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Blogging and writing

Does Your Blog Get Comments?

Marie-Celine recently did a post that talked about putting words out in a blog post but not always getting words back in the form of comments.  I think that's something that's fairly common, so let's chat about it. I think for pretty much any new blogger it takes a while for comments to actually start… Continue reading Does Your Blog Get Comments?

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Blogging and writing

The Weird World of the Blog Contact Form

A couple of fellow bloggers have gotten in touch with me recently wanting my take on some odd messages they got via their blog contact form.  I get strange contact form messages on a regular basis, but it's not something that seems to gets talked about much in the blogosphere, so I thought I'd share… Continue reading The Weird World of the Blog Contact Form

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Blogging and writing

How to Fix Problems Liking & Commenting on WordPress Blogs

It seems like quite a few people have been having problems liking or commenting on other WordPress bloggers' posts.  It may be an issue with your browser settings that stops the site from recognizing that you are in fact signed in to WordPress. If you’re using Safari, go to “Preferences” in the “Safari” menu, then… Continue reading How to Fix Problems Liking & Commenting on WordPress Blogs

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Blogging and writing

How Do We Comment?

Image by rawpixel from Pixabay We've all got our own way of approaching blog comments, both the ones we give and the ones we receive.  Various people have written about this, and even more have written about it since I scheduled this post, but I thought I'd go ahead and toss out my own perspective. I remember a… Continue reading How Do We Comment?

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Blogging and writing

A grumpy guide to blogging etiquette

I've gotten more curmudgeonly as I've gotten older, and I'm okay with that, particularly since I quite like the word curmudgeon.  It does mean, though, that sometimes things in the blogosphere get annoying, triggering the desire to rant.  I thought I'd put that to somewhat constructive use and come up with my non-Miss-Manners guide to… Continue reading A grumpy guide to blogging etiquette