Pimp My Blog in 8 Steps





Blogging is fun, and you obviously want others to read your blogs (otherwise you wouldn’t want to make it public, would you?) But in the vast worldwide web, how do you get other people to even know that your blog exists? This is the question I faced when I started looking into blogging recently. In this post, as well as the next few posts, I will discuss all the things I did to pimp my blog.

At the high level, my goals are as follows:

  • Easy feed management.
  • Make it easy for people to subscribe.
  • Make it easy for people to bookmark / tag.
  • Account for all SEO best practices for a regular web site.Below are the 8 steps for pimping my blog:

    1. Decide what domain name to use.

    2. Decide on a blogging software / host.

    3. Sign up for Feedburner.

    4. Sign up for Technorati.

    5. Make it easy for people to bookmark and share.

    6. Make it easy for people to subscribe.

    7. Change template for header tags.

    8. Enable auto discovery.

    In the next few posts, I will discuss each step in detail. By reading through this series, you’ll be able to get the world to notice and start reading your blog as well.

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