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Feature Article #1

How To Start Blogging

Your words and ideas count, and blogs make it possible to quickly and easily reach people worldwide through the Internet. We create sophisticated blogs with numerous features that can help you better package your ideas. Whether you want a blog for business or pleasure, for politics or for prose or to voice your opinion as […]

| March 15th, 2010 | Continued

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Feature Article #2

What Do Blogs Really Cost?

One of the most frequent questions I get concerns money. Just how much does it cost to put up a blog? The answer ranges from somewhere around $0.00 to well into seven figures. The happy news is that in most cases small businesses and professionals can put up credible blogs that are at the lower […]

| March 15th, 2010 | Continued

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Feature Article #3

Blog Traffic, Ads & Profits

Huge sums of money are earned each year by blog operators — a statement which is both true and not what it seems. Yes, huge sums of money are earned by blog operators — as a group. But the bulk of all ad revenues are captured by a small number of sites while many blogs […]

| March 15th, 2010 | Continued

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Changing Times, Blogs, Ads & Targeting

Remember the good old days of print circulation and broadcast audiences? Remember how folks used to pay for advertising on the basis of such benchmarks? Like dial phones and typewriters, such measures have not kept up with the times. The issue is not that circulation and audiences were incorrectly counted, rather it’s that marketing today […]

| March 15th, 2010 | Continued

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Feature Article #5

The Quick & Dirty Guide To Successful Blogging

Written by Peter G. Miller — a nationally-syndicated newspaper columnist and the author of seven books originally published by Harper & Row — this no-nonsense guide explains in plain English how to get a blog up, running and promoted. Includes material from this site as well as additional content. And no, it’s not your father’s […]

| February 11th, 2010 | Continued

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News & Commentary

What’s In The Public Domain

It’s generally understood that an item is copyrighted when it’s first committed to a permanent media. Thus a story is a story when told verbally, but it becomes something that can be copyrighted when written down, filmed or tape recorded. The value of a copyright becomes greater — that is, gives the owner more protection […]

24Jun2010 | | Comments Off | Continued

Free & Nearly Free Software

Life online is simply better if you have great tools. Everyone has their favorites, and my favorites are cheap (or free), simple to use, and effective. The software below should save any frequent online user gobs of time as well as endless headaches. But first — a message from our webmaster. Many of the programs […]

6Jun2010 | | Comments Off | Continued

How To Build A Basic Table

Tables are enormously important online. We can build simple tables while more complex versions can be used to build entire web pages. In the case of blogs the pages are already built so complex tables are largely unnecessary. What is useful from time to time is build a simple table to drop into a posting […]

26May2010 | | Comments Off | Continued

Blogs & Editing

An important part of any blog concerns writing quality. In basic terms, the idea is to write with words and phrases that have the most meaning and impact for your particular public and to have a consistent style. Titles The most important element of a posting is arguably the title because in a few words […]

18Apr2010 | | Comments Off | Continued

How & Why To Add Blog Tags

Once you’ve written a posting there may well be additional steps you’ll want to take — for instance, you might want to add photos or add a category. In addition you also want to add tags. Tags might just seem like a list of words — and they are — however, tags are also important […]

8Apr2010 | | Comments Off | Continued

How To Add Your First Blog Post

When you create a post you go to site admin at the bottom right of each page. You enter your user name and password. The screen then opens to the dashboard. On the left side of the dashboard is the term “Posts” and next to the term “Posts” is a tiny downward arrow (See #1 in the […]

28Mar2010 | | Comments Off | Continued

How To Post Photos, Graphics & Art

Clients of Geeks2020 generally work from a premium theme which has been customized, a theme chosen because of its flexibility, stability and ease-of-use for both visitors and search engines. Depending on the design option chosen, Geeks2020 themes can show photos in several ways. First, many themes have a “glider” — that’s the big splotch of […]

28Mar2010 | | Comments Off | Continued

How To Add WordPress Links

Adding links to a WordPress blog is simple and fast. To start, open your blog through the “site admin” panel found on your home page, often on the lower right bottom part of the page. The site will then open at the dashboard. Step 1. On the left side of the screen you will see […]

24Mar2010 | | Comments Off | Continued

Blogs, First Pages, Search Engines & Directories

One of the keys to online success is search engine placement, being on the first page of a search, especially a common search. Alternatively, the site with the best content in the world is worthless if no one can find it. Years ago there used to be dozens of viable search engines. If you put […]

15Mar2010 | | Comments Off | Continued

Blogs & Free Themes

It’s a fact of life. You can put up your own blog in just a few minutes using software and services that are free. No less important, such a blog can be a credible and serious site with valued content and good traffic. Free sites are generally excellent for students, families, hobbyists and small groups […]

15Mar2010 | | Comments Off | Continued