I created one of my first relationship-based blogs years ago via the easy-to-use blogger platform. As the blog grew – my knowledge and experience with blogging grew and I moved on to creating blogs via the wordpress platform. Since it was so easy to manage my blogger blogs, I never felt like moving them over to wordpress was worth the fuss. They were monetized and being followed and well-indexed — so I just left them alone. The only thing that really was a pain – was the amateurish templates that blogger offers. I hated them!
A few years ago, as my business begin to really grow and move in a different direction — I wanted all my sites and blogs to best reflect my evolution into a “entrepreneur” and not just a “hobbyist”. And the blogger templates were REALLY beginning to annoy me. So I went on a search for free blogger templates that were a bit more flexible and professional looking. I found a lot of junk. A lot of sites offering the same 20 templates – and I do mean a LOT! I was getting really frustrated.
Lately I saw that a few blogger blogs were looking very professional, but had their templates professionally done. Before I made that type of financial commitment, I wanted to check one more time and alas…I found a site that was really worthwhile over at eblogtemplates.
Membership is free and you can submit blogger or wordpress templates, as well as download some great templates (with instruction) for your blogger blogs. *Note that you can change the template colors of some of these templates within your blogger dashboard. No messy css code!
Some of my favorites are the ones that can be well-monetized such as these:
Download these templates and more over at: http://www.eblogtemplates.com/
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