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  1. I added some new articles to my blog. motherofpeace.wordpress.com I would really love some more feedback and direction on where to next. I feel like my target audience has become too narrowed, how can I change that?

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    1. I thought the most recent post did a good job of making the target audience less narrowed! Doing a post about inner struggles is something that I think most people can relate to, so that captures their attention. Also, the previous posts are great, too, because they capture an audience that people don’t necessarily target as often, which is important. The only thing that I would clarify would be the oppression bit. I would clarify the ways that defy the thoughts of people who do think that you’re oppressed. Also, your body is strong and amazing. No matter what anybody says, that will never change. You’re a beautiful individual, inside and out, and I can tell from your writing.

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  2. Hi, I just started my blog and only have 2 posts, would love some feedback if anyone has a spare few minutes to have a quick look? Would be happy to check out someone else’s blog too if anyone wants me too!

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    1. I really enjoyed your holiday post! It never really occurred to me that people seem to act as though over winter break you have absolutely nothing to do…ever! For me, it’s definitely a working break, and I need to keep myself organized, too, between shopping for gifts, practicing instruments, and seeing friends. It’s definitely a useful article for students–particularly college students, because of the longer break. I also just started my blog and only have two posts, but I would love some feedback as well if you’ve got time! Happy holidays!

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      1. Hi! Thanks for reading and for the feedback, I really appreciate you taking the time! I returned the favour and read your two posts, both of which I found very detailed and interesting! I’ve always been fascinated by different types of hair and how their upkeep needs to be implemented, and your first post interested me so much that I followed you in the hopes that you will write more of the same! Keep it up and happy holidays!

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    1. I think your post was HILAROIUS! A few letters and BAM! A whole plethora of stuff you either meant or didn’t mean to see. Reminds me of the time I misspelled Facebook…. Yikes…
      Keep it up!

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  3. Hello everyone! I have changed around my blog layout and theme. I also have posted my official second blog post. Would love some additional feedback on the new layout of the page, all suggestions are welcome. In addition, feedback on my new post…or any of them really, would be wonderful. Thank you! 🙂

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  4. Hi everyone! I’ve recently started my blog and made my first ever entry, I would love any constructive feedback that anyone might have. More than happy to do the same for others. thanks in advance 🙂

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      1. thanks so much for the feedback! i really enjoy your style of blogging – not too casual at all, i think it adds persnality to the articles. could not say a lot of it better myself, brilliant perspectives – ‘mom paying for meals’ so true right now lmao. i look forward to reading some more!

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      2. I really like it so far. I like the writing style and the theme works for your wit. The message is a good one as more people in our society are addicted to the internet. It’s become that we only like a place if it offers free wifi. I’m definitely going to keep checking out your blog for more. Keep Up the Good Work! (from one new blogger to another)

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    1. I like the direction in which your blog is going towards. As long as you keep posting often, I can imagine your blog as a place where intense debates will happen. Keep up the good work! 🙂

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  5. Hello! So I am not exactly ‘new’ here since I created the account a year ago but the gap between my first post and second post is more than a year! I seem to run out of inspiration every time. It would be such a huge favour if anyone could drop by on the latest post and give me some constructive criticism? Thanks in advance! 🙂

    http://sainico94.wordpress.com/2014/12/23/lets-talk-like-grown-ups-for-a-minute-2/

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    1. That post was very eye opening and I’m still registering the fact of how true everything you said is. I’m a feminist and I’m shocked at how even I sometimes use the pmsing excuse. I would love to read more of your posts and if you’re worried about topics to write, there are daily prompts that people often write their posts based on. If you don’t want to do that, honestly write about what you know most, you! I hope this helps and please keep writing because that was amazing!!!! 🙂

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      1. Hey! Thank you so much! I do think its really common for us to use the pms excuse and it must stop. I wasn’t sure if I was able to articulate my point clearly but your comment makes me feels so happy 🙂 yes I have noticed the daily prompts and I think will start using that too 🙂
        I saw your blog right now, so beautiful! And I completely related to your post “Limitless”- beautifully written! 🙂

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  6. Brand new to this blog thing and I know I have horrible grammar. It doesn’t help that my writing style is so casual!
    Enjoy, comment, criticize, or don’t!

    bombassbitch.wordpress.com

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  7. I would absolutely love some feedback on my blog and I would love to check out blogs by others and give feedback.

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  8. Hello WordPress bloggers,
    I’d appreciate if you’d check out a poem I wrote earlier on in December called Hourglass Sand. I’d be really glad if you could offer an interpretation too, although of course, that’s not mandatory 🙂
    Merry Christmas to you all!

    http://wp.me/p5qjXN-P
    -S.

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  9. Hi guys I’ve written a couple of travelogues on my site.

    One on Japan and another on a roadtrip through India. Would love to hear how they read and general feedback on layout and presentation. I realise the Japan narrative is overly long. It was initially written as a daywise log but I ended up posting the whole thing in one go.

    http://musingsandwitterings.wordpress.com/2014/12/18/breaking-bad-roadtrip-delhi-to-darjeeling/

    http://musingsandwitterings.wordpress.com/2014/12/19/breaking-bad-roadtrip-buddhas-bodh-gaya-a-bihari-odyssey/

    Thoughts and comments will be appreciated. Many thanks!

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  10. Please take a look at my blog! I would love to have feedback on my first post and any suggestions for improvement! Thanks and happy holidays!

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    1. Your post on the coming home for the holidays was wonderful! I could relate to it in many ways like the childhood friend who turned out to be so much more as well as the feelings you had felt for years. I was also forced to deal with backbiting and filthy competition because I was surrounded with people who said that they meant “well” for me but they really wanted to surpass me by using me. It took a lot of effort to learn how to disconnect from them because they were everywhere so well done! Keep up the great work! It was a lovely post!!! 🙂

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      1. Thank you so much for taking the time to read my first post, I really appreciate it! I’m currently in the works of crafting my next post and I’m still not sure about the path I want to take and the theme I want to develop to link all of my future writing, so any feedback really helps! Once again, thank you 🙂

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    1. If you leave comments on the Fearless blog posting about a fear of yours and how you move or have moved past it, would be excellent! Would love to hear from other bloggers their experience.

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