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Essay #2 – Importance of Value in Blogging

Lafleur Lifestyle is a lifestyle blog that has helped me explore my passions through a public platform. I can be in control over every aspect of my website, creating, editing, and posting content about anything that I please. Over the last few months, I have become a part of a new community through my online …

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Process Post 9

Google Analytics has been one of the software I use the most for finding out information about my blog. I have recently been tracking how much reach my blog has been getting since I started it back in January. I am pleasantly surprised about the amount of users that are reading my blog. Some of …

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Peer Review #3

This week I was tasked with completing my final peer review of the semester. It’s exciting writing things like that ‘final of the semester’¬†because it means that the semester is almost done! AND FOR ME LAST SEMESTER OF MY UNDERGRAD wowow. I will be peer reviewing Veronica Aarstad’s blog, where she started her own small …

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Process Post 8

I have recently downloaded Google Adsense onto my blog and began monetizing my site. So far I am unhappy with the placements of the ads on my site because it has been interfering with my blog’s usage. It has been recently pointed out to me that my drop-down menu is blocked my the banner-ad across …

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Lifestyle

ridge ft. My Personalized Music Mix

So I am super lucky and have a talented friend who is a DJ/Producer who enjoys making music on his free-time. He goes by the name ridge¬†and I am super proud to present his most recent mix that he has curated and produced specifically for me: Lafleur Mix He went above and beyond what I …

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Process Post 6

The past couple weeks have been overflowed with school and work, that my content and blog progression has not changed much. There are a few things I have on a list that I would like to accomplish still. Tyrell wrote a very lovely review on my blog, complimenting me on many aspects of my design. …

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Review of TyrellJohnstone.com

At a first glance, the website TyrellJohnstone.com looks very engaging. I love the boating video, it really goes well with the title of the blog being all about adventuring. Although there is a large video on the homepage, the loading time for the website is still very fast, which I can appreciate. The content he …

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Process Post 5

The audience I have been imagining for my blog thus-far has been a mixture of my close friends & family, and girls in their 20’s. The reason for these choices is because currently, I know that my blog is very small and still really new, so I can’t expect my posts to be getting a …

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Process Post 4

Reflection of the past couple weeks: Designing my blog has been a very time-consuming process. I am still not fully happy with my themes. This week I have been playing around to see if I can change to a different theme, but surprisingly I have stuck with my original. I like the way the category …

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Review of RemyJune.com

RemyJune.com is a refreshing take on a music & lifestyle blog through the eyes of a girl living in Vancouver. My very first impressions of Remy’s blog was that it looked quite similar to mine. I can appreciate the minimalist aesthetic. I like that she has used and accentuated the white space without trying to …

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