kline at thought.org
Thu Jan 6 21:23:08 UTC 2011
On Thu, Jan 06, 2011 at 08:29:48AM -0800, Chip Camden wrote:
> Quoth Gary Kline on Wednesday, 05 January 2011:
> > Guys,
> > If there are any people who are into maintaining web logs/blog, this
> > might be _the_ place to ask. O/wise, type 'd' now.
> > One thing I've heard several times is that blogging is a good way of
> > promoting one's own books. (I've got at least three books either
> > published or to-be-published. [[ ... .]]) Now, outside this list
> > nobody knows me--and that's fine, except that with a just published
> > ebook, it's time to make my name and ebook public. Before I rush
> > out and sign up with some blogging websites, would be be better to
> > use a FBSD port and do it myself?
> > Ill be open about this: I'm still not _entirely_ sure whata blog is.
> > But I'm a fast study :)
> > If there are better places to ask about web logs, URL's please... .
> > gary
> > PS: Any reason why nobody here has read my ebook? It is for geeks
> > and about op en source stuff, so, like , v'mon, people
> > --
> > Gary Kline kline at thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix
> > Journey Toward the Dawn, E-Book: http://www.thought.org
> > The 7.97a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org
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> I use WordPress hosted on my own domains. As others have mentioned, it's
> pretty easy to maintain. It also does a lot of the SEO for you. For
> instance, when you add new content, the default configuration
> automatically notifies various ping servers so that aggregators (and
> Google) pick up the new content right away. Extensions can be found for
> just about anything you need, and they aren't that hard to write if you
> don't find what you're looking for.
> OTOH, WordPress can be pretty heavy on page loads unless you go to some
> pains to optimize it. For most people, that isn't a concern -- but if
> you were to have the enviable problem of getting a few thousand or more
> hits per day then it could become an issue.
T.Y! WOrdpress it is. (Last time I checked, I gave up at
once--maybe sooner. Time for a more serious look.)
> Sterling (Chip) Camden | sterling at camdensoftware.com | 2048D/3A978E4F
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Gary Kline kline at thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix
Journey Toward the Dawn, E-Book: http://www.thought.org
The 7.97a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org
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