It isn't a big deal to me...this Tri-Monthly Makeover...it's just the way I roll and always have. Change this, fix that, tweak here, delete, add, resize and explore all options...that's my blog mindset.
I'm comfortable with the changes I make here on CollectInTexas Gal. They are made with several things in mind. There is the obvious...like headers, tags, tabs and layout. Then, hopefully, the not too obvious addition of AdSense and Amazon Ads. And finally, the combing/meshing of multi-blogs and multi-interests all rolled up in this one Blog. It is a Collection of this Texas Gal...so there YaGo!
I've been web-reading about the decline of blogging and the reasons there for. It is kind of a no-brainer to acknowledge that the Social Media Platforms have had the greatest impact on the decline of particular components of blogs...specifically...comments.
Even for me, a change adapter, the options for discouraging spammers, hackers and robots are discouraging...for legitimate commenters. I am still an Old Blogger commenter who believes in commenting on the bloggers content in a positive manner then sharing an experience that relates to that content. It's why I'm not a good Tweeter!
None the less, I am realizing that more and more Blog Readers are becoming just that...Blog Readers. It's a sign of the 'Fast Paced GetErDone' times. Folks are busy and there is just so much time one can cover all the people and places to interact with on one's computer, smart phone, tablet and whatever else technology has to offer. For me that would be a Sewing Machine and Microwave, which are potential shares/posts/tweets on Social Media and Blogs. I tell you, it's a