Posts Tagged ‘blog’
Harnessing the full power of WordPress for multimedia publishing – WordCamp CT 2011
Sunday, October 9th, 2011

WordCamp Cape Town 2011 was informative and exciting. I had the opportunity to attend a blog camp that was focused exclusively on WordPress. WordPress is the software that powers this blog, as well as millions of other websites around the world. WordCamp Cape Town was split into two tracks: publisher and technical. I was privileged to speak at the publisher track though I spent most of the day at the developer track. The galaxy of speakers ...  [Read more]

WordCamp Cape Town 2011
Sunday, July 31st, 2011

WordCamp is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. There have been dozens of such events around the globe in the past, and there will be WordCamps for as long as WordPress continues to exist in its current shape and form. WordCamp Cape Town has been scheduled for 15th September 2011 and will serve as a platform for discussing the latest trends in WordPress, targeting developers and publishers alike. The event fee is only R135 ...  [Read more]

Effective Blogging: HOW to make your blog mobile-friendly
Sunday, June 26th, 2011

This blog post is part of a series of blog posts focused on how to blog more effectively. In an earlier post in the Effective Blogging series, I made a case for why every blogger should have a mobile-friendly version of their blog. In this post, I would be highlighting how to make your blog mobile-friendly. The key to displaying your blog nicely on the screen of mobile web devices is the mobile theme. A mobile theme is basically a collection ...  [Read more]

Effective Blogging: Why Your Blog Should Be Mobile-Friendly
Sunday, June 19th, 2011

This blog post is part of a series of blog posts focused on how to blog more effectively. The Internet has evolved to a point where web access is no longer an exclusive preserve of desktop or laptop computers. A new demography has matured over the years and has since reached a critical mass that is already outnumbering desktops and laptops. I am referring mobile internet devices: smartphones, and feature phones that are capable of browsing ...  [Read more]

Interview: Oluniyi featured on
Monday, November 22nd, 2010

An interview conducted with me has been published. In their own words: In this interview, Mr. Ajao reveals: How to take on the unique challenges of growing an Internet business in Africa. The secret competitive advantage easily available to every business in Africa… but ignored by most entrepreneurs. How to become a market leader based off of word-of-mouth advertising. Why “get-rich-quick” thinking is what ...  [Read more]

Effective Blogging: How to make money from blogging
Thursday, November 11th, 2010

This blog post is part of a series of blog posts focused on how to blog more effectively. I recently got a message from Regina, a reader of this blog in Kenya. She asked: Tell me, how does one start a blog? I can see you have a very nice blog and I was wondering how to go about starting one. Also, can one earn from adverts on one's blog... And how does one determine what contents to put in a blog? Thank you Oluniyi... With Regina's kind ...  [Read more]

Monday, November 1st, 2010

5 years ago, I setup this personal blog as a medium for self-expression. A medium mainly for sharing my personal opinion on issues I consider of interest to me, that are also worth sharing with the world. 5 years later, I am warming-up for much greater heights, to crown the modest achievements I have reached over the years. It has been a journey of self-discovery. I have earned and learned a lot, through this humble blog. I have made friends ...  [Read more]

A New Blog Aggregator for Nigeria
Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

A new blog aggregator for blogs related to Nigeria, has been unveiled at The Nigerian blogosphere is easily one of the most vibrant on the African continent. Though figures are hard to come by,  a conservative estimate would put the number of Nigerian blogs at about 2,000. Following the thousands of blogs related to Nigerian would be a herculean task. Thus, there is a need to aggregate these voices and have an overview ...  [Read more]

Effective Blogging: How to blog under your own domain name
Friday, September 17th, 2010

This blog post is part of a series of blog posts focused on how to blog more effectively. One of the basic ways of being effective with your blogging activities is to use a real domain name, as your blog address. It not only shows how seriously you take your blog, but helps your audience to quickly reach your blog if the domain name you are using is simple enough. What is a domain name? In the context of this blog post, a domain name is ...  [Read more]

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

A recent observation has compelled me to reflect on the title of this blog post: Is Blogging A Calling? Who said blogging was easy? Why do so many blogs fail? The focus of my observation is on the multitudes of personal blogs that have closed shop and those on indefinite leave of absence. For the purpose of this blog post, I would classify blogs into 3 groups and explain why I think the 3rd group is the most vulnerable. Group blogs These types ...  [Read more]