Category: blogging

Bloggiesta Mini Challenge: Making Goodreads Werk!

Posted 21 September, 2013 by April @ The Steadfast Reader in blogging

Although I’ve been using Goodreads years before I ever considered starting a blog, there’s always room for improvement so I thought I’d take up the Bloggiesta Mini-Challenge hosted by Brittany at The Book Addict’s Guide.

Really, it’s an organizational task for me.

1. I’ve tagged all of my reviews that I’ve posted here on a new shelf (blogged), that way in many moons I won’t start re-blogging past reviews.

2. I’ve gone through and cleaned out my friends list, it’s the only personal site where I accept friend requests from anyone and certain author’s self-promotions were starting to get on my nerves. I also cleaned out some groups that I belong to that are no longer relevant for me, mostly local book clubs.

3. Added a shelf specifically for picture books.

April @ The Steadfast Reader



Bloggiesta To Do List

Posted 20 September, 2013 by April @ The Steadfast Reader in blogging

Bloggiesta To Do List!

So this is my very first year participating in Bloggiesta and my to do list is vast. So LET’S GET TO WORK! 
 write two reviews
 create link lists and archive lists
 create a better header image 
 do two mini challenges
 add a page (link list page & start ‘bookish bucket list’)
 add ‘search blog’ widget to sidebar
 comment on other Bloggiesta partipants blogs
 participate in at least one Twitter chat
 build relationships in book blog community
read up on building a Twitter presence – then implement. 
set up ‘Bloglovin’ account/widgets
remove CAPTCHA

April @ The Steadfast Reader