Good Reads: Buzz in Blogs 2007-12-08

Couple of new things going on here at ShanKri-la. I have become a guest author at one of the popular Tech Blogs by my friend Keith D’Souza – I will start out posting one post every week and it will appear mostly on Fridays. I was humbled and honored at the same time when Keith offered me this incredible opportunity to connect with a wider audience. I hope to make many more friends like I have made here.

I guest author at Blog About Your Blog as well and I have linked to a couple of my guest posts I made this week.

  • Recommendations & Drag-and-Drop come to Google Reader – Ashley of CyberNet
    Google Reader just got even better with Recommendations feature. I am having fun finding new blogs and let me know if you found ShanKri-la through this. I’d love to know if Google recommends us. Plus, you can easily re-organize feeds with a drag and drop. Check Ashley’s post for more details.
  • Secrets Revealed: How I Pick Domain Names – Mark of MeAndMyDrum
    Mark reveals all his untold secrets to the world about how he picks domain names. He authors many a blogs and he does them all well.
  • 15 Must Do Tweaks For A (New) WordPress Blog – My guest post at Techie-Buzz
    A WordPress blog is by nature very SEO friendly with a few loose ends. Check out these 15 tips & tweaks you can do make your WordPress blog a SEO magnet. I am sure you’ll find a couple of good ones you can implement.
  • 13 Excellent Visual Styles For Windows XP – Brown of Brown Thoughts
    If you are on Windows XP and like the visual styles of Vista, you don’t have to upgrade to Vista. Brown shows you how to make your XP look great with these 13 visual styles.
  • 20 questions that clients ask before choosing a designer – David Airey
    Hiring a graphic designer is now easy as David Airey himself tells us the most common questions clients ask before hiring one.
  • Buxr – Make Money By Sharing Good Deals – Blog About Your Blog is a widget that shows hand-picked hottest deals in the Internet. When your reader makes use of a good offer, you are rewarded for sharing this deal with them. I have been trying the widget here for almost a month now and have seen and shared a lot of great deals.
    Plus, they are giving away a 8GB iPod Touch, a 4GB iPod Nano and a 4GB USB drive for 3 winners with most referrals. It’s a win-win for everyone as you earn up to 10% of your referrals commission for 12 months even if you don’t make it to the top 3.
    If you wish, you could show us some love by signing up with our affiliate link.
  • Melissa Strip Captcha Breaker Trojan – gHacks
    This is a funny trojan and it causes no harm to your computer although you maybe aiding hackers. The Trojan asks you to enter a CAPTCHA string to see Melissa strip. Only the CAPTCHA is from a website requiring actual users to enter to verify it is a human. Check out the screenshots of this at gHacks.
  • Firefox 3 Beta 1 Goes Portable – Download Squad
    Portable applications are extremely fun to run as they don’t mess with your system files or settings and so easy to remove as well as you can safely try new applications without installing them. Now, you can try Firefox 3 beta 1 without messing up your Firefox 2 profile settings. Download it here.

Hope you enjoyed these links this week and I’ll see you soon with more fun stuff.

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8 Responses to “Good Reads: Buzz in Blogs 2007-12-08”

  1. Brown Baron December 8, 2007 at 6:01 pm #

    Congrats on being a contributor over at Keith’s blog. Great gig. Thanks for the mention too! 😀

    I just noticed your live preview includes the avatar, very nice.

  2. K December 8, 2007 at 6:06 pm #

    @Brown.. thanks buddy! I am really excited at that too! Also, I noticed the Live Preview enhancement when I upgraded recently. I am yet to add the MBLA avatars to the comments. Hopefully tonight.. 🙂

  3. Mark December 9, 2007 at 5:12 am #

    Thanks so much for the spotlight! :mrgreen:

    Man, look at that subscription go up. Good job!

  4. David Airey December 23, 2007 at 9:52 am #

    Hi K,

    Thanks so much for linking to the guest post on my blog from Leslie. She knows her stuff!

    Whilst on holiday, someone stole my domain name, so you can now view my blog at

    Hope all’s well with you!

  5. K December 23, 2007 at 2:51 pm #

    David, that was a great post! That really blows.. hope you get it back soon. Did someone snipe it right when it expired? But, glad to see you up and running!

  6. David Airey December 23, 2007 at 2:58 pm #

    It didn’t expire.

    Someone hacked into my web host support and asked for the details to transfer it, posing as me.

    They then hacked into my email account to verify the transfer.

    Hackers eh?

  7. janifer December 10, 2011 at 5:59 pm #

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  8. janifer December 10, 2011 at 6:00 pm #

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