SEO and Hummingbirds: Why Don’t They Like me?

Unless the search query has the word Catholic in it, then Google uses the algorithm method. And a search for New Orleans music has an algorithm and blues applied to it. Last summer I placed a lovely hummingbird feeder outside my apartment window to provide the little fellows with a bit of a respite asContinue reading “SEO and Hummingbirds: Why Don’t They Like me?”

Blogging: All Dogs Must Be On Leashes and All Blogs Must Be In Niches. Phooey!

  Like the feminists of the sixties I refuse to be harnessed and have chosen to burn my niche. You must hear it at least once or twice a week. Maybe on an ad or, if you’re managed by a cliché lover,  in a management meeting. What? “Think outside the box”. It’s a good ideaContinue reading “Blogging: All Dogs Must Be On Leashes and All Blogs Must Be In Niches. Phooey!”

Thanks for 60,000 views!

Thanks for 60,000 views!   DCMontreal is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and Freans and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! Please follow DCContinue reading “Thanks for 60,000 views!”

Bloggers #FF

Heading into the holiday season and looking toward a new year with a fresh start I was thinking of changing the name and focus of my blog. The only problem is all the good ideas are already taken. For instance I was thinking of having a blog that featured lovely illustrations from children’s literature onlyContinue reading “Bloggers #FF”

WordPress blog readership conundrum

Over the last couple of weeks I have noticed a strange thing when checking my blog stats: they’re going down. I haven’t changed styles or topics or anything I can think of, yet there has been a steady decline in the number of people visiting. Up to this point I have been seeing a steadyContinue reading “WordPress blog readership conundrum”

Increasing blog traffic: Beware of Reddit’s Internet Police

I would graciously decline to me Internet Prime Minister based on a belief in an unfettered Internet. Bloggers are always looking for ways to increase the flow of traffic to their posts. There is no shortage of offers out there to do just that; many of them require paid subscriptions and others are free. WheneverContinue reading “Increasing blog traffic: Beware of Reddit’s Internet Police”