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    Does having a "recent comments" widget encourage comments?

    Do you believe, or in your experience, does having a "recent comments" widget on the side or bottom of your blog encourage users to leave more comments? And worthwhile comments, at that? I had never really put any thought into whether this could be the case, but when looking at some blogs on...
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    Free Wordpress themes targeting monetizing and SEO

    Does anyone have any recommendation for the best free wordpress themes that are particularly good for monetization and SEO? Some recommendations for premium themes that are good for SEO and monetization would also be appreciated, but mainly free ones. The free version of the Pagelines theme is...
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    Bing It On

    Here's a new project that the creators of Bing came out with.. Bing It On - Take the Bing versus Google Challenge. Would you bet against Bing? What were your results? Mine definitely surprised me, I got Google - 2 Bing - 3. It was very interesting to actually see search results from the two...
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    CoffeeCup HTML editor and website design software

    CoffeeCup is a free HTML editor and website design software. Has anyone had any experience in using it? It seems like it has many good reviews, but free HTML and website design softwares usually are not very good. Something else that I noticed is that from what I've seen on the website, it...
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    Commenting on popular blogs vs commenting on smaller blogs

    Which do you think brings more clicks and readers to your blog; commenting and interacting on very popular blogs with thousands of comments on readers, or smaller ones? I've always had more luck with commenting on smaller blogs, because then almost every comment is read, and the owner usually...
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    Google+ and pagerank

    Around the internet lately, I've been reading articles that basically say that for SEO you need a Google+ account, because Google has "Google Authorship". Google Authorship allows you to connect your identity to your content by linking your articles and posts to your Google+ account. By...
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    Blog newsletters

    Do you find that a blog or website sending out newsletters is beneficial? Does sending out information about new things that are happening on your site bring back readers who have stopped reading? I'm asking because I know that I personally skip over any newsletters that have a title that isn't...
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    Websites that use actual humans to get your facebook pages liked

    Usually websites that sell social media followers sell fake profiled followers to create the illusion of an audience.. but are there websites that sell actual followers? Yes! Although I was skeptical at first, I came to found websites that have a loop of website owners buying followers, and...
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    Posts with bad grammar/english

    When going through my spam comments that are automatically deterred by Akismet, I found one comment that was actually relevant to the post and seemed to be posted by a human, but had horrible English grammar. Do you delete or block comments that have poor English or grammar, or do you keep them...
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    Mobile blogging via Wordpress

    For smartphone users, Wordpress has a few different apps that make checking your site statistics, replying to new comments, and posting new content very simple. Wordpress having a smartphone app is a very good move on their part, because for people who don't have access to a computer all the...
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    IPhone Mini rumors

    What are your thoughts on the IPhone mini rumors that are in the air for next year? Apple could launch 'iPhone Mini' next year, analyst says | Apple - CNET News I think that Apple probably wouldn't make an IPhone mini because their IPhone sales are so good, so a cheaper variation of the phone...
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    Best ways to get people to read and interact on your wordpress blog

    Where many blogs fail, is using reliable methods to get people to read and interact on their blogs. One of my personal favourite things about Wordpress, is how easy they make to get others involved in your blog. They have a feature that's built in called the Wordpress "reader" and through it you...
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    Are Twitter follow exchange sites beneficial to gaining a Twitter audience?

    There are many available Twitter "train"s, twitter follower exchange sites, and twitter follower credit exchange websites. But are they really beneficial to gaining an audience and presence on Twitter? The times that I have tried to use these exchange websites, I usually end up keeping up my end...
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    Is it worth it to self host a wordpress blog, or use wordpress.com

    Which do you think is better, using wordpress.com and buying a domain and extra features through the website, or self hosting a wordpress blog? I bought my domain through wordpress.com because when I first started out blogging, I wasn't secure on how exactly to use a host and wasn't good with...
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    Good websites for downloading free fonts

    I am looking for new fonts for a logo that needs to be made; does anyone have any suggestions for websites that offer free downloadable fonts? Preferably websites that have a lot of options for cursive-looking script fonts, and offer some old-book fonts. The website that I commonly use to...
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    Hello there

    Hello there, I am Sheepishwolf and am new to the forum. I am from Pennsylvania, United States. I work in freelance photography and online. I have interests in web development, blogging, photography, nutrition, and psychology. It's a pleasure to meet everyone on the forum, I hope to chat with...
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