Archive | March, 2007

WordPress and WordPress Plugins

Here at the Reader Appreciation Project, I will try to highlight and review WordPress plugins that will be beneficial towards the readers of blogs. Within this post, I will list several of my credentials and make RA Project’s first plugin announcement. My WordPress Background I’ve been playing around with WordPress since about January of 06. […]

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Be Transparent to Your Readers

Being transparent to your readers will encourage trust and loyalty. In a world of first impressions, being transparent can mean the difference between a loyal reader and a reader that jumps ship. Following in the footsteps of Tony Hung, I feel transparency is the most critical element of your blog. Nobody likes a “shady” blogger […]

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Reader Appreciation Week 2007

Reader Appreciation Week (2007) Participants

RAW 2007 is now over. Thank you to all who participated. Listed below are the blogs that are participating in Reader Appreciation Week (RA Week, or RAW). Fighting to Stay Awake Fighting to Stay Awake has announced their participation. Ronalfy.com Ronalfy.com (my website) has announced their participation. Keeping That Flame Alive Keeping That Flame Alive has […]

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Seven Simple Ways To Show Your Readers That You’re Available

When I go to a new blog, there are a few things I immediately look for. The first thing I look for is an “About” section. The second thing I look for is a way to subscribe. Over the course of reading the blog, there might be a time when I want to comment and […]

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Appreciating readers

5 Ways to Appreciate Readers

Since this site is about appreciating readers, what better thing to talk about than how to appreciate readers, right? While you can appreciate readers by giving them prizes, you can also treat your readers better by taking extra steps to interact with them in order to not only show appreciation, but to actually appreciate. 5 […]

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Wishing Well

I Admire the Humble Blogger

Imagine going up to a deep well that you have never seen before and pitched a rock in. For a few seconds you might hear the rock hitting the sides. After a few more seconds, you might actually hear a splash. What if, however, you threw your rock in and heard nothing? Where did it […]

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5 Myths of Appreciating Readers

5 Myths of Appreciating Readers

To change a mentality, you have to focus on among other things the myths and stereotypes that are the basis of that mentality. I have been noticing a growing trend among many blogs everyday where people do strange things on their sites and label such things as being ways to appreciate other people. These people […]

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It’s All About the Readers

“For here or to go?” The lady asked me without even looking up from her register. “For here.” I said. Silence persisted. Finally the lady looked up, “What do you want?” “Oh. I’d like a #5. No tomatoes.” “Do you want that for here or to go?” If you’ve ever gone to many fast food […]

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Reader Appreciation Week 2007

RAW 2007 Prize Ideas

RAW 2007 is now over. Thank you to all who participated. If you decide to participate in Reader Appreciation Week(RAW) 2007, you might be struggling to come up with ideas for stuff to give away. Below is a list of prizes the RAW team brainstormed. The prizes are split up into three categories: tech, non-tech, […]

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Reader Appreciation Week 2007

Announcing Reader Appreciation Week (RAW) 2007

RAW 2007 is now over. Thank you to all who participated. Reader Appreciation Week (RAW) is a week where blog authors show reader appreciation. Blog authors are free to show appreciation to the readers in many unique ways. RAW will be for five days from April 9th through the 13th. What is the Purpose of […]

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