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9 Responses to 100 Great Web Development Blog Posts From 2010

  1. Kevin Mackay says:

    thanks for the great list kev, i’ve found a couple of peaches already…

  2. ER says:

    Amazing list, Kevin, thanks for sharing! It’ll take some time to really get through it all, but I’ve already found some tips and guides for some areas I wanted to work on.

  3. Thanks guys. Glad you enjoyed the list :)

  4. Sam says:

    Ive been reading my way through your list- some fantastic articles!

    Merry Xmas ya all!

  5. awahid says:

    Nice list, my favorite category is Design and coding. I am interested in your selection criteria for the best blog.

    can you please do explain a bit.
    thanks

  6. baltech says:

    thanks for the great list great work :)

  7. Amy says:

    Wow, this is an amazing list. I see you follow some of the same people I do. Thanks for taking the time to pull this long list together.

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100 Great Web Development Blog Posts From 2010

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As someone who blogs on a regular basis, I try and keep up to date with the latest news and views by subscribing to dozens of web development related blogs on topics such as blogging, design, marketing and productivity.

Since we are approaching the festive season and the end of 2010, I thought it would be good to share with you some of the best articles I have read in 2010. If you make a living through the internet then I’m sure you will find a lot of these articles useful.

I hope you enjoy the list :)

Kevin

100 Great Blog Posts From 2010

A collection of interesting and useful articles from some of the top bloggers of 2010.

Blogging

1. Why Blogs Fail (Entrepreneurs Journey)
2. 37 Ways To Find Inspiration for Blog Posts (Blogging Tips)
3. How Guest Blogging is Getting Huge (Search Engine Journal)
4. 50 Examples of Great Blog Engagement (Blogging Tips)
5. Must-Know Guest Blogging Etiquette (Fuel Your Blogging)
6. 9 Ways to Get Your Blogging Mojo Back (Content Marketing Institute)
7. My Blog Schedule: Blogging and Time Management (We Blog Better)
8. 5 Uncreative Ways to Unlock Your Creative Juices! (Church Creative)
9. Can Your Blog Explain Its Purpose In One Second? (Entrepreneurs Journey)
10. Increasing Your Blog’s Interactivity: 10 Tips for Staying Fresh (Traffikd)

Affiliate Marketing

11. 15 Affiliate Marketing Questions Answered By 3 Experts (Daily Blog Tips)
12. Stop asking bloody questions and start DOING! (Lammo)
13. Kirsty’s Affiliate Quick Tips – How To Ask For More Commission (Affiliate Stuff)
14. Finch’s Guide To Riding Sleeping Giants (Finch Sells)
15. What’s Wrong with Internet Marketing? (Joel Comm)
16. 5 Mind-Blowing List Building Techniques (Zac Johnson)
17. How To Convert Blog Readers To Paying Customers (ProBlogger)
18. Creating Tenerife.co.uk (Chris Clarkson)
19. Don’t Lose Visitors After They Enter Your Competition (Jason Dale)
20. 6 Effective Habits Of Super Merchants (Keith Bond)

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Search Engine Optimisation

21. Buying Links to Third Party Websites (Michael Gray)
22. 7 Simple SEO Tasks to Complete for a New Site
23. The Rich Get Richer: True in SEO, Social + All Organic Marketing (SEO Moz)
24. The Battle Between Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) & Pay Per Click (PPC) (SEO Guru Blog)
25. 5 Ridiculous SEO Myths Spread in 2010 by Web Designers, Bloggers and Journalists (SEO Optimise)
26. 2,685 Reasons Why Search Marketing is Vital for Public Relations (SEO Blog)
27. 18 Simple SEO Items Commonly Missed in Web Development (SEO Blog)
28. 16 SEO Tips – My Onpage SEO Checklist (James SEO)
29. Google Webmaster Tools Link data – a case study (David Naylor)
30. 10 Best Link Building Practices (Link Building Blog)

Promotion & Social Media

31. Writing Killer Content in 140 Characters or Less (TwiTip)
32. 45 Link Building Tips To Help You Promote Your Blog (Blogussion)
33. 10 Tips for Hosting a Successful Online Contes (Tyler Cruz)
34. Using Delicious to Understand Your Users (ShoeMoney)
35. 50 Power Twitter Tips (Chris Brogan)
36. 10 of the Best (Recent) Social Media Tutorials on the Web (Social Implications)
37. What Does Real Social Media Success Look Like? (Top Rank)
38. 7 Ways to Promote Your Offline Event Using Social Media (Mashable)
39. 6 Ways to Promote Your Facebook Page (Masterful Marketing)
40. Marketing Tips to Promote Your Business in 2010 (Web Pro News)

Great Writing Articles

Writing

41. Business Writing 101 (Daily Writing Tips)
42. Five Scary Truths About Writing That Are Actually Good News (StoryFix)
43. The Worst Mistake a Writer Can Make (Men With Pens)
44. Why Good Copywriting Goes Bad: You’re Not Stupid. You’re Just Ignorant. (Men With Pens)
45. 8 Incredibly Simple Ways to Get More People to Read Your Content (CopyBlogger)
46. Five Ways to Write Magnificent Copy (CopyBlogger)
47. Blog Content Strategy 101 (ProBlogger)
48. The Writing Practice (Chris Brogan)
49. The Six Biggies In Writing (All Freelancing)
50. Things You Can’t Buy For $5 An Article (Catalyst Blogger)

Productivity

51. The Wastefulness of Decluttering; or How to Make Less Count for More (Zen Habits)
52. 20 Things I’ve Learned From Traveling Around the World for Three Years (Tim Ferris)
53. How Much Should You Trust Your Mind? (Pauly Math)
54. Common Characteristics Of The Best Entrepreneurs (Young Entrepreneur)
55. 46 Must-Read Productivity Tips for Freelancers (Freelance Switch)
56. 37 Productivity Tips for Working From Anywhere (Mashable)
57. 6 Gmail Productivity Tips You Need To Know (Make Use Of)
58. Productivity Tips For Freelance Web Designers (Hongkiat)
59. Productivity tips for working at home (Just Creative Design)
60. 20 Email Productivity Tips To Become an Email Master (Daily Blog Tips)

Freelancing

61. Why You Should Never Charge Hourly (Freelance Folder)
62. Are You A Specialist or Jack Of All Trades? (Freelance Switch)
63. The Real Secret to Freelance Success (Freelance Switch)
64. 11 Tips to Maximize Freelance Productivity and Profit (Powerusers)
65. Time Management Tips for Freelance Designers (Smashing Buzz)
66. Freelancing: How to Deal with Long Working Hours (One Extra Pixel)
67. Invoicing Tips for Freelance Graphic Designers (Tutorial Lounge)
68. Tips for Fighting Freelance Burnout (Noupe)
69. How to Become A Excellent Freelancer (Freelance Crunch)
70. Top 5 Tips to Emotionally Prepare Yourself for a Freelance Career (Wikinut)

100 Great Blog Posts from 2010
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Design & Coding

71. Commonly Confused Bits Of jQuery (Smashing Magazine)
72. 500 Creative 404 Error Pages (WP Mods)
73. The Ultimate Social Media Icon List (WP Mods)
74. 50 New Useful CSS Techniques, Tools and Tutorials (Smashing Magazine)
75. Should Web Designers Know How To Code? (Van SEO Design)
76. Beautiful & Creative Single-Page Portfolio Websites (Hongkiat)
77. Best jQuery Plugins of 2010 (Web Design Ledger)
78. 50+ Pattern Sets To Spice Up Your Website’s Background (One Extra Pixel)
79. Breaking the Rules: How to Effectively Break the “Rules” of Good Web Design (Noupe)
80. Basic Web Page Background Techniques with CSS (Line 25)

Domain Names & Hosting

81. 30 Awesome Tools To Find Available Domain Names (How To Make A Website)
82. An Affordable Way To Get a Dedicated IP Address on a Shared Hosting Account (SEO Hosting)
83. The Impact of Wikileaks on the Hosting and Cloud Industry (Web Host Industry Review)
84. What about Net Neutrality? (Web Host Industry Review)
85. How to Choose an Appropriate Domain Name (The Domain Name Blog)
86. 10 Reasons why you Should Not be a Domainer (Domain Gang)
87. 101 Tips / Truths for New Domainers (Sullys Blog)
88. How to Find the Perfect Domain Name (SitePoint Blog)
89. Important Things in Choosing the Perfect Domain Name (Link Building)
90. How To Sell Domain Names: A Beginner’s Guide (Dot Sauce)

WordPress

91. 10 useful new WordPress hacks (Cats Who Code)
92. 250 Free WordPress Themes From 2010 (WP Mods)
93. The Best WordPress Slideshow and Gallery Plug-ins (DevLounge)
94. Remove/Replace Content from the WordPress Database (Digging Into WordPress)
95. 43 Blogger Tips – What you should do after installing WordPress (Famous Bloggers)
96. Top Ten WordPress Plugins To Monetize Your Blog (Cats Who Blog)
97. 10 Practical WordPress Security Tips (WP Shout)
98. WordPress 3.0 Walkthrough: Getting Started with Multisite (Web Tools Collection)
99. Creating Your Own WordPress Permalink Structure For Custom Content (Binary Moon)
100. Introducing Thirty Ten, my guide to creating a Twenty Ten Child Theme (Aaron Jorbin)

If I have left any other great articles out from 2010, please feel free to share them in the comment area :)

Thanks,
Kevin

9 Responses to 100 Great Web Development Blog Posts From 2010

  1. Kevin Mackay says:

    thanks for the great list kev, i’ve found a couple of peaches already…

  2. ER says:

    Amazing list, Kevin, thanks for sharing! It’ll take some time to really get through it all, but I’ve already found some tips and guides for some areas I wanted to work on.

  3. Thanks guys. Glad you enjoyed the list :)

  4. Sam says:

    Ive been reading my way through your list- some fantastic articles!

    Merry Xmas ya all!

  5. awahid says:

    Nice list, my favorite category is Design and coding. I am interested in your selection criteria for the best blog.

    can you please do explain a bit.
    thanks

  6. baltech says:

    thanks for the great list great work :)

  7. Amy says:

    Wow, this is an amazing list. I see you follow some of the same people I do. Thanks for taking the time to pull this long list together.

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