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    With all the time I spend on this darn phone I decided that instead of always being such a post whore on here that I might make a little blog. Right now the first few posts are very unrefined because I have only posted from my phone. Later tonight I will add the links, screen shots, and videos. And I will be pretty good about updating it frequently...at least once per day.

    Any content suggestions or anyone willing to follow are always appreciated. The goal ISN'T to make money or anything just to try to consolidate information...like I will update news stories etc, as well as just perszonal experiences with the phone.


    Droid-does.blogspot.com


    EDIT: Looking for some suggestions on the description of the blog. I'm kinda stumped. Help me come up with something that would attract people to the blog :)
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    Cool. I created a BLOG site just to try out the ability to create it, but I never know what to write and time is always an issue (plus I forget it's there half the time).

    Maybe if I typed as fast as you do... :wacko:
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    Just started to post a comment but thought I'd mention here. You may want to lock down the ability for just anyone to post there or at least require admin approval if you haven't already. I created a forum for the family but they couldn't get in to the concept. A year went by and I went back to visit it and there was over 7,000 members, none real people and all with links to some porn site.

    Just be careful if it's your first. Looks good though.
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    Thanks. Ill keep an eye out. If anyone has any other ideas let me know
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    Askimet will help cut down on spam comments.
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    Updating the posts now that I am home and adding some videos and pictures. Keep me updated with what you guys think.

    Anyone have tips for a good way to get traffic?
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    I think if you used buzz it would be cool... you can do all the same things
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    your link in your signature doesn't take you to the blog

    i like what i've read so far...keep it up!
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    Odd, DF.net changed the link. I'll fix it.
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    What do you guys think about the header and description at the top of the page? Anyone have any suggestions for changing that?
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    what about

    "My Droid Does"

    A Man, A Droid, Their Blog
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    Hmmm.....can I say pass without offending? :)
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    no!:mad:

    j/k
    of course
    ....but you may want to trim down the title and description a bit. if i may say so without offending. it would help it to flow a little better...at least that's what my copy editor husband tells me when i have semi-long descriptions
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    I agree. What if I just deleted the description and left the title as it is to sort of be both a title and description?
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    just the title seems a little impersonal and your blog has a more personal feel to me. what if you edited it to

    "Droid Does"

    and the description would be something like

    reviews, how-to's, and general ramblings about my moto droid


    that makes it feel more personal since your blog isn't so sterile as to just give reviews like cnet [which i love, don't get me wrong]

    but that's just my opinion...you can tell me to bug off if you want...
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    nope, that's a good idea.
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    Looking for some suggestions on the description of the blog. I'm kinda stumped. Help me come up with something that would attract people to the blog :)
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    Anymore ideas on how I can get more traffic? Somewhere said something about putting social bookmarking links on each post etc@. How do I do that?
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    Any suggestions, anything?
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    Can anyone comment on the new color scheme?