Last Updated on April 13, 2017 by Marie Bautista
was totally clueless.
August, I had maybe around four neglected blogspot blogs, plus a personal
memoir blog with Live Journal and WordPress, with an average of only two or three
posts, a year.
really do. I just don’t have time
(Ha!). Until I did get serious and so,
this mommy blog was born, with its blogspot url as thelumpyspaceprincess.blogspot.com.
seriously, I should drop the Lumpy Space Princess name (besides, it was a name
of an Adventure Time Cartoon Network character. They
might slap me with some legal thing later), and so, I decided to get my own
custom domain. I wanted
to be a part of the blogosphere, the world wide web. I want to have a piece of
it, so I got my own dot com.
problems. My site was getting the Error 404. I have to wait for around two
weeks, while constantly complaining at the Blogger forum (where fellow bloggers
like me who got their own dot com cannot go live because even the blogspot
re-direct won’t work) because there was no customer service for Blogger.
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Infinite.ly has templates available depending on the kind of website you want
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Since I am such a non-techie, I chose Blogger (although I was wishing I
had a business. This would be perfect to
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facebook page tab. The custom facebook
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easy it is to build your own site. In sixty seconds flat, nonetheless.
promoting your own brand or business. The design possibilities, with the
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custom domain. But, with all the customizations and widgets available, getting it would be sulit, especially since you won’t need to hire somebody to design your page at all. You can do everything on your own.
trying my hands at designing it. You can
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