I have made some friends online and I want to refer you to a valuable post by a photographer friend that has useful tips for artists and illustrators who want to put their work in front of a potential audience.
by Guest Author, Disperser, (Emilio J. D’Alise) who blogs at http://disperser.wordpress.com Blogging is SO last week! Facebook is LIKE, today! Twitter is today and tomorrow!
My name’s Mark Armstrong. I’m a commercial illustrator. I’ve been blogging on WordPress since March, 2010. More than 4 years. Which comes as a shock to the system — my system, anyway.
By guest blogger catezapp who blogs at http://ilmondodicate.wordpress.com/ Hi there readers.I am a member of one cool site for quite a while now. I am Italian but have an English mum and have traveled quite a lot. In my blog which now I have had several years, I post in both Italian and English because…
I’m not technically inclined and don’t choose to learn how to use perplexing photo editing programs. Instead I use several free online image editing programs frequently. If GIMP gives you headaches and photshop confuses you, try FotoFlexer. The ease of use and the variety of features brings me back to FotoFlexer time and again.
Reblogging is a controversial issue that always brings lots of comments. Staff have published a post providing some reblogging etiquette tips that I do recommend reading. But I`m not looking for comments as much as I am looking for answers from Staff, who have my comment in moderation.
Mixcloud helps connect radio content to listeners by joining the dots between radio shows, Podcasts and DJ mixes. They are called Cloudcasts – audio shows that are stored in the “cloud” and are available to be streamed on-demand for use on your blog or website.
Another Volunteer on the support forums has posted a thread with a head ups! for Flickr users. Flickr Deprecating “Share To” WordPress on 25/3. Please click that link to read the full entry. [Official Thread] Welcome back HTML Embeds! Goodbye to some sharing options.
Does your blog visitors becoming offsite readers worry you? I’m asking because the WordPress.com Reader is becoming the new black and will continue to be fleshed out like a magazine – a magazine with full posts and sharing features, so readers don’t have to bother to click into blogs at all.
When answering WordPress.com support forum questions some bloggers ask how to install plugins to disable right click on their blogs to prevent content theft of their images.
A month ago a closed sticky post in the support forums featured the surprise announcement Zemanta dashboard integration was removed from WordPress.com. Yet some WordPress.com bloggers are still wondering where suggested related content (images, links, related articles, and tags) in their dashboard went.
Here’s a selection of posts from my Images and Media category to help you enhance your blog or website with visual content including free individual images, collages, montages and galleries.
There are thousands of free photos available online and stock images do not have a negative impact on search engine rankings. So don’t let the lack of a camera prevent you from enhancing your posts with individual high resolution public domain pictures and/or collages.
Every year I do some web surfing to locate free Christmas graphics. Below are sites I selected I this year. Also visit Free Christmas blog headers and graphics, a collection which has been updated every year since 2009, and don’t forget these 4 Year End Blog Post Ideas.
You can freshen your blog appearance in many ways that reflect seasonal changes and holidays that range from changing themes temporarily to less dramatic decorative changes to the theme you are using now. Consult your calendar and unleash your creativity to transmit your brand to your readership through seasonal events, holidays and special occasions.
Features like quick and easy image and document sharing and real-time collaborative editing are just what many WordPress bloggers have been looking for and will be possible with the acquisition of Cloudup by Automattic.
WordPress.com Staff are continually working to improve our user experience. The result of their latest work is a welcome media update change to the way WordPress resizes images when theme changes are made.
Just imagine what it would be like to log into your blog and find your pictures are missing. What to do?
Regardless of where you live your federal, state, regional and local governments can be sources of public domain images and other media for use in your blog. So don’t let the lack of a camera stop you from enhancing your posts with thousands of high quality public domain images. Do be sure to read the…
A long awaited and very cool addition to the WordPress.com widget collection has arrived.
The question posed to Matt Cutts of Google’s anit-spam team was, “Does using stock photos on your pages have a negative effect on rankings?” View the answer here via Google’s Matt Cutts: Stock Images Do Not Impact Search Engine Rankings. Do you think using stock images is an indicator of the quality of the content…
If you are a WordPress.com blogger who wants to provide your visitors with the ability to print out part of your posts, such as but not limited to, recipes, assignments,instructions or the like this post provides several ways you can do that.