The series will cover how to set up a blog engine, RSS feeds, optimize them and give you best practices on writing Search Engine Optimized content. The series will also cover tips on how to publicize the content with a Social Networking Optimization strategy. This is a living series, happening in real time. Each post will be updated as the story develops, so be sure to check the last modified date listed at the top of each post. Please post any questions in the comments, as they will be answered directly through the updated content. The goal of the series is to help both novice and intermediate developer go independent with their own customized blogging and development platform.
For information on the entire series, please refer to the this original post which links to all the sub-posts in the entire series. Or, better yet, subscribe to the actual feed: Blogging 101 - Behind the Scenes at SlingAlibi (1)
How do you establish, operate and maintain a blog?
Diary of a Microsoft blog – the early days. A true story. Happening in real time.
Going Indie! Buying a Domain (From the Series: Blogging 101- Behind The Scenes at Sling Alibi)
Hosting PHP on Windows Server 2008 via WordPress
Configuring WordPress and Windows LiveWriter
How to analyze your blog and interact with your readership?
Customizing BlogEngine.NET to redirect RSS feeds so you can track analytics
Avoiding Comment Spam through Subversion
Search Engine Optimization for content in a custom blog engine
How to use FB/twitter for social marketing?
Drive more traffic to your blog with Microsoft Broadcaster
LiveWriter Likes Facebook Like – See the pretty faces of who likes you!
Have your blog posts automatically tweeted
Social Networking Optimization (SNO) for your blog posts and articles
Windows Live Tip 5. Share your Tweets and Blog updates through Windows Live Messenger