Blog Enhancements – Adding Drop Shadow to Images

Posted: July 13, 2014

Having an image in your blog post makes it interesting for the reader. Of course having valuable text content is the first priority! However the synergy of the text and the graphics that you use is not to be overlooked for the ingredients of an A+ post. Oftentimes, bloggers will size an image so that it […]

Blogging Basics – Resize a Photo

Posted: July 12, 2014

To make a blog post more appealing, you should use images for eye appeal. Often the images we would like to use are in the form of photographs. I see very often (with even experienced bloggers) a mistake with images because of not understanding proper sizing of a photo. Let’s go through an exercise of preparing a photo […]

Don’t Make These 3 Hyperlinking Mistakes

Posted: February 17, 2014

When you write a blog post, you have opportunity to share helpful other pages with your readers. To do this, you insert hyperlinks in your text so that they can easily click the link and jump to the new page. This is something I’m sure you realize already! What you may not realize though is […]

Tagging Your Blog Posts Will Create Virtual Folders

Posted: September 25, 2010

I’ve written a couple of articles recently about using tags in your ActiveRain blog posts. I think there is some improvement in this topic, but from my browsing around different blogs, I still see that I’m not sure the concept is still all that clear for some people. So let’s continue our discussion on this topic. […]