It’s about the 6 month mark of this blog. Traditionally, I start to get itchy staying in one place. Either it’s a loss of focus, or a change of focus, or just a need to move on. That itch is here, though it’s a different itch than usual.
My usual experience is to ditch the old blog, start a completely new one from scratch with zero readership. I don’t want to do that this time. I like this blog, I like what I am writing about, and I like that there’s a few people who comment on my blog encouragingly, wonderfully–and whose blogs I like to frequent in return. I don’t want to run away from that, I like that.
But, I am not totally satisfied with the WordPress experience. I LOVE the design and the layout, which is why I am contemplating staying. But, it is difficult to add things that I would like to add. I spent about 3 days trying to figure out how to get my twitters on here. I signed up for Google Adsense only to find out that I can’t put ads on a wordpress blog. I have yet to figure out how to put a button/badge/etc on here.
I’ve done Blogger before, and I love it’s ease of use for me because I don’t get web design at all. However, I am not totally down with the aesthetics of Blogger. Also, there are many features of WordPress (like their stats and dashboard page) that I find way better than Blogger.
Then, I begin to wonder if this is just that 6 month itch and if adsense is really necessary and if those buttons would only clutter my space, man.
So, I am going back and forth. Trying decide what are the things I want most out of my blog. Looking into different things.
And I guess the reason I am posting this is because I am looking for advice/suggestions/help/ideas on how to proceed.