August 2009

From Barista to Blogger

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In this post, Megan Hurley talks about the future we all want for our blogs, and how we can take baby steps to achieving a happy future. If you would like to guest post on Blogussion, read our guidelines for more information. At some point in his or her life, almost everyone will land a […]

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How to Setup a WordPress Backup System

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Most bloggers stress the importance of backups but have lackluster systems in place themselves. Luckily, because of WordPress’ brilliant community there are plugins available to help even the laziest of bloggers. But I must point out that there are far more advanced backup systems that you may want to explore as your blog grows. In […]

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The Secrets to More Effective Blogging

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The definition of blogging has significantly changed over time as the idea has advanced. I have heard many things about the future of blogging. I have heard it is dying, it is dead, and of course it’s nothing that it used to be. Blogging, in many cases has become a more passive activity over time. […]

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Build Your Community, Stop Begging for One

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Recently I house sat a small dog named Louis (Looey) for a couple of weeks.  He was an incredibly well trained dog that never once made a mess on the floor, ruined my furniture, scratched my door, or barked all night. By the end of the week I realized that Louis was a one in […]

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The Power and Importance of “Free”

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A technique for building the readership on my blogs that I have started working at is the power of releasing things for free. I have been preparing many things over the past weeks to start releasing on my blogs, in hopes of building a stronger and more loyal community. Of course, the keyword in that […]

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