From Blog Fail to Blogging Tenacity.

I had been wanting to start a blog for literally years. I had a liveJournal that I attended to regularly for about a decade before I discovered Facebook for my social needs and let LJ slide. I'm not sure LJ counts as a blog blog... or does it? It's a blogging platform, but it doesn't feel legit as far as blogging goes. It's like a "planned community"... a housing tract full of neighbors, some of whom you mesh with, but others you keep complaining to the HOA about, and that HOA does nothing to clean the place up....more
Karen Ballum, thank you! Very happy here :)more

How Much Is Blogging Going To Cost?

The cost of good blogging is much less than it used to be! What you can expect to pay will vary depending on the tools you prefer, the amount of control you want to have, and your level of technical expertise. Here's a brief overview of the costs, pros, and cons of the top three free and paid blogging platforms....more

Squarespace: How to Know If It's the Blogging Platform You're Looking For

Squarespace is an all-in-one website builder, blogging platform, and hosting service that has been steadily growing since its launch in 2004. But, some of you may not have heard of it with the widespread use of other services like WordPress and Blogger....more
I set up my website first and foremost on Squarespace and I will never, ever turn back. I'm a ...more


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NaBloPoMo: A Writer Returns

For as long as I can remember, I've been a writer. ...more

Cute Social Media Icons For Blogs

I don't know about you, but I can't help but love cute social media icons. So I have compiled a list of some of my favorite sites of free social media icons for blogs. I will be adding more to this list so check back to see new additions as I find them. :)Enjoy!Extreme Grunge Social Media Icons ...more

Blogs Are So Last Year!

” Blogs Are So Last Year! ” This is what someone said to me in the midst of a conversation about a Perk I’d received from a Sponsor. She asked me how I had come across it and I replied, “through my Blog”. Never did I expect that to be her reply. I know a lot of people may have misconceptions of what a Blog is and even about the Bloggers behind them but I must say her response stunned me....more

The First BlogHer Post

While I'm new to BlogHer, I am most definitely not new to blogging. I began my blog in 2011 as a means to express myself after completing graduate school.This is not a real post. This is simply a 'Hi! Nice to meet you!' post to get myself acquainted with the BlogHer blogging capabilites and community. ...more
Denise Thank you! I'm happy to be here and discover all of the wonderful blogs on here!more

Better Blogging: Don't Fake It

From Ginger: ...more