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  1. Hey everyone, do you guys have any thoughts on “Save Environment – Save Future”? Well…now you can share your views with us over here:
    https://effectivethoughts.wordpress.com/2015/06/07/save-environment-save-future-2
    It is only a one line post. All you have to do is comment you opinion on the aforesaid topic. It can be anything; facts, information or pure opinions. Once you have done so, I’ll reply to your comment and we will start a disscussion. So, I’ll be waiting to hear out you thoughts.
    Thank you!

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  2. Good evening guys! I hope you are all well and had a good weekend. Chapter two of my short story ‘Reunited’ is now on my blog. This is a small project that I have put together whilst working on my first psychological thriller novel. Please stop by and follow me if you can at http://www.markdraycott.com

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      1. Hi Leisel, thanks for stopping by! And thank you for highlighting those. Unfortunately as this is just a short story I have been unable to cast a second pair of eyes over them before posting. Thanks again though. Your support means a lot. Mark

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    1. Please keep the good work 🙂 n I couldn’t help but notice that another blogger was talking about some grammatical errors. well I even make grammatical mistakes while writing in my first language. LOL but if you want, you could check out ginger proofreading software.

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  3. Allo all! Leisel from Skill Up Skillet here (https://skillupskillet.wordpress.com/). I run a weekly updated geek and game themed food blog and I’m trying to build a decent following. Aren’t we all? I added a new widget (PayPal Donate button) to my blog a few days ago and wanted to know what you think. Don’t worry, I’m not asking you to donate, just want to know if it looks okay/classy/not beggar-ish (unless you want to. bakeware is expensive as heck!). I have also added several new tags to help people find my posts.

    Also, for those of you interested in baking, can you tell me what I did right in my most recent post, the Zerg Cake Roll? It looks like this one is my most popular post to date and I’m excited to continue the trend.

    Good news, I received a lot of views over the past weekend (as in, more than the entire month of May in a week) so you guys are definitely helping me out. I appreciate all of you so much for this. I should be around for most of the rest of the day to offer my input as well. Cheers!

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    1. hi Leisel,

      Your blog looks awesome! I can’t wait to see what you bake up next.

      The PayPal donate button looks quite classy, and I like the paragraph above it. It’s friendly and relatable. It gives the sense of “help support my endeavors if you want to,” not begging at all.

      Best,
      Ziya

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      1. Speaking of what I’m baking next, I need to buy some beans or I’ll be late. I actually have the next month’s worth of recipes planned, or that’s what I like to tell myself. Anything could happen, right? I’m a little scared of my 4th of July idea, but we’ll find out, right?
        Spoiler alert: It involves lit sparklers and it is a delightfully bad idea.

        Thanks for the feedback about the widget; I was kind of feeling like a jerk about it. I do intend to make an extra post to explain why and how it got there, though. I’m just doing my usual procrastinating to the last possible second thing.

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    2. Hi, Leisel! I checked out the Zerg Cake Roll post…your tone is so relatable! Thank you for confessing what didn’t go perfectly…cake rolls are challenging, and your end result looks fabulous!

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    3. Your blog is A-MA-ZING! It has just this appeal on me.
      As one of the commenter said, I love the paragraph about it! I also love how define your blog as geeky and game themed food blog! Keep it up!

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  4. Hello!

    I’ve been messing around with menus on my 1990s teenage diary blog for the last few weeks. I’ve gone from just a home page, about page and contacts to adding a teenage diary share, a who’s who chart and a bit of an archive.

    Hypothetically, if you kept a diary as a teenager, is there any other information on the ‘Share your own diary’ bit (under ‘Guest posts’) that you’d want to know?

    Also, how often do you use tag clouds while searching through blogs? I’ve got one down the right-hand side but I was considering removing or reducing it.

    Thanks!

    Tess

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    1. Hi Tess,

      I think your blog is a great idea and has inspired me to dig out a diary I made when travelling in my teens.

      In the ‘Share your own diary’ have you considered adding gender? I always felt that diaries were a female dominated arena so might be interesting to get a view (and also help empathise with the writer) if you know some basic background info. Maybe age when you wrote the diary? Could all be optional obviously!

      Rich

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      1. Do you mean gender and age of the people that share their diaries?

        Do let me know if you find anything particularly cringe-worthy in your travel diaries! I love to know what other people wrote about 🙂

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      2. Hi Tess,

        Yes, that’s what I meant. I could only see name, e-mail and the comments box on the “Share Your Own…” page.

        I’m sure I will find some shockingly cringe-worthy stories, although I have a vague recollection they largely focused on what I’d eaten and where. Obviously that was very important to me at the time!

        I’m looking forward to finding them again and will share if I can face it.

        Rich

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      3. Ah I see… That’s just the contact form to get in touch with me. Filling that in wouldn’t create a post, it just sends me an email so the potential diary-sharer and I can discuss it further. Perhaps I’ll change the text to make that more obvious.

        The daft level of detail in diaries, even about mundane things, is actually pretty funny when you look back on them. Do get in touch if you fancy sharing any extracts but I’ll totally understand if you don’t want to!

        Tess

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  5. Hello friendly bloggery folk!

    I’ve been away for a couple weeks so it’s lovely to be plugged back in. I come to you with several new pieces in search of your sage advice. Opinions on the writing itself would be great, but also, do the pictures add anything, or just distract from the content, particularly on the shorter posts?

    Thanks, and happy as ever to return the favour.

    http://www.bencnicholson.wordpress.com

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    1. Just a quick one about the pictures… I’ve had a little look and I personally like them. Maybe I’ve got a short attention span but I like pictures to break up text in long post and I actually think a good picture draws attention to (not away from) shorter posts.

      Other than on blogs that I regularly read, if I see a good or interesting picture in my reader or in a search, it can sometimes be the deciding factor on whether or not I click to read more. The post titles obviously help with that too.

      Got to dash home from work but will be going back to read more later!

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    2. Rather pleasing reading overall, and I agree with IDST regarding the picture situation. What few pictures you do have up currently are a welcome break between posts. I don’t do much in the way of poetry anymore but you do seem to have a gift.

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    3. I really like your writing style and poetry. I think that the pictures add to the posts because they give a sense of feeling before reading to post to kind of set a tone. I don’t think they detract from the content at all. Keep up the good work.

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    4. I think the pictures are lovely. They give a visual dimension to the atmosphere of the written pieces. They’re eye-catching too, which is useful for attracting potential readers’ attention 🙂

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    5. Hi Benedict! First off, you have a lovely writing style. It’s fluid like water and your words create such vivid imagery in my head. I particularly liked your poem “Away” because it’s something I can relate to at this moment. The picture that accompanies it is phenomenal as well. Keep up the good work and I look forward to more posts from you!

      If you have a moment, please check out my blog and offer some feedback. Thank you! (www.therealtanasiakenney.wordpress.com)

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  6. Hello lovelies! I’m still fairly new to the blogging world and would love some of you to have a quick look at my blog and give me some comments on your thoughts! I will be sure to return the favour 🙂

    Graciellen xxx

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    1. I’m afraid fashion isn’t my thing really, so I can’t evaluate that. However, here are some points about your blog in general:
      *Proofread before posting (eg ” LOOK HOE CUTE”)
      *Perhaps consider a ‘contact me’ page to allow easy and private messages as opposed to putting your email online-this doesn’t show your email so doesn’t lead to spam (unless you reply)
      *You’ve got a good number of tags on your posts
      *I really like your idea of ‘Friday Favourites’, though you may want to explain a little more about it on the page; and I would consider continuing it (just a suggestion though), regular features are good
      *I like the recipes listed
      *The ‘Thoughts’ page is excellent, as is your list post on ‘Cures for a good mood’
      Your blog looks really good, and I have followed (though I cannot guarantee my comprehension of fashion ;)), keep up the good work!
      Best, Matt

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    2. Hello:)
      As it’s fashion, you’ve got me:)))
      Love your blog, it looks colourful, welcoming, your posts are more like a conversation you have with your readers!
      Honestly I can only compliment what you already have…well done!
      Love,
      Julia

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    1. It sucks. (No, it doesn’t, but how lame would it be if someone just posted that with no other feedback?)

      Really, your posts are rather entertaining for someone of your age group. I think you have a lot of potential to excel in anything you do, especially if it involves writing. Don’t stop.

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    1. hi Karuna,

      I enjoyed reading your post. I learned some things from it as well, particularly the part about the real reason why chocolate is satisfying.

      I especially like that you use “I” statements throughout the post. I found it easier to read and consider adopting the ideas than if you had used “you” statements, which can sound like a lecture.

      Best,
      Ziya

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      1. The first draft used “I” some, but I also used “we” and “you”. I also decided it would be more powerful if I stuck with “I”. Thanks for confirming it!

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    1. Hello there! I found your post both intriguing and relevant. As a fan of superhero movies, I would love to see a little bit more diversity on the big screen. I’m particularly excited about Micheal B. Jordan playing The Human Torch in the the upcoming Fantastic 4 film.

      There have only been a handful of black/non-white superheros and when there are, their roles are minimized. Like you said, people like to see characters that look like them every once in a while.

      Thanks for discussing this issue! Keep up the good work (:

      If you have a moment, please stop by my blog and offer some feedback. Thank you! (www.therealtanasiakenney.wordpress.com)

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  7. Hello again lovely people of Community Pool. After loads of helpful feedback last week on my layout, I’ve rejigged a few things and would very much like more feedback on the new look this week. If that’s not asking too much…

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    1. Wow, geez, you really redid the entire thing! Well done. I can’t imagine how much time that took. And how does sir feel about inserting the occasional picture to break up the text a little? (I have no clue what that would look like on your theme, forgive me if you’ve already tried it and it looked weird). Following you now, though. You’ve made some really interesting developments.

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      1. Yes I did. Genuinely was posting on here for feedback and I completely listened (or you know read…) But if I also get more lovely people like you following me then that is clearly a bonus!

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    2. Hi, I never saw your blog last week but I think it looks great now and you have a new follower in me! Feel free to check out my blog which is pretty much me rambling (ranting) on… I initially planned to write one blog a day, too… I’m now averaging one a month and I don’t think you should push yourself too hard to write every day as it becomes a chore. But that’s just my opinion!

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      1. Thanks for the feedback – it’s nice to hear nice things… Just checked out your blog and I really like the way you write so i will definitely be following you too!

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    3. Hi James, I didn’t see it before but it looks good to me, easy to read etc. Perhaps some photos to add a bit of visual difference but then again I’m biased. Good luck mate.

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  8. This week I wrote about a really cool opportunity that I had as a result of having this blog and what this experience taught me. Check it out: https://sherinaspeaks.wordpress.com/2015/06/07/what-connecting-with-arianna-huffington-taught-me-about-success-2/

    Also, I’d really love to offer any feedback or help if you need it: just ask! Happy blogging 🙂

     

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    1. Woah. I would fangirl. So. Freaking. Hard. (One day, one day…)
      Very well written. While I’m not a huge fan of inspirational quotes, they’re very fitting for the post and do not distract from the content. Hopefully this will be a good opportunity for you!
      If you feel so inclined, would you take a look at my blog Skill Up Skillet and tell me what you think I’m doing right and what I’m doing wrong? I know I posted a more specific request above. Mostly I’m looking to build my audience. Cheers!

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    1. Hi:)
      I’ve just finished a free writing challenge a few minutes ago:)))
      Your blog looks great, love the theme, it’s clear and very organised!
      As a suggestion…I would add more pictures along side your posts, it will give a bit of colour to your layout!
      Otherwise, your writing is really good…quit inspirational:)
      Hope it helps:)
      Julia

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      1. Hey! Your free-writing post is really honest and nice to read, I liked going through the rest of your blog too!
        That’s really nice advice, I do try to add as many relevant pictures as possible.
        Also, thank you so much for all the kind comments 🙂

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      2. Hi Julia,
        I checked out your blog and it was interesting! Hope you will check out mine too? some of my friends says they have liked it, but it doesn’t show… I wonder why? care to experiment and like it …after reading my post that is.. 🙂 thanks!

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      3. It is mostly about my feelings and what the future may bring… hope I wont bore you… I have some travel photos but I just can’t get the right words out yet… soon perhaps. Thanks again.

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      4. Hello again:)
        Your blog looks great…visually you’ve done a great job:)
        Suggestions from me: you might want to create a writing schedule, decide what is your blog about, write more because you can write…the posts you’ve already have are really well written, but you need more:)
        You could work on your About page, maybe develop it a bit by adding a picture:)
        Categorise your posts so it’s easier to find older posts!
        You’ve done the hardest bit already, you’ve created a blog…keep writing and connecting with others through Community pools.
        The Daily Post has all these amazing courses, Blogging 101 and Writing 101, join them if you want, they will help:)
        Let me know if I can help with anything else:)
        Julia

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    1. Hi Kathleen, first impressions:
      *Beautiful top picture, and little scrolling to get to articles (which is apparently how it should be)
      *I think listing 40 blogs that you follow may be a tad excessive
      *Pictures are always good where you can get them in posts
      *Your page ‘The Day My Life Changed Forever’ is incredibly moving
      *Your site is both easy to read and to follow, and the content is encouraging and emotional work
      Thanks, Matt

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      1. Matt,

        I am trying to find the best way to add pictures when I am traveling. I may need to place a bunch in Dropbox or something when home so I can easily access them when on the road. I’ll work on it this week.

        Thank you for the feed back.

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  9. Hello Bloggers:)
    This is not my first time here, but I love to connect with people and meet other wonderful bloggers and at the same time I always seek feedback about my blog:)
    I joined the blogosphere in February this year and it was the best thing I could have done!
    I hope you are enjoying your journey and come and visit my world:)
    https://myredpage.wordpress.com

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    1. Hello Julia! You pictures are breathtaking. Especially the ones you took of nature/flowers. I look forward to more photos from you (:

      If you have a moment, please check out my blog and offer some feedback. Thank you!

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      1. Hello again:)
        I must say your blog really surprised me…the look and layout are just perfect…I love your quote posts, really inspirational…some really good writing as well and all the beauty tips are just spot on! You should be so proud of how much you achieved with your blog so far….it looks great:)
        The only suggestion I have is maybe develop your About page a bit, add a picture, write some more about how you’ve started your blog:)
        Hope it helps,
        If you need any more help with anything, please let me know:)

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      1. For those, you may want to add something like, “I don’t know the source of this photo. If you can identify the photographer, please comment and let us know.” That way it doesn’t look like it is yours.

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    1. As Kathleen says, the pictures that aren’t yours should probably be sourced. There is a way to do this! If you right click on the pictures on your blog (it has to be on the internet), and click ‘Search Google for this image’, all the places the image is used will come up, and hopefully you will be able to find and accredit the original taker.
      Thanks, Matt

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      1. Matt, The blogger wrote a post detailing his stress over the situation to warn other bloggers not to have uncredited photos. The photographer found out and sued. The blogger took the photo down, but it wasn’t enough. The photographer still sued him, and he had to get a lawyer which was extremely expensive. To help others avoid that expense and stress, he wrote the post. That’s all I know. Now, I try whenever I can to take my own photos. Maybe Dandelion should take the uncredited photos down. Flickr has photographers’ names and amazing free photos. Dandelion could begin again with cool credited photos.

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      2. Thanks for telling me, I’d heard that sometimes things like that go badly wrong… I’ll have to take a look at my earlier posts and check I credited my sources. However, I do really admire you for only using your own photos, that’s a great skill.
        To Dandelion, I would like to echo Janice and point out that some pictures are posted under a license which requires attribution.
        Best to both of you. Matt

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      3. Good to know thanks, I think I have done it correctly… I love quotes to express my feelings. But what about it says “anonymous”? guess it should be alright then just put “anonymous”…

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    1. I really like the way your poetry flows, despite the fact it doesn’t have a rhyme scheme it has a very distinct rhythm that comes from the clashing consonants and half-rhymes that gives it a wonderful tone. Something I can never quite manage with my own work, but nice job, keep it up, will be interested to read more.

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    2. Hello there! Your poetry is beautiful; it tells a story and your words flow very nicely together. The only thing I would consider adding is a little pop of color to your blog. I know you’re going for the minimalistic look, but I think just a hint of color will intrigue readers more when they visit your page. Everything else is good (:

      If you have a moment, please check out my page and offer some feedback. Thank you!

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  10. Hey Guys!

    I’ve been trying to slowly build a bigger following for my blog and I’m trying to get some more eyes on my Game of Thrones Recap:

    https://thelazyfanatic.wordpress.com/2015/06/08/the-lazy-game-of-thrones-recap-drogon-doesnt-dance/

    I would also appreciate any feedback or constructive criticism of my writing style. I’m trying to get better as a writer by being able to write in different tones so please don’t hold back.

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    1. If you’re after a bigger following, Community Pool is one way, but another popular one (though it requires a reasonable following before) is a blog party. However, if your blog does not have sufficient readers already, the party could flop which is not a situation you want. Social media (which it looks like you have) is meant to be one of the best ways to increase traffic, and guest posts are often considered another good way.
      I’m afraid I don’t watch Game of Thrones so cannot critique that. The fact that (I think) you did your own descriptions of the TV shows is very good. Sorry I couldn’t have been of more help. The last thing is that having so many widgets down the side, on short pages such as your about page, it scrolls down a bit.
      Thanks, Matt

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    1. Hi babyruthbeer,
      I have checked out your blog and I do like it. Somehow I do understand “emotionally” what you are trying to convey.. nice! please also check my blog when you have time thanks! 🙂

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      1. Thanks for visiting my blog! I dropped by at yours and we have the same theme! Keep blogging and continue to share more of your travel experiences. It’d also be nice if you utilize your own photo from your favorite place as a background.

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  11. Hello everyone!
    Hope everyone is having a great day; I started a blog a couple months back and I have been yearning for some feedback from fellow writers in order for me to keep on perfecting my writing because I feel there’s always room for improvement so it’d be pretty awesome if you guys checked out my blog and read some of my posts!
    Thank you all so much
    Here’s the link
    http://myuncensoredstory.wordpress.com
    🙂

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    1. My first suggestion would be to spell out your words. Grammar and syntax errors really put readers off, especially when you’re appealing to a literary set.

      For your blog itself, I recommend breaking up your posts. You have a lot of large blocks of text which can turn off casual readers. Trying adding more spaces or pictures to vary the appearance. This will make each post seem visually more inviting. I realize your posts are short, but even posts of a few hundred words can seem impossibly dense when they aren’t chunked well.

      I hope this helps, good luck with your writer’s block, it affects all of us.

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      1. Admittedly, these suggestions are exactly why I clicked off of the blog (and believe me, I always want to give fellow coffee addicts more credit than they probably deserve; it’s a solidarity thing I guess). Spelling, grammar, and paragraph breaks are your friend!
        Keep trying, a little editing will go a long way.

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    2. Hi there! The first that that caught my eye was your header photo and background image. Very simple yet still visually appealing.

      I particularly liked your post “Living in My Own Skin” but like others have said, watch out for grammar and spelling errors. This is a great post/blog and it sucks that it doesn’t get the attention it deserves just bc of a few grammatical errors.

      Other than that, everything else looks great. Keep up the good work (:

      Also, if you have a moment, please check out my blog and let me know what you think. Thank you!

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    1. Hello, Alda.
      My first suggestion would be to rework your bio a bit. Lists of descriptors don’t really tell us about you, perhaps you could rearrange it so that the list comes after a few lines about yourself.
      I like your layout. It grants one quick access to your articles and invites visitors to read what he or she finds interesting. I think you’ve mastered the use of that theme, well done.

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      1. I have worked on my bio based on my understanding of the advice you gave. Do check it out and let me know if I should make any further changes. Thank you very much for your help! 🙂

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    2. Hi Alda!
      I agree with thistle, I would rather hear some historical bio and how you got into writing rather than a stream of conciousness approach. Also, if you are going to use a theme that utilizes a lot of pictures, I would love to see a picture for every post-particularly pictures you took yourself.

      Good luck! 🙂

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      1. Thank you… Yes, I am working on them… And about pictures, I try to incorporate as many as I can.. And I don’t really like mooching off the net so yeah, need to click some of my own… Working on it. Thank you!

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      2. I’ve tried to put in some more of my bio into my about page. Do check it out and let me know if I should make any further changes. Thanks a ton for your time and advice. 🙂

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      3. that is a lot more interesting! All that is left to change in your bio is formatting- maybe break up the sentences with spaces like
        “Animal lover, foodie…., love love.

        I’m a college goer.

        Listening to music….a good day

        When did I start writing…

        Why I write….”

        You catch my meaning. Much better! Good luck with your writing! I hope it is satisfying for you 🙂

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    3. Interesting blog:)
      I like the layout of your blog and your writing it’s really good!
      Adding pictures alongside your posts, it creates a more visual effect!
      You’re doing a good job so just continue:)
      Julia

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  12. Hello, All,
    I was really excited to restart a weekly post called Fortune Cookie Fridays on my blog, the idea being that each week I’d select one of my preserved fortune cookie fortunes and write a short piece of fiction using the phrase as a starting point. I was excited until my girlfriend mentioned that fiction isn’t really within the realm of the blogosphere’s appetite. What do you think? This is the post: http://tinyurl.com/osqnmpa Do you think there’s any place for fiction on WordPress or is it best to post non-fiction here?

    Thanks for looking,
    Alexander

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    1. I like the idea. It’s different and has loads of possibility. In disagreement with your girlfriend: The blogosphere is for whatever you want it to be! There’s tons of fiction on WordPress. Have fun with it.

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    2. I think that is a fantastic writing prompt idea! I have seen a lot of people post fiction pieces. Eventually you can combine your best ones and release them as a ebook! Such potential here. In the end, if it feels right to you go with it.

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  13. Hey all! I have a question that not only pertains to blogging and my blog, but your perception in general: Do you know what an archivist is or does? Some of you might have an archive section on your blog, but do you know what an archive is?

    I’m an archivist and, as such, this colors my view of the world. I’ve been wanting to write on what non-archivists think or know about this weird record historic document “thing” known as an archive. So, what do you think? Here’s a post I jokingly put together on the subject” https://findingaid.wordpress.com/2015/05/05/on-an-archivists-call-to-action-or-the-society-of-american-archivists-request-some-giggles/

    Thanks in advance!

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    1. I think I have a general, abstract idea of what an archive is and from there what an archivist must do. I can’t say I’ve ever given it much thought outside of looking for information from items no longer deemed immediately relevant.
      I found your post amusing. I’m not sure I better understand how an archivist define’s his or her role as opposed to a librarian, curator, or other such specific organizer, but I was very much entertained.

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      1. Yay! I was going for giggles with that one. To be honest, we just give up and tell people we’re librarians half the time because things like permanent/impermanent, retention schedules, preservation/conservation, and access aren’t that sexy to discuss at cocktail parties.

        But — yay! Entertained!!

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  14. Hey everyone! I absolutely love coming to this thread every week, since I find lots of new blogs to follow. I also like to receive criticism on my work, since it helps me a lot. I also need advice on my header, which I recently changed. Any other suggestions to help me improve my page are always welcome, and I love to do the same!

    Here is my (primarily) poetry blog:
    https://ascintillaofthoughts.wordpress.com

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    1. Hi Noopur… I loved your blog layout, but due to the colour of the font in the header, it looks dull in comparison to the rest of the blog. The ‘links’ in your blog are blue, which add a pop of colour, and takes the reader’s eyes there immediately…

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      1. It looks so different now Noopur!! The blue looks great! Though I still find that the font colour is a little on the ‘dull’ side, but from what I read in your other comments, that’s the mood that you are trying to set?

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      2. I believe so, I primarily wanted it to be greys and blacks and whites, but this looks more soothing, I think. Also someone suggested to make the font colour the same as the bg, I can’t think of any other!

        Also thank you so much for all your time!

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    2. The blog seems cold because of the greys and blues… and the similar tone of the header and the background makes my eyes tired. I couldn’t stay on the page for longer than a minute before my eyes hurt… maybe make the colors more different?

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      1. YES! It is much easier on the eyes! MAYBE, maybe you could change the header font color to match the background color- but I’m just being nit-picky about that haha, looks great now!

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    3. Hello:)
      I like your header, if you’re not sure about it, add some colour to it, but still keep it simple!
      I love your writing, your pics are very linked to your posts which is quit amazing:)
      I like your blog overall!
      Julia

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      1. You’re welcome, pictures are very important, to me…it just gives your whole blog a different perspective:) …and you know “a picture is worth a thousand words’:)

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