Thursday, March 29, 2012

New Interface

Yes, I have just moved to the new blogger interface.

I tried it when they first launched it and I didnt like it at all. And I still dont. Why? Because the line breaks dont appear, everything comes out as one paragraph, one long paragraph. And then I cant find the link to share a you tube video. And even though I gave feedback, I see that they still havent fixed it or done anything to help people like me. I realise that it could be because I am not tech savvy enough to know what to do. The problem could be me and not the new format :P

Well ,we have to make do and embrace what we have so I went looking for what I like about the new interface. And under this new interface, I just realised that they provide us bloggers with lots of info, especially with regards to traffic.

I had always assumed that my readers were mainly from the region as the comments come mainly from those living in Asia. But when I looked at my traffic, I noticed that a lot of my readers are Americans and Australians.

So to all my American, Australian and other readers - A warm welcome!

I feel a part of both your countries as I have lived in them both. I was working in Perth, Australia from 1988 to 1990, and embraced Australian life. I wish I was now living there with my kids.

I was living in New York, USA, in 1992 and 1993, when my husband was posted there on a work assignment. I must say, that one year there was one of the best years in my life, as we were then without kids. It gave us the opportunity to travel and explore, which we did. And the USA is a really really rich country in terms of experiences - from history to art and culture. as we move on in life with the changes that come with it, I am also moving on with this new interface.

Whether we like it or not, blogger is changing it with effect from April. So might as well get used to it. So I hope to be writing more, and I will bear in mind my audience and not use too much "local speak"!

Catch you later!!

UPDATE: looks like I found out how to solve one of my problems: to view under normal, and my line breaks appear!!  Now to find out how to post that you tube video. If you could teach me, I would be most grateful.


Stardust said...

I wouldn't know until I read you, looks like I have to start exploring the new interface. :/ No time, how?

For once in my life I would LOVE to visit New York. I'm so envious of when you got to stay there while being twosome. ;)

Your faithful reader from Japan, always.

stay-at-home mum said...

Thanks Stardust for reading and commenting on my posts :) Its readers like you that keep me going. HUGS!!