Tag Archives: Blogging

Typealyzer – What Type is Your Blog?

Typealyzer analyzes writing style in the blog based on text patterns, etc and determines the type of blog. Of course, naturally I put ShanKri-la to the test and we came out as

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WordPress 2.6 is here!

Hot on the heels of the completely revamped WordPress 2.5 release, here comes WordPress 2.6 with even more new features. I was kind of surprised to see another major release so soon but the features it brings are very cool and I will be upgrading my WordPress sites to 2.6 soon. Let’s take a look [...]

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5 Great Ways to Use Google Alerts

5 Great Ways to Use Google Alerts

Google Alerts in an excellent service by Google that is not often talked about like GMail or Google Reader. It has to be one of the hidden treasures in Google’s suite of web applications. Google Alert is a simple service where you get an email alert for any search term you specify. You can choose [...]

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Quick Tip: Save Google Reader Stories as PDF Documents

Quick Tip: Save Google Reader Stories as PDF Documents

Google Reader just introduced a few useful features. They have made it easier to share Google Reader stories in your social mediat sites like Facebook, Twitter, Delicious, StumbleUpon, etc. You can turn this on by going to Google Reader Settings page and selecting the services you want to use. They also added a very useful [...]

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Why Do I Blog?

Why Do I Blog?

Matt over at eJabs wrote recently about why he blogs and he was in fact inspired by a similar post by another fellow blogger. Now, it’s my turn.. I have been a silent lurker at many a blogs for a long time! I like to read about technology, news, personal finance and entertainment. I was [...]

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WordPress 2.5 is here!

I have been really looking forward to WordPress 2.5 and is here now. I will be writing up a review of the new features this week but if you are already curious, Matt Mullenweg has written a great write up about WordPress 2.5 new features here. One of the big changes is the new WordPress [...]

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Monitor Your Website status for Free: Montastic

Monitor Your Website status for Free: Montastic

Montastic is a very cool website monitoring service. It is free to register and use. If you have a blog or website and you want to get notified anytime it goes down, keep reading. Quick facts about Montastic Free to register and use Register as many as 100 sites to monitor Get an email when [...]

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HootSuite Updates With Facebook LinkedIn Integration

HootSuite Updates With Facebook LinkedIn Integration

HootSuite is a professional web based Twitter management tool. You can read my HootSuite review here. Hootsuite has now updated with a few more features Facebook Integration Once you link your HootSuite account with your Facebook account, you can update your Facebook status, etc right from within Hootsuite. The cool thing is that if you [...]

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Proud of your Blog? Show off your Rankings

Proud of your Blog? Show off your Rankings

Blogging is all numbers. Number of visitors. Number of pageviews. Number of subscribers. Number of comments. Number of posts per week. Google Page Rank number. Alexa Ranking number. Compete number. Technorati Authority number. Number of pages in Google’s Supplemental index. Every blogger is at some point guilty of obsessing with these numbers. If you are [...]

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Top Firefox Extensions

Top Firefox Extensions

As we all know. looking for the best Firefox extensions in Official Firefox Add-ons is like searching for  the proverbial needle in a haystack. I am a Firefox extensions addict and I try a lot of extensions every week. You can see my periodic new extensions in the Firefox Extension Picks series that I feature [...]

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Good Reads: Buzz in Blogs 2007-08-09

Let’s take a look around and see what other bloggers are talking about lately. Ultimate Guide to time saving for Bloggers – Tips and Resources – Shankar Ganesh Most of us are blogging after our regular work schedule and it does take its toll on our life after work. Shankar has some great tips on [...]

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WordPress Custom Post Type Code Generator

WordPress introduced Custom Post Types in one of the recent versions, I believe starting 3.0. (or was it 2.7?) Custom post types lets you create your own custom content like posts and pages. This functionality makes WordPress a powerful content management system. Even though most code monkey’s can easily figure out how to use custom [...]

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Windows Live Writer Portable 2.0 – With U3 Support

Windows Live Writer Beta 3 Released Windows Live Writer (WLW) Beta 3 was released last week. This is the last beta release before the final release of WLW. Some of the new features and improvements in this release are Support’s ‘Insert Video’ natively previously made possible by a plugin Publish XHTML style markup Use Writer [...]

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Technorati Favorites Exchange – Experiment!

Technorati Favorites Exchange – Experiment!

I have seen this original post at Dosh Dosh’s Ultimate Technorati Favorites Exchange. Now, Matt at eJabs has motivated me to try it as well. This is an attempt to break into the Technorati Top 100 which can only be good for us. It’s simply you favorite me and I’ll favorite you. Maki at Dosh [...]

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ShanKri-la Gets a Makeover

I have been working on this theme mod for a bit and it is almost a whole month late in making its way here. I meant to release it for the New Year’s day but my day job kept me busy to complete the stuff I wanted done. So, instead here it is for your [...]

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