Blogging and watching stats since Jul-2013, I’ve noticed a pattern on my blog. The latest three posts get the most attention, in of course descending order. What I’ve noticed is that readers will read the latest the most, and then it … Continue reading “You’re Only As Good As Your Last Three Posts” – Don Charisma’s Opinion
REALLY ? SERIOUSLY ? You wasted both our time by posting a comment on my about page, for that ? Look I don’t need to know if you unfollowed me, I’m not petty about it, we’re grown ups not kids … Continue reading Please Unfollow My Blog
It’s St George’s Day in the UK, which is where I’m from. I wanted to post a favourite painting of mine but it contains nudity. I even have the artist’s permission to post, he sent me a lovely email in … Continue reading “Nudity In Art” – Don Charisma’s Opinion
Is blogging addictive ? Passion or Addiction ? Poll and comments please. Warm regards Don Charisma Resources & Sources Manic Typist – morgueFile.com Notes for commenters: Comments are invited. BUT you are reminded that this is a public blog and you are also … Continue reading “Is Blogging Addictive ?” – Don Charisma’s Opinion
What a stupid word, how overused and confusing. I’ve never heard the word used in a positive context – “Oh he’s lovely, you must meet him, he has such a super ego”. I’m not going to even give a dictionary definition – So … Continue reading “Ego” – Don Charisma’s Opinion
I have had this phrase used on me more than once. Whilst in a stressed or confused state I don’t find it very helpful. My usual response is something like “You arrogant idiot, I’m not thinking too much, I’m thinking … Continue reading “Thinking Too Much” – Don Charisma’s Opinion
I’m stuck on a design I’m working for a re-design for the “Most Influential Blogger Award”. Well not exactly stuck, but it’s an interesting question : If you were designing a badge with “the most influential person” of all time, who … Continue reading The Most Influential Person, EVER – Award Badge Design
I’ve been posting my videos in VideoPress – it’s handy to have it integrated with WordPress.com and I thought that it’d be nicely integrated. I didn’t expect massive traffic for my videos, really I’m just experimenting. It’s a nice way … Continue reading A Bit Annoyed With VideoPress
I have a famous published musician and composer in my ranks of readers. We’ve been having some very thought provoking conversations, which I’ve found very useful and interesting. I thought I’d bring them to the opinion crowd’s attention, as I always … Continue reading “Blog To The Gallery” OR “Starving Artist” ? – Opinion
Not all of you will be able to see these ads which is why I’ve included the screenshot. Basically WordPress.com are trial’ing ads from a company called “Luminate”. Luminate put their ads over the top over images. The ads can … Continue reading Your Opinion – Luminate Ads On WordPress.com
Scammers are one of my pet hates, the only defence I’ve found is through continual learning about myself and about how they do what they do. I love watching TV shows or movies about scammers, helps me to develop an … Continue reading Help – I’ve Been Robbed In The Ukraine!
I’ve got a tag cloud on my sidebar. Personally I have little use for a tag cloud, and wondered whether anyone else uses it … or any other thoughts on tag clouds – now’s your chance ! I have a feeling … Continue reading Tag Cloud – Useful Or Waste Of Space ?
I’ve had a few computer issues over the course of the last week. First the cooling fan packed up on my computer. Got a new fan and fixed that. Then I started having some data loss issues on my hard drives. … Continue reading Removing the SPD.EXE virus from Windows 7
I’ve received a few of these messages recently that haven’t gone directly to the Spam queue (they sit there waiting for my approval). Here’s the most recent : The message reads : When I initially commented I clicked the “Notify … Continue reading Clever Little Spammer On WordPress
I like to look myself up on Google, the WordPress reader, Yahoo and a few other places. I would call it vanity, if I thought it was, but it’s not, it’s work for me. Monitoring how I’m doing let’s me … Continue reading SEO Tip – Images And Photos In The WordPress Reader
I’ve been getting quite of lot of traffic off of this link that was posted on Reddit.com last year :- http://www.reddit.com/r/CrappyDesign/comments/1stjpa/doncharismaorg_because_anything_is_possible_with/ Quite funny really that someone would go to the trouble of posting about my blog on Reddit.com, publicly criticising the … Continue reading Crappy Design Of Reddit.com
Why is it that we chase new experiences ? To boldly go where no man (or woman) has gone before ? Pioneers, explorers and fashionistas, it’s all the same thing, really. The glory of being first, or, well, at least … Continue reading Fashion Addict VS Enjoying The Here And Now
When I was in University I had a friend Jim. Jim was a mature student in his 40s with a brain tumour. Well at least that’s what he told me, not sure if it was just an excuse to explain … Continue reading Why Is It Never Big Enough ?
As someone who’s built many websites, I’ve often been called upon to include testimonials. Why ? Well there’s a certain class of customer who will look for testimonials. Testimonials are a way to develop trust with customers, and trust is … Continue reading Testimonials For SEO – Don Charisma’s Guide To SEO
What a day eh, commercial free-loaders and now this in my inbox from a dirty skanky scammer … hopefully this it for today ! Är så ledsen att jag stör, jag är i Limassol, Cypern just nu och jag felplacerad … Continue reading The “Lady In Distress” Scam