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Poll: Do you have a blog?
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Susanna Martoni  Identity Verified
Italy
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No Dec 27, 2011

First of all, I have to complete my Website.
Then I will think of a personal blog. Why not?


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Déesse
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Dutch blog Dec 27, 2011

deessetolkenvertalers.wordpress.com

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Ahmad Hafeez
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I have a blog Dec 27, 2011

I have a blog but I do not update it regularly. Please give me your advices in this regard.

http://ahmadhafeez4translation.blogspot.com/

Regards


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neilmac
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No Dec 27, 2011

I vent my spleen on proz instead.

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sabina moscatelli  Identity Verified
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I do have one Dec 27, 2011

camparediparole.blogspot.com

Creative writing is one of my passions.


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Mary Worby  Identity Verified
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No Dec 27, 2011

I have no interest in having a blog. Not sure anyone is interested in reading about the minitiae of my everyday life and work.

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xxxInterlangue
Angola
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No Dec 27, 2011

Too little time and I prefer to communicate/share/exchange directly with my friends, colleagues and acquaintances. I do not necessarily share the same things with all of them

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Pascale Pluton  Identity Verified
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No time for it Dec 27, 2011

I think one need quite a lot of time and a relaxed state of mind to write a blog.

I feel like I am running short of both so I have to focus on priorities, which are, in my case doing instead of telling about what I do.


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Madalena Ribeiro  Identity Verified
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Yes Dec 27, 2011

Yes, this one, about cooking: http://apanificadoraribeiro.blogspot.com/.

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Rosa Grau
Spain
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Blogging Dec 27, 2011

Who could possibly be interested in knowing/reading about what I think or do? I am not interested myself!

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Christine Andersen  Identity Verified
Denmark
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No Dec 27, 2011

Like Neilmac, I have Proz.com.

I haven't invented the wheel or anything, and I feel I ought to have something really worth saying before I clutter the Net up with it.

(I ought to delete at least 99% of what I already have contributed here and there ...)

It takes an effort and persistence to run a good blog, and I spend my time on other things.

Happy New Year everyone!


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Allison Wright  Identity Verified
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Nice to write something not translation based Dec 27, 2011

I like to write my own things occasionally, and I post them here
http://www.elusive-jeans.blogspot.com/

Normally blogging follows the completion of a translation, although this is not always the case.

Edited to mention that it is supposed to be training to write shorter, more succinct sentences. I believe I fail consistently in this regard.

[Edited at 2011-12-27 10:11 GMT]

[Edited at 2011-12-27 10:11 GMT]

[Edited at 2011-12-27 10:55 GMT]


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Maria Drangel  Identity Verified
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No, I don´t think that I need it. Dec 27, 2011

I do not have a blog and don´t think I will get one in the future. I have too little time and to keep friends updated I use Facebook or e-mails. I do not need more clients (in fact I turn requests down on a daily basis) it is rather more time I need and I cannot see how a blog would do that for me.

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Miroslav Jeftic  Identity Verified
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No Dec 27, 2011

Don't have it and don't see any reason why I should have one

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