Thursday, September 6, 2007

13 Good Blog Tips, Tools & Resources

13 good blogging tips, resources, tools and sites that bloggers should check out.

1- SiteMeter
The obvious one. Where else can you waste so much time analyzing stats?

2- Blogging Basics 101
The title says it all. Everything you wanted to know about blogging.

3- ProBlogger
More advanced blog articles, tips, revenue generation.

4- Technorati Reactions and Widgets
Find out who is linking to you via Technorati and get some blog widgets.

5- Blogflux and AllTop
Get registered in good blog catalogs. You'll get free polls, pingers & widgets.

6- WhoLinksToMe
Find out who links to your blog, your Google page rank, blogrolls you're on.

7- Google WebMaster Tools
Monitor your blog via the eyes of Google's index! Or set your crawl rate.

8- Yahoo Site Explorer
Yahoo's version of Google WebMaster tools for their engine.

9- U Comment, I Follow
Give your commenters link love. Fix your templates & add a badge.

10- Kineda
Oh go ahead, find out your bloggebrity status. Are you an A-Lister?

11- ClustrMaps
Get a graphical geographical representation of your blog visitors.

12- GoogleReader
A plug for my favorite blog reader.

13- OpenPhoto.Net
Excellent creative commons licensed graphics. Great for blogs.