Should You Use Pop-Ups on Your Technical Blog?

Many blogs have a pop-up prompting people to sign up for their mailing lists. As such, you might be wondering if using a pop-up on a technical blog is a good idea or not. Before answering the question, “Should you use pop-ups?”, let’s start with two facts: Your mailing list can be your most important […]

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Choosing a Domain Name for Your Blog

In this post, I’ll cover choosing a domain name for your blog, and in the process, I’ll also answer some frequently asked questions about the general subject of domain names. So you’ve come up with an idea for a blog. You’re excited. And it’s time to pick a domain name. You have three main choices […]

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Marketing Won’t Save You

Programmers and other technical people tend to underestimate the importance of marketing. There is, in fact, a common dislike for marketing within many technical communities. In this blog, I talk a lot about promoting your content, building a mailing list, social media, etc, because marketing can do wonders for your site/project/career. Though I’ve advocated (here […]

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What We Can Learn From Federico Clapis’ Success

Federico Clapis is an Italian artist who managed to attract quite a following in Italy. He did so by publishing hundreds of videos on Facebook and YouTube over the course of a few years. Truth be told, most of his videos are silly. Going on a date with a rubber vagina, type of silly. [1] […]

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