Tagged: blogging tips

How to Stop Blog Comments Spam. Another chapter in my How To Blog Adventure

I was surprised with the amount of Comments Spam. They were posted daily. Some Comments Spam would fill the screen with links. Others would compliment my writing skills. Funny how such a complimentary comment, could be made on a post which featured a Silvio Santos Prank Video. BTW, I Love those Brazilian TV Prank Videos. Continue reading

The reason for being online is to help others. My How to Blog Adventure epiphany.

Portrait of Henry Ford (ca. 1919)

Portrait of Henry Ford (ca. 1919) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I found it hard to see the trees, while wandering through the forest. Last night I had my eyes opened, maybe just a bit. The whole point of having an online presence is to be of help to others. For some that would be common sense. For me, that was an epiphany.

Setting up my photo site on Zenfolio was my alternative to grief counseling. Last year Zenfolio added Blogging capabilities. So I started a blog. It has had days when a thousand people per day would visit and other days when no one would visit. Continue reading

Proofreading and Blogging, the bane of My How To Blog Adventure. Taylor Mali video about Proofreading.

I check every post before hitting the Publish button. I will again check the post later the same day and to my surprise I will find more typos and errors. I could swear that the word was there before and that other one was spelled correctly earlier. Continue reading

Who knew that you could get so much spam while keeping a blog. New insight in My How To Blog Adventure.

no spam!

no spam! (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I’m a newbie to this thing that you call blogging. Time flies when you are trying to setup and keep a new blog running. Especially when you have little clue of what you are supposed to do. Continue reading

Changing Blog Themes. Another day in My How To Blog Adventure.

Slowly but surely the Blogs are taking shape. I have been bouncing back and forth between dark and light themes. A light background is easier on the eyes. A dark background makes posts pop, especially photos. Continue reading