Sunday, March 24, 2013

Bloggiesta...Finish Line

Another Bloggiesta has come to an end! This event couldn't be more timely as I been neglecting my blog lately due to life getting in the way. Now if only I can figure out a way to stay caught up on some of the more mundane housekeeping things on a regular basis, some of these tasks won't need to keep showing up on my to-do list!



I ended up accomplishing most of what was on my list:
  • Write up all outstanding reviews that I need to post - COMPLETED
    • Completed and posted 2 reviews
    • Completed and scheduled 3 reviews
    • Set up draft posts for 3 reviews
  • Set up posts for upcoming review/posts - COMPLETED
  • Update reading log and link reviews to log - COMPLETED
  • Update challenge lists and link reviews - COMPLETED
  • Update Review Archive list - COMPLETED
  • Post necessary reviews to Netgalley - COMPLETED
  • Look into options for replacing Google Reader - COMPLETED
    • I opted to go with Bloglovin' - so far I like it but still have some organizing to do
  • Clean up reader subscriptions before migrating to new reader - COMPLETED
  • Clean up e-mails - COMPLETED
  • Update Goodreads tbr list - COMPLETED
  • Update blog roll - COMPLETED
  • Update blog planner/calendar - COMPLETED
  • Participate in at least 2 mini-challenges
    • Didn't do any this time - got so caught up in my other to-do items that I forgot all about these - oh well, there's always next time!
  • Visit at least 15 blogs participating in Bloggiesta each day - COMPLETED
Other things I got to that were not on my original list:
  • Signed up for a twitter account - I can be found at @alwayswithabook
  • Joined in the twitter parties on Saturday and Sunday - so much fun!!! 

All in all it was one productive weekend and I already have another list of things to do for the next Bloggiesta, which will be sometime towards the end of September. There might also be another mini-Bloggiesta towards the end of July. Now I am excited to visit everyone and see how much they got done and see if I should be adding more to the new list!!!


13 comments:

  1. Wow you did a lot. I love how you have your reading challenge bars on the left here btw. It's cool to see your progress. Great job with everything!
    -Melissa @ Harley Bear Book Blog

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  2. I didnt even hear about Bloggiesta until this morning... first one I have missed since I started blogging in June 2009. :( Bummer... but there was no way I could have participated this weekend anyway. Looks like you did wonderfully!

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  3. Wow, you did a fantastic job! I didn't do any of the mini challenges, either, but I did't even accomplish half of what you did! Great job!

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  4. Wow you got so much done. I didn't get to many of the mini-challenges either. I want to do a bloggiesta one year that I just write reviews and posts and stuff like you did. Seems like every year is full of technical hard stuff. And welcome to twitter!

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  5. You had a great weekend! Doesn't it feel good to cross things off the list? Enjoy the new week.

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  6. You did such a great job! Isn't Bloggiesta the best? (following you on Twitter now!)

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  7. Whoa! You accomplished a lot this weekend! Good job!

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  8. Wow, awesome job completing so many goals in one weekend! I didn't participate in any of the mini-challenges for this round of Bloggiesta either, just an old one about Facebook.

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  9. It looks like you had a productive Bloggiesta! I already have a list started for the next Bloggiesta.

    Joy's Book Blog

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  10. WOW good job, thank you for stopping by Oh! My Heartsie.

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  11. Wow, great job on your list! I'm finally catching up on visiting everyones Bloggiesta finish line posts. here's my list...http://momssmallvictories.com/bloggiesta-2013-goals/

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  12. I picked Bloglovin' too. Congrats on getting so much done on your list.

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