Monday, September 24, 2012

How to follow a Wordpress Blog from Blogger

Here is a simple 3 step tutorial on How to follow a Wordpress Blog from Blogger that I promised. So that way you can follow me :) If you recall, I've announced that I'm moving to Wordpress so that I can have my website and blog all on one domain so I can concentrate on my art more. Just so you know, this will work for any blog not just Wordpress.

If you're wondering why I'm doing this, here's a little tidbit I recently read off a blog I follow called The Abundant Artist that made perfect sense. Cory Huff is talking about having a blog on one site and your art website on another...
"The problem with this approach is that you’re going to get the most visitors on your blog, not your website. Why? Because your blog will have tons of writing about your art, with constantly updated new content. In addition, the comments will generate more new content and discussion, which encourages more people to come back to your blog over and over. While this is great for your blog, it generally means that your art gets ignored because it’s not right there along with all of your content."
Now, on to the tutorial... I've added the yellow and black instructions to the graphics below (click on the pictures to enlarge)

Step 1

Step 1 - from your Blogger's Dashboard where you see your posting option and your reading list click on the button under your name called Add.

Step 2
Step 2 - That will bring up a pop up window. You will now make sure that the Add from URL is selected and you will manually type in the blog you want to follow. In order to follow mine, type in  (one easy way is to just copy it from the site itself and then paste it in.)

Step 3 - your done!
Step 3 - Really this is just to make sure it shows up on your reader because you are finished! See how easy that was? 

You may have noticed that not every blog has Google friend connect so now you know how to follow a blog that doesn't have it. I really hope you take a few moments out to add my new blog to your reader. I'll be moving after this post and you know you don't want to miss out on what I'm dressing up as for Halloween!
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Monday, September 17, 2012

I did not fall off the planet

Just in case you were wondering...

Time is crazy, isn't it? Like Houdini, it is a master of escape. And escape, it has.

Let's see, what have I been doing? Not blogging that is for sure. I am ready to settle back in if you're willing to join me again. I am just about ready to make the big switch to Wordpress. I will make a tutorial for those who are unsure if they can still follow from Blogger (you can).

I have been to Florida, one of my family's most favorite places. Talk about time escaping, jeesh. We did cram in a lot though, the short week we were there. I'll share more on that later. I will say, I've not ever been so inspired as I have been than on this trip. I feel the want, the need to paint, paint, paint!! I've got a million ideas in my brain waiting to fill my canvases with their imagery. Tune in to find out what has got me so fired up and inspired.

Temperatures are dropping and that also means time to dust off and clean out the greenhouse to get it ready for my plants again. Soon too. The temps are supposed to drop to 41 degrees F Tuesday night. How can this be?

I did paint a couple things right before Florida that I shared on Facebook, but not here. So I'll post it again here. I've been painting in oil again and these have been drying while I was away and are ready for more work...

I hope everyone is fairing well since I've been MIA. I promise to be visiting your blog soon... Till then...  See ya!


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