Monday, October 8, 2007

More Awards and Another Meme ...

My best buddy, the elusive Genie King (elusive cos he still owes me my wish!) tagged me a week or so ago on this blogging tips meme. I've also been tag on my other blog for this and have already posted it there, but it really wouldn't be fair to my buddy if I didn't post it here as well. He did take the trouble to 'torture' me by giving me another tag to do, like as if I don't have all that many to do already ... LOL!

He's also awarded me with some awards as well and since I'm already here I thought I might as well thank him officially for thinking of me when he was handing out awards :) Thanks buddy but I think my award cabinet is bursting at the seams already ... LOL!

So, before I post my blogging tips, I'll just proudly display my awards here for all the world to see ... hehehe ...
And I'd like to award this award to following bloggers as I feel they deserve the awards :)

Nessa ~ Menopause Princess ~ Diamonds Sapphire ~ Josie Two Shoes


And now to proceed to the blogging tip meme. As with all meme's there are some simple rules to be followed, can't have everyone making it up as they go along right? So, here are the rules:

You are to copy the list, add your tip to t he bottom of the list and pass it on. Then put an asterisk to the tip you you like best. Easy isn't it?

1. Look, read, and learn.
2. Be, EXCELLENT to each other.
3. Don’t let money change ya!
4. Always reply to your comments.
*5. Blog about what you know & love.
6. Don’t use filthy language-buy a dictionary.
7. Blog about something educational
8. Be yourself; others will follow
9. Don’t have too many blogs that will become a chore to maintain
10. Keep it simple, user-friendly, interesting and organized!
11. Keep the blog simple and sweet!!
12. Share with others your thoughts and don’t be shy!
13. Never ask for
link exchange. Blog hop to increase traffic.
14. Don’t clutter your blog with ads all over the place. IT’S IRRITATING.
15. Don’t comment for the sake of commenting. Some looked too fake and its a big turn off!
16. Share something interesting and you will gain more readers.
17. Show that we care to all bloggers, treat each other as friends.
18. Pictures say a million words. Keep them coming!
19. Blogging should be fun or you’ll get tired of it pretty soon.
20. Don’t think people will come to your blog if you’re not willing to pay a visit to them.
21. Everyone loves read short posting and best, illustrated with a picture
22. Try not to publish more than 5 posts in one blog a day. Even if it’s from feed reader, it’s quite hard to digest and catch up reading everything.
23. Blog, the other window to peek into people’s life, minus the trouble. keep a certain level of privacy to yourself.
24. Never tell your readers that you are going on vacation. That’s basically telling them to not visit your blog for a week. Instead, write several posts, and take advantage of the timestamp feature.
25. Try and write with people in mind that are “somewhat similar to you”. Allow your audience to identify with your blog and feel “at home”. 26. The key to a good article is a good introduction. A joke, a question or a picture does wonders.
27. If you are looking to earn an income blogging read and, you will be amazed at what you can learn.
28. Write for yourself first. Remember that it takes time, effort, patience…and above all, daring.
The Laidback Buddhist
29. Don’t offer opinions that are not based in the realm of personal knowledge…share yourself and your experiences…they speak louder then words
The MiracleProcess
30. When you look make sure you SEE, When you listen make sure you HEAR, and when you talk make sure you SPEAK! First Time Dad
31. Unless I'm a huge fan of your blog, keep your posts short & sweet. Mariuca - Wishing On A Falling Star
32. Be SINCERE and GENUINE! Spiff, The Spaceman
33. Be GENUINE and SINCERE! Anything Goes!

And now come the part to tag another person with this meme but I'll refrain from tagging anyone as I've already tagged 4 bloggers (2 of which will probably resort to bodily harm against me ... LOL!) so, I'll just invite anyone interested to participate in this tag :) Have fun ...


  1. Wahhh!! 2 more awards:D Thank you!

  2. Wow, Nick... I am honored! And I am 100% behind your advice... BE SINCERE AND GENUINE! You know me... I hang it ALL out there on my blog! I probably deserve a "Queen of TMI" award! LOL :-)

  3. Thank you for participating in my “Why do you Blog?” post. Can you please give me your email address; I would like to discuss something with you.

    Mine is

  4. Nick, ur just as bad as Spiff! He forgot to include me on his list and now u too! ;) Puh-leeeaze add me in here! :):):)

  5. Oh and congrats on ur awards!!! Told ya to get a 3rd cabinet oredi! ;)

  6. Nessa, you're always welcome. I think my blog automatically tags you the moment I get tagged ... LOL!

  7. Diamond, glad that made you whoop ... LOL!

  8. Josie, you're welcome, I'll design the award for you soon ... LOL! On a serious note, I do stick to that principle of being genuine and sincere ...

  9. Hi Monday Morning Power, nice to see you here. I hope you don't get offended by this, but I'm not really in the habit of giving out my email address. We could always discuss it here or you could private me in My Blog Log :) No offense, ya.

  10. Joanne, thanks. All the good tips were already taken, so that was the best I could come up with ... LOL!

  11. Marzie, my apologies, I've been hanging around Spiff too long that some of his silliness has rubbed off. Have added you already ... gonna go and have some nasty words with that Spiff character ... LOL!

  12. Oh ya Marzie, I really do need that 3rd cabinet already ... LOL!

  13. Morning Nick! Not that I'm advertising for IKEA or anything, but they do have some cool display cases for u to display all ur awards ha ha ha!!!

    And thanks for adding me to the list. Oh don't scold Spiff, he's way too cute to be reprimanded! :):):)

    Genie Princess

  14. Oh my lord!!! The world be praised!!! Marzie, you're actually up at 9.30am in the morning? I'm shocked!!! LOL!

    The wife had been asking me to go there for quite a while now, might take her there this weekend and check those cabinets out ... LOL!

    I still can't believe you're up at this ungodly hour (well, for you anyway ... LOL!)

  15. wow, am surprise i m even a part of this meme and it has travelled so far!

  16. Yeah, some of these meme's travel all the way round the world, pretty cool isn't it?


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