Opening the (Flood)Gates

‘Mister’ Roy Bayfield reflects on empowerment of users Part of the next stage of evolution of the Edge Hill site will be greater distribution of direct content creation across academic departments. This won’t be some clunky CMS that costs a fortune, takes ages to implement, adds layers of semi-automated bureaucracy and then doesn’t work anyway. […]

Better Blog Day 8: Comment on a Blog that you’ve never Commented on Before

Well I thought today’s task was going to be really easy – I’ve just been forced to comment on my Dad’s new website for Southport Table Tennis Club but that doesn’t count: Go on a blog hunt today to see how many new blogs you can find in your niche. I think it’s a bit […]

Better Blog Day 6: Email an Old Timer Reader

Today’s ProBlogger challenge is to email an old timer reader. I did a quick scan through the comments to see who’s been reading and while we’ve had 123 comments, outside a core group of regulars it’s difficult to know who actually reads religiously and who just dropped by one time because they were searching for […]

Better Blog Day 1: Email a new reader

Here goes! It’s day 1 of our challenge to build a better blog following ProBlogger’s series of tasks. Day 1 is to Email a New Reader: Create a great impression upon a brand new readers to your blog by choosing a commenter that is new and emailing them to thank them for their comment. It […]