Saturday, March 5, 2011

Web design skills- NOT!

I'll admit that I don't have the most exciting looking blog, but I do what I can to spruce it up when I can figure out how. I got rid of the Goodreads bookshelf that was there before (which didn't really work as I'd hoped), and replaced it with a book montage of my 4 and 5 star rated books from Goodreads.

Now you can see all the books that I think are definitely worth reading, with their pretty covers and all! I got the idea from Amanda Hocking's blog.

If you have a blog, what are your favorite design elements that you've added? How did you find them (or how to add them)?

6 comments:

  1. If you want to change your blog template, you can go to btemplates.com. They have great designs to choose from, and uploading it is really easy. That's where I got mine from.

    I love your book cover display! I noticed Twilight's cover really stands out.

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  2. I actually left my Wordpress.org site in favor of a Wordpress blog through my website. I also left Weebly in favor of my own domain. It was a pain in the butt to set up, but I'm happier with the sties now because they're all linked and have a similar look (couldn't get the blog to look exactly like the main site, but not worth fighting right now, when I don't have web design in my repertoire).

    Of the widgets/elements, my header is my favorite, followed closely by my Feed the Fishies thing--but I couldn't have that one with Wordpress.

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  3. I love the book montage. Quite colorful too :) I have to laugh when I see all those Nora Roberts books. I read part of one of her books a few years ago. It frightened me so badly that I threw it in the trash and swore I would never read another one of her books. And I haven't :) Sissy, huh?

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