What is cooler than a guestbook, chat and bulletin board? It's a Shoutbox from MyShoutBox.com
This is a feature packed free service for blogs and websites. Here's a list of features that MyShoutBox.com offers
You can add this shoutbox to your blogger blogs after an easy and fast registration process. After Registration you are given a ID/Password, with which you have to login to access your shoutbox management area. Select the link "Code Generation" and set the options for your shoutbox( or leave the default settings, you can always change that later! ) and click "Generate Code".
[ This post is outdated as CreativeCommons.org
has changed the instructions slightly, refer to the updated instructions to add Creative Commons License to Blogger
provides free tools that let authors, scientists, artists, and educators easily mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry. You can use CC to change your copyright terms from "All Rights Reserved" to "Some Rights Reserved."
To get the creative commons license for your blog go to http://creativecommons.org
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]. On the top of the page, click "License you work" link to continue. On the next screen you can select the licensing options for your blog.
After you select your license you can choose a graphic for the license and the HTML code will be generated on the page.
Feedjit.com offers 4 widgets for bloggers and webmasters.
The most popular feedjit widget(which you may have seen on other blogs already) is the "Live Traffic Feed" Widget.
If you are a Blogger Layouts(XML Blogger) or TypePad user, the readymade widget on the site will install the code on your blog in a few clicks. Other blogs and websites will have to copy-paste the code from the site into their template.
is a collection of large number of blogs and is visited by people all over the world looking for blogs to browse. Your objective should be to get visitors from Technorati.com
to visit your blog.
The first step in this process would be to join Technorati and go through the "Claiming your Blog" process. You are more likely to attract more visitors, if your blog is ranked high on Technorati. So get the Technorati Widget and request your visitors to vote for your blog.
Here's how you get your widget. Sign into http://www.technorati.com/signup
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In your account area, Click on the link labelled "Favorites" on the Technorati navigation bar. On the next screen, Under the sidebar heading "Ins and Outs", find the link to your favorite button, where it says :
"Buttons: Help Technorati members favorite your blog with a button."
UPDATE : Currently the favorite button is being upgraded and this is the message we get when we add any blog to technorati favorites
Thank you for using Technorati Favorites! Technorati is collecting Favorites information as usual, however not currently displaying them in the site. Your submission was just saved. We are working on an upgraded Favorites system we think you'll like much better than the previous system. When we roll it out in the near future, all your previous favorite submissions will again be available to you. Thank you for your patience!
Joining Blog TopSites are one of the ways to bring traffic(Free!) to your blog. It takes just a bit of effort on your part to get going. Generally, you will need to register with the site and get your blog approved. Once approved you get your personalized code block that you need to add to your blog. This code will help visitors of your blog to vote for your blog. The more votes you get, the higher you climb on the list and are more likely to get more visitors.
Here's a small list of Blog Topsites where you can register your blog :
Labels: Blog Promotion