Continuing my quest to better my blog on days 4 and 5 I worked on setting up topical pages and reworking my header graphic. Here’s what I did and why.
Setting Up Topical Pages
This is using the ideas in ProBlogger’s “Sneeze Pages” concept.
The goal is to make it super easy to find the best resources I offer by topic instead of just seeing a list of my most recent posts on a topic.
I’ve changed the bar just under my header graphic to go to these new pages by topic instead of my old blog categories.
So, for example, you’ll get this:
https://www.michelleshaeffer.com/blogging/ (work in progress :-) )
Instead of this:
Reworking the Header Graphic
This was my old blog header:
And the new one:
Some of the changes I made:
- new photo (I wasn’t crazy about the old one)
- less text, it was too much!
- more personality
- easier to tell right away what topics you’ll find on my site
Here’s a video of my changes and some of my reasoning:
What do you think? Am I moving the right direction? Are any of these tips helpful for your own blog?