Blogging Tips MeMe

Sometime back couple of my blogging friends, Grace and Mark tagged me for a Blogging Tip meme. This one really sounded different than others since it was started by a big mind 🙂 This meme will provide an extensive list of blogging tips provided by bloggers.

Here goes the meme.

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It’s very simple. When this is passed on to you, copy the whole thing, skim the list and put a * star beside those that you like. (Check out especially the * starred ones.) Add the next number (1. 2. 3. 4. 5., etc.) and write your own blogging tip for other bloggers. Try to make your tip general.After that, tag 10 other people. Link love some friends!Just think– if 10 people start this, the 10 people pass it onto another 10 people, you have 100 links already!

1. Look, read, and learn. *******

2. Be, EXCELLENT to each other. ******

3. Don’t let money change ya! *****

4. Always reply to your comments. ***

5. Spell check is your friend. **

6. Be the blog. ***

7. Your readers are your treasure. ***

8. Link liberally — it keeps you and your friends afloat in the Sea of Technorati. **

9. Titles Are Everything *

10. Learn From The Pros. ***

11. Pay a visit to your visitors. Be active in your community. *

12. Blog about your passions. *

13. Don’t give up – persistence is fertile. **

14. Give link credit where credit is due.

15. Develop your own “voice” don’t “borrow” someone else’s

16. Blog about what you know & love. **

17. Alt tag your images for added search engine exposure. **

18. Blogging is supposed to be fun, Don’t let it stress you! *

19. Don’t be afraid to comment on other bloggers sites!

20. Don’t use filthy language-buy a dictionary. *

21. Blog about something educational.

22. Be what you is, not what you isn’t. *
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23. Make Blog Your Own **

24. What the world needs is content. Provide it. *

25. Post at least once a day!*
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26. Have an informative About Me page*
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27. Never underestimate the power of a good looking blog. **

28. Follow your own path. Do anything you want to, it’s your blog. ***

29. Write because you’re passionate about the topic, not because it’s popular. *

30. Your blog. Your money. Your rules. **
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31. Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can blog today. Backlogs are the primary cause of Bloggers’ Block.

32. Self-promotion is only good in small doses. (Deliberately creating a “meme” to get your URL spammed across the net is a large dose.)

33. Always give a link back when using others’ info.

34. Link & Link Often. **
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35. Pictures say a thousand words and can usually add to any post.*

36. Participating in ‘memes’ is a distructive habit and should be avoided at all costs.

37. How we all need a goal. *

38. Nothing cries out “Stop Reading” like misspelled words and bad punctuation. *

39. Don’t be afraid to evolve. *

40. Take advantage of the ability to future date posts. *

41. Don’t pass on memes!

42. Stay out of your comfort zone. Take risks, don’t be afraid to look dumb. **

43. Visit all the bloggers that leave comments for you – it’s nice to know who is reading!*

44. Make a blogger template unique: change the background colour, or add a background picture to your header.

45. Write positively even if the situation is seemingly negative — spread joy and not gloom. You can do it!

46. Thrown in something humorous occasionally, to keep things fun. *

47. Make it easy for your readers – use tags and labels and keep it simple! *

48. Blog for yourself and your own pleasure, because you want to – if it stops being fun, stop blogging.

49. Blog about what you enjoy, not what people want to see.

50. When you find something that interests you, write about it. Sharing yourself with others is one of the best things about blogging. *

51. Blog Daily (or at least, very regularly). People will give up looking if you’re not around a lot!

52. Sometimes, less is more. Step back and look at your blog – is it too busy? Are there enough pictures to make it interesting? Think about how a visitor would perceive your blog – making it visitor-friendly will help get you return visits.

53. Make sure you have your facts straight.

54. You can’t please everyone — just write what you feel. **

55. Keep to a schedule. People return to blogs when they know they will find something new.

56. Keep writing, no matter what, and the quality will follow. **

57. ADHD Just means more topics to blog about. **

58. Write for your niche. **

59. Your two most important tools – enthusiasm and dedication. *

60. Consistently update your blog. It doesn’t have to be every day, but 2-3 times a week is good :D

61. Don’t forget to play the part of editor and proofreader before clicking that post button.

62. Don’t be afraid to talk about your personal life once in a while. *

63. Keep in mind that people might be using a feed reader (Bloglines, Google Reader, etc.) to keep up with your blog. This means they see your posts, but not that gorgeous new design template, or your completely redesigned sidebars. So if you change your blog’s “look and feel,” write a post about it to let everyone know!

63. Don’t be afraid of giving an honest opinion when you post, even if it is different from most others, as long as you can explain your position and give a decent reason for it. **

64. Don’t pressure yourself to blog everyday. It’s your blog…remember? *

65. If you disagree, be kind, not insulting or crude! *

66. There is no “dumb” question about blogging, if you don’t know ask ***

67. Keep a pen in your purse, car, pocket protector, whatever because blog material happens every single day and you need to write it down so you don’t forget. Then take those scraps of paper and throw them in a bowl. When you are stuck for an original idea, pull one out.

68. It never hurts to proofread.

69. Write like your talking to a friend.

70. If you have a problem, ask. Bloggers are very generous with info. ***

71. Write to your readers. *
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72. Have some variety: sometimes it is nice to talk about something outside your normal box so your regular readers can have something new to read.

73. Blog on a regular basis

74. When commenting on others’ blogs, a few kind words go a long way. **

75. Do your best to post to your blog every day. Readers like to find something new when they click on a website, so try not to disappoint them.

76. Follow the links in posts and comments. You never know what blog gems you will find! **

77. Don’t hold back. ***

78. Make sure you check your links! *

79. Blog every day. It gives the writing muscle exercise. *

80. Veganize favorite recipes from your childhood!

81. Link without expectations of reciprocity. It is better to give than to get.

82. Be Brave, some of the best posts are when you step out of your comfort zone. **

83. Short Fiction is the bomb! **

84. Whenever possible, spread some positive thoughts and love. The world needs more of them. ***

85. Write down from your heart or head. Either way asks yourself why you ever get started. *

86. As your readers questions. Make them feel like they are a part of your blog and that you care about what they think. **

87. Write once, edit often. ***

88. Networking isn’t just for Fishermen. *

89. Memes are fun and a great way to get to know other bloggers!

90. Be yourself! Be honest! Be real! Be opinionated! It’s your blog afterall. And be anonymous (safety first)! Don’t try to imitate another “popular” blogger’s style and don’t look at sitemeter all the time or try to cater to the “masses” in order to get “popular” or gain a readership. If you do, you’ll become a slave to other’s whims and you won’t be yourself anymore.
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91. Redesign your site often. Visual boredom breeds textual complacency.

92. Ensure font size of words is not too small and colour of words don’t drown in background. –

93.Do at least a few of the blogging quizzes available. It lets people know a little more about you.**

94. Even when you disagree with a blogger’s post, don’t leave rude comments. Always be kind. *

95. Join the blogosphere community. Participate in carnivals. Join challenges. Have fun.

96. Inspire minds with your thoughts *


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Update : All Tags removed! People are not interested in year old memes ;-(

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  1. Ohmygosh! Look at the size of that list! That thing has really made the rounds, I’d say. Thanks for participating in it! 🙂

  2. Wow that list has definitely grown. Great tip buddy.

  3. Thanks for participating! The list really is growing!
    And this is really funny, but I didn’t know you authored another blog! 😀 I was looking through my incomings and I saw your blog. Love the design! 😀

  4. Hi there,
    Thanks for tagging me. It sounds interesting. 🙂

  5. Mark – It is about to cross the predicted level. you’re welcome 🙂

    Brown Baron – I’m glad you liked that one. There are lot of great tips in there like one say “your readers are your treasures”. I have got some good treasures;)

    Grace – you’re welcome and thanks for the master mind work 😀 uhmm…. lot of people don’t since this is unprotected and not unhidden 🙂 I can’t take that credit though 😀

    Sunil – I’m waiting to read your blogging tip 🙂

  6. I think better way of getting the links is writing good content. What do you say???

  7. Mayank – I agree and not gonna deny it! I haven’t done much of memes before. This is a second one. I did this one for a reason, it has a huge number of tips in it:) This is tips building rather than link building!

  8. Still awake at this hour, I think you’ve become insomniac like me 😀
    Anyway, I don’t know but I got over this meme thing long time back and I hate to see any meme. So, may be that’s why my reaction came like that.

  9. Mayank – I should wonder about that! It is evening here!! hopefully I’m not yet like you! may be one day when i become popular like you 🙂 That is agreeable reaction. No worries!

  10. Popular like me!!!! Ah I wish, I was popular like you. Anyway, in which part of the world are you???

  11. Uhmm.. I’m a kid! I’m sorry abt that, I almost didn’t mention about it anywhere, I’m in US. I hoped you know that 🙁

  12. Well, no, I didn’t know about it. Don’t worry soon, 1 day I’ll join you over there 😀

  13. Mayank – Oh, really! may be I will be back home by then..

    Whoaa.. you got a new brother huh? that cool. may be you shd have used some other theme that way people don’t get bored 🙂 just my opinion.

  14. Lets hope that I’ll join you fast 🙂
    Yeah, the brother of ReviewSaurus came into blogoland yesterday only 😀 Well, I wanted to keep the uniformity. Maybe I’ll have a custom theme for both the blogs, but what ever it will be same across both. The reason for that is that they people should not put efforts in getting comfortable through another design. Regular readers will find it easy…..again just my opinion 🙂

  15. Mayank – I accept others opinion even if I’m not with it 🙂

    Good Luck with new venture! hope you will rock as usual!

  16. Well, I go busy in playing games :D. I wonder how I took time out of it. But anyway, Thanks for your wishes. I hope to make my dino’s popular 🙂

  17. Mayank – Didn’t know you’re a game addict. Luckily, I’m not addicted much!

  18. WOW! I can’t believe this thing is still going. I figured as soon as put my name on it would die.

  19. Joe – It won’t die that easily 🙂 Link and Link often work great 😉

  20. Teotonio Ricardo – “Give food to googlebot… :P”

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