Blogging 101, Day 13: Try (Another) Blogging Event – Age of Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In

Today’s task: pick a blogging event from the Community Event Listings, and participate in the next round. The first event listed on this site the day I visited was called “On That Song,” so of course I had to go check it out. This event organizer, who has a blog entitled Caress. Possess. Music., will write an … More Blogging 101, Day 13: Try (Another) Blogging Event – Age of Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In

Blogging 101, Day 12: Increase Your Commenting Confidence

Today’s task: read six posts written in response to the same prompt, and leave comments on at least two of them. I really messed up this assignment. I found myself writing about something from a different daily prompt. I started out following the assignment’s directions by going to my WordPress prompt from July 20 and checking out some posts from … More Blogging 101, Day 12: Increase Your Commenting Confidence

Blogging 101 Day Ten: Build A Better Blogroll

Today’s assignment: create a blogroll to share a few links you love.  Why do this? You tell readers more about yourself through what you choose to share. Giving readers recommendations turns you into a trustworthy source of great stuff. When other bloggers see you referring them traffic, they’re likely to drop in on you — a traffic win-win. … More Blogging 101 Day Ten: Build A Better Blogroll

Blogging 101 Day Nine: Get Inspired by the Neighbors

Today’s assignment: write a post that builds on one of the comments you left yesterday. Don’t forget to link to the other blog! A blog topic that I could build upon dawned on me rather quickly. When I read whereshappy’s totally relatable I Can’t Turn My Head to the Right, I was reminded of one of the things that delayed putting … More Blogging 101 Day Nine: Get Inspired by the Neighbors

Blogging 101, Day Six: Make an Irresisteable “About” Page

Today’s assignment: create and publish your About page, then either adapt it into a widget on your home page or add it to your menu. I am no longer afraid to click buttons in WordPress so I think I am getting somewhere. I made so many drafts of my new About page…if you happened to visit … More Blogging 101, Day Six: Make an Irresisteable “About” Page

Blogging 101, Day Three: Say Hello to the Neighbors

When I read this assignment I thought “Great!” I finally get to spend some time leisurely flitting around random WordPress blogs and The Blogging 101 Commons. Silly, silly girl. This has been a highly frustrating exercise for me. I think I’ve learned that I simply don’t have the hang of “tags” quite yet. And my restlessness, … More Blogging 101, Day Three: Say Hello to the Neighbors