A viable alternative to WordPress and other powerful blogging tools, Tumblr is steadily gaining adherents and belivers due to Tumblr’s ease of use and theme power. Many experenced bloggers have recently taken to voicing preferences for Tumblr, while others in the know are still on the fence as WordPress 3.1 upgrades come to fruition brining significant changes and additions.
After an extended period of evaluation and trying out an assortment of different CMS systems and solutions for blogging and content management I have managed to land soundly in the camp of Word Press for reasons I am only just now coming to really understand and really appreciate. The availability of high quality useful themes is one of the main factors that draws me to WordPress. Once using it, I am beginning to realize that the power of Word Press and many of the features and functions that are spot-on useful. Most probably evolved from continual growth and evolution of the platform. The strength and additional functionality and extensibility of themes adds to the overall power and importance of WordPress as a desirable development platform
While I have been building this site I have been doing research and study to better understand the essentials of blogging that empower those desiring to be in the know. There are many supposed authoritive sources and self-described experts sharing and selling their wisdom and experience. In the course of my learning journey I have come upon several selected resources that I consider very useful and informative. One of these site is PRO BLOGGER. The primary force behind Pro Blogger is a fellow named Darren Rowse. According to the site Darren is a full time Blogger making a living from blogs like Digital Photography School and TwiTip – Twitter Tips. He says “Back in 2002 I stumbled upon an article about ‘Blogging. I didn’t know it at the time but that moment changed my life. Since then I’ve become a full time blogger and have blogged on over 20 blogs”.
Pro Blogger features:
Blogging resources; tips and hints; book Lists; Feeds; Job listings; Affiliate Info; case studies; news; interviews; revenue development strategies; and general information of interest to new and experienced bloggers. This is a good source of information on Search Engine Optimization, marketing strategies, blog design fundamentals, Creating Membership programs, Rules of Blogging, Blogging as a business, more.