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Fall Bloggiesta 2017 Finish Line

You did it!

You tackled your to-do list and made great progress! Go you! Pedro is so proud!

Share your accomplishments with us below. Link your crossed-off to-do lists and show us what you got done! That way we can all visit other posts and cheer everyone on!

Thank you so much for joining us for this Bloggiesta. We can’t wait to start planning events for next year. If you are interested in helping with hosting twitter chats or running mini challenges (or if you have any ideas for us!) feel free to reach out and let us know! We have created a Twitter DM group that we can use to contact people who want to help us out in the future. If you would like to be added, contact us on Twitter and make sure you are following @bloggiesta.

See you for our next Bloggiesta….in 2018!

Fall Bloggiesta 2017 Starting Line!

Ole Ole! It’s time to blog and fiesta… BLOGGIESTA! If this is your first Bloggiesta, this post should help you figure things out. If you haven’t done so already, make sure you link up you To-Do Lists here. That is how you can let us all know you are participating!

HOW TO PARTY

  • Bloggiesta begins now (Thursday) and runs through Sunday night… wherever you are. We don’t have specific starting and ending times…. just Thursday September 21 through Sunday September 24… wherever and whenever you are in the world!
  • Plan to spend as much time as you can working on your to do list and completing mini challenges. Don’t worry about having the entire week to devote to this, but do challenge yourself to put in some good hours to the project.
  • You are welcome to join in the fun anytime during the event! Let us know you are here by adding your To Do List link on our sign up page.
  • Feel free to update your progress any way you see fit. You can simply cross things off your list, or write a couple of update posts. We will have a Finish Line Post link up here on Sunday for anyone wishing to link them up. Twitter is a great place to shout your progress too.

HOW TO CONNECT

  • Much of our connection with each other will be happening on Twitter. Be sure to follow @Bloggiesta and the hashtag #bloggiesta. 
  • Be sure to join us for the Twitter chat. It’s a great way to meet new people and learn some awesome tips and tricks! Our chat will be Saturday, September 23 at 2pm EST.
  • Also, plan to do lots of blog hopping by clicking on participants links (See the sign up links here.) Send lots of encouragement everyone’s way and help out with your expertise on all bloggish things! This is a big part of the whole idea of Bloggiesta!
  • Be sure to participate in as many mini challenges as you can! The new ones are listed here, and previous challenges are listed here. Give our awesome challenge hosts lots of link love and ask them lots of questions!

Don’t hesitate to ask if you have any questions! Have a great week getting all your bloggish business done! Good luck! Adios!

Fall Bloggiesta 2017 Mini Challenges!

It’s finally here! The big reveal! Bloggiesta starts TOMORROW and it’s time to announce our mini challenges!

We are so grateful to all of the wonderful hosts who are helping us with the mini challenges this time around.

 

Also make sure to check out any of our past Mini Challenges for other ideas!

Don’t hesitate to contact the hosts if you have any questions! What challenges will you choose???

Fall 2017 Bloggiesta Sign Ups

Bloggiesta is almost here! Mark your calendars for September 21-24!!!!

If you’d like to participate with us this coming week for the Fall 2017 Bloggiesta, it’s time to write up a To Do List, post it on your blog , then come back here and link it up!

Your To do list can contain as much or as little as you want to do. Ideas for a basic to do list can be found at this link. You are welcome to copy it and use it however you see fit.

Our mini challenges will be announced on Wednesday, September 20, so you can start planning! But while you wait, you can also check out our list of past mini challenges!

There will be a Twitter chat on Saturday, September 23 @ 2pm EST!

Make sure to follow @Bloggiesta on Twitter and use #bloggiesta so that everyone participating can follow your progress!

And now, here’s the linky. Be sure to link up using the direct URL to your To Do List post.

Thanks and have fun! Can’t wait to see everything you accomplish!

Summer 2017 Mini Bloggiesta Finish Line!

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YOU DID IT!

You completed Bloggiesta! You finished your To Do List. Your blog is on it’s way to being everything you want it to be! You are a huge success and you should be proud!

If you’d like to write a wrap up post or simply link up to your crossed off To Do Lists, you can share in the linkup below.

Thanks for participating! Let us know in the comments  or via email if you have suggestions for mini challenges or future events. We’d love to get your feedback.

See you next time!

Summer 2017 Mini Bloggiesta Starting Line!

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Ole Ole! It’s Mini Bloggiesta time! If this is your first Bloggiesta, this post should help you figure things out. If you haven’t done so already, make sure you link up you To-Do Lists here. That is how you can let us all know you are participating!

HOW TO PARTY

  • Bloggiesta begins now (Saturday) and runs through Sunday night… wherever you are. We don’t have specific starting and ending times…. just the weekend of June 17-18… wherever and whenever you are in the world!
  • Plan to spend as much time as you can working on your to do list and completing mini challenges. Don’t worry about having the entire weekend to devote to this, but do challenge yourself to put in some good hours to the project.
  • You are welcome to join in the fun anytime during the event! Let us know you are here by adding your To Do List link on our sign up page.
  • Feel free to update your progress any way you see fit. You can simply cross things off your list, or write a couple of update posts. We will have a Finish Line Post link up here on Monday for anyone wishing to link them up. Twitter is a great place to shout your progress too.

HOW TO CONNECT

  • Much of our connection with each other will be happening on Twitter. Be sure to follow @Bloggiesta and the hashtag #bloggiesta. 
  • Be sure to join us for the Twitter chat. It is a great way to meet new people and learn some awesome tips and tricks! Our chat is:
      • Saturday June 17 @ 2pm EST
  • Also, plan to do lots of blog hopping by clicking on participants links (See the sign up links here.) Send lots of encouragement everyone’s way and help out with your expertise on all bloggish things! This is a big part of the whole idea of Bloggiesta!
  • Be sure to participate in as many mini challenges as you can! There are no new challenges for the Mini Bloggiesta, so check out our previous challenges listed here.

Don’t hesitate to ask if you have any questions! Have a great weekend and good luck with all your blogging goals!

Summer 2017 Mini Bloggiesta Sign Ups

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It’s that time again! Time to Bloggiesta!

If you’d like to participate with us this coming weeked (June 17-18) for the Summer 2017 Mini Bloggiesta, it’s time to write up a To Do List, post it on your blog , then come back here and link it up!

According to tradition, the mini Bloggiesta is very low-key. Take the weekend to do some every day blog maintenance and catch up. Take a look at what you have accomplished so far this year, and make plans for the second half of 2017. Ideas for a basic to do list can be found at this link. You are welcome to copy it and use it however you see fit.

We won’t have any new mini challenges this time around, but be sure to use the time to work on some past Mini Challenges that you missed during previous events.

We will also be having a Twitter chat on Saturday, June 17 @ 2pm EST, so make sure you are following @Bloggiesta so you can join us!

We can’t wait to help you get motivated and get stuff done!

Sign up below

Summer 2017 Mini Bloggiesta is Coming!

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Hi everyone! We are about halfway through the year…how are you doing on your blogging goals??? Whether your goals are big or small, we are here to help you find some extra motivation. The Summer Mini Bloggiesta is coming….

June 17-18

The Mini Bloggiesta is a low-key, weekend long Bloggiesta that allows you to tackle those blogging projects that you have been putting off. Since we are about halfway through 2017, now is a great time to assess the progress you have made this year and make plans for what you want to achieve in the second half of the year.

If you don’t have your own personal goals, or want to try something new, check out our list of past mini-challenges from previous Bloggiestas.

We will only be having one Twitter chat during this Bloggiesta…

Saturday June 17 at 2pm EST

Make sure you are following us @Bloggiesta on Twitter so you don’t miss the sign up post! Mark your calendars and we will see you soon for our Mini Bloggiesta!

Spring Bloggiesta 2017 Finish Line

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YOU DID IT!

You completed Bloggiesta! You finished your To Do List. Your blog is on it’s way to being everything you want it to be! You are a huge success and you should be proud!

If you’d like to write a wrap up post or simply link up to your crossed off To Do Lists, you can share in the linkup below.

Thanks for participating! Huge thanks to all the mini challenge hosts and Twitters hosts! This event seriously could not have happened without you. Thank you for being awesome.

Let us know in the comments  or via email if you have suggestions for mini challenges or future events. We’d love to get your feedback.

See you next time!

 

Spring Bloggiesta 2017 Closing Twitter Chat Recap

Today we wrapped up this Bloggiesta and discussed everything we accomplished in the past week. Nice work everyone! Keep it up!

1) Welcome to the #Bloggiesta Finish Line chat! You made it to the finish line, step up to the podium and introduce yourselves and your platform(s).

 2) Winner’s circle: Share what you’ve accomplished during #Bloggiesta.

 3) War stories: Share one of your favorite experiences or posts (or both) from #Bloggiesta.

4) Post workout stretch: #Bloggiesta can be intense, how did you keep yourself from burning out?

5) Support crew: Time to give a shoutout to the people who keep you going or inspire you. #Bloggiesta

6) Gearing up: What were your essential supplies that got you through #Bloggiesta?

7) Coach: What’s a piece of advice you’d give to someone who just started #Bloggiesta or blogging?

8) Click-bait: As a bit of fun, rewrite one of the titles of your posts as a click-bait article. #Bloggiesta

9) The horizon: What are you setting your sights on now? A blog goal or otherwise. #Bloggiesta

10) If your blog was an animal, what would it be? #Bloggiesta

11) We’d love to know what you’d like to see more of or change for the next #Bloggiesta.

12) Blog hopping: Let us share in your victories, share your links here! #Bloggiesta 

 

Extras:

Bloggers are the best:

Something we all wanted:

What many of us look for in a blog: