For WordPress.com Users: Connect with (N.A.H.) through “Likes”
I just have a quick Tech related announcement. Over the course of my development of Notes from an Aspiring Humanitarian, I’ve tried to look for ways to make my notes easily accessible and shareable across social networks. A new version of Jetpack was just released, enabling people like me who have self-hosted websites using the WordPress.org platform to be better connected to WordPress.com users by using the “like” mechanism. Now, whether you’re using WordPress.com or WordPress.org, if you find that you appreciate one of my posts, you can hit the “like” button below my related posts at the end of each note, just before the comment section. This development is important because if you’re a WordPress.com or WordPress.org user who likes one of my notes using the new “like” mechanism, I’ll know about it. Your gravitar will appear next to the button, allowing me the opportunity to visit your gravitar profile (as an example, here’s mine by the way) and potentially be able to find your own website or blog, and learn more about your writing as well.
After switching from WordPress.com to WordPress.org in September of last year, I initially missed the sense of community with other writers that I developed at wp.com. This new Jetpack update seems to be a step in the right direction towards bridging the gaps that exist between these two writing communities. So, if you use either of these platforms and enjoy one of my notes, in addition to sharing across your preferred social media networks, you now have the option of letting me know by using the like button. I’m looking forward to learning about other writers through this new feature.
Grace & Peace, From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins, MSW
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