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Monday, March 1, 2010
The next blog task for the Blog Improvement Project 2010 is up. It says:
The task this week is to improve the way the posts on your blog are organised by ensuring that all your categories and tags (wordpress) or labels (blogger) are meaningful. It is important that your posts are placed into groups with similar themes, so that anyone browsing your blog can quickly find the information they are looking for. If they like a certain kind of post then it can also help them to find similar ones.
Now here's the thing, I have a million labels/categories but I don't post them because there are so many. They are helpful to me when I am searching for something "behind the scenes". What I've done is link certain things that I think are most beneficial on my pages links at the top of this page.
The one category/tag that I have not included in the pages/links up top that I think might be useful is that of genres. I thought it would be neat to separate my reviews by genre as well so that readers could look for them that way. I don't think it would make sense to separate the list of books reviewed in that way, but I could make it so that if you clicked on "mystery/thrillers" then all of the reviews I have ever done for that will show up in the main area. Then you'd have to scroll through. Here's my question though. Would that actually be useful? Would people actually utilize those? Or are you more interested in titles in general? In which case you could just look at the Reviews page up top. What are your thoughts? Now, what I could also do is add labels for "special features" like author interviews, etc. though I haven't done as many of those things. But I also have 3 pages left to add so I could use those in some way for this as well. What other tags do you think are important, if any?
Thanks for any input!!