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    1. You have really good writing technique and drew me right in, well done. I left you a comment. Hope you’ll give me a visit if you have a moment.
      -Fallen

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    2. Hello,

      I’d like to remind everyone that we moderate the comments on First Friday pretty heavily — this is really a space for brand-new bloggers to introduce themselves and meet one another, and for others to welcome and support them. If you’re not here to either share your (recent) first post or leave a supportive comment, please head to the Community Pool, which is where any blogger can seek feedback on any aspect of blogging. And if you’re not sure what the guidelines here are, please read the above post — or just ask!

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    3. I was about done for the day when I stumbled upon your blog. You are a breath of fresh air! I love your content!!! The second post I read gave me life!!! I found out I am extraordinary yes but quite sane lol. Keep up the good work. Great blog!

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    1. I am also new to this and have been immersed in blog themes and customization for the past few days. Having said that, I really liked your blog structure and enjoyed your very introspective post. Good luck!

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      1. Thank you Angela.
        The hover-follow button on the bottom right is unfortunately only available for blogs hosted at wordpress.com
        I have the e-mail subscription widget active on the posts and pages with a sidebar.
        If one day they would implement the follow button in the jetpack plugin that would be great.

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    1. I left you a comment and also thanks for visiting me. Great quality page, look forward to reading and seeing further into your adventures. -Fallen

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    2. Hi David! I loved the general theme and flow of your blog. The pictures and stories are amazing!!! It gave me a bite of wanderlust. It took me a bit longer to load (but it is probably due to my own network) but I enjoyed reading and going through it. I didn’t see the follow button though.
      Cheers!!
      -From atomic words

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      1. No problem.
        Just day by day cut a very little amount of added sugar from your food… And just make the sugar quality less day by day..
        Instead you could eat food which has no added sugar whenever you crave for sweets…

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    1. Hello! I like your personality! It’s shines so beautifully in your posts. I have seen alot of challenges on the Blogosphere but yours is so humane and selfless. And if everyone accepted to do that challenge the world would indeed be a much better place. Kudos to you 😁😍

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    1. Wow interesting piece, I learned something. I also enjoy your writing style, a bit of sarcastic humor perhaps. If you have a moment take a second to visit me. -Fallent

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      1. Thanks for stopping by and appreciating.. Before you requested I was already hooked to your blog.. After a beautiful stroll, I’ m following you now…I have always nurtured the belief of being Grey rather than black or white…will wait for your future blogs..

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      2. That is so great 🙂 And, much appreciation goes into your comment. Thank you so much! I look forward to hearing from you in the future. -Fallen

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    2. Hello,

      I’d like to remind everyone that we moderate the comments on First Friday pretty heavily — this is really a space for brand-new bloggers to introduce themselves and meet one another, and for others to welcome and support them. If you’re not here to either share your (recent) first post or leave a supportive comment, please head to the Community Pool, which is where any blogger can seek feedback on any aspect of blogging. And if you’re not sure what the guidelines here are, please read the above post — or just ask!

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    1. I enjoy your concepts. The only caution I would give you is on your grammar and sentence form. I notice that you have a few letters missing and some places where content should have spacing- I think just doing an edit prior to posting would easily fix this. Otherwise, well done and good luck.

      Feel free to visit me too. -Fallen

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      1. Always best way to be. Specially when writers are coming for input. And I do it out of a desire to only better my fellow bloggers. Good luck and feel free to look me up for advice 🙂 -Fallen

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    2. Hello,

      I’d like to remind everyone that we moderate the comments on First Friday pretty heavily — this is really a space for brand-new bloggers to introduce themselves and meet one another, and for others to welcome and support them. If you’re not here to either share your (recent) first post or leave a supportive comment, please head to the Community Pool, which is where any blogger can seek feedback on any aspect of blogging. And if you’re not sure what the guidelines here are, please read the above post — or just ask!

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    1. I have already been enjoying following you and I am surprised to learn that English is not your natural language. You are doing well. -Fallen

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    2. Hello,

      I’d like to remind everyone that we moderate the comments on First Friday pretty heavily — this is really a space for brand-new bloggers to introduce themselves and meet one another, and for others to welcome and support them. If you’re not here to either share your (recent) first post or leave a supportive comment, please head to the Community Pool, which is where any blogger can seek feedback on any aspect of blogging. And if you’re not sure what the guidelines here are, please read the above post — or just ask!

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    1. Well written piece but your photos are missing. One thing I figured out, once you download them you have to leave them in the photo que or they disappear from the post. Hope you’ll come check out my sight, just got started myself. -Fallen

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    1. Hello, Kayla. Just read some of your posts. Really like your voice. I believe that you might be a bit frustrated about not getting any followers or likes and i may know why. See, nobody told me about this until I figured it out myself after exploring for months, but I’ll tell you: you need to use ‘tags’ to get bloggers to read your writings. Suitable tags, for your posts, may be ‘running’, ‘marathon’, ‘life’ etc. Because certain bloggers follow certain tags and that’s how they come to know that you’ve even posted anything, or else nobody would even come to know about anything you write. I guess that’s the main reason you aren’t getting much readers. I Hope this helped. If you would have any further questions, please let me know. I’d be happy to help. You can even come to know about this concept of ‘tags’ on WordPress ‘help’; That’s where i find most of my answers.
      Cheers 🙂
      -Thunder Poet.

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      1. Even i never paid any heed to them, but they generally appear either on very top or very bottom of a blogger’s post with a hash ‘#’ before them. You can put in tags for your post in the ‘settings’ area of every individual blog post of yours, if you have the WordPress application. Just separate your tags with commas, no need for ‘#’ as they’ll put it themselves.
        … And you’re welcome. Happy to help. 🙂

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    2. The concept of your blog is fabulous. I really enjoyed your piece and your fluid tone, not forced. Well done.
      Feel free to visit me when you have a moment. -Fallen

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    1. You have a nice way with words that drew me right in and I enjoyed this piece. I’m intrigued in your story and look forward to hearing more.

      If you have a moment give me a visit. -Fallen

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    1. Hey, Patrick. Just checked your blog out. I Liked those pictures but am still unsure what your is particularly about. Maybe you could try adding a tag line under your blog name. And also, try giving a brief description of all the pictures if possible. Because I would like to know if you made some of the art or just clicked pictures of those things your eye liked.

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      1. Hi Thunder Poet thanks for checking out my blog and the feedback, greatly appreciated. I think I’m still figuring out the angle of my blog but the basic idea is that it is a portfolio of my pictures (I did create all of the pictures/photos and took screenshots of movies etc). But yes, I could make it clearer, either with descriptions of by captioning them.

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  1. Good morning everyone. I am a newbie to blogging and I would appreciate it if you would check out my blog. I am a writer and I share pieces of my original writings on my blog. I would like honest opinions of my work so that I can prepare for the day when I become a published author. I post every monday and thursday and my posts vary from poetry, short story excerpts, motivational quotes and so much more. So please check out my work and subscribe if you enjoy my writing. Thanks. Here is the link to my first post. http://writerblaquediamond.com/coming-to-the-light/

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    1. I enjoyed this piece, beautifully open and well written. I will tell you my only hang up with your page is the large icon the sits in the middle of the post as you scroll. It makes it very difficult to read. Otherwise, the page is really well done!

      Hope you’ll take a minute to check out my page. -Fallen

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    1. Hello, adi. I went through your blog a while ago and I really liked your story, but try to proof read everything you write because it may help reducing grammatical / punctuation errors.
      As for your followers and readers, I believe you may be feeling a bit strange as to why aren’t you getting many views or likes….. And i totally understand why. You need to start using ‘tags’ to get other fellow bloggers aware of your recent post. Here is How this work; certain bloggers follow certain tags and if you use suitable and favorable tags for your individual posts, they’ll automatically come to know that you’ve posted something. For you post, using tags like, ‘story’, ‘india’, ‘dogs’ etc. may help you get some amount of suitable readership. You can even come to know about this concept of ‘tags’ by WordPress in its ‘help’ section. That’s where I find most of my answers. Hope this helped. 🙂 If you have any questions, please feel free to ask me or you can even ask experts themselves by going into ‘help’ and then ‘contact us’. I usually end up doing that, too.
      -Thunder Poet.

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    1. I really like this piece and agree with your point on mind sets. Well done.
      Give me a visit when you have a moment. -Fallen

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    1. I really enjoyed this piece. It was sincere and from the heart, well done! I would just make one suggestion, you text gets really small at the end, you may want to go up to all the same.

      Hope you will take a moment to visit my page. -Fallen

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    2. Hello,

      This is a friendly reminder that we moderate the comments on First Friday pretty heavily — this is really a space for brand-new bloggers to introduce themselves and meet one another, and for others to welcome and support them. If you’re not here to either share your (recent) first post or leave a supportive comment, please head to the Community Pool, which is where any blogger can seek feedback on any aspect of blogging. And if you’re not sure what the guidelines here are, please read the above post — or just ask!

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  2. Hello all! I am new to the blogging world, as of last week, but I’ve really been enjoying what others have been blogging about. I just posted my first blog over the weekend and I would love for anyone to check it out, leave comments, thoughts, ideas about something else I could write.
    I would LOVE feedback and I am working my way around this site to do the same. Thank you so much! 🙂
    https://wordpress.com/pages/amoonfullofheart.wordpress.com

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    1. I enjoyed reading through your blog. Just a quick note: your About page is rather lengthy. You may want to consider condensing it and maybe using the extra info in another blog post. Just a thought. I look forward to reading more from you. 🙂

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    2. You have a unique story to tell and a great idea to your page. I agree with the below comment though- people are more draw to shorter. I would definitely consider summing up your thoughts to a smaller area and shorter paragraphs/thought. Well done though and good luck 🙂

      If you have a minute feel free to visit me. -Fallen

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    1. I like the idea behind your blog. Heads up: you About page has a generic message. If you don’t plan on updating it with a personalized message, I would just get rid of it. Happy blogging!

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    1. Hello,

      This is a friendly reminder that we moderate the comments on First Friday pretty heavily — this is really a space for brand new people to introduce themselves and meet one another, and for others to welcome and support them.

      If you’re not here to either share your (recent) first post or leave a supportive comment, please head to the Community Pool, which is where any blogger can seek feedback on any aspect of blogging. And if you’re not sure what the guidelines here are, please read the above post — or just ask!

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    1. Hello,

      This is a friendly reminder that we moderate the comments on First Friday pretty heavily — this is really a space for brand new people to introduce themselves and meet one another, and for others to welcome and support them. If you’re not here to either share your (recent) first post or leave a supportive comment, please head to the Community Pool, which is where any blogger can seek feedback on any aspect of blogging. And if you’re not sure what the guidelines here are, please read the above post — or just ask!

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    1. I really enjoyed your Inner City Blues post–nice write-up. It would have been easier to read if the font were a bit larger. I just finished my first post and pages and relied a bit on WP support to tackle things. Good luck!

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      1. Thanks same to you…I still haven’t figured out how to add my gravatar..I’ve tried and I seem to be taking the proper steps..I wonder if anyone know what I’m doing wrong?

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    1. Then you’ve jumped over your first hurdle – just getting *something* into your blog. Now that you’ve got that out of the way, I see you’ve done a pretty good job of making your blog start to feel more like your online home. Just a few more things, though – your About and Contact pages are still showing default texts, so perhaps spend an afternoon in the Customizer getting to know your theme. From there, you can fix some of the default texts, change colors, and just generally tinker around.

      https:/scicasual.wordpress.com

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