Saturday, June 20, 2009

Bloggiesta Wrap Up

I had a productive weekend of blog maintaince. Taking the weekend was totally worth it. I feel like my site reflects a lot more of who I am and has a much cleaner look. Here's the run down of the weekend.

Friday:
  • Designed background
  • Designed Header
  • Attempted to upload header
  • Added Tweeple, cleaned up google reader
  • Planned future posts
  • Brainstormed meme and award ideas
Total Hours: 6


Today:
  • Uploaded new site design including header and background. I think it looks fabulous!
  • Fixed all sidebars and links
  • Created and uploaded new Favicon
  • Created a gravatar account
  • Did a web grader analysis. Then, implemented changes
  • Helped out with technical stuff on Twitter
  • Read through comments and started responding through email.
  • Updated Goodreads
  • Made comments on social networking sites.
Goals: Will be updated 6/21 am
  • 10/10 New Subscribers (Thanks everyone! I've got 35 total. Not bad for one month of blogging)
  • 20/15 New Comments (This isn't counting the mini-challenge, btw)
  • 1/10 Backup Posts
Total Time: 10 hours

Mini Challenges Completed:

Rebecca at The Book Lady's Blog: Cleaning up Google Reader
Trish at Hey Lady! Whatcha Reading?: Creating Favicons and Gravatars
Michelle at Galley Smith: Correctly Using Anchor Text
Ruth at Bookish Ruth: Grading Your Website

Comments Left: Probably about 10. I will do follow-up comments later, promise

Tweets Sent: Hundreds. I'll have to count another time, lol.

TOTAL Hours: 16

My favorite part of the Bloggiesta was getting that formatting change done. Now, I've got to do some updating on my other book challenges, and most importantly, get some reading done!

9 comments:

  1. Congrats on completing Bloggiesta! Your new layout looks all bright and cheery and ready for Summer. :] You managed to do quite a lot! Good job.

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  2. Good job! I love the new look.

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  3. Great job. I really like what you've done on your blog, especially your header and favicon. Thanks for your help on the favicon thing. I'm still working on that, but at least I got some other stuff done.
    Woo hoo! Doesn't it feel great to accomplish stuff?

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  4. Congrats on all the stuff you got done. Its Sunday morning in Denmark right now, and I am going to do some more Bloggiesta-stuff today as well, surely it cannot be over, can it?

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  5. Great job! No wonder I felt so lost coming here; you changed the layout!

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  6. I like your layout! Looks like you accomplished a lot during the challenge!

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  7. You did a great job and i really like your site!

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  8. I'm so far behind! I did my the feedreader mini-challenge and yet this week the number of threads in my feeds crept right back up! My apologies for the tardiness of this reply.

    Congratulations on a great job. You were super productive!

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  9. I'm behind in stopping by and saying thank you so much for participating in the Bloggiesta. I had so much fun and it sounds like everybody, yourself included, got a lot accomplished.

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