Are Blogger | Blogspot Blogs SEO Friendly?

Dropdown Menus On Blogspot Could Cause Indexing Problems

Just because Blogger / Blogspot is owned by Google doesn’t make it SEO Friendly

For years I have been reading absurd suggestions that Google’s Blogger / Blogspot service is SEO friendly. At one time this was semi-true, and it is even possible with the current incarnation. However if you use the service “as intended”, without expert knowledge, you might find yourself up a creek without a paddle.

Some Fun With Zemanta

Zemanta Screenshot in Wordpress

Whilst writing the last post about a marketing book survey I was also testing out a new Firefox plugin that is currently in beta, Zemanta

What Does Zemanta Do Exactly?

It adds editing functions to various popular online blogging interfaces, WordPress (both .org and .com), Blogger and Typepad. These are the type of functions you could probably add a plugin for if you are using WordPress on your own hosting, but wouldn’t be available for Blogger, Typepad and WordPress.com users.

Bidvertiser Feed Advertising For WordPress & Blogger

It looks like Bidvertiser have worked fast to address the problems many bloggers noted about their new feed advertising solution a short while ago and have come up with a way so that you can now use Bidvertiser using your existing feeds, and still use Feedburner as before, so that it doesn’t affect your stats, and most importantly your feed readers.

Typepad Trackback & Pingback

I have never used Typepad, I have never felt the need. I started with Blogger a couple of years ago, quickly progressed to using predominantly WordPress and never looked back.

When I link to a Wordperss blog, most of the time I can just use pingback which autodiscovers the trackback URL for any blog I link to within a post and sends a trackback to the blog owner.

Blogger Templates – How to Customize Them

Jack Spirko is one of my readers, and he has put together a great video showing the basics of how to customize a Blogger Template.
I believe he will be making more videos covering more advanced subjects, and I know lots of my readers use blogger so it might be of interest.