You have many different options when it comes to setting up a blog for free. I always recommend WordPress because of its diversity and capabilities. For most people who just want to give blogging a try, setting up a free blog through WordPress.com is easy and the right fit. In the last couple of weeks I’ve had the opportunity to help convert a couple of free blogs to self-hosted blogs and we wanted to give them a little love!
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Now, to spread the love.
The first blog that was moved was Life is a Run. Beth, one of the ladies behind the blog (& Kate’s sister) just happens to have fun handwriting that they wanted to incorporate into the header awhile back. When we moved the blog, keeping that header in tact was important and also served as the basis for the website’s color palate:
Go check out their blog for yourself: Life Is a Run.
Being Veelashae is the next blog we helped transition from a free WordPress blog to a self-hosted blog. Veelashae wanted a clean, crisp design that showcases the content she provides. In her words, Being VeeLashae is about celebrating life, simply refined. This is a blog you won’t want to miss.
Keep up with Veelashae at: Being Veelashae.
Need help converting your free blog to a self-hosted blog? We would love to help! Send us an email and lets get started!