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    1. Hey Michelle, I really liked your blog layout it’s super easy to navigate and the colors are perfect, I was just wondering why you chose to place your about page as front page? But overall I liked it allot.

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      1. Hi mamawhippet, when you’re looking at someone’s blog, there is a follow button. I use my phone only, the button is on the bottom of my screen. Not sure on a computer tho, sorry, I’m new too 🙂
        Amy💕

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      1. Hi. I took a peek at your blog, and was immediately smiling at the colour of the top header. such a pleasant colour, and that picture of the strawberries is just so attractive. I was however miss led by the same strawberry picture, as it immediately made me think of a cooking site (I know you have a few explanatory words in the header, but I missed reading them….). I was so surprised when I actually figured out that it is far from a recipe blog…(lol)

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      2. Yeah. I realised that after I’d done the header :D. I was trying out the canva app and used the first image I saw. I liked the end product so I just used it. I’ll definitely change it asap. I wouldn’t want to mislead now would I. Thanks for checking it out. Any suggestions with regards to the layout and navigation?

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    2. Your page is fantastic! I love your About Me section – the structure is fab and it tells me a lot about you without waffling. I’m excited to see what you have planned next project wise! I would love it if you could take a look at my page and let me know what you think 🙂

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    3. I like the layout, seems like your up to a lot haha, check out my profile to see some of the stuff that I’ve written about since being on here!

      One thing, I’m not sure what it is but going through the WP app keeps bringing up this bizarre screen asking me to sign up to something lol. I think it might be the app being confused but it really got in the way of viewing your blog lol.

      Either way, keep it up!

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    4. Hi! Welcome to blogging, I hope you have a lovely time with it as I am! I do have one suggestion and that is to link your pictures, this can be done with html and is pretty easy if you follow some tutorials 🙂 I think this would better allow users to find your sites considering I am guilty of trying to click on the pictures. I was wondering what facebook group you put your posts in? Thank you very much!

      Basant She
      https://thoughtsofasociallyanxiousextrovert.wordpress.com/

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    5. Hi Michelle,

      Your site is very nice! I like the structure, and yr portfolio it looks very professional too. Well done! I am new, so I have to learn from you 🙂

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    6. Hello; I think that your blog is perfect, although I would like to give you some advice-Start out with a great idea that’s been bothering your mind, and then translate that idea first to a draft, and then follow the draft that you have written while you are writing your post for your blog! PS-If on any occasion you start to run out of ideas, then just take a nice, little break. I hope that this helps for you; May I wish you much success on your blog, and please feel free to check out mine at http://www.j2w7.WordPress.com!(And also, please excuse my dust as I am recovering from a very bad cold!) With much 💗-JW 👍

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    7. So… I want to be you…

      Love the layout. Just an aside- on my phone, it was hard to scroll through the film and writing menus on the bottom. It won’t scroll down unless you’re using the little piece of white sidebar.

      I don’t know if any other mobile users noticed that, but I just thought you should know!

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    8. Hi, Michelle. You’re one busy writer – I’m jealous! I’m just wondering if it might make sense to put your literary options front and center and keep the self-description below that? I like the idea of a hub for all of your work. I’ll have to start following you to see what you’re up to!

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    9. Hi Michelle. Your blog looks very nice and professional, clean lined and inviting. I love the concept of categorizing all your projects, and attracting our interest. I ended up clicking away to find out more. I also enjoyed reading about you. I found it quite interesting that first I stumbled upon this good looking blog, without knowing right away what it was about (no header), but then I was drawn to your introduction, which was well written and it further attracted my curiosity to other pages on your blog and beyond. Good luck with your projects!

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    1. Welcome to the blogging world. Here are few basic tips which will not only improve your blog’s look but they will also bring more views:

      1. Add categories and tags in your posts. Categories are like subject of a certain post you have written about while tags are the keywords in your posts that bring the views to the post. This is the simplest way to understand it.

      2. Help me, help you! This is the one basic motto of blogging world. To get more views on your blog, you have to check blogs of others, follow them up, like their posts, comment on them and share them too. This benefits a lot and I can tell you this without a doubt.

      3. Add social media buttons, along with post like button. You can find out about how to add those on WordPress support page here (https://en.support.wordpress.com/)

      4. Create an About Me page to let your readers know who you are, what inspires you, what are your hobbies and answer all questions you can think about your own self but in a brief manner.

      5. While writing a post, do check the formatting tools and play with them. Also link up your social accounts like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram to your blog. They bring tons of viewers.

      Well, these are some basic tips I can give you. Try them out and have fun!

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      1. Log onto your WordPress account and click on Site button on the upper left side. You will then reach the main settings page where you can view your blog stats, view/change settings and more.
        On the left side of same window, there is a link by the name of Pages. Click it up and you will be taken to the area where you can create pages for your blog.

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    2. Hey arti235 I liked your color scheme, and it seems like you are still optimizing, you still have a little more work to do though like adding more content andsharing buttons but overall its ok for now, look forward to seeing great post from you though.

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    3. First and foremost of all, congratulations, you are now officially a blogger! Now, I have been a blogger myself for 3-1/2 years now, so with every trick of the trade that I learned from WordPress, I

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    4. Well, first and foremost of all, congratulations, you are now officially a blogger! Now, I have been a blogger myself for 3-1/2 years, and with every trick of the trade that I have learned from WordPress, I have fully grown of the knowledge of how to run a blog such as the one I have now, Dream In Music, though it isn’t always easy, but with a little practice of writing each and every day, plus a slew of wonderful ideas that have invaded my head for those 3-1/2 years, my very own blog has grown into every blogger’s favorite! Now, here’s some advice-If you have a great idea inside your head, get it out-Next, write a draft for your upcoming post on a piece of paper, or on Microsoft Word, and then, if you have a tablet, follow the draft that you have written when you begin to write your blog post. Now, as far as adding an image is concerned, download one from either Google Images or Bing Images, and afterwards give that downloaded image a final touch with a photo editing app(my best suggestion to all future bloggers would be to try Pixlir for those image touch-ups), and finally, add that shining image either before you write or after you write down your post! I hope that my advice would work for you, and may I wish you the very best of luck in your new blog; When you get a chance, please check out mine, which is again Dream In Music, at http://www.j2w7.WordPress.com! Congrats & good luck! With 💗-JW 👍

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      1. Hello, I just visited your blog and to tell you the truth I liked it, very interesting topic, though I would like to point out a few things that you change for a better appearance like a menu,presently there isn’t one and if you could make your sharing buttons smaller, try adding an image concerning the topic that you are writing about. Happy blogging and good luck.

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  1. Hello everyone. I am in last year of high school and going to start another journey soon. My blog says about my thoughts and view on normal things. Therefore you get to know the same world but with a different perspective. Short stories, painting and quotes fill the blog KNOW YOUR WORLD : http://www.salorocks.wordpress.com

    Let me know your views and be part of this mysterious journey 🙂

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    1. I like your site. It reminds me of mine. Mine has a lot of short posts, mostly thoughts and opinions, but I am thinking of streamlining a bit seeing as it’s slightly interwoven with my career.

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    1. I am grateful for this post. I am CLUELESS about what I am doing on my one and only blog. I am 48 and have a lot going on, in mind and life, expression is a normal function of life, although, technology is not,
      for me. I would appreciate some input concerning my blog which may appear as a tornado did a happy dance on it. Thank you for constructive criticisms and advice ahead of time.

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      1. Hi Suze thank you for reading. If you are referring to the “Staring Down The Night Of Day”, those are real situations of my time with Nana. They are really just small highlighted chapters of incremented times. Leading to where we are now. I do realize they are not very exciting in the end, kind of just notes. I don’t really know how to improve them. Any ideas?

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  2. Happy Monday everyone! I finally posted something on a Monday again, so figured I’d jump back in here after a few weeks off… Today I wrote about how I’m doing eight months later after tragically and unexpectedly losing my first born child at 33 weeks pregnant… Not a light topic, but perhaps an interesting read nonetheless – it was at least important to me to communicate to my readers (and myself) where I am at the moment. As always, any feedback is welcome:

    https://chickydoodles.wordpress.com/2016/03/14/right-where-i-am-8-months-later/

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    1. That is a very moving post. I think it will give others the sense of relief that you got from coming across the blog you did. Sometimes I think people don’t need or want to hear that it will get better, it is enough to know that you aren’t alone

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  3. I just recently started a blog and I would love it if you guys would let me know what you think, what I should change, add or, write about. 😀 I would be happy to do the same for you in return!

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    1. Well, to create a really good blog post, you just got to have a great idea, and once that great idea starts bugging you in your mind, here’s what you have to do: First do some research on a topic in which you are going to write your post about; Then, write a draft of what you are going to write, sort of like doing doing thumbnail sketches when you are about to do your art work. Then, as you are about to write your post, write it off the separate draft that you have written earlier. That way, you’ll have the most perfectly good post for your blog! PS:please be sure to check out mine at http://www.j2w7.WordPress.com! Good luck! With 💗-JW

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    1. Well, my friend, have I got some advice for you! If you really want to give your blog extra sparkle, then you’ve just got to customize it-Jazz it up with whatever fonts and colors you want your blog to have; And also, if you really want to write a very good post, you have to have a very good idea, and then write your idea down in a separate draft after you have done some research. But if you start to run out of any ideas that you have, then just take a nice, long break to recharge your batteries, and see if that helps! I wish you much success on your blog, and I very much hope that you check out mine at http://www.j2w7.WordPress.com! Good luck! With 💗-JW

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      1. Hmmm…in that case—and in my opinion—I think your first post with the bridges highlights that well. That’s just my thinking. You are the artist, and it’s ultimately your decision.

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    1. First post and layout look good, but what type of thing do you aim to do with your blog? Life lessons? Poetry? Little bit of everything? At some point you might want to add that somewhere for people to see

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    2. Welcome to the blogging world. Here are few basic tips which will not only improve your blog’s look but they will also bring more views:

      1. Add categories and tags in your posts. Categories are like subject of a certain post you have written about while tags are the keywords in your posts that bring the views to the post. This is the simplest way to understand it.

      2. Help me, help you! This is the one basic motto of blogging world. To get more views on your blog, you have to check blogs of others, follow them up, like their posts, comment on them and share them too. This benefits a lot and I can tell you this without a doubt.

      3. Add social media buttons, along with post like button. You can find out about how to add those on WordPress support page here (https://en.support.wordpress.com/)

      4. Create an About Me page to let your readers know who you are, what inspires you, what are your hobbies and answer all questions you can think about your own self but in a brief manner.

      5. While writing a post, do check the formatting tools and play with them. Also link up your social accounts like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram to your blog. They bring tons of viewers.

      Well, these are some basic tips I can give you. Try them out and have fun!

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    1. You betcha I have a few ideas; As with all things in life, such as planning to begin production on a movie, the very first thing that one has to start with would be a great idea, one that its inside your head so very much. Then, when you cannot take anymore of having the idea in your head, then, before you jot it down on either a piece of paper or on Microsoft Word, first do some research for whatever topic that you plan to write about(The best research/reference site which I highly suggest would be Wikipedia); And then, after reading over it very carefully as well as researching it, then you write your draft down first, then, when you write down your post for your blog, just follow the draft that you have just written earlier! I hope that this would help, and I may I wish you the very best of luck in your new blog-PS-Please be sure to check out mine at http://www.j2w7.WordPress.com! With 💗-JW

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  4. You know how inspirations can multiply from an original project?

    I’ve recently started a new experimental project & kicked off with a post which is environmentally related; but, the blog itself is to be more about us residents who could accomplish so much and yet we somehow are merely watchers of a political system that essentially abuses us [ourselves] as highlighted in retrospect via our first post: https://sanguineframe.wordpress.com/2016/03/11/priorities-for-environmental-progress-sidelined/

    Could this catch a momentum? Please read the “About” page as well, and then let me know what you’d like to see in future posts, as one w/ a stake in the now, the future and processes that should enhance our experience.

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      1. Thank you for checking it out! No doubt, you are correct. The post went up in a flash after one read of the referenced Wikipedia article, which I’d sought for the sake of refreshing my memory regarding the Superfund project. Much more work to be done, informing. Thanks again!

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  5. I would love to hear some feed back on my entries. They’re nothing special, I’m just a writing novice trying to get her thoughts out there. But feedback is greatly appreciated!

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  6. Hello everyone!
    I have posted in a comment thread similar to this and I found some amazing blogs and got some awesome feedback! This week I have started doing something different with my photography blog. I have begun to add writing sections, the link below takes you straight to the first installment. Let me know what you think and I will definitely check out and follow as many blogs as possible!
    https://whitlockandkey.wordpress.com/sunsetsaresunsets/
    Thanks.
    Garrett Whitlock

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    1. Interesting piece, I agree with you about how photography for some has become more about recognition and likes than simply what they started it for, fun. Sure it’s nice if someone likes a photo or gives constructive feedback but what’s the point if that’s all we’re doing it for?

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  7. Hi, everyone!
    I love to spread words of wisdom and I enjoy sharing jingles for justice. I really appreciate constructive feedback. You will like my site. Come and visit me for a raw experience: rockmystar.wordpress.com

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  8. Hello readers!
    I’ve started a Travel Blog a few months ago! Even though I have been working on it for a bit I’m still rather new in the blogging world, and my aim is to keep learning and getting better and better content. If anyone is interested, please feel free to have a read and give me some feedback! I’d love to know other opinions and share ideas with other bloggers. If you’d like to check out my site just click here:
    https://trailsofbecca.wordpress.com

    Also, feel free to add my other social media accounts on Twitter and Instagram @trailsofbecca! xxx

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      1. Thank you, means a lot! That’s what I love most about traveling, it is definitely the best way to learn! I absolutely love the style of your blog, fab design, cute interesting stories & very inspiring! Keep it up xxx

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  9. Hello fellow bloggers!
    In October my boyfriend, Peter, and I created a blog to share our adventures with the world. We hope to inspire the world to live life to the fullest and to get out there and explore! We have been working very hard to make our blog both visually and contextually appealing! It would mean the world to us if you checked out our blog and provided us with feedback! Thank you in advance. http://www.theadventuresofpeterandzoe.com
    Looking forward to hearing from you!

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  10. Hi there everybody. Thanks to previous kind feedback I have now tried the continue reading function in my latest post. Mostly I’m blogging my writing for fun but some of it is leading into possibly publishing this year…but the blog is still a very uncertain project. Feedback welcome and thanks for taking anytime to read this 🙂

    https://fictionisfood.wordpress.com

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  11. Hi everybody! I love the community pool, it’s a great place to get feedback and to give it too! And meeting new bloggers is great for new bloggers. My literary lifestyle blog is all about loving books, the beauty in life, and travel. I focus on Paris, and my whirlwind romance there in the city of lights. I’d love to get some feedback, and please, if link me so I can check out your writing. Much love.

    Pleatsandkeats.com
    bisous!

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      1. Wow. Your blog is one of those blogs where your personality just shines right through. The story you tell in your about is touching, and you really portray your love of travel from a personal perspective- keep that up it’s great. Another very strong point are the more personal pictures you take. Your smile is so genuine, so warm, and it adds a layer of intimacy to your blog. I feel like you make friends with people easily, and people can relate to such a warm, sunny personality easily as well. I think readers will respond to that, so you should continue with the pictures of you interacting with people you meet on your travels. My only suggestion, as these pictures are already filled with personality, is to resize them so they are the same size! It makes reading through the blog easier, the page flows more constructively, and it looks much more uniformed that way! Best of luck to you!

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      2. Thank you so much! I always make sure to get my personality to shine in the way I write. I am glad to hear that it works out.
        I’ll take note of them and use these pointers in my future blogs!
        This inspires me to continue blogging. Thanks a bunch!

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    1. Honestly I clicked only because I am a kayaker in Michigan. We make waves, and do outreach to expand the sport, get people to enjoy water recreation. I quickly found out that is not your agenda.

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      1. Thank you for the kind words! I checked out your blog and it’s great! I was just wondering if you have an about page? I couldn’t find it. If you don’t, I would suggest trying to make one. It helps readers that go on your site know a little about the person whose writing the blog. Good luck! 🙂

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