140Plus Service restored

The 140plus service was down for the past few days due to a botched transfer and DNS failure by the (former) 140plus.com domain registrar 1and1 that was unfortunately out of our control and which 1and1 failed to resolve. We apologize for the completely unnecessary and unfortunate outage. All 140plus sites and services are now operational again and to avoid a repeat of such an incident, 140p

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New "what you see is what you get" preview

Before you publish a new post you can now see exactly what it will look like to your readers of your 140plus blog. 140plus now shows you a draft version of your post using your selected theme, with an overlay dialog showing 'Edit' and 'Publish' buttons. If you want to make any changes, just click 'Edit' and make any changes you want!

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Alternative themes based on hashtags allow different looks or sections for one 140plus blog site

A new 140plus feature lets you select different themes by hashtag (category). You can use one theme as the main theme for your site and different themes for specific hashtags. For example, as shown, the mrblog.140plus.com site uses the Journalist theme as the main theme but uses the Facepress photojournal theme for the #arts hashtag category: Main blog site: http://mrblog

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How To Blog

If you search the web for "how to blog" you will find many articles and tutorials. A large number of these have 15 to 20 steps, if not even more, including topics like setting up frameworks, server configurations, SQL database setup, and other complicated technical details. Sure, there may be times when you really need to get down into the dirty details but in many cases a simpler sol

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IMPORTANT: 140plus /answers is now ZinQ!

We're very excited to launch the new ZinQ service at http://ZinQ.co ZinQ is the new Question and Answer system for Twitter. Drop Your Knowledge On Twitter! ZinQ helps you search for people to engage with and topics that interest you, to increase your influence by helping key people, one at a time. You can focus on your business, career, hobby, or any interest to establi

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