Bloggiesta Masterlist

Things to Do

Regular Clean-up for each Bloggiesta:

Back up my blog.
Get up-to-date with my reviews.
Update my Book Map with old and recent reads.
Clean up wonky posts.
Read new Bloggiesta posts.
Join mini-challenges that I think are fun and useful.

Optional:
Host a mini-challenge.
Host a giveaway.
Check out the Twitter feed for #bloggiesta and participate in at least one Twitter chat.


Blog 
Check out some new templates. Dec 2016 - new by Maira Gall!
Rethink my tags for Lots of Bookishness.
Fix my Bloglovin feed.  3/28/2015 - I think it's fixed!
Delete unsubstantial old posts.
Remove anything hotlinked (sorry, I used to do this before, I didn't know any better!)


Things I just want to do:
Study / fix up my Mail Chimp subscription

Links:
7 Mailchimp Hacks
Giving subscribers other options

Let subscribers control how often they hear from you

Mini Challenges I want to do:
How to get the most out of reading challenges
Create my own 50 Bookish Things list


Valuable Resources

Just a collection of links that I find useful! These include anything that I've used or plan to use to help me achieve my challenge goals.

General
Creative Market: Think outside the box and 10 other idea killers

Blogger Widgets
How to to make widgets sticky
Is your blog's footer working for you?

Categories and Tags
Amy Lynn Andrews: The difference between categories and tags
Book Bumblings: Categories vs. tags
Book Bumblings: Clean up your post tags
Elembee: Clean up your categories

Email Management 
8 Tips for Email Management

Asian Efficiency: 4 ways to write better emails
Don't drown in email! How to use Gmail efficiently
Sarah Wilson: My favourite ways to have people leave me alone, via email
Regain control over your inbox with these 5 tips for managing Gmail
Nozegraze: Setting Up Gmail Filters to Organize Your Emails
5 Tricks to finally achieve inbox zero
Recover your email sanity with these 11 inbox organization tools

Email Lists
A complete guide to set up your email list
How to deliver blog posts via email for your blog
5 don'ts for your email list
13 examples of email design
Why I changed my email newsletter

Social Media
13 things not to do on Facebook
8 social media marketing tools that every blogger needs

Metrics
Why traffic doesn't always matter

Related Posts
Code it Pretty - Add Related Posts

Misc
The secret to brand blogger relations
40 Free Courses
12 Tools for Marketing

More links
Mini Challenges Masterlist at Bloggiesta
All my Bloggiesta posts

Pinterest
Rich Pins

Becky and Paula

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