A PingBack -Found a New Photography Blog.

I was also hoping to do a reblog this morning that Tosha point me to.  However the person’s Blog does not have any like, reblog or press this button showing up on the post, I can only assume that is part of the new update that affected several WordPress Bloggers with the like button disappearing.

So, her name is Jane and her Blog is here:

https://perceptionsphotographybyjane.wordpress.com/2015/09/25/if-these-walls-could-talk/comment-page-1/#comment-5

Sometimes we take life for granted as well as our surrounding, we forget to take that moment and listen to our environment, marvel in the glorious wonder that surrounds us,

3 Reasons to Daydream Your Way to DBDO Tomorrow

Early Friday morning Sept, 25th, Danny is hosting another Meet & Greet, Time to shake hands and make new friends!

Dream Big, Dream Often

jumpstartThis is a simple reminder that tomorrow morning I will be conducting my bimonthly Meet and Greet.  These are usually very popular so be sure to get up early and get your blog near the top of this comment thread!

Also, I will be reblogging posts starting at 8:30 am est.  All you have to do is leave your link in the comments of that post. Please do not leave posts today!

And lastly, I will also provide a link for everyone to connect across social media platforms.  This is a great way to drive your page awareness even deeper.  If you don’t have social media pages for your blog you are truly missing the boat.

If you could please reblog this post and help spread the word!!

I hope everyone is having a great Thursday!

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How to Gain Free Exposure for Your Blog: Reblogging

If you want to gain more exposure, Danny will reblog one of your posts if you leave him a link and reblog his post. It is a great way way to meet new people!

Dream Big, Dream Often

2Today as is my usual routine on Meet and Greet weekends, I will be reblogging posts.  Please leave the link to your post in the comments and I will review for family-friendly content and then reblog.

If you leave a link please reblog this post as a “thank you” to Dream Big.  It is appreciated!

Hope everyone has a great Friday.

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1 Tactic That Will Help You Grow Your Following: Meet and Greet

Good Morning! Danny is holding another Meet & Greet opportunity so that we can gain more exposure and meet new bloggers. Let’s join the party! 🙂

Dream Big, Dream Often

imagesWhat day is it??!!  Meet and Greet Day!

Ok so here are the rules:

  1. Leave a link to your page or post in the comments of this post.
  2. Reblog this post.  It helps you, it helps me, it helps everyone!  So don’t be selfish, hit the reblog button.
  3. Edit your reblog post and add tags (i.e. reblogging, reblog, meet n greet, link party, etc.), it helps, trust me on this one.
  4. Share this post on social media.  Many of my non-blogger friends love that I put the Meet n Greet on Facebook and Twitter because they find new bloggers to follow.  This helps also, trust me.
  5. And if you leave a link and don’t follow me, how about ya show ole Danny some love?

Now that all the rules have been clearly explained get out there and meet n greet your butts off!

The Reblog post will publish at…

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Reblogging!

I recently came across a site. I was told by someone, that there are those that charge to reblog, but during my last six months on here, I have not came across one -until today.

I was rather disappointed, not outraged but disappointed, I know some on this platform find ways to generate a revenue which is fine and a damn good idea. But being who I am, the way I am, please keep in mind that I and most other sites will never charge to reblog a post. We do it because we want to. Maybe it fits a theme we are doing for that day. Maybe it is one hell of a post that needed to be shared. Maybe it’s a new blog and needs a little help getting noticed in this vast sea of WordPress Blogs. But when I read $200 dollars for a year, $35 for one reblog. I think there are better ways to generate an income then possibly taking an advantage of someone. This is just how I feel about this. So, if you are one who does this I mean no disrespect -I just disagree with the tactics.

Encouraging Thunder Award! Other one will post Later

awards, blog awards

You can imagine my surprise when I saw this comment about being nominated for this award.

I was not expecting any awards at all to be honest, but it is nice to be nominated.

So,

For this award, I dug to find where it originated from, one site led me to another until the trail dried up. The End of the line led here: Axel The Key and has a rather unique approach of how it started in Greek mythology.

First off, I would like to thank WritingBlissfully for nominating me, Thank you!

About the award: I copied this from Axel The Key site:

“As a blogger, he or she has the permission to post the power of thunder on their blogs as well as sharing the award with other bloggers or social media users.

What you can do with Encouraging Thunder award?

  • Post it on your blog or social media account
  • Grant others with the award

What you can’t do with Encouraging Thunder award?

  • Abuse or misuse the logo
  • Claim that it’s your own handmade logo

What you should do after receiving Encouraging Thunder award:

  • Enjoy the award
  • At least gives thanks via comments and likes and or mentioning the person who give the award.
  • Mention your purpose in blogging or joining the social media

Enjoy blogging and keep moving as fast as a thunder 😉

There you have it, short and simple.

In my previous post I spoke of this as to why we blog, but why do I blog.

Well, I started this blog in February of this year just after being laid off from my tech job due to a medical condition that was not healing properly until diagnosis with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. It’s not fun!

In the past I have had four people, one being an instructor and the other a Professor from Butte College tell me that I should be writing. Then when I went to DeVry University I had two professors tell me I should be writing. So, with this spare time I had on my hands -A feather up my butt, I started this blog on Genealogy to share how I found my lost relatives at first and I will continue that aspect of this site from time to time, then when I did that tribute about my Dad “July 1993” the responses I got far exceeded what I was expecting. Then the poems that I wrote, “A Poem” and “Take My Hand” were an explosion, Now, I am thinking those Professors were right all along. So, the main purpose is to share my knowledge with the community because nothing is gained by hoarding information.

At this moment for this award I nominate

DREAM BIG, DREAM OFTEN

Ask Deniza

For Those that Read:

I get up this morning; eyes half dazed from just waking up make coffee and proceed to twitter first to take care of the events that took place while I was asleep. Then check email and the Blog. I have been nominated for two different awards. I will mention those in a future post.

I am honored to have these awards bestowed upon me. Some may view them as nothing more than chain letters; I can see that especially if one was operating a business and want to maintain that professional look like large corporations do. I respect that.

Here is my opinion on such awards, but first why does one blog:

Some of us may use this platform to rid stress or a hobby and nothing more, some of us may be shy in the real world and this provides a means of speaking ones voice, perhaps some of us are going through hell whether it is depression, (By the way, A Journey with You has a great site about mental illness) cancer or other illness and just need to vent since some of those group session just isn’t enough.. Then there are those that are contemplating to end it all, I have seen a site like that while I was adventuring out to find new blogs to reblog. Maybe, we are promoting a new book or thinking about writing one and we try to get readers opinions first before the ink dries. Some of us may want to get that break, that foot in the door so to speak, whatever you reason be -you blog.

Opinion on awards:

I view them as a fellow Blogger that felt the need to give, a form of saying thank you in a big way or to be recognized for your efforts and giving you that virtual pat on the back. But, more importantly, it is a way to be more social within the Blogosphere to let other know a little bit more of you and vice versa. In time, I do wish that I do get to know some of you better.

I did some searching and when I read this one, there was a keyword that popped out to me, arms, flags waving and whistles sounding off. “Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of affecting the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine’s unpaid results – often referred to as “natural,” “organic,” or “earned” results.”

What better way to drive traffic to your site.

The block is gone I think.

I believe the block that consumed me has broken

I have to thank Kim for that. It was like getting that needle poked in the ass to get someone motivated so to speak.

So a new original will be posted shortly.

It is one of those memories from distant past that I try to push back. Yet, when I saw the comment, which I agree by the way to respect email bombs. As, I stared into that profile mug shot the memory flooded back.

Although based on actual events, I tried to set it to a poem best as I could.

I do hope you will enjoy it, and please feel free to leave comments on this one.

I am still searching for a proper pic for this one.

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