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Accessorize Your Blog: 10 Ways To Maximize Reader Experience

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This is my talk on plugins at WordPress.

This is my talk on plugins at WordPress.

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  • 1. Accessorize Your Blog: Ten Ways to Improve Reader Experience Raul Pacheco-Vega, PhD http://www.raulpacheco.org/blog http://hummingbird604.com
  • 2. Blogging: Content vs technology
    • No matter how good your technology is, write good content.
    • 3. Once you launched your blog, focus on writing good content...
    • 4. In case I haven't drilled it into you enough yet – WRITE GOOD CONTENT!
  • 5. Technology... the final frontier
    • If you write for your readership, I suggest you focus on the following 3 elements:
      • Clarity (language)
      • 6. Readability (visual)
      • 7. Accessibility (integration)
  • 8. My Top 10 Favorite Plugins
  • 17. Choose plugins based on what you want your site to do
    • Building community around your blog posts
      • CommentLuv
      • 18. Subscribe to Comments
    • Spreading your message further
  • 22. Choose plugins based on goals
    • Enhance readability
    • Enhance accessibility
      • Contact Form 7
    • Make your blogging easier
  • 26. Choose plugins based on goals
    • Enhance readability
    • Enhance accessibility
      • Contact Form 7
    • Make your blogging easier
  • 30. Enhancing reader experience
    • Engage with your readers (respond to comments)
    • 31. Provide link love as much as you can
    • 32. Test the plugins you choose and if they don't work, ditch them
    • 33. Get rid of the visual editor (use the HTML editor)
    • 34. Make your RSS button VERY visible (and make it easy to subscribe to your blog)
    • 35. Include photos/video (make your posts pretty)
  • 36. To contact me
    • Through my website
      • http://hummingbird604.com/contact
    • On Twitter
      • @hummingbird604
    • Via e-mail
      • [email_address]