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-JAY-

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Las Vegas, Nevada, US

I set myself the goal of having six months worth of blog articles before launching my blog, and I'm pretty much there. I have 26 full detail articles for weekly release, and 20 quick notes for the occasional mid-week traffic boost.

All the articles are written, though I'll go through a couple more times to fine-tune them - just need to fill out the image content. (The blog's about photography on a budget - I want 2-3 images per article showcasing images shot with the tip/technique/gear that the article is about) Should have all I need within a month.

It's mostly a pet project - something to do with my spare time, but I'm so freaking stoked to get it started.

I've done a soft-launch of the blog, (here, with 2 sample articles) just to get opinions on layout / style / general opinions (feel free to pitch in via PM) so that I can make it as good as possible before the legitimate launch, and a Facebook Page for social media, which has given me a lot of input in the few weeks its been up.

I've been working on the project for a couple years now, and have really put effort into things this year. I will officially be a blogger - making enough money each month to buy a coffee from Starbucks, lol.

Raise a beer and wish me luck.

Sep 14 13 05:42 pm Link

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Marc Damon

Posts: 6562

Biloxi, Mississippi, US

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Looks great Jay! Good luck and I'll see you at Starbucks!

Sep 14 13 05:51 pm Link

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Jay Edwards

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US

Congrats!

Sep 14 13 05:52 pm Link

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-JAY-

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Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Thanks guys!

Sep 14 13 06:00 pm Link

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EdwardKristopher

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Tempe, Arizona, US

Best of Luck Jay!

Sep 14 13 06:00 pm Link

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-JAY-

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Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Most of the day today was spent taking product pictures of what I've got already reviewed so that I can have a snazzy, attention-grabbing main picure:

http://www.jayleavitt.com/links/80-200-product.jpg

Sep 14 13 06:18 pm Link

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Magic Forests

Posts: 530

New York, New York, US

Congrats Jay!

I quite fancy the topless lady emptying out her pockets though. yikes

Sep 15 13 10:56 am Link

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-JAY-

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Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Magic Forests wrote:
Congrats Jay!

I quite fancy the topless lady emptying out her pockets though. yikes

She's not topless, just in a cropped top!

http://jayleavitt.com/links/soab_branding_2.jpg

Same outfit: http://jayleavitt.com/links/sonja_mm_1.jpg

Sep 15 13 11:21 am Link