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What does a Leeds web developer think about and get up to on a daily basis? Find out in this Journal which is part of a #100blog posts in 100 days challenge.

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52 Things I Learned By Trying To Post A Blog Post Every Day For 100 Days

52 Things I Learned By Trying To Post A Blog Post Every Day For 100 Days

I tried to post a blog post every day for 100 days. I almost succeeded, I posted at least something for 99 days. And in the final, 100th post I list the 52 things I learned during the whole process.

Experiments In Blogging

Experiments In Blogging

Day 55: A blogging addiction can damage your website's reputation with the search engines. Is there anything you can do about that?

Keeping A Blog: Is It A Good Idea To Post Every Day? - Part 2

Keeping A Blog: Is It A Good Idea To Post Every Day? - Part 2

Day 54: Yesterday I talked about one good reason why I shouldn't be posting a blog post every day. Today, I find another good reason to abandon the #100blogs in 100 days challenge. But will I....

Keeping A Blog: Is It A Good Idea To Post Every Day? - Part 1

Keeping A Blog: Is It A Good Idea To Post Every Day? - Part 1

Day 53: It seemed like a good idea for my business to start with, writing a blog post every day. But is it? This post looks at one very good argument against doing so.

Modx: If You Use Articles As The Site Start You Might Have Problems With Archives And Tags

Modx: If You Use Articles As The Site Start You Might Have Problems With Archives And Tags

Day 52: Articles is a great plugin for MODX that allows you to have multiple seperate blogs on your website, but there is one circumstance where you might get some broken links. This article discusses how to overcome that problem.c

When You Create Content It's Your Content Don't Give It All Away

When You Create Content It's Your Content Don't Give It All Away

Day 51: Don't give all your thoughts and ideas to the Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, put them on your own site and let other people contribute to your content.

Reviewing My Website With Google's Webmaster Guidelines Part 6 - Schema.org

Reviewing My Website With Google's Webmaster Guidelines Part 6 - Schema.org

Day 50: You may have lots of useful information on your website but do the search engines know what it is about? The chances are that they are using their algorithms to guess. But there is a way to tell them explicitly what your content is, and what it is about. Find out how in this post...

Blogging: When You Help Others You Help Yourself.

Blogging: When You Help Others You Help Yourself.

Day 47: Keeping a blog gives you the opportunity to help other people, and if you help other people, you are also directly helping yourself.

Your Website: Let Your Customers Know There's Somebody Home

Your Website: Let Your Customers Know There's Somebody Home

Day 46: Companies get website for their business. They get the site built and then just leave them to stagnate. Websites need attention, they need signs of life....

Blogging: 6 Reasons It's Worth Doing Even If You Have No Readers!

Blogging: 6 Reasons It's Worth Doing Even If You Have No Readers!

Day 45: It's worth blogging even if you have no readers, find out why..

When You Blog You Discover What You Know !

When You Blog You Discover What You Know !

Day 44: When you are forced to write every day, you write about what you do and it makes you realise what skills you have. You might think that that is obvious: what you can do, but it's not. Because you do it every day, or a lot, it's like second nature, so you don't notice it...

Blogs: There Are Different Types

Blogs: There Are Different Types

Day 43: There are different types of blogs. Long ones and short ones...

If You Blog You Might Find Out Things About Yourself

If You Blog You Might Find Out Things About Yourself

Day 42: Blogging can give you insights into yourself. When you write stuff down how does it make you feel?

Distasters Can Be Useful!

Distasters Can Be Useful!

Day 40: If something bad happens it can be a rich source of blog posts.

1 Way You Can Learn From Blogging

1 Way You Can Learn From Blogging

Day 39: Blogging can help you clarify your thoughts and help you to get to know your subject better.

Blogging Can Be Hard Work In Ways You Didn't Think.

Blogging Can Be Hard Work In Ways You Didn't Think.

Day 38: The mechanics of blogging are quite involved and it can take a bit of time to get used to the process.

Blogging Addiction

Blogging Addiction

Day 37: I'm addicted to blogging! It was good to start with when I was thinking about what I was writing, but now it has become an obsession to just keep going despite not having enough time to complete any decent articles.

A Minimum Viable Blog?

A Minimum Viable Blog?

Day 36: Partial surrender as I decide I cannot sustain longer articles in this 100-day-post-a-blog-every-day-challenge

Be A Producer Not A Consumer

Be A Producer Not A Consumer

Day 17. Consuming is encouraged, that's how the economy works, but if you only consume bad things happen. Why not try producing, produce a blog! And see what happens.

Some Observations From Reading Other People's Blogs

Some Observations From Reading Other People's Blogs

Day 11. Since starting the 100 blogs in 100 days challenge I have started to become more aware of other blogs, and made a bit more effort to read them, and taken more notice of blogs in general. In today's post I talk about a few things that I have noticed.

An experiment in blogging

This is an experiment to see what effect posting a blog post every day for 100 days will have on this website's Google ranking.

If you would like to receive a full search engine optimisation (SEO) report on the results of this experiment and the techniques I used at the end of 100 days then leave your email in the form below.



 

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