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Bloggiesta Starting Line!

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You guys! Today is the first day of bloggiesta and I’m so excited to get started! I don’t think I’ll get much done today since there’s work during the day and I’m having friends over tonight, but this weekend I’m going to get os much done. I do wish I’d been able to host a challenge but for some reason I wasn’t following The Bloggiesta blog (which you should definitely do!), but next time I will and it will be epic 🙂 Here’s my current to-do list which I’ll update here as I go. Wish me luck and go have lots of fun with Bloggiesta!

To Do

  • get caught up on cross-listing posts to Goodreads, LibraryThing, and Cannonball Read V
  • work on re-categorizing posts
  • participate in Saturday and Sunday twitter chats
  • do at least six mini-challenges
  • write reviews for the six books I’ve read but not reviewed

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Monday Musings and Mini Bloggiesta Wrap-Up

Musing Mondays asks you to muse about one of the following each week…

• Describe one of your reading habits.
• Tell us what book(s) you recently bought for yourself or someone else, and why you chose that/those book(s).
• Tell us what you’re reading right now — what you think of it, so far; why you chose it; what you are (or, aren’t) enjoying it.
• Do you have a bookish rant? Something about books or reading (or the industry) that gets your ire up? Share it with us!
• Instead of the above questions, maybe you just want to ramble on about something else pertaining to books — let’s hear it, then!

This week I’m musing about my experience with mini bloggiesta, a shorter version of the twice yearly bloggiesta. Both events are all about improving your blog while interacting with other awesome bloggers who are doing the same with theirs. Continue reading

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Bloggiesta Begins!

In addition to the fun events of BlogFest, this weekend is also Bloggiesta! Here’s the host post describing the event, which includes a bunch of mini-challenges to get bloggers to interact while improving their blogs. Here’s my to-do list for the challenge:

 

  • complete at least two mini-challenges in both the Organization and Time Management category, and in the Blogging Success and Improvement category
  • update review indexes
  • think about new header for blog and profile pic for twitter
  • update blog roll
  • think about future blog events for the holidays, book and movie releases, the election, etc.
  • update About page
  • work on pinterest, goodreads and twitter involvement
  • participate in sunday twitter party

I think that’s plenty to keep me busy! I don’t know that I’ll get everything done, but it’s nice to have somewhere to start 🙂

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Upcoming Book Blog Events

Bloggiesta – Sept 28th-30th

The first exciting event coming up is this year’s Bloggiesta, which is basically a blog improvement party. Lots of bloggers write mini-challenges and articles with tips and tricks for other bloggers. If you’re interested in meeting new people and doing some work on your blog, you can sign up here.
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