Here’s a challenge! Blogging every day in November – that’s 30 posts in all – will really get you used to blogging, and understanding WordPress. Social media is 24/7, so getting into the Think Blog Every Day mindset is important.
Think Blog Every Day
The challenge was conceived by Birmingham-based blogger Elizabeth Sellers, as a way to inspire herself and others. Mostly so far its been craft-bloggers, so let’s inject some geekery. Blogging is at its heart a social thing, so I think the challenge is a great idea for newbie bloggers as well as perhaps jaded old hands . . .
I am going to take up the challenge do you care/dare to join me? Head over to Rosalilium to sign-up.
Out of interest, other challenges you can do in November include growing a mo & writing a novel. Think #BEDN is the choice for me 🙂
Know of any other challenges going on in November? Please comment below.
This video from Google is a great introduction to How Google Search Works. There are also articles on algorithmic changes, and how Google is fighting those who try to game the system for better results. There’s a second video here about what happens when Google bans you, and how and when you can reclaim your Google Rank.
A quick, easy read (& watch) introduction to the engineering behind Google search.
What’s the MAIN point you take away from this? please comment below.
Hummingbird is a completely new search algorithm that affects 90 percent of all searches, and we’ve all been using it for a month without even noticing. That’s exactly the intention. Discrete timely, relevant delivery of the content with legacy. That’s what evergreen content provides, and Google is now prioritising search to find and display it.
“the biggest thing to happen to search in a long time”.
A massive hat tip to Michael Wesch whose video “Web 2.0 … The Machine is Us/ing Us” I have watched many times with classes and conference audiences as a way of kickstarting awareness around the nature of information navigation (and so much more) on the social web.