Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Business of Freelancing, Blogging, and Books, According to Author Jennifer Armstrong

By Mark Armstrong First, I should note: I am not related to Jennifer Armstrong. But! I have followed her writing closely over the years — first during her years at Entertainment Weekly, and more recently as the author of books … Continue reading

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New Themes: Saga and Satellite

By Caroline Moore Happy Theme Thursday, ladies and gentlemen! Let’s take a look at our two newest free themes, Saga and Satellite: Saga Saga, designed by the talented Justin Tadlock, is a theme tailor-made for writers, by a writer. The … Continue reading

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Press Publish Livestream

By Andrea Middleton Kathy Cano-Murillo will present on how she became A DIY Success. Press Publish, the very first blogging conference organized by WordPress.com, will be held in Portland, Oregon, this Saturday. (Psst! We’ll be in Phoenix hosting Press Publish … Continue reading

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This April in Blogging U.: The Return of Writing 101!

By Michelle W. This April, we’ll be offering Writing 101: Building a Blogging Habit. Writing 101 is a write-every-day challenge designed to help you create a writing habit and push you as a writer, while publishing posts that mesh with your blog’s focus. … Continue reading

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New Themes: Resonar and Scrawl

By Takashi Irie Happy Theme Thursday, all! Today I’m pleased to present two new free themes designed especially for longform writing. Resonar Designed by yours truly, Resonar is an elegant blog theme with full-screen Featured Images. It’s perfect for blogs … Continue reading

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Websites for the Win: Four Home Pages

By Michelle W. We love blogs, but we love websites, too. Small businesses, personal portfolios, non-profit organizations, government websites — bring ‘em on! These four sites are each beautiful, effective, and built on WordPress.com. Sandyfoot Farm Purple carrots, green grass, red tomatoes — … Continue reading

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How to Close a College

By Mills Yesterday, the board of trustees of one of the older colleges in Virginia–Sweet Briar College–announced they were closing the college at the end of this academic year, despite the fact that the college still has an endowment worth … Continue reading

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Four Themes for Photographers and Photobloggers

By Krista Maybe you’re working on a 365 project, with a photo for each day of the year. With a couple months under your belt, you might be looking for a new theme to showcase your work. Let’s check out … Continue reading

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Four Themes for Photographers and Photobloggers

By Krista Maybe you’re working on a 365 project, with a photo for each day of the year. With a couple months under your belt, you might be looking for a new theme to showcase your work. Let’s check out … Continue reading

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