Hi, it's me again. Can I honestly just slap myself for yet another rebrand? I know, I know... it's only been a year that I announced my other new blog 'October Rain' and here I am, not even a full year with Coffee with Claire. As I'm typing this entry, I realized how much I miss … Continue reading Grab a Coffee with Me!
It's a been a few months since I've rebranded to October Rain and publicly and actively shared my blog again. If you didn't know, shortly after high school, I created a new blog and kept it "off the grid", meaning, I did my best to hide it from my peers. I didn't promote it by … Continue reading What it's Like With a Public Blog
If I was a regular reader, I'd slap myself for changing my blog... again. Yes, not even a year into my self hosted blog (and after preaching about moving to self hosted), I realized it's not for me. I had a first year promo rate, but after the first year, I would be paying nearly … Continue reading Why I Left Self-Hosting WP for Free WP (Je Suis Jessica)
Here's the thing. I can go on and on about the lovely features of WordPress and why you should transfer your blog to self hosted WP but you've probably read 10 million articles gushing about the same features. Admittedly, I was attracted to self hosted WordPress for the features. I jumped the gun without thinking … Continue reading 5 Things to Consider About WordPress (from a casual blogger'sperspective)
I changed my blog name! For 4 reasons: 1) I found my high school ex reading my blog which I find extremely uncomfortable.. I mean, I've worked hard to keep this blog on the D-L! (and no, I won't be changing my URL everytime I found out someone has stumbled across my blog) 2) I'm … Continue reading Say Hello to 'Exactly, Jess'!
See something new?! I redid my blog design because I sort of dislike the image mapping AND I decided to make a bucket list page and realized if I continue to make more pages/links, I'm probably going to have to redo a banner every so often. Gosh, I feel so.. self centered to use my … Continue reading New Blog Design (#MightyMOtivation)
Me, sharing blogging tips?! HA! I have been blogging for quite a while, however, I don't do it on a professional level. So, being a personal blogger, I don't give much thought to my blog as others would do - you know, scheduling posts, purchasing a beautiful template, Facebook Page, etc. I did, however, switched … Continue reading Blogging Tips: Switching over to Disqus Commenting System