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Where WordPress bloggers support each other with feedback and advice.

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  • While you’re not required to, we encourage everyone who requests feedback to also reply to at least one or two other bloggers who need some help. Spread the love!
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  1. Hello, my fellow bloggers! I’m writing a travel blog but I feel like I sometimes get too personal there about my realizations etc. – for example in this article I wrote lately. Coming up I have even more personal stuff about being lonely on long travels but I’m not sure if I should post it. What do you think about this one – is it too personal for a travel blog or not? I really appreciate every comment and opinion! Thanks a lot for your time and help.

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    1. Not only is it okay to get personal on a travel blog, I almost think it is necessary! That is what makes your blog different than someone else’s blog about the same place. I love your blog and gave it a follow, anything about travel I love, but when you make it personal, it gives your reader a chance to connect with you, the writer in a different way than just talking about the miles you hiked and the name of the trail that you were hiking. Keep on keepin’ on! Check out my blog if you want to, but either way, keep on keepin’ on!

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  2. Hey there everyone! I’m relatively new to blogging, but I have been writing a travel blog and have recently begun to try to mix it up with some photography as well as my more text-heavy posts. My latest photography post is of the CN Tower in Toronto, I would be grateful if anyone would have a look and let me know what they think 🙂

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  3. Hi ya’ll! I am Shivani and I live in North Carolina. I really want to help spread the word of how making home decor and organization doesn’t have to be a lengthy and/or expensive task. I am SO passionate about writing on these topics and would love to share them with you! I am also available for consultations if any of you are having trouble getting your goals, to-dos, or life organized and productive. Please check out my site below:

    Also, please feel free to leave feedback on how I can improve my blog! I will be starting a YouTube channel shortly, but as of now, I haven’t reached the courage level to do that just yet!

    Kind Regards,

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  4. Hey everyone! I have a blog about my life and my thoughts about what goes on in the world. I’ve had my blog for a few months now and just hit 200 followers last week. I never in a million years thought that would happen. Feel free to check it out! 💙

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    1. Wow, 200 followers! That is amazing! How did you do that? I am having trouble in that area honestly. I am not on social media, which I think is one of the biggest reasons this is happening but I do have LinkedIn which has helped a bit.

      Congrats again!

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  5. I’d like to invite everyone to come by and check out my poem of the week, “The Somber Sounds of Days Gone By.” It’s a little whimsical, and a little trippy. I meant for this to be a fun little poem, nothing too serious on the surface. There’s meaning here if you need to take something away, but if you can’t find any, don’t worry. Enjoy the poem for what it is. Comments and feedback are always welcome, and please leave them in the comments section of the post page, and click the like button on the post page. If you like what you see, feel free to browse around, and follow along so you don’t miss anything as I post several times a week. Thanks in advance.

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  6. I’d like to invite everyone to come by and check out my double shot photography piece and poem, “Hello, My Child.” My cat is the subject Scampers is the subject of both the picture and the poem, and I think I’ve done a good job of capturing her in both. The response to the piece was very positive. Cat people, poetry people, photography people, and everyone else is welcome to come by and meet this little life. Comments and feedback are always welcome, and please leave them in the comments section of the post page, and click the like button on the post page. If you like what you see, feel free to browse around, and follow along so you don’t miss anything as I post several times a week. Thanks in advance.

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  7. Hello Everyone! I’ve tried my first blog on makeup. I would love to get some feedbacks.
    The post is for the beginners who wish to do makeup but certainly don’t know what look to go with. Also, it is an extension to the No makeup Makeup look. It would be an honour if I get some reviews and positive feedbacks from you all.. Thankyou so much❤

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  8. Hi everybody,

    I run a travel blog and have been looking for new approaches. I recently tried something new and interviewed a friend of mine who just so happens to play in one of the top Grindcore bands right now and has toured around the world. However, instead of asking him about his music I asked him about what it’s like to live on the road as a traveling musician. I’d be grateful if you could check it out and maybe share with me what you think about it.

    Cheers, Seb

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  9. Yes id love feedback and visits to my blog. I’m quite new still and setting up has taken a lot of time so would love to know what other people think. Happy to post feedback back too!

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  10. Hello fellow bloggers . I have started this blog around two months back. And this latest post by me have some questions about life and love. I am an Amateur and feedbacks and insights will be great. This is the link to the latest post. Kindly read some of my other works if you like the post.

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  11. Hi fellow bloggers, posted after a long time. Today was not a good day, this poem was written to be spoken at a spoken poetry fest but I couldn’t make myself go there and speak in front of hundreds so here

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