A lot has changed on the internet since 1995, when I registered my first domain name wistex.com, which was free, by the way. We have the rise of social media, and a whole myriad of changes to how search engines work. We also consume our content in different ways than before, whether it by video or on our mobile devices.
I’ve been taking a closer look at my blog and websites and thinking how to better organize the content I create or curate. While I love sharing cool things I find, it becomes hard to find them again after you have shared them and moved on. Adding them to my blog seems like a good idea at first, but with the variety of topics that I am interested in, it becomes a jumbled mess of unrelated content.
So perhaps it is time to find places for specific types of content.
People are visual creatures and images make an impact and draw attention faster than paragraphs of words on a page. Social media posts with images get shared more, and articles look more interesting with an image included. Luckily it is easy to turn your words into an image, and share them on social media sites… Read More »
I’ve always believed that authors should get credit for their work, and one of the best ways to do that is to add an author box to every post or article they make. There are many WordPress plugins that do that, but none of them looked as good as I liked. Sometimes there were formatting… Read More »
We are at about the half way point in the writing challenge that I made for myself for October. My goal was a minimum of 45 articles by the end of October, and so far I am up to 20, including this one. (I only set a goal of 45 since I knew I would… Read More »