after you get your feet wet with blogger
check out typepad <http://www.typepad.com/>
then save the best for last
<http://wordpress.org/>buy me a sixer of that cheap beer you like, an
australian nudie mag (for artistic reasons), and write me my very own poem
and i'll totally hook you up.
On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Patrick McManus <
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> I must find out how to make a Blog thingy -- inflict myself upon avid
> (rabid?) readers P-unblogged
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> From: Poetryetc: poetry and poetics [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
> Behalf Of Stephen Vincent
> Sent: 25 March 2010 17:04
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> Subject: Re: Blogs
> Heah, after 7 years, I still enjoy making my blog - short snip or long
> tracts, full of pictures or not - a totally searchable archive now of
> looking at the world. I like the absolute versatility of the format, and
> fact that I do not have to conform to commercial media constrictions. (I do
> my version of haiku on Facebook) In summers I get my 30 to 40 visits a
> day, and, winter & spring, 50 to 70, unless it is a real hot subject, it
> gone up to 3000 in one day. By virtue of Google and other search engines,
> the archive is like a publisher's backlist where a "search" will take folks
> to something written years ago. It is the 'sitemeter' that tells the real
> tale of real readers. Three or four times a day, someone will be on for
> twenty to thirty minutes actually, I assume, taking time to read closely.
> Those are the ones, tho I may never hear from them, that I value, or make
> think what I have written is of value.
> In addition to all that, the blog has been an incubator for essays
> by others, interest in poems, book promotion, gallery shows of my haptic
> work, etc., etc.
> Stephen Vincent
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