Jill said...

Great list! Now I have to read each lol!

Emily said...

That is a great list. I am pretty new to the blogging world, but stopping by to let you know I am following back and looking forward to learning more!

Mama Hen said...

Hey Cameron, this was a great post! You really did your homework here! This is a good reference for all bloggers both new and old! Let me know if you need any lesson plans or ideas for student teaching! I would be happy to help! Have a great Sunday!

Mama Hen

MultipleMum said...

I have been doing 31DBBB for a month or more now (slowly, slowly). I am already past Day 6 but I have to say that you took in a lot more than I did!

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