Academic

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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