Category Archives: Promotion

It’s the end of the (Feedburner) world as we know it

(Astroblogging) TD Ameritrade’s commercial on the supposed Maya end time prediction has nothing on the impact of Google’s announcement that they shut down the Feedburner API on October 20, 2012. Nor does Google’s announcement mean the end of Feedburner services … Continue reading

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Blog Promotion and Social Media: What’s Your Klout?

(Astroblogging) So you’ve got your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and various and other sundry social media accounts and you wonder: Is My Message Getting Across?

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Blog Promotion: Learn to Love Your RSS Feed

(Astroblogging) The Age of Aquarius, the Information and Technology Age, brings the advent of a singular phenomenon, the death of single stream news dissemination: newspapers, radios and television. The internet brings a flood of information, literally more than any one … Continue reading

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Where to Pimp Your Astrology Blog Posts

When you’re growing your astrology blog, you’re suffering from the “tree falls” syndrome. If nobody is there to read your posts, does your blog exist? Fortunately, there are tools available to help bring awareness to your blog. AstroDispatch The generous-of-spirit … Continue reading

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Ack! Facebook Changes Annoy Once Again

(Astroblogging) You’ve probably seen this note when looking into Facebook: Changes to How You Share Content in Notes You currently automatically import content from your website or blog into your Facebook notes. Starting November 22nd, this feature will no longer … Continue reading

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Writing Posts That Ride Search Engine Popularity

(Astroblogging) In an astrology blogging workshop that I gave last year I talked about using Google Trends to mine subjects for blog posts. One attendee objected saying he didn’t want his writing dictated by the popular media. He seemed to … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Have to Fiddle With the Code

(Astro Blogging) You’ve seen some of your friends add a Facebook “Like” button and a “Tweet” button to each of their posts. And you think “Gee, I’d like to do that too!” Actually Blog Grader recommends that you do. This … Continue reading

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Grade Your Blog Here

(Astroblogging) I’m blogging this because Hub Spot told me I should. No, this is not some evil plot on Hub Spot’s part. A while back I wrote about Hub Spot’s Web Site Grader which is very cool way to see … Continue reading

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Should You Add a Forum to Your Astrology Blog?

(Astroblogging)–You know a blog is “alive” when it hosts a conversation. You’re not just posting articles about the cardinal square or the astrological topic of the day. Readers are actually commenting. This level of participation in turn helps motivate you … Continue reading

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Social Media: Using Twitter Trending Topics to Boost Readership

Like most of you, I’ve been ignoring the Trending Topics on the sidebar of my Twitter page. In a real Homer Simpson moment, I hit my head and moaned “doh!” when I realized the opportunities missed by not utilizing this … Continue reading

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