It also stresses the importance of a visually pleasing blog:
"When designing your blog — either creating one from scratch or using any of the free blogging platforms online — try and keep the layout clean, fresh and uncluttered. Avoid adding lots of unnecessary features. Keep it easy on the eye and you'll please your blog visitors..."
- content originally published by Creative Boom
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Try searching the site's 'blogging' information too (by using the search box top right).
There's a section specific to blogging students too.