Blogging tips

For readers who don’t already know, I thought I’d let you into a little secret, I’ve been unfaithful to the Sciencebase Blog. While bringing you a regular daily dose of science news and views on Sciencebase I’ve also been running around with a frisky little site that goes by the name of Significant Figures. Here’s a summary of what I’ve been getting up to with that site lately:

  • Boost Your RSS Subscribers With Easter Eggs

    The Internet Duct Tape site offers blogging, programming, technology, and lifehacks as does Significant Figures, but IDT is way ahead of the game when it comes to attracting RSS subscribers. One of the neat little ideas the site describes is how to create a secret Easter eggs page for your blog’s…

  • Click an Orange, Feed the World

    Ever wondered what those little orange icons that litter blogs and websites are all about? If you have, where have you been, those little oranges are the key to the amazing world of newsfeeds.With this post we’re launching Click an Orange Day with the slogan – Click an orange and feed the world,…

  • Season of Compliments

    Just a few recent comments from our regular readers for your delectation:Great work with this one, nicely done!Your site is very interesting, very calming effect just reading it. Will spend more time with certain areas. Well done and good luck with your work.Hello everyone. Nice to meet you here!The…

  • Accepting Comment Spam

    In the past, you have focused on avoiding comment spam on your blog using tools like Bad Behavior and Akismet. These coupled with wary moderation allow you to stave off the cr*p flood of phentermine, tramadol, lager breast, and bigger member spams that hit your comment queue in a regular tsunami of…

  • Feedburner Competition

    Now that Google has acquired Feedburner and we can all use MyBrand for free, I would like to open up a little competition for Significant Figures readers who have their own blog running a Feedburner feed.Here’s the deal. Look up your Feedburner subscriber number and leave a link to the counter…

  • Dump the Blogroll

    Wayne Smallman over on the technology news site BlahBlahTech dumped his blogroll this week. He had several very good reasons, not least was that a lack of context for all those links to external sites means the blogroll has had its day and is no longer providing a service to readers. Shame, he tells…

  • Converting a WordPress Blog into a Static Site

    Some time ago, I built a simple little website for UK hydroseeding company CDTS Ltd. Cambridge Direct Tree Seeding convert brownfield and other sites into lush landscaped areas.Initially, I suggested to the company that there would be several advantages to running their site as a blog, allowing them…

  • How to Boost Your Feed Readers

    Recently, I left a comment on a fellow blogger’s site suggesting he add a small link to a “What is RSS?” post close to his feed subscription button. My rationale was based on my experience with Sciencebase subscriber numbers and some insider knowledge on web surfing habits and how these might…

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