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What is this blog about?

How to design a better blog. I write articles on appearance, usability, plugins and everything else that can be used to improve the user-experience of a blog.

How will it help me?

The guides here are very easy to follow, even for the less technically-minded. You can apply them straight away to your own blog, making it better than before. This might mean making it easier for a reader to use, stickier for a first time visitor, or more appealing for a regular reader to subscribe to.

We also have a large number of idea posts, where the aim is to inspire you to a certain idea for your blog. Again, the purpose is to give you something to take back and apply to your own blog.

Which are Your Best Posts?

The most popular posts overall are display in the sidebar to your right, but you can find a list of our very best posts from 2007 in this article.

Do you offer services for further advice?

Yes, we have a custom blog design service available, where you can have your blog uniquely designed by us.

Do you have a post on ________?

Perhaps! Use the search function in the sidebar to try and find a post the topic. If nothing relevant comes up, then email me with your question and either I’ll help you out via email, or write a full post on it.

I’m New To All of This! Help!

There is a lot to learn about blogging and web design. But thankfully, there is a lot of help out there.

This article will help get you started on what blogging is. After that, you can use Google to find the answer to just about any question.

Once you know the basics, subscribe to a site like this one if you want to take things a little further and use your newfound knowledge in your own blogs.

For beginners, there is a series of fantastic videos which explain some of the technical aspects of the web in an extremely clear, visual way. These include blogs, RSS, and social media.

What is Twitter?

Twitter is a site that allows people to post short messages to each other. It’s a fun way to keep up with people, and to let random thoughts out. It’s free to use, and if you have an account, add mine!