Blogging Insights #56: Your User Name — Reblog

Another perspective on user names :

Our Other Blog: Two Sisters and Two Points of View

Today, Dr Tanya at Salted Caramel asks us about our user names.


Do you use your own name for blogging?

I don’ t use my own name as part of our blog title but it is visible on both of them. I have a Gravatar profile in the sidebar which shows my first name. I use my own name on Facebook which means that I’m easily found. Quite a lot of bloggers who I follow or who follow me know me by my first name and I am fine with that. As I ‘ve often posted pictures of my house on this blog I’m sure anyone who wanted to could find out everything about me anyway.

If you use a psuedonym, what are your reasons for this and what led you to choose that particular name?

When I started to blog I was a bit shy to use…

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2 thoughts on “Blogging Insights #56: Your User Name — Reblog

  1. This is an interesting topic! I wish more people had responded so we can see just how common it is to use your own name vs not. I kinda use mine but in a way that it can’t easily be connected to my LinkedIn profile. I like to write as me and not have my professional and private lives cross over

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