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Artwork for blog posts

Image: Mini Piggy Bank Money Box - aliexpress.com
Image: Mini Piggy Bank Money Box – aliexpress.com

As I have to keep telling clients, the bad old days of text-only blogs is over. Every post needs at least one image at the top so that it has some visual interest on the page and in any list of search results.

You need not only to find that image, but know how and where it will be displayed and at what resolution, in order to avoid that ‘elementary school project’ look.

How-to: Manage Multiple Authors Online Pt Three – Writers


How-to: Manage Multiple Authors Online Pt Three - WritersPart One was about Identity. Part Two covered Editorial. Part Three concerns the writers, contributors, correspondents, whatever you want to call them. This isn’t just about the practicalities of what, when and how to post content.

Regular contributors to any blog represent themselves using their unique voices, but also represent that blog. Unless you intend to court and cultivate controversy, you have to set out the rights and responsibilities and set the boundaries for what is acceptable and what isn’t. …

How-to: Manage Multiple Authors Online Pt Two – Editorial


How-to: Manage Multiple Authors Online Pt One - Identity“The games’ afoot…”

Part One consisted of some grand check-lists for managing the site and it’s disparate authors; all well and good. Working top-down, then at the next, practical level, we need some tools to help us implement the objectives set out.

On-line is learning the lessons of traditional publishing, where there are many established tools and techniques to draw on. …