Today is 2nd January 2011. Did the New Year start with a good WOW for anyone of you?
In terms of blogging, I had a big blow. If you have been following my blogs, you all would know that there are three of them. One is ABC blog, my food blog Lets Wallop and this Caring blog. And now I have two left... because one has been "confirmed" as SPAM by Mr. G. It is now deleted from my list of blogs and I could no longer sign in to my food blog anymore.
Well, actually I do not blame Mr. G for taking it away, they are just doing their job. It was my fault because I put that blog at risk by posting up articles I am being paid to publish. I have posted up hundreds of articles because of money.... and now I have to pay for the loss.
Because of this, I wish to share with all of you here. Unless you do not love your blog, you can do anything you want... but don't regret when it is really taken off the shelf one day...
Sayonara to Let's Wallop... I will try to "revive" you one day.......
Sunday, January 2, 2011
Rest In Peace, LetsWallop!
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Who is Mr. G? I guess a boss at blogger. One of my blog friends got warned that she had copied something from the web and after two more warnings would be taken off. They say there are rules that you agree to follow when you join blogger, but who remembers them?? So sorry.ReplyDelete
Oh? I thought blogspot allows paid posts...only wordpress wouldn't let you do that. Yours isn't with blogger.com? Ah well...I don't know all these things as I don't get any money from my blog so I never bother to find out more...ReplyDelete
Sigh... sometimes, we do such things out of love... I would not do paid post if I don't need some extra cash myself, to be honest. But money has always been an issue... so well... you know... LOL!ReplyDelete
Ginny: yes, more or less, it is not allowed.. that is why many people seek self hosting outside..ReplyDelete
stp: as we blog, we learn their TOS, otherwise who bothers to read as u said...
cleff: u know i know.. yeah, enough said! hahaha..
no wonder I couldn't get in..well, u can always start a new one. All the best!ReplyDelete
Omigod Claire. Sorry to hear this. How could Mr. G said it's Spam and deny you access to the blog? It was under your own domain or blogspot? What happened to all your posts in there? Could you write to them? I really don't understand how they can stop you from accessing it. I see many blogs with tons of paid posts and yet, they are still 'alive'.ReplyDelete
My "Mi chiamo Italian" was taken away too. I blamed nobody except for myself because of some ethical matter.ReplyDelete
ah, mr g, i understand.ReplyDelete
lucky you have the dot coms to earn your pocket money still.
all the best then! must sleep too ya? i lacked so much sleep last time. cannot tahan as it was affecting my health with the odd timings.
Oh..beginning to learn things bit by bit. Wonder will one day Mr G take away my Bananaz when he goes bananas?ReplyDelete
This takeaway makes me more alert.. well, learn by my mistakes..ReplyDelete
Claire, sorry to hear that.ReplyDelete
oh... i'm sorry to hear that... gotta be careful with my baby frm nw on too...ReplyDelete
pete, medie: guess we have to follow their conditions.. no play play...ReplyDelete
I will stick to STP's advice, i blog because i enjoy blogging, if money does come by because someone out there loves my blog, then i will do it,if not i just continue to blog,,,,, what STP said was quite true, if money becomes the sore motivation then the readers of our blog will know, and then will not like it too,,hahahha.ReplyDelete
so let just blog because we love blogging ya....
it's so sad to hear your story claire. thanks for sharing your experience. this reminds me to back-up my blog and maybe, if I have enough funds, shift to a paid host.ReplyDelete
How can it be take away by Mr. G????ReplyDelete
Can Mr. G do it without any permission from you?????
Anyhow, RIP :)
Sorry to hear that,Claire...ReplyDelete
Who is Mr.G?...
Hope still not too late to wish you Happy New Year to you and your family!ReplyDelete
Ah I also not aware about this for blogspot. Really ah?
hello readers, a lesson learnt by me..ReplyDelete
I didn't know that our blogs will get "spot-checked" like that. Hope you had everything on your Let'sWallop backed up before it "died".ReplyDelete
Oh, I never know blogspot doesn't allow paid posts! Thanks for the info.ReplyDelete
It's ok! Start another food blog! heheReplyDelete
Happy New Year Claire! Hope you've recuperated from your ordeal. I learnt something from you today. Anyhow, for the love of food, do start another food blog in a jiffy!ReplyDelete
So scary!! If that happens to me, I will cry my eyes out!ReplyDelete
Must back up our blogs now and then...ReplyDelete