Mini Bloggiesta To-Do List January 17-19 @Bloggiesta #bloggiesta

Mini Bloggiesta Jan 17-19 badgeIt’s Mini Bloggiesta time already, January 17–19! Sadly, I missed the big spring and fall Bloggiestas this year, and I probably won’t get a lot done on the blog this weekend, either, but here’s my overly optimistic to-do list:

Mini Bloggiesta To-Do List
Write and schedule two reviews and/or reader’s advisory-related posts
Update review index by author and index by title
  DONE – Due to a long blogging slump, I must have gotten out of this habit, because I hadn’t added titles or authors to the review indexes since June. With Johannes Cabal, Necromancer and The Quick added to the title index, now I only need to read something starting with the letter X to have the whole alphabet represented!
Delete plug-ins and remove old widgets, badges, etc.  DONE
Delete revisions taking up unnecessary space DONE Deleted 94 revisions (saved draft versions) that had accumulated since Dec. 27. (Yes, I save drafts compulsively, and WordPress saves automatically, too.)
Try out a new WordPress theme  DONE – After spending too much time previewing new themes, I was going to put this change off to the Spring Bloggiesta, but then decided to try out a new look now. Not sure if I like it or not!
Update blogroll to include only active blogs
Add a book list to Book List page
Set up a giveaway for Giveaways page

Added to List: Ideas for Spring Bloggiesta
Create a cookbook review index

Bloggiesta started as a twice-yearly event when book bloggers around the world devoted time to sprucing up their blogs – especially the tech-y things that would never get done otherwise. But two Bloggiestas a year was not enough! So by popular demand, the talented organizers – Suey from It’s All About Books and Danielle from There’s A Book – set up two Mini Bloggiestas, and regular Twitter chats throughout the year. Follow @Bloggiesta on Twitter, and join the Mini Bloggiesta Twitter chat if you can, on Sunday at 2 p.m. EST, using hashtag #Bloggiesta. (I’ll miss the chat because I’ll be at the theatre that afternoon, at a performance of a new play, A Future Perfect…none of us getting in at the under-40 discount!)

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17 thoughts on “Mini Bloggiesta To-Do List January 17-19 @Bloggiesta #bloggiesta”

  1. I’ve never heard of an Under 40 discount before! I’ve wondered about deleting old revisions. Do you use a plug-in for that? Seems there’s a plug-in for everything these days, huh?

  2. Well cool, I was participating & didn’t know it! I spent the last two days trying to combine 2 blogs and get my links where I like them.

    I know what you mean about a blogging slump. I need some motivation !

  3. You totally switched everything around – I really like it! It sounds like you’ve done a great job this Bloggiesta. I didn’t officially participate, but I’ve been doing a little catching up here and there. It’s always nice to do when there’s time!

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