Monthly Archives: December 2007

BlogBuzz December 8, 2007

How Do You Use Social Bookmarking Sites?

How do you use voting-based social bookmarking sites (like Digg, Reddit, Design Float)? Do you just subscribe to RSS feeds, and see what others like? Do you just vote occasionally? I’ve been wondering about this lately, as well as complaining about the way that…

WordPress Plugin: Accept Submissions For Posts

The TDO Mini Forms WordPress Plugin allows you to create a form on your blog that allows people to write a post on your blog. Submitted entries are saved as drafts for your approval. You will find this plugin useful if you run a…

Digg: It’s About Who You Know

Digg needs some rethinking. If you know 1235 people, then you’ll have no problem getting something to the main page. If you don’t, it’s virtually impossible. I’ve submitted pages to Digg, only to have someone else submit a duplicate a few hours later (that…

Technorati Revamps *Again*

Technorati has had an overhaul again. They’ve had a redesign (for the second time this year) and they’ve totally changed the main page’s content (for the 3rd+ time this year). The new version of the site looks like this:

WSC on Design Float

My post, The Coolest Web Designs on the Planet was second on the DesignFloat main page yesterday. Despite not sending a flood of visitors, you have to admit DesignFloat isn’t totally based-off knowing 7856 people who use the site. That’s what I hate about…

WordPress Theme of the Month: Aspire

This month’s WordPress theme is Aspire. Aspire is a great theme for a site about books, writing, or a fantasy computer game. I’m a big fan of parchmentesque designs, so this one really stood out when I was looking for a theme for this…

Testing Your Site in Multiple Browsers

By now you should know to test your site in more than one browser, so you can be sure that it works for as wide a range of people as possible. The question is: What’s the easiest way to do that? First, make a…

I Read Your Post… Now What?

After I finish reading a post on your blog, you optimally want me to do at least one of the following: Subscribe to your RSS feed. Submit your post to a social bookmarking site. Leave a comment. Read another post. It’s most likely that…

BlogBuzz December 1, 2007

Page 4 of 41234