Lovely blogs, the lovely bloggers and even lovelier blog-readers…

Forget Freshly Pressed. I prefer getting Awards! They are given by actual other bloggers who know what they’re  doing, enjoy what they’re doing and actually read your blog! They show that you have perseverance; a blog that someone keeps coming back to. They show appreciation. They show hard work. This is my second ever award […]

post for blogs: LScott Poetry

I love reading these poems for a quick happiness pick-me-up Who? LScott Poetry What? A blog about, you guessed it, poetry! When? Every other day, approximately. Where? http://www.lscotthoughts.com Why? I like the Haikus. They appear short and sweet but somehow, LScott manages to pack a bit of a punch into them. They make you feel […]

post for blogs: Never Felt Better

Who? Never Felt Better What? Blog about everything it seems! But personal interests are listed as military history, sports and politics, among others. I read mainly for the sport (football) but have read posts on history which are good. When? Everyday, give or take. Where? http://www.neverfeltbetter.wordpress.com Why? I like to read the analyses of football […]

My version of Freshly Pressed :D

Many people blog about how they desperately wants to be Freshly Pressed. Being Freshly Pressed brings more traffic to your site, more comments, more followers, and, ultimately, your ‘popularity’ increases. But, in all honesty, most of us will never get Freshly Pressed. “WHY NOT?!?!” I hear you scream. It’s not because we’re not good bloggers. […]

5 reasons why getting ‘Freshly Pressed’ isn’t ‘all that’

And so, the opposing arguments…. Time. It already takes me a very long time to get through the, oooooh, ten comments I get a day and what with trying to figure out why I’ve approved a comment but can’t comment on it yet or why sometimes I comment as ‘holly’ and sometimes ‘momentsnotmemories’ or why […]

5 reasons why getting ‘Freshly Pressed’ is “all that”…

…(to be followed up with, ‘5 reasons why getting ‘Freshly Pressed’ isn’t “all that”.)   More visitors. It’s a well-known fact that Freshly Pressed gives you the sort of coverage any blogger would want. It’s like having your name written in lights, scrap that *stars*. Your picture across billboards in Times Square. Your face plastered […]

5 things every new WordPress blogger should do

As a new blogger to WordPress, I wanted to give out some ideas about what you can do in those first few weeks to increase your levels of interaction and how you can get people to check out your blog. This isn’t a definitive list but for me these five things have worked well in […]