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Hi, Phil
I've just discovered this site and wanted to say how good it looks. I've been thinking of starting a blog (I'm a freelance writer and complementary therapist)and just wondered why you moved to Typepad from Blogger, especially when you have to pay for it. What are the advantages? Your site certainly looks good; I see quite a lot of blogs etc, and yours is nice and clean, easy to navigate and loads up quickly.
Best wishes

Hi Helen

Thank you for your nice words about my blog. I know things are going the right way when I get feedback like yours.

I have a good friend called Craig McGinty who has been instrumental in getting my blog right. Craig is a professional Blogger and he uses the Typepad system.
I started on Blogger, and so did CRaig, but we find that Typepad is much more versatile and almost unlimited in the way it can be used.

It really does not cost a lot in the scheme of things and I make much more money, through affiliate coding and Google contextual advertising.
I am in a fortunate position of being able to work here in France from home. I blog from anything up to 4 hours a day depending on commitments, energy and inspiration.

Good luck with your blog and thank you for taking the time to comment.

I run my own Gardening Company called Gardening Needs and this page has been very helpful.


Is this blog still relevant? It would be nice to think so even though it is now several years old. Especially as my own site, is about to offer gardening tips in blog format on a regular basis.

Just getting a little worried that social media platforms may be taking over the blogging space.

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