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February 2013 Mini-Bloggiesta Finish Line

Thank you so very much to everyone who participated in this first ever Mini-Bloggiesta!

A huge thank you to our four mini-challenge hosts for their work and efforts! Bloggiesta, no matter how big or small is not Bloggiesta without our mini-challenge hosts. Please make sure to refer back to the challenges as I’m sure they’ll be of great help as you continue to blog.

Comment Love during Bloggiesta!  hosted by Tanya Patrice at GirlXOXO (@iAteApie)

Tricks for getting your review posted on Goodreads and Amazon hosted by Shanyn at Chick Loves Lit (@shanynlee)

Marketing Your Blog hosted by Faye at A Daydreamer’s Thoughts (@daydreamin_star)

Cleaning Up Sidebar Content hosted by Tif at Tif Talks Books (@tiftalksbooks)

Our next full Bloggiesta event will take place on March 22nd – 24th. Make sure to mark your calendars and get ready to sign up to host a mini-challenge if you’re interested. We’d love more mini-challenge ideas as well! Please feel free to leave suggestions in the comments and we’ll do our best to incorporate them into our event in March.

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Be sure to link-up your finish line posts below so that we can all stop by to comment and congratulate you! Thank you again to everyone who participated!

February 2013 Mini-Bloggiesta Starting Line

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Welcome to the first ever Mini-Bloggiesta! Suey from It’s All About Books and myself couldn’t be more excited to be hosting this fantastic event! Below is a little bit of the rundown of things going on, but if you have questions please do get in touch either through the comments, email or even on Twitter. We hope everyone has a fantastic weekend and that you’re all able to accomplish everything you’re hoping to and more!


How to Fiesta!

Bloggiesta starts now and runs until midnight EST Sunday February 3rd. Participate when and how you want. This is your time to improve on those little things about your blog you’ve been thinking about for months, mark off those long to-do lists and possibly even discover a few great new blogs. Whether you have days, hours or just a few minutes we hope you’ll join us!

Mini-Challenges. We’ll have two posts for you to work through that include a set of four brand new mini-challenges hosted by four fantastic book bloggers as well as a “Back to Basics” challenge hosted right here on the site. Look for those soon after this post goes up.

Update When and How You Want. Some choose to update on a schedule, daily or not at all. At the very least we do recommend posting a closing/wrap-up post to let us know how you did overall.

Sign In Below. Link-up your To-Do List below so that everyone can visit and cheer you on.

Tell Us Your Twitter Name! In the link below be sure to list your Twitter user name so that we can connect with you on Twitter during the event. This is especially great if you want to join us for the Twitter Party or even just ask a question or two. Be sure to follow @Bloggiesta and the hashtag #bloggiesta.

Participate in the Twitter Party! We’ll be having just one party during this mini-bloggiesta, hopefully you’ll be able to join us:
Saturday: 10:00 p.m. to midnight Eastern time (EDT)

Now, Lets Get The Fiesta Started!

Mini-Bloggiesta: Coming February 2013!

Last Bloggiesta was a huge success and we had quite a bit of great feedback. One of the biggest suggestions we received was to have “Mini-Bloggiesta” events half way between each bigger Bloggiesta. So, by popular demand we are bringing you our first ever Mini-Bloggiesta on February 2nd and 3rd! 

Our first Mini-Bloggiesta will feature four mini-challenges centered around the basics we tend to neglect when we get busy. This should be great considering the recent craziness of the holidays! Two challenges will be hosted here on the site; one a “clean-up” and the other a “write up” challenge. The third mini-challenge will be hosted by Shanyn from Chick Loves Lit and she will be sharing her tricks for getting reviews posted to places like Amazon and Goodreads along with challenging you to try it out.

We are still looking for a forth mini-challenge host! If you have any interest please let us know by emailing Suey and myself (Danielle) at

Mark your calendars for the first ever Mini-Bloggiesta on the 2nd and 3rd of February!