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How to Choose a Blogging Platform – Part 2

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Part 2: What do I need to think about before signing up for a blogging platform? In the previous post, I talked about what a blogging platform even is and how it relates to the different parts of your blog: the content vs the design. Blogging platforms essentially contain both the content and the design … Continue Reading →

How to Choose a Blogging Platform – Part 1

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Part 1: What is a Blogging Platform? Since I started blogging back around in 2009, I’ve had my fair share of experience setting up various blogs on various platforms. At any given point in time, I have at least one blog in each of the standard platforms: Blogger, WordPress (self-hosted and WordPress hosted, more on … Continue Reading →

6 Books for a happier, more productive life

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As a happiness and productivity enthusiast, I find myself recommending the same books over and over again. What better way to share than to compile a comprehensive list? Here goes. I’ve read all of these books at least once and have changed for the better because of them. I hope they help you, too. Download … Continue Reading →

The importance of original photos in blogging

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While there is a huge number of great stock photo sites out there, including a growing amount of high quality free stock photo sites, I can’t stress enough how important it is to use original photos in your own blog. In a world where blogs are popping up in droves every single day, it’s key … Continue Reading →

CSS Hack: Make any square image a circle


A quick CSS tip today, which is a fun addition for profile photos or any photo that you wish to make a circle without dragging it into Photoshop or another image editor. To do this, all you’ll need is a square image and a way to edit your CSS. While I recommend you edit CSS … Continue Reading →

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