When I Made the Leap to Self-Hosted!

So, in case you missed my Tweets, I recently went self-hosted. I’m more than happy with my site , the amount of opportunities it has opened up for me are endless, and it’s given me the incentive and kick up the backside I needed to get back to spending time on my blog! But, there is no way on this Earth that I could have managed it without the endless patience and support of the saint that is Laura from Blogger2WP!The switchover itself was so quick, I was expecting it to take a few hours but she made it seem so effortless. I’m not saying it was as I know she worked hard to get it how I wanted it and there’s a lot involved, but if I’d have tried doing it myself I think I’d have cried lol!

She kept in contact with me regularly via email, answered every question I asked (and trust me there were a LOT of questions!), and she was so patient with me. I’m saying this again as I must have sounded like a bit of an idiot with some I asked as I am by no means technologically minded! All the instructions Laura sent me were so easy to follow, even for me, and if something wasn’t clear, I just had to ask!

She’s still helping me with a couple of queries now, so there’s really no ridiculous time limit on the service that Blogger2WP provide, which is a massive relief!

You can find and contact Blogger2WP on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest, so if you’re thinking of making the jump to a self-hosted blog, I highly recommend these guys! Can’t fault them or the service they provide at all!

PS. Laura if you’re reading this, YOU’RE A DIAMOND, THANK YOU SO MUCH!!

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4 Comments

  1. May 1, 2018 / 1:52 pm

    Thank you for the great post Steff. It was a pleasure working with you and I’m happy you’re loving your new blog. You know where to find me if you have any questions!

    • steffs_journey
      May 1, 2018 / 3:47 pm

      I seriously can’t thank you enough! Speak to you soon no doubt lol xx

  2. May 23, 2018 / 11:12 am

    Hey hun, busy stalking your blog. I wonder if you could answer these couple questions for me? (SORRY TO BE A BUG) I recently went self hosted as well BUT one thing I do miss is the whole word press reader, but you seem to still get comments/likes/interaction from there, I was just wondering how? As since going self hosted my blog doesn’t show up there anymore (I don’t think) cry cry .. anyhow. Love the blog chick xx

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    • steffs_journey
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      May 23, 2018 / 7:16 pm

      Hi, thank you for having a read, glad you like it! To be honest I have no idea if my posts still show on the reader, as far as I know all of my views and stuff come from Twitter or Insta! Have you tweeted to ask if it’s happened to anyone else as if it hasn’t perhaps it’s just a setting that needs changing? Sorry I can’t help more sweet xx

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