A Blog, Who Has One????

Decorating By majormichel Updated 13 Jun 2009 , 8:46pm by AKA_cupcakeshoppe

majormichel Posted 5 May 2009 , 11:47pm
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How many of you have a blog? How many followers do you have? Do you have to pay for it or is it free? Is it better than you a regular website page. Please educate me as I have no idea about a blogging.

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sweetsbyjen Posted 5 May 2009 , 11:57pm
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I have a blog with blogspot. It's through google (you can use a gmail account) and fairly easy to use and free. I have found that many cake designers have a blog.
This is what i put on my business cards so people know how to contact me and where they can follow my cakes week to week. I just started it so I'm still learning myself.

http://sweetsbyjen.blogspot.com

bashini Posted 6 May 2009 , 9:59am
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Hi, I've got one as well. Started it few weeks back and haven't done much yet. Here is the link of you like to see it,

http://thelavendercakes.blogspot.com/

mpaigew Posted 6 May 2009 , 10:24am
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I do! It has desserts, cookies, and a few other things that I've done. I have kept my cakes seperate from it, for the most part, and have those on a simple photo gallery on another site.

http://chefpaige.blogspot.com

md79 Posted 6 May 2009 , 10:37am
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I have a blog, it´s free and easy. I started last month because my friends wanted to see my work. I don´t make so many cakes, so I have it for other hobbies too.
http://jagode-zavri.blogspot.com/

majormichel Posted 6 May 2009 , 10:51am
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You'll blogs are so nice. Thanks for sharing. I will look into starting my own.

SHogg Posted 6 May 2009 , 11:21am
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A blog is fun to highlight one cake or project at a time. And you usually have to add in some interesting text with it too, like instructions or a story. If you need space for a lot of content that is consistently and easily available to the user than a website is better. A website isn't quiet as easy to change and update several times a week like a blog is. A blog is also fun because of the instant feedback you can get from posted comments.
I have a website because I have so many links and content that I needed the website format. www.distinctivecakes.com
I hope this helps.

AverageMom Posted 6 May 2009 , 5:00pm
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I have a blog, but it's nothing to do with cakes. I mention them, but that's it! Come visit me at www.yukonmom.blogspot.com. I don't pay anything, and lately I've totally neglected my blog. I need to get back into it!

Vylette Posted 6 May 2009 , 5:20pm
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another blogger here too
not just cake tho, all kinds of recipes, Im not food biased lol

www.noshings.blogspot.com

SHogg Posted 6 May 2009 , 7:39pm
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Nicole, thank you for posting your blog! I had been to your blog awhile back and loved it and then couldn't get there again (I have a bad memory!)

SHogg Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 12:33pm
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I did it! I started my own blog! It's meant to be a companion to my website. It's been a lot of fun getting it started and creating it. Very soon I'm going to do a really cool giveaway so keep checking in to cake2cake!
http://cake2cake.blogspot.com

samuelc09 Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 3:58pm
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Hi,

I recently created this blog, http://theworldsgreatestcake.blogspot.com/ and I hope you can give me some positive feedback!

Thanks..

summernoelle Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 4:05pm
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I do! http://www.butterflysweets.blogspot.com/ I love having a blog-it is so much fun.

indydebi Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 4:22pm
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Me! Me! Me! I just started it yesterday! Too many people were pressuring me to "you gotta write all of this stuff down!" so it's a place to collect my thoughts and wedding ideas/tips/suggestions.

www.cateritsimple.blogspot.com

bobwonderbuns Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 4:30pm
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Indy has a blog???!!! icon_eek.gif SWEET!!! icon_lol.gif

chassidyg Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 4:48pm
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Originally Posted by bobwonderbuns

Indy has a blog???!!! icon_eek.gif SWEET!!! icon_lol.gif




Totally agree!! thumbs_up.gif I love how straight forward you are! My mom's the same way! I hope I can be like that, I still need practice! icon_lol.gif


I love all the blogs! I think you all have done a great job & have them saved to my favs so when I get done with this cake I am procrastinating on I can look at them!

SJ169 Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 6:20pm
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Ok this might be a really stupid question, but i am trying to make a blog on blogspot. How do you get the cool backgrounds like you guys all have?? I cant find anything like that? only the basic templates??
If you dont mind helping I would really appreciate it!

Thanks

sugarshack Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 8:08pm
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i have one, see my siggy

Blogger, free, fun!

lostbaker Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 8:11pm
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I too have a recently started blog -
http://yumsiliciousbakes.blogspot.com

SJ169 - You can search for 'free templates for blogger', and get TONS of results. I got mine from www.deluxetemplates.net

TooMuchCake Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 8:27pm
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I've got two, one through blogger that chronicles my cross-continent move, and one my son made for me where I keep my cake tutorials. www.cakedalaska.com

Deanna

AKA_cupcakeshoppe Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 8:33pm
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guys, would you mind if i followed your blogs or linked to it? mine is fairly new, nothing on it yet.

whimsycalcakery.blogspot.com

TooMuchCake Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 8:39pm
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I don't mind having my blog linked to, but I do mind having content copied from it. Linking is great, though!

Deanna

lostbaker Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 8:41pm
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^^ Ditto

bobwonderbuns Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 8:45pm
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Well I'm just going to shamelessly promote my student Jane's blog: http://www.janessweets.blogspot.com/ She took several classes from me a couple years ago and some private lessons on top of that and the bug bit her -- she's now going to a culinary program at a local school and has started her own blog. I'm soooo proud of her!! icon_biggrin.gif

AKA_cupcakeshoppe Posted 13 Jun 2009 , 8:46pm
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oh definitely not gonna copy your entries, just gonna link you so mine doesn't look deserted. lol

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