Friday, March 30, 2012

The fun of Bloggiesta




My first Bloggiesta!! This means I am finally going to get some things done which were on my to-do list for a long time. Bloggiesta runs from March 30th to April 1st (wherever you are).  Thank you to the hosts of Bloggiesta - It's All About Books and There's a Book. There are tons of mini-challenges too which are all listed here(this year's challenges) and here (flashback mini challenges from previous years) that I hope to complete (well, at least some of them)..

My to-do list for Bloggiesta (most likely will keep changing):
1. Posts: (Partly Done)
  • Complete reviews of books, games I have been planning and schedule them (at least two) - WIP
  • Complete posts for reading challenges that I put off and schedule them(at least two) - wip
  • Complete posts for my Tuesday/Thursday posts that I put off and schedule them(at least two) - wip
  • Plan a schedule for memes - done
2. Make new blogging friends - made lots of bloggiesta friends
3. GoogleReader cleanup - WIP
4.  Update my Reading Challenges - WIP
5. Mini Challenges
Facebook promotion - thanks to Liza - done - contemplating on whether to have a FB page
Twitter promotion - thanks to Katie  - done
Mr.Linky tutorial - thanks to Kelly -partly done
Pinterest promotion - thanks to Joy - done
SEO - thanks to April - WIP 
Write faster reviews - thanks to Melanie - done
Social Media Icons - thanks to Lisa - done
Sidebar challenge - thanks to Penelope- done
Promote through commenting - thanks to Sheila - done
Backup your blog - thanks to The Book Vixen - done
Themed pages - thanks to Charlotte - done

10 comments:

  1. What a great list and very do-able. I understand the "tons more things to-do" cause every time I read someone else list I think I should add more to mine. LOL! Bloggiesta will never end if we take on the "tons more" LOL!!

    Good Luck on your list!

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    1. thank you!! today is Sunday, the 1st, and am going to have to get off twitter soon else will never get on the reviews part of my to-do :)

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  2. Your list is great! I also have to clean my google reader, I should start right now!

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    1. that is still to-do for me and right after the twitter party!

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  3. Glad you're participating! Hope you get a lot done!

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    1. thank you.. even if i do not get all the things completed, it will be a lot more than i normally would have, so totally worth it

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  4. Wow! Way to support the mini challenges! They are awesome, yes? Hopefully you are learning tons and having fun. Thanks for participating!

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    1. yes, Suey - the mini-challenges really helped me get a lot accomplished, i am planning to keep looking at them post-bloggiesta (both this years and previous lists) to get more done..thank you for hosting

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  5. Very neat way to show the challenges done, well done!
    I still need a social icon set like you have at the top, thats something I will finish this evening :)

    I'm your newest follower!

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    1. thanks for the follow and your visit.. that icon set was loooong pending.. thanks to bloggiesta - finally got that done

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