Getting Started with SEO for Blogs

Are you blogging and not reaching enough readers, or not reaching the readers who need your content? You can use elements of search engine optimization (SEO) to make your content more discoverable and increase your audience reach. Even better, you can make sure your content is answering the questions that real people are asking. Since most…

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Overview of Site Search Options

General Search Tips You can begin a search with title: to search within the title of blog posts. For example, a running a search on “title: Windows 7” will search for “Windows 7” in the title field of all TechNet blog posts. The more specific you can be with your keywords, the better the search…

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Site and Profile Settings

Last Update: Jan. 30, 2011 How to change your avatar and display name Listed below are steps to change your avatar and display name. For more information on managing your profile, please read our Frequently Asked Questions. Visit http://blogs.msdn.com/ and click on your username at the top of the page, as outlined in the following…

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Sign In & Account Creation

Today I’d like to go over some information regarding the sign up process as well as the account creation and association process. It seems the introduction of Windows Live ID with the MSDN and TechNet blogs has confused a few too many of you – we are sorry about that, it wasn’t our intention… really…

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Home Page Overview

By the time you read this, you’ll have seen the new home pages of the MSDN and TechNet Blogs. I wanted to give a little more insight into what’s on there and how it all works. I’m using the MSDN home page in the images but it’s the same on the TechNet site. The home…

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