bloggers. Delicious can bring together your bookmarks, mail clients can gather mails, feed readers gather feeds, video or picture search gives pictures, NetVibes incorporates them all :), very smartly and elegantly indeed. You can keep notes of the posts you want to make, contests you want to start on your blog. Their are many other features which can be added to your tabbed pages, provided by many other sites. Here, have a look at my pages and if you want them to be yours, take My Netvibes Page here.
This is pretty neat and simple. These images have been created by people applying this trick for the first time. You can also use GIMP. I am working on 3D buttons myself for the competitions I will be launching shortly. Hope you find it useful.
Hasn't SEO and thus Google been the centre of your interest since you started your blogs. They provide you with all the tools to setup your blog and drive traffic to your site. If you want to know how to be Google's favorites this is just right. I don't agree with some of the points like post frequency being a negative factor, but you cant always be right.
"Positive Factors:You can also add GIF images which are dynamic. Also, your title header is still there for the search engines, so don't worry about the SEO.
Popularity of the blog (RSS subscriptions)
Implied popularity (how many clicks search results get)
Inclusion in blogrolls
Inclusion in “high quality” blogrolls
Tagging of posts (also from users)
References to the blog by sources other than blogs
Predictable frequency of posts (short bursts of posts might indicate spam)
Content of the blog does not match content of the feed
Content includes spam keywords
Posts have all the same size
Link distribution of the blog
Posts primarily link to one page or site"