Category Archives: Blogging

Blogging Mistake #1 Re-Posting

Bloggers aren’t perfect. I’ve seen bloggers re-post other bloggers posts and didn’t think much of it. That’s nice, you can post each others information as long as you give them credit…kind of.

I found a recipe on Facebook that was shared and shared and shared…so many times I almost quit searching for it’s origins until finally I found it. I know, I should’v looked there first. Ha ha.

I posted the recipe on my blog. Used the creators picture. Posted a link to the creators blog. Well, apparently that doesn’t work for recipes. I got a message from a friend telling me there’s a buzz going around the network she’s in about someone at Chicken Wranglers stealing her recipe. Wait a minute, I gave her credit and posted a link to her blog. What’s wrong?

I stole her traffic. I didn’t think that by posting the entire recipe there was no need for viewers to go to her blog. (Except that she had a lot of other great recipes). I removed the recipe, but left the picture with the link to her blog and a comment about the recipe. I also talked to the owner and made things right.

If you are using someone else’s picture, ask permission! If you are using someone else’s information, recipe or entire post, get permission if copy righted or give them credit and a link back to their post if not. Otherwise you’re stealing someone’s hard work and talent.

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Read up on blogging etiquette! I’d post a link and picture, but they’re all copy righted. 🙂

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Blog Dedication

I’m a hit and miss kind of blogger. I start in one direction and head in another. I’m full steam ahead and then I go blank. Even though I pray for God’s guidance in my posts from time to time, I never dedicated the blog to Him and I don’t pray before blogging. I didn’t realize any of this until I read this post by Amy at Raising Arrows.

Read the entire series on her blog HERE and pray for my blog.

Thank you!

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Domain Name!

We finally bought our Domain Name!

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