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  1. Throwback Thursday: Five Favorite Posts from 2018

    What moved you in 2018? Share your favorite posts in the comments.

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    Art by madebyfay
  2. Seasonal Site Spruce-Ups: Take a Lesson from Food Bloggers

    Give your site a little end-of-year glitz (and boost engagement) with tips and tricks from the masters of holiday engagement.

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  3. How Shivya Nath Turned Her Travel Blog into a Book

    The Shooting Star blogger talks about nomadic life, building a readership that cares, and avoiding the pitfalls of overtourism.

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    Images courtesy of Shivya Nath
  4. How Do You Move Past Rejection? A Writer Reflects

    For Holland Rae, a “no” can be deflating — but also energizing.

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  5. How Soprano Charlotte Hoather Took Her Singing — and Blogging — to New Heights

    The up-and-coming singer shares insight on building community, using social media, and finding time to blog even on busy weeks.

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    Images courtesy of Charlotte Hoather, with kind permission of Waterperry Opera Festival.
  6. Inspiration Station: Three Bloggers on Why They Write

    Get inspired by these three bloggers who share why they write.

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    Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels.
  7. Five Ways to Build Your Audience

    Five ways to earn fans and followers for your blog.

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  8. Five Post Ideas for Your Business Blog

    Five post ideas to get your business blog fire burning brightly.

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    Photo by Loe Moshkovska from Pexels
  9. Two Well-Curated Sites to Explore — and What They Teach Us about Sharing Others’ Content

    On the delicate art of being a generous, upright web citizen while adding your personal touch to anything you publish on your site.

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  10. Your Recommended Reading: The Books You Didn’t Know You Needed

    Ann Patchett recommends four books that helped her process her stepfather’s passing.

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    Photo by Min An from Pexels
  11. The Well-Tended Sidebar: How Three Sites Use Widgets Effectively

    Widgets can help guide your visitors to take specific actions or explore more content on your site.

    Design
    A glimpse of the content-rich sidebar at The Zero-Waste Chef.
  12. A Dose of Inspiration: Three Perspectives on Writing

    Love to write but sometimes need a boost? Read fellow writers’ insights on the craft.

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  13. How to Highlight Your Content with Category Pages

    Use category pages to showcase posts grouped together by theme or topic.

    Business
    A category page of recent reviews at We Close Tonight, a music blog based in London.
  14. Set Up a One-Page Website or Multi-Panel Homepage

    These homepages made up of panels show off a unique look.

    Design
    The websites of Jia Tolentino (laptop) and Evelyn Gentry (phone).
  15. Showcase Your Best Work with Portfolio Projects

    Highlight your best work in a visual way with the portfolio feature.

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    The WordPress.com portfolio feature on the website of author Richard Hoffman.