Tag Archives: community

Blog For Readers not Google

“Ask yourself the secret of YOUR success. Listen to your answer, and practice it.”- Richard Bach While I was sitting on a page rank of 0, until the recent Google updates, I started changing tack in my attitude towards PR, deciding that I wanted to be able to run this blog with less of the restrictions this was placing on me. . You may have noticed that I have been writing more posts with links to other sites; far more than are coming my way. The SEO gurus would probably shake their heads at this. I get a pagerank of […] Continue Reading…

Posted in Community Building

Blogging opens up the world if we open our eyes and look

Reading the condolence messages for Benazir Bhutto led me to search further for information that would fill in the glaring gaps in my knowledge on current day Pakistan. Reading newspapers gives me some (hopefully) factual information but this does not tell me how people live, feel and think in countries where the overall culture is different to mine. My natural reaction, since starting blogging myself, is to search for blogs that will give me this sort of insight. I started writing this with a heavy heart, having read posts by people trying to go about ordinary daily life in countries […] Continue Reading…

Posted in Community Building, Social Media

Be The Blog Award

Ev Nucci of My life is murphy’s law in a desire to recognize her blogging friends for Thanksgiving has kindly given out some awards. What a a lovely idea. “This badge is for bloggers who make their blog their own, stay with it, interact with their readers, and have fun.”   I am on the way to making this blog my own again, I do doggedly stick with it* and have fun. I try my best to interact with my readers as that is the main reason I do have fun blogging. Thank you Ev, awards like this mean a […] Continue Reading…

Posted in Awards, Social Media

Best Blogging Buddies

I have received my very first award on this blog. Thank you for thinking of me Colin – of the very highly regarded and awarded blog Life. (Colin has just received a WordPress.com Weblog Award)     It certainly is great to have blogging buddies. These are the people that return regularly and leave the most comments – my little community in the Global Community. If you are new to blogging and feel hesitant about leaving comments please don’t be. Bloggers love ‘em. That is how we get to know each other. Even if you aren’t interested in getting to […] Continue Reading…

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