How Can I Contact You?

Blogging, Tools

While we live in a continuous wired-in existence, doesn’t it strike you funny that out of the box blogging software doesn’t offer much in the way of allowing others to contact us? ContentRobot offers some ways you can enhance your blog, so that others can reach you: Email links It’s easy to add your contactme@myblog.com … Read More

We Love These WordPress Plugins for Search Engine Optimization

SEO, Tools

Looking for a great way to attract those search engines to index and rank your site? Check out these WordPress plugins to help you spread the word about your blog. Google XML Sitemaps This nifty little plugin will allow you to index your blog to create a sitemaps.org-compliant sitemap of your WordPress blog – most … Read More

WordPress Pulls Ahead

Tools

Although we have clients on a variety of blogging platforms, including Drupal, TypePad, and WordPress, we’ve been suggesting WordPress more and more. Why? While each of the platforms has its quirks – and things we love about them – we think WordPress provides the most options and flexibility. We can offer the maximum amount of … Read More

Upgrade Your Blogging Platform Today

Tools

Out with the old and in with the new! Major blog software providers, Drupal and WordPress have released major upgrades just about a week apart from each other. Here’s some of the highlights of each: Drupal 5.0 – Released 01/15/07 The Administration pages were completely retooled, including a default task view with an option to … Read More

5 Reasons to Use Polls on Your Blog

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Want to instantly add interactivity to your blog? Consider adding polls to your site. And here are more 5 good reasons … They encourage discussion and can spark new ideas and content. The poll’s results can add to your incoming links, bringing up your blog in search engine rankings. A series of polls can offer … Read More

What’s Podcasting?

Tools

Podcasting has been put in the forefront of the news lately, with former Microsoft uber-blogger, Robert Scoble, jumping to PodTech.net. What is Podcasting? Adapted from Wikipedia’s definition: Podcasting allows multimedia files (audio programs, music videos, etc.) to be distributed over the Internet via RSS or for playback on mobile devices and personal computers. Podcasters’ web … Read More

Qumana vs Ecto vs Performancing for Firefox Blog Posting Tools

Tools

vs vs Don’t want to be boxed in by your blog’s posting software? ContentRobot did a head-to-head test of some popular external blogging editors. Here is what we found: Qumana Pluses It’s free Can set up for multiple blogs Full WYSIWYG and source editing Select categories, comments, trackbacks, and pings Spell checker / Thesaurus DropPad … Read More