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Do you use Blogspot or Word Press to promote your zine?
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Hi there,Which do you use: Blogspot or Word Press to promote your zine (the ones w/ illustrations, some text)? Which has the advantage, easier & why?~Thanks" Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marc May 22, 2010.

 

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10th Annual Portland Zine Symposium at PSU Peter W. Stott MAIN GYM

August 28, 2010 at 10pm to August 29, 2010 at 4pm
10th Portland Zine SymposiumAugust 28-29, 2010!The Portland Zine Symposium includes workshops, panels, discussions, and raffles. As well as tables upon tables of creative folks trading, buying and selling zines. Admission is free.The Portland Zine Symposium aims to create greater communication and community between diverse creators of independent media and art. This fun and free event helps people promote their work and to share skills and information related to zines and zine culture. Through…See More
Aug 22, 2010
Marc replied to Sally's discussion Do you use Blogspot or Word Press to promote your zine?
"I used Wordpress because it has advanced features and lets me customize. I knew I was willing to put a small budget into it and needing something I could have multiples levels of things going on. There is a difference between Wordpress - dot - COM…"
May 22, 2010
Simon Parkin replied to Sally's discussion Do you use Blogspot or Word Press to promote your zine?
"Hi - I managed to get a PayPal button on my WordPress site. Don't ask me how I did it though! It took a while but I think I just trawled through the help pages on WordPress. Here's my site: http://thewanderermagazine.wordpress.com/"
May 12, 2010
Daniel Raccoon replied to Sally's discussion Do you use Blogspot or Word Press to promote your zine?
"I use blogspot, it works fine: neatzine.blogspot.com but after readin' about word press, maybe I'll switch."
May 11, 2010
Josh Vidal replied to Sally's discussion Do you use Blogspot or Word Press to promote your zine?
"eyetriangle.blogspot.com FREE ZINES FOR DOWNLOAD AND ONLINE VIEWING."
May 11, 2010
Brittney replied to Sally's discussion Do you use Blogspot or Word Press to promote your zine?
"You can sell things on either. "
Apr 27, 2010
Jenna Appleseed replied to Sally's discussion Do you use Blogspot or Word Press to promote your zine?
"if I've got it the right way round, you can sell things on the org version wordpress (that you have to install to your own site) but not on the .com version (that they host for you). "
Apr 27, 2010
sandy replied to Sally's discussion Do you use Blogspot or Word Press to promote your zine?
"Blogspot for me via my personal blog - http://okaysandy.blogspot.com But I use wordpress for my portfolio - http://sandylovesyou.com I'm a bit of a cms junkie - like to try out different systems. They're all easy enough, just depends on…"
Apr 21, 2010
Erin H replied to Sally's discussion Do you use Blogspot or Word Press to promote your zine?
"I use WordPress. I like the layout and word processor built into the site. http://bicoastalgimps.wordpress.com/ http://shesabibliophile.wordpress.com/"
Apr 19, 2010
Dan 10things replied to Sally's discussion Do you use Blogspot or Word Press to promote your zine?
"The one big advantage to Blogspot is it's owned by Google, if you update your blog frequently, you'll very rate high in Google searches. It will drive a lot of new people to your blog."
Apr 19, 2010
tukru perkele replied to Sally's discussion Do you use Blogspot or Word Press to promote your zine?
"i used to self host my blog with wordpress but i swapped to a normal blogspot cos i kept having virus problems on my domain, apparently it wasn't very secure :( haven't had any problems since i got rid of the wordpress thing. it was…"
Apr 18, 2010
Persephone Pomegranate replied to Sally's discussion Do you use Blogspot or Word Press to promote your zine?
"I'm a wordpress developer so obviously I'm going to throw my vote in there. Wordpress.com is okay but lacks a lot of control. However, if you self host wordpress (wordpress.org) the sky's the limit."
Apr 18, 2010
Catherine Elms replied to Sally's discussion Do you use Blogspot or Word Press to promote your zine?
"Really? Thanks, I'll look into it! "
Apr 17, 2010

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