It starts with feeling like I needed a new theme around here. I created my Blogger journal for an assignment in my e-business course a few years ago. I cranked out the idea based on what was on my mind at that minute in order to score a good grade. It evolved a different way. Also:
I have been struggling with Blogger for awhile. A lot of it is about formatting. But mostly, I was feeling like Google doesn’t give the product a whole lot of love. Then Marlee, of Marlee in Debt wrote this and I took a look at WordPress.
I started thinking about how Google monetizes. While I am all in favor of Google making a profit, I am rather over Google ads. I would rather pay the company hosting my blog than deal with…geez. I hope Blogger doesn’t go the way of LiveJournal. I don’t really see that coming, but it could happen.
So I created a WordPress account. I played around a bit. I don’t love everything about it, but I can work with it. And I haven’t even upgraded to a paid account yet. The widgets aren’t as pretty and the layout takes some getting used to but I can work with it.
And then. I was able to import my entire old blog in absolutely no time. Color me sold.