Stumble into the Weekend 03/14

Welcome to this week’s installment of SitW. Every Friday I link to blog posts I have liked & stumbled over the week. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

Okay, that’s it for this week’s SitW. If you stumble across a great post that you think should be included in next week’s installment, let me know. I’m always open for suggestions.

So, have a nice weekend, a good read, and don’t forget to give the posts you really like a thumb up.

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Stumble into the Weekend 03/07

Another week has gone by. Bill Gates is a welfare case (Although still richer than me. Damn you, PPC Campaigns!), Commission Junction is evil, and Hillary Clinton can win a primary or three.

What else is new? Oh, right. Today’s installment of SitW. Once again I give you a list of posts I liked so much, I had to give them a thumb up. Let’s get right to it.

Okay, that’s it for today. I hope some of these links will be useful for you. If they are - give them a thumb up to show your appreciation. It doesn’t take a lot of time, and is a great motivation for the writers.

I wish all of you a good read and a nice weekend.

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Stumble into the Weekend 02/29

Once again a week has gone by, and I want to share with you my favorite blog posts. Since it’s already 3 am, and I’m a little tired, I’ll spare you a long intro.

  • As you might know, I’m always interested in the creative ways people useWordPress. So, the first post today is “48 Unique Ways To Use WordPress” over at Performancing. It’s a nice compilation that you shouldn’t miss.
  • At ProBlogger, Alex Shalman’s “Ultimate Guide To Networking With Bloggers” gives you a couple of tips on how to approach and network with your fellow bloggers. Read it, it’s worth it. One of the best things about blogging are the people you’ll get to know.
  • Today my list includes three “number-10-posts”, and the first is Andy MacDonald’s “Ten Web Publishing DONTs“. A must-read for these people who traded their common sense for a copy of MS Frontpage.
  • For those who - like myself - are not native English speakers, Jarkko shares some of the lessons blogging has taught him in his “Ten Practical Tips for Writing in English“. One thing that really enhanced my English - comedians. In a way I used George Carlin, Denis Leary & Co as English teachers. Languages are so much easier to learn when you can laugh while doing it.
  • My last link for today goes to Traffikd. While StumbleTraffic is always a nice thing to get, the people behind the traffic are often easily forgotten. So, read Steven’s “10 Ways to Be a Good StumbleUpon Friend” and next time one of your posts gets stumbled, remember that those stat numbers are actual people, and be nice.

Okay, that’s it for today. I hope you like this selection of posts, and if you do, don’t be shy - raise your thumb for them *g*.

I wish you all a good read and a nice weekend.

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Stumble into the Weekend 02/22

As usual, a new weekend brings a new installment of SitW. Once again I want to list my favorite blog posts of the week for your reading pleasure.

  • Copyblogger’s “Keyword Research for Bloggers: A Comprehensive Guide” is not only a well-rounded guide, but also a surprisingly fun read. So, if you want to know about keyword research (and you should), don’t be afraid of the volume.
  • If you rely on Adsense to monetize your blog, you should check out Josh Spaulding’s “10 Ways to Increase your Adsense Income“. Maybe you’ll want to test some of his tips.
  • You want you blog to become one of the really big ones? Want to know what that includes? Read Skellie’s “What’s it Like to Run a Popular Blog?” If you are as good a writer as she is - just keep on posting, and you’ll eventually get there.
  • I’m working on a new project (and letting the last one mature) that will include some PPC. Since I’m still putting together the framework, a lot of thought goes into SEO. When I read Aaron’s “Your Laziness: Why I Love SEO So Much More Than PPC“, I showed it to a friend and we got into an argument. He prefers PPC, I tend to think more about SEO. It’s like a chess game. PPC means playing against a kid that’s just learned the moves. The result is quick, sometimes you ask yourself what the hell that stupid imbecile is doing, and if you lose you’re contemplating suicide. SEO on the other hand is more like playing against a good chess program. It takes longer, your opponent learns from his mistakes and if you lose - revise your strategy and try again. Damn, way too much text *g*.
  • One of first things I did for the new project: I printed out Carsten Cumbrowski’s “50 Questions to Evaluate the Quality of Your Website“. It’s brilliant checklist. Once I think the project’s done, I’ll go through it, and I’m sure that there will be some things I overlooked.
  • Just in case you haven’t read about it yet: Blizzard IM has released a “SEO for WordPress Blogs White Paper” for free download.

That’s it for today. Have fun reading and if you like a post, be nice and show the author you appreciation.

Have a nice weekend.

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Stumble into the Weekend 02/15

The weekend is approaching, and if you are one of my regular readers, you already know what that means. I will link out to my favorite posts of the week. I’ve liked them, rewarded them with a stumble, and if you enjoy them too, why not do the same?

So, let’s get to this week’s chosen few:

I hope you’ll enjoy these posts as much as I did. Have a good read and a nice weekend.

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