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How do I Find Bloggers With Similar Interests?


WordPress Reader There are several ways to find these bloggers and since most of you blog with WordPress, people with similar interests should be a bit easier to find thanks to the WordPress reader. When you login and go to wordpress.com, that is what is called your reader which shows you the most recent posts that the…… Continue reading How do I Find Bloggers With Similar Interests?

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What is the Best or Worst Piece of Advice You’ve Received so far?


Scrolling through my old posts, I stumbled upon this old jewel. I thought it’d be fun to ask you guys the following questions this year! As of now… 1. What is the best/worst advice you’ve received and why?2. What is something(s) you’d like to tell a newbie at life that you wish you knew? I…… Continue reading What is the Best or Worst Piece of Advice You’ve Received so far?

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Hello, Friends! Work in Progress


Hello friends! It’s been awhile since we have published here. I have had a bout of wrestling with my computer this past month. I am currently working to get everything back up but in the meantime what is new with you? Feel free to share your recent blog posts and news in the comments below!…… Continue reading Hello, Friends! Work in Progress

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You are the Success You Seek- In What Ways are you Already Successful?


When I look back at my blogging journey and particularly my statistics page, I cant help but wonder what was I thinking? I remember feeling so unsatisfied, always striving for more which can be a good thing. But I was never happy with the amount of comments, likes and follows I received. My audience was…… Continue reading You are the Success You Seek- In What Ways are you Already Successful?

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6 Things to Look for in Order to Determine if a Comment is a Spam Comment


If you are anything like me, your blog receives a lot of spam comments. Usually, WordPress is pretty good at catching them but some still sneak through. So here are some techniques that I use to separate the spammers from the legitimate comments. 1. Check the website and username linked to the comment: This is perhaps one of…… Continue reading 6 Things to Look for in Order to Determine if a Comment is a Spam Comment

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How to Get Your Blog Back on Track After Taking a Blogging Hiatus


I have recently had a post published on Renard’s World! Please click here to view the full post. I get it, you started your blog with high hopes and a strong start. You dove into learning how to start a blog, how often do you post, and how to build a community. Maybe you started…… Continue reading How to Get Your Blog Back on Track After Taking a Blogging Hiatus

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What are Your Blog Goals?


Happy new year! I hope you have had an enjoyable New Year so far! I have been enjoying a break to reflect and determine how to best move forward. As I was reading other bloggers goals for 2021, it made me wonder what are your blog goals for this year? What are the things you…… Continue reading What are Your Blog Goals?

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How to Meet Your Blogging Goals


I don’t write everyday. I wish I did but I don’t. Life happens. I’ve said that phrase this year more times than I can count. Yet, I chose this year to dive back into blogging after a long (and busy) hiatus.  This year, I’m focusing on consistent and quality content. It seems that you are doing…… Continue reading How to Meet Your Blogging Goals

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Why This has Been a Year of Growth


2020 was supposed to be my year. It meant celebrating my life’s milestones with new adventures- pre-planned and pre-paid. New job, new trips, new adventures. Photo by Valeria Ushakova on Pexels.com Until this dear virus cancelled every single plan. I was devastated. I did everything right, yet, I’m losing out on everything I worked so…… Continue reading Why This has Been a Year of Growth

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Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 4


 Finding my voice.  Once I discovered that writing for me was a gift I needed to nurture, I stopped thinking perhaps it was to be my source of income. I stopped imagining writing a ‘best seller’ or changing the world. I stopped thinking, in fact, writing was to BE my life. This is one vital…… Continue reading Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 4

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Feature Friday: Delight in the Little Things


Happy Feature Friday! This week, in light of recent events, I want to share only one post written by our very own Jane Elizabeth from Crazy Sunshine Jane. Delight in the Little Things by Jane Elizabeth I’m not a Pollyanna, but wouldn’t it be lovely to dance and twirl on a mountain top without a…… Continue reading Feature Friday: Delight in the Little Things

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Your Feedback is Welcome!


Thank you so much for being a part of our community! My hope is to build a community that is both enlightening and engaging. As such, it is incredibly important to hear from you, our reader, so that we can continue to produce content that you want to see. Please help us with this by…… Continue reading Your Feedback is Welcome!

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How to be More Consistent With Your Blog


As someone who has been blogging on and off for seven years, I am well aware of the issues of lack of time and motivation that we all develop on our blogging journey. When it comes to blogging, there are times when I’m feeling super creative and motivated and can spend hours crafting posts. While…… Continue reading How to be More Consistent With Your Blog

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I Never Thought


With each passing day, I take in a deep breath…inhale, exhale. Deep, lost in my thoughts I find myself, pondering about the irony of my current reality. Watching you grow accomplishing every milestone is still a wonder to me; I’m amazed of how far we’ve come. Milestones in which I rejoice and find sadness all…… Continue reading I Never Thought

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Feature Friday: Mental Health and Short Stories


Happy Feature Friday! This week, I am appreciating the chance to see these beauties.   This week’s features have been all about shining a light on the different aspects of mental health. There is also a short story in there, as well. I hope you enjoy these articles as much as I did! How do…… Continue reading Feature Friday: Mental Health and Short Stories

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Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 2


I always wanted to be a Journalist. A Reporter, as they were called when I was young, carried a certain quality of excitement and adventure. Superman always rescued Lois Lane, who with cub reporter Jimmy Olson, worked on the Daily Mail. The life of newspaper people inspired me, particularly because I loved to write, and…… Continue reading Find Your Unique Writing Voice- Part 2

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Feature Friday: The Simple Things


Happy Feature Friday! This week, I have been enjoying the simple things in life. Like finding a candle that matches my decor and smells fantastic. Or like seeing my cactus grow from a flower. Both things have been an oddly fulfilling thing to watch.   On to some of my favorite posts this week!  …… Continue reading Feature Friday: The Simple Things

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Feature Friday: Tips to Make You a Better Writer


Happy Feature Friday! This week has brought plenty of socially distant adventures! Recently, we visited one of my favorite places located in Illinois. Josephine’s is classified as a Tea House but is known for their delicious homemade meals, beautiful scenery and shops. If you are ever near Illinois, you should check them out!   On…… Continue reading Feature Friday: Tips to Make You a Better Writer