Mini Bloggiesta!

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So I’ve just found out about this and think it’s a fantastic idea! The idea is to create a to-do list and spend the weekend doing blog maintenance. As my blog is very new, it definitely needs a lot of work done and so this is the perfect way to do it!

The List:

  • Write at least two reviews
  • Finish blogging about the challenges I’m doing and update challenge posts
  • Write recommendation post I’m planning
  • Create my “About Me” page
  • Try and pick a good theme
  • Hopefully create a site banner (or get somebody to do it for me)  
  • Look through my old blog and see if there’s any material I can salvage for this one.
  • Participate in the Twitter chat and meet other Bloggers!
  • Add categories to all my posts

 

The Plan:

First off, the most important thing for me is to meet other Bloggers via the Twitter chat. I’m quite new to this and so the more blogs I can follow and read, the more I can learn!

Secondly, I have several reviews I’d like to write while the books are still fresh in my mind. I read a lot and so I know I can’t review everything so I also need to try and decide which books I want to review.

The about me page is something I’ve been putting off because I dislike writing about myself, but I know I don’t need to do too much and so if I at least have something there then that’ll be enough.

I’m planning on doing weekly “recommendations” posts and have picked my first theme but kept putting it off because there’s a book I think would be perfect for it that I haven’t read yet so I need to either read it, or just go ahead and make the post and do a separate “Book I haven’t read yet but want to” recommendation post.

The site theme and banner are very important as first impressions count, although I’m horrible at art and creating pretty things so I think I’m going to have to get help with that. For now though, I feel this is the least important as if I don’t have any content, I won’t have any visitors and so I can worry about making it look nice once I’ve got things to actually draw people to my site!

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5 thoughts on “Mini Bloggiesta!

  1. A brand-new blog and you’re doing Bloggiesta! How great! I hope you have fun during the Mini Bloggiesta and get a lot done on your list. I always want to add more to my to-do list after reading other people’s, and yours make me wonder how out of date my About Me page is. Good luck for Bloggiesta and beyond!

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  2. Like Laurie mentions, looking at everyone’s list is tempting me to add to my to do list but I will instead save it for the next Bloggiesta 🙂 Great list and I finally got an About Me page done as well. Love the Recommendations idea..

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