Actually, it's the same blog but it's got a new URL to match my new job. I've just recently become the first elementary tech coach in my district. I'm super excited about this new adventure and I want my blog life to reflect the changes that are happening as well.
Fast forward a couple of years, and now I'm a tech coach. Now's a good time. Don't be afraid. It makes perfect sense to change the URL. I decided to bite the bullet and sacrifice everything I have worked for and achieved with my little blog. Deep breaths...
Because I wanted to keep the same look and all of my posts, Christi recommended that I edit the URL of Hopelessly Devoted. This made me very happy. It saved me money and more importantly, it saved my work. All she has to do to update my blog is change the Title and fix all of the new links. Of course, I added some new features because I had just saved quite a bit of money. Why not, right?
Then some really great people over at the New England Teacher Bloggers Facebook page helped out with my new identity. A very big thank you goes out to Sally DeCost, Sara Frampton, Jillian Starr, Vera , Bex Mawn, and Jodi Durgin. With Jodi's expert advice and all of their wonderful suggestions, I was able to come up with Tech Teacher Tidbits as my new identity. I love it and would not have gotten there without their help. If any of these ladies are unfamiliar to you, you simply MUST check them out and give them a follow. It will be worth your time, I promise you!
In the meantime, my new URL is www.TechTeacherTidbits.com. The blog still says Hopelessly Devoted because well, when you love a great designer there's a little bit of a waitlist. It's not bad and well worth the wait. I'm really excited to see the changes and updates, though.
Now, I know what your thinking. Are you crazy?! Don't you know you will lose your followers?! The simple answer is yes. The real answer is that I agonized over this for two years and all I can say is that it just feels right to do it now. But here's the thing, I still see my followers. See...?
What does this mean? Are they still there? Why am I there twice? Will I still show up in their blog readers? I don't know the answers but if anyone out there does know, please tell me. I've been jumping back and forth between REALLY, REALLY excited and REALLY, REALLY sad. It's a tough place to be. I even mentioned it on FB when I thought I kept my followers. Oh my God, if someone had changed their URL and I was wrong...that could've been so, so bad. :(
Anyway, please leave a comment if you know the answer to my question. Are my followers still there? And please consider following me at my new address - TechTeacherTidbits.com.
Thank you very much, my friends!