(Photo from Father Lawrence Lew, O.P. - God’s Excessive Love - Used With Permission)
" “The trouble with the world is me.” - St Catherine of Siena

Thursday, May 16, 2013

If You Are A Blogger Try This Out!

I learned a great deal from reading "10 Ways to Refresh Your Blog," Charlotte Ostermann's most recent article on the Catholic Writers Guild blog.  It was filled with helpful and practical suggestions.

Charlotte references Tagxedo.com,  a neat way to get a different perspective on your blog. This site will generate a word cloud from the words contained in your blog. "The words are 'weighted' by the number of times they are used," she writes,"and it's an interesting look at what content has the most gravitas on your site." It's fun and best of it is free.

If you are blogger, do yourself a favor and take a look at Charlotte's 10 Ways for refreshing your blog. I have already followed her advice.

What do you think about her suggestions, my word cloud, and the new look for "Harvesting The Fruits of Contemplation"?

We would both love to hear from you.


  1. I think your word cloud is fairly accurate from what I've read. I ran it on my blog, though, and it didn't look right at all. I'll be looking at a couple of her suggestions, particularly link-within and flavicon. Your blog looks good though. It's very easy on the eyes and clean.

  2. Beth:
    Thank you for taking the time to comment. Did not know you had blog. Where is it? I would love to visit.

  3. I like the clean new look of your blog. The word cloud rocks. I tried it on my blog and got good results. This new look is much easier to read for old eyes like mine than the other one.

  4. Barb
    I really appreciate your taking the time to comment on the new look. My old eyes appreciated it as well.