Weekly Blog Reviews

I will not do a blog review this week. I will continue working down the waiting list after the Thanksgiving holiday. Have a safe weekend WP!


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WordPress Meet and Greet – All Bloggers Welcome

Well this is the third post I have done like this so far and I have seen some great connections. I’ll keep doing these off and on and I think they provide a great way for “active bloggers” to network. This post now has over 2,000 active bloggers waiting to connect in it. I encourage anyone looking for new blogs to view or people to converse with to browse through the comment section and network.

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Share Some Blogging Tips?

If you have posts with blogging tips or just on blogging in general and want to share it today feel free! Links and self-promotion are accepted here. Have a safe holiday week everyone!



Understanding Blogging Techniques

Opinionated Man:

These are good blogging methods and ways of increasing your network. I also agree that blogging should first and foremost be fun and enjoyable! :) -OM
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  • Diversify – Blogging isn’t so much about laying out your life experience in terms of object lessons and a platform for religious testimonials.  Now, it’s about diversity! Art, Illustration, photography, Web Design, poetry, short stories, quotes, recipes, fashion, science, technology, religion, nutrition, infotainment, sports, you name it, if it’s out there, you can blog about it.  By choosing as many things out of this list as you can get into, you’ll attract a much larger audience: ah but it is the unique way in which you do or say each thing that wins added brownie points!
  • Try to be concise – By shortening your sentences and getting to the point (as opposed to dancing all around it), more people will read it.  Remember, technically, it only requires 300 words to be a blog entry, so unlike a blabber mouth like me, try to keep your posts between 300 and 600…

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Refining and Reframing our Thought Processes

Opinionated Man:

This is an informative read and educational. I think my deaf readers will enjoy and appreciate this post. -OM
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When I saw this status update on Facebook 2 days ago, my first thought was…

She gets it! :)

That’s true allyship.

Some of you reading this post may be unfamiliar with the term. Let me define it for you. An ally, in terms of a social justice framework, is an individual who seeks to focus on the process of establishing relationships based on trust, commitment and accountability with individuals and/or communities who are marginalized.

At Gallaudet University, a small percentage of hearing students are accepted into various programs each year. I’ve been blessed to befriend some of them during my time here because the ones that I call my friends are genuine allies of the Deaf community. They see me as an equal, NOT as someone needing “help” or “compassion”. We need to revise our concept of “help”. If we impose our “help” on someone or “help” someone whilst…

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