With 2015 on its way, some of you might have blogging goals for the new year:
I want to publish a post every day.
I want to launch a blog with a few of my favorite bloggers.
I want to take my writing to the next level.
I want to make my mark on the internet — in a way that only I can.
This year, I was especially inspired by ongoing and serial projects, like Leah Reich’s A Year of Wednesdays collection, Ann Morgan’s A Year of Reading the World book list, and Andrea Badgley’s Andrea Reads America blog.
One essay a week, every Wednesday, for a year.
Leah Reich writes about culture, technology, relationships, and more. In her Medium collection, A Year of Wednesdays, she has published an essay every Wednesday this year. What I love the most is that these musings are quite short — two…
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Many of you commented on a recent post that focused on ways to respond to critical feedback left on your blog. We thought you might find this post from our archives equally useful, as it offers a more detailed look into your blog’s discussion settings.
Do you want readers to interact with your blog, but wonder how much control to exercise over their input? Here are some options to consider.
Comment approval: the pros and cons of instant gratification
As a blogger, are you a control freak or a free spirit? Either way, If you’ve enabled comments on your blog, you can choose how much authority to exercise over the comments appearing on your posts.
One of the most fundamental questions to address is whether you should first approve a comment before it appears on your blog (to change your choice, go to Settings → Discussion in your dashboard).
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Are you in a bind when it comes to finding the perfect gift? These easy DIY presents are easy to make, and look like a million bucks! And she won’t have any idea that you made them the night before.
A perfect present for the coffee or tea addict in your life! With a beautiful mug like this, they are sure take extra time enjoying the little things they love most, like a hot cup of coffee on a Saturday morning.
For those friends who can never find a personalized bauble, make a sparkling name bracelet!
If your friend loves decorating with sparkle, whip up a few of these adorable glitter magnets!
A friend that likes a little bit of pampering will love this DIY bubble bath, especially if it comes in such a chic package!
A great gift for the busy baker, this jar of brownie mix
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It’s December again and you know what that means — Harry Styles has a new girl! The British hunk has been spotted with the beautiful Nadine Leopold on numerous occasions, which leads to the question, are these two dating?
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