Note: - to change the width and height of thumbnails, modify the 110px and 100px values in red - to change the color and size of related posts titles, change the #333 color value in blue - remove the line in violet if you want the related posts to be displayed both in homepage and post pages. Step 5. Find the line below (you will find two times, but you need to stop at the second one):


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Thursday, October 2, 2008

How to make Your Blog a better Blog

Image representing Zemanta as depicted in Crun...Image by Zemanta via CrunchBaseAfter adjusting the look of the blog, the next step is to improve the blog content itself. As synchronicity is always at play I came across some interesting articles in my RSS reader and by following the links I gathered some helpful info that I will have to analyze a little more in depth.

Not the first item I came across but the one I found the most helpful was the 'Zemanta' Firefox add-on. Once you am logged in to your blog and start to write your article Zemanta is ready and listing in and supplying helpful info like what tags to use, links to other blog articles with similar content and pictures.

How to generate some income with the blog is another area I am currently exploring , as well as how to write better copy. Here are just a few sites I have come across that I find helpful:
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Zis is Fun said...

Marlies, welcome to the Zemanta community :)

If you have any problems or questions, we have great forums at or you can just mail me -

Jure Cuhalev, Zemanta

Marc said...

Thanks for visiting my Success With Marc blog, Marlies!

I'm also enjoying my new discovery of Zemanta.

By the way, Chris Brogan and Copyblogger are 2 excellent resources!