Blogware trial going well

In my continuing search for the blogging platform which will provide excellent functionality and be easy to manage without my having to learn programming skills that I do not have the inclination or time to learn, I’ve now trialled the Blogware blogging platform with a couple of different distributors/resellers, Lockergnome and BlogHarbor.

As indicated in a previous post I was very impressed with a comparison of Blogware and Typepad by Kathleen Gilroy.

At first, trying to set up a new blog at my free trial Lockergnome account, I was frustrated and when I tried to access a discussion board to get help found it was not currently available. Also the manual that was available seemed not to have the info I needed. Then I noticed in a post from blogging maestro T.L (“Thomas”) Pakii Pierce that he was using BlogHarbor. Aha! I said, that’s one of the Blogware resellers I passed over. So I emailed Thomas with some questions and emailed Support at BlogHarbor and got a set of very helpful comments from Thomas and a personal response from John Keegan, the main man at BlogHarbor. I was very impressed and have now exported all the past posts from here to my new Thinking Home Business blog (currently still a trial site and with a longish and soon to be simplified url). Since then I’ve been impressed also with the level and currency of information and helpfulness on the BlogHarbor community discussion board.

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I show business owners and other professionals how to navigate the social media maze and use LinkedIn effectively. I'm an author, speaker, business coach, social media strategist and LinkedIn specialist. Connect with me on LinkedIn, Google Plus and Twitter. And to stay in the loop, get my weekly Social Business Bites.