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Two Steps Back May mean One Hundred Steps Forward.

August 14, 2012

My blog is hosted at wordpress.com. WordPress.com is a great place for hosting all kinds of information and I highly recommend them for anyone who just wants to put information on the internet for free. There are some limitations and those limitations are affecting some things I want to do with my site in the future. I won’t go into all of that now.

What I will tell you is that I’ve come to understand that I have to move my site from wordpress.com, which is hosted, for free to worpress.org. The good news is that at wordpress.org I will have more freedom as to what I can do and accomplish with my site.  The bad news is….

  • At wordpress.org I will have to arrange my own hosting which will involve a monthly fee.
  • All the good stuff that wordpress.com did for me like backing up my site, protecting me from spam and overall maitinence will now be up to me.
  • And the worst part is two fold.
    • I have to move everything from wordpress.com to wordpress.org.
    • I may loose my subscribers and have to start completely over. I’m not sure about that part yet.

Sometimes life growth requires that we first go backwards. It’s like pruning a tree. It looks sad and barren but within a few months it has grown beyond where it was originally.

So I have to take a step back. This will be my last post for a while. I don’t know how long it will take me to get the new site up. It could be anywhere from a few hours to a few days. Next time I do an update it will be at my new site.

The new site will look very similar to this one and you will find it with the same http://www.jeffscurlock.com.

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