7 Best Ways to Judge Blogging Success

These are in no particular order, though I am actually going to place the most obvious last.

  1. Are your most frequently clicked links for your subscriber buttons? – long-term subscribers are the lifeblood of any blog or website, and are immune to the whims of search engines

UTW – Tagging SEO Tricks (pt 2)

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This is not a technical trick, but something that many people who confuse categories and tagging really need to get a grasp of.
It is also my belief that this is very much a white-hat strategy, but as with all forms of search engine marketing, it can be abused.

Ultimate Tag Warrior SEO Tricks (pt 1)

On my blogs, I prefer not to use nofollow for comments and trackback.

It is my belief that if someone adds to the conversation on my blogs, the least I can do is offer them a backlink for their trouble.
I prefer people to write a post about me than to add me to their blogroll. I know a blogroll link theoretically gives me more Google Juice, but if they give 200 people a blogroll link, suddenly the value of that link from every page is greatly deminished.

International Blogging with Babelfish

Blogging is international.

What you write about today might very well appear on a blog that is written in another language, and you shouldn’t be afraid of joining in the conversation even on a blog written in a language you have no hope of understanding normally.

Technorati Favorites

I was just browsing Technorati.

It would only take 67 favorites to get in their top 100 favorites

Top 50 – currently only 115 favorites

327 Favorites to get in their Top 10 !