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My Experience With CommentLuv (Spoiler Alert: I Removed It)

April 10, 2014
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I did a blog redesign a few months ago and took the opportunity to try the native WordPress commenting system, because I had been using Disqus on my blog since way back when it was on Blogger (several years ago now). One reason why I was excited about using the native WordPress comments system was […]

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When Should a Blogger Own Their Own Domain Name?

May 4, 2013
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I recently received an email asking how a blogger decides to own their own domain name. What does is mean to own your own domain name? Free blogging platforms like Blogger, Tumblr and WordPress append their own domain onto your blog URL. For example, if your blog is called My Blog, your Blogger URL would […]

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Blog Photography in Public and Getting Harassed by Security

June 18, 2012
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Up until recently, I took photos for my blog on my own private property or inside my home. Aside from a few nosey neighbors who peeked at me from windows or while walking their dogs, I never had to deal with any of the setbacks of doing photography or videography in public. Which is why […]

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Flickr’s Do-Not-Pin Pinterest Policy and Fashion Blogs

April 11, 2012
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Fashion blogs usually host a lot of photos, which depending on your blogging platform, can eat up your “free photo storage” pretty quickly. Many fashion bloggers have used the popular photo sharing site Flickr to host their images for years (myself included), but may find themselves in a bind if they also enjoy their readers […]

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