WEB need advice - starting my blog :greddy:

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  1. karp2381

    karp2381 New Member

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    I'm going to be launching my blog soon. My personal site. Basically posting random shit that interests me. No specific niche, so no real initial monetization effort, other than to try and get subscribers if people think I'm interesting enough to read.:rolleyes:

    I've got some domains and don't really know what I want to call it yet.

    I have

    k4rp.com
    mylastname.org
    thetotalnerd.com
    thetotalcool.com
    or....
    theinternet.fm

    I'd like to see where I take it and where it eventually - or even if - it grows. I would like to see it form into a niche as my copy improves and maybe become a player in whatever niche that is. I know that if I want to go this route, my name will more than likely be out the question since it's really long and polish, but not cool or pollacky enough like Jablonski, Braski, or Krupachevish, or something.:mamoru:

    Thoughts, hates?
     
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    the total nerd ftw
     
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    illectronic I'm Coming Home OT Supporter

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    Some decent domains there
     
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    mylastname.org

    or

    thetotalnerd.com

    They're both pretty awesome domains. I'd do the first if it's going to be more a personal blog of yours, latter if it's going to be more widely targetted and "article" style posts.
     
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    Thanks for the advice. Yeah, I'd like it to migrate to article style eventually.
     
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    Okay. thetotalnerd.com has been chosen. I'll update shortly when I install my theme so you can tell me how I'm doing it wrong.
     
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    illectronic I'm Coming Home OT Supporter

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    Which cms are you gonna use?
     
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    okay, the blog is updated.

    check out the theme and tell me what you think!
     
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    not feeling the theme
     
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    can you give me some specifics or just in general? there is still much fluffing that needs to be done mind you.
     
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    in general and I am not sure fluffing will change my views on it
     
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    I'm thinking about replacing the top border with all black, and directly underneath putting a masthead. I plan on changing out the mast head every so often, maybe once a month, or whatever, then archiving the old mast heads under a masthead tab for people to view at a later date.

    I think I'm going to change the font around as well. Simple changes in CSS can fix most of my visuals.

    I'm widgeting up the right side bar, so that's real easy to manipulate as well.
     
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    Swift http://www.bounceweb.com

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    Take mylastname.org and copy last-names.net and make some money :big grin:
     

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