Newbie Blogger Initiative – Some General Guidance

posted this on May 2nd, 2012.
Categorized as editorial, lotro, Newbie Blogger Initiative Some General Guidance.

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Full link: http://www.containsmoderateperil.com/newbie-blogger-initiative-some-general-guidance/

Sponsors for the Newbie Blogger Initiative have been asked to write posts regarding blogging and to give some general guidance. I see people are already covering subjects such as hosting and the various packages that are available. I want to talk about blogging in broader terms. Things such as motivation, aspirations and style. It may also be of use to touch upon some of the inevitable problems that may come up. Forewarned is forearmed. Don’t forget that a lot of the advice that is on offer is subjective opinion. We’re all individuals and what works for one may not for another. Ultimately you must do what is right for you.

Why blog?

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Fellowship of the Ring: Gandalf the Grey

posted this on May 2nd, 2012.
Categorized as cloak, Collections, cosmetic, Fellowship of the Ring, festival, grey, instance drop, Man, medium armour, onesie, outfits, Portraits, quest, sage, store, token, traveler, vendor, weapon.

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Full link: http://starrymantle.wordpress.com/2012/05/02/fellowship-of-the-ring-gandalf-the-grey/

The Fellowship of the Ring was the company chosen by Elrond Halfelven to protect and guide the Ring-bearer on his quest to destroy the One Ring in the fire of Mount Doom. The company was composed of nine, and all of the Free Peoples were represented: Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin for the Hobbits; Legolas for the Elves; Gimli for the Dwarves; Aragorn and Boromir for Men; and Gandalf.

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some blogging advice (nbi)

posted this on May 2nd, 2012.
Categorized as Dragon Age, everquest, everquest 2, games, lord of the rings online, lotro, minecraft, MMO, newbie blogger initiative, rpg.

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Full link: http://suzitastarshadow.wordpress.com/2012/05/02/some-blogging-advice-nbi/

OK so, you want to blog about gaming but you’re not sure where to start or what to write?  Funnily enough… that’s exactly how I feel right now!  This blog is mostly an online gaming diary with a few creative efforts, guides etc thrown in, so the advice I give will obviously be from this angle :)

Subjects:
The first thing that I feel is important is that you write about what you enjoy, not what you think others will enjoy.  If you have a great screenshot, post it up.  If you’re proud of an outfit you’ve created or a house you’ve decorated post that up.  If you’ve had a blast running around X dungeon – describe your adventures.  If you roleplay, try developing your character on your blog.  Experiment too – you don’t have to publish the results ;)  The subjects you write about may stay varied and personal or they may develop into a theme – follow your interests :)

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