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Is it time for a Home Improvement blog?

Now that Stack Exchange sites can have a blog associated with them, is it time for an Home Improvement blog? Explanatory blog post Guidelines for getting started.
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How can I contribute to the DIY community blog?

I'd like to contribute to the Home Improvement Stack Exchange Blog, how do I get started?
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Help define the Bill Of Materials for a blog contest

I suggested this in chat "We should start a series of challenge questions on the site. give a list of random materials, and see what people can make with them.". And @Aarthi Devanathan Ψ ...
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Should we add a recurring “bloopers” post to the blog?

I've been thinking of ways to continually add content to the blog, and the most recent idea is to have a recurring series of posts detailing DIY "bloopers". The general idea is for users to submit "...
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What should we name the “bloopers” blog series?

So I guess it has been decided that we'll try to get a "bloopers" blog series started, but we're still missing one thing... A name for the series. The rules One entry per post. Names must be ...
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If it's time for a blog, what will the scope and organization of the blog look like?

Previously: Is it time for a Home Improvement blog? The chat session yesterday discussed some projects people were working on and recent experiences, and then started talking about how we could store ...
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What can we do to get the blog back on track?

As we enter into our 3rd week without a blog entry, it has become obvious that it's going to be difficult to maintain a weekly entry pace. We have begged, bribed, nagged, and harassed folks to ...
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Can we make the blog more visible on the main site?

As @lqlarry mentioned in his answer to this question, it might help the blog gain traction if it were more visible. Is it possible to put a permanent link to the blog on the main site? Instead of ...
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So I've signed up to contribute to the blog. Now what?

I've decided to contribute to the Home Improvement Blog. I've registered with WordPress and Trello, and I'm ready to write my first blog post. What do I do now?
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Social Media plugins for WordPress

It would be useful to have WordPress plugins for FaceBook and Google+, so when new blog entries are posted readers could be informed through their chosen social media provider. These plugins should ...