Monthly Archives: March 2008

BlogBuzz March 22, 2008

Evaluating the WordPress 2.5 Interface

WordPress 2.5’s new interface is quite a bit different from the current one. Currently, many WordPress users aren’t entirely sure what they think about it yet (myself included). I will have to use it for a few weeks until I’ve decided what I think.…

Yahoo Buzz: Not a “Digg Killer”

Everyone seems to be talking about Yahoo Buzz these days, and about how it’s going to give Digg a run for its money. I don’t get it. Sure, the site is new and shiny. But they have nothing on Digg so far. Users of…

Display Twitter Statuses via JavaScript

Need to add information from Twitter to a website? I needed to recently, for a project I’m working on, but I wanted to do more than Twitter’s widgets provided. Searching for a viable solution, I discovered Remy Sharp’s Twitter.js. The script, once included in…

Paid Reviews: Harmless Commentary or Selling Out?

What’s your opinion on paid reviews? Do you think it’s okay to accept payment to review a product on your blog, or not? I think that paid reviews are okay, as long as it’s an honest review, and the payment does not influence you.…

Internet Explorer 8: The Next IE5?

I installed the Internet Explorer 8 beta a few days ago, and I’ve tested some sites in it. So far, I’m not really impressed. It seems to pass the ACID2 test, but there are plenty of rendering bugs that drive me crazy…and they had…

Design Spotlight: ZDNet

ZDNet has recently redesigned their website.

BlogBuzz March 15, 2008

7 Simple SEO Tips For Bloggers

When it comes to Search Engine Optimization, most bloggers fall into three groups. SEO Maniacs – They’re obsessed with improving their PageRank, and driving up their rankings using any means possible. A.K.A. John Chow before Google caught-on. The SEO Disinclined – The sort who…

Using WordPress Custom Fields to Control AdSense Sizes

Two of the most common AdSense placements on blogs are A rectangular ad (such as the 250×250 unit) in the post, floated to the left, with the text wrapping around it. A 468×60 “banner” unit between the post title and the content. In some…

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