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The 18 best blogging platforms on the internet in 2015

The 18 best blogging platforms on the internet in 2015
Despite ongoing cries that blogging is slowly dying, there are still tons of people looking to start new blogs for the first time or move to a better home on the Web. We wrote a comprehensive guide to blogging platforms two years ago, but the landscape has changed dramatically in that time, with new entrants and technologies offering completely new approaches to writing. Here’s our ultimate guide to the best places for getting your blog set up for the first time, or as a new home for those who are tired of what they’re already using. Recommended Business Apps A quick primer There are a whole lot of confusing words and technologies involved in setting up your own blog, so consider this your glossary. Hosted This is usually provided by a company that manages the entire blog for you. Self-hosted A self-hosted blog means paying a company like Digital Ocean to rent a server, then downloading some blogging software to install on your own. Domain name You’ll also see references to sub-domains. Ghost

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10 Popular Free Online Diary Sites 1. Penzu is a fast, intuitive and clean online diary site. If you keep a personal journal or diary and are looking for an accessible website to privately post and share your diary entries online, try Penzu. Unlike many similar diary sites Penzu is extremely simple, stylish and closely resembles the notebook page.

Blogging With Students Skip to content Blogging With Students This series guides you step by step through the process of class and student blogging. Each step includes links to class blogs being used by educators so you can check out how other educators use their blogs.

DIY Padded Camera Lens Case Sewing Tutorial Protect your camera lenses when you’re on the go with these DIY padded camera lens cases. This sewing tutorial will walk you through making the lens cases step by step. If you like this project you may also like this Lens Cap Keeper Sewing Tutorial. Sometimes when I travel I like to carry my camera around my neck and an extra lens in my purse/backpack instead of carrying my large camera bag around with me. The only problem with this is that sometimes the lenses can get jostled around a bit and need to be protected. Best Blogging Platforms of 2014 Medium A Better Place to Read and Write. Cost: Free, but Twitter account is required Pros: Readability, community interaction, built-in analytics, great SEO, best UI of the bunch Cons: No custom domains or sense of ownership, no customization options, no mobile dashboard access, sparse options, horrible post editor update, poor Chrome OS compatibility

IOLC Conference and Brett ブレット Milliner ミリナー Frontiers of Language and Teaching …...………………………. Volume the teacher’s ey es only. Two-Minute Journal Prompts That Inspire Real Change These ideas, from the authors of Your Life is a Book, get you writing quickly -- about the things you most want to examine. (Our advice: Fill in the last blank of each one with at least a paragraph.) By Brenda Peterson and Sarah Jane Freymann Journal Prompt 1 Journal Prompt 2 Journal Prompt 3 Journal Prompt 4 Journal Prompt 5 Journal Prompt 6 Journal Prompt 7 Journal Prompt 8 Journal Prompt 9 Journal Prompt 10 Journal Prompt 11

16 Top Tips from Blogging Experts for Beginners I’ve heard blogging referred to a couple of times recently as a mixture between an art and a science. If this is true (and I think it is), there’s no ‘right way’ to approach blogging if you want to be successful. There are plenty of people who’ve done a great job of it though, and I thought it would be useful to learn from them. These 16 bloggers shared one important tip each for blogging beginners. How to Make Boot Socks BESbswyBESbswy Receive Weekly Updates On Everything Creative Powered by OptinMonster How to Use Medium: The Complete Guide for Marketers Imagine starting a blog with zero overhead. Imagine having a place online to write your thoughts, tips, and learnings and share with a built-in audience and an immediate potential for viral traffic. Imagine a really great writing app.

Campbell - Weblogs for Use in ESL Classrooms The Internet TESL Journal Aaron Patric Campbellapc33 [at] rocketmail. University (Seta, Japan) All About Me Journaling Prompts Canning different fruits and turning them into preserves is a tradition that's passed down from generation to generation. So much time and effort goes into making and canning these preserves and eventually when you open the cans, you can really appreciate all the hard work that was put into the preparation. Take the basic idea of canning and think instead about your life, or the life of someone close to you, and how much has happened during the course of that life.

How to Write a Perfect Blog Post Once upon a time, not too long ago, I wanted to write the perfect blog post. I wanted to write the most shareable, clickable, readable, memorable post that I could. But how? The first stop in my quest? 900+ Free Quilting Patterns [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy RightsRevised and posted as of October 28, 2016 Prime Publishing, LLC ("Company," "we" or "us") reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time simply by posting such revision, so we encourage you to review it periodically. In order to track any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will include a historical reference at the top of this document.

A Teenager’s View on Social Media — Backchannel Written by an actual teen I read technology articles quite often and see plenty of authors attempt to dissect or describe the teenage audience, especially in regards to social media. However, I have yet to see a teenager contribute their voice to this discussion.