Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Post 31!!

This is it.

My final post for the July 2012 Ultimate Blog Challenge. I did it!! 31 posts in 31 days.

The challenge builds discipline. It also introduces you to other bloggers and leads you to blogs you might not otherwise see. It's a great experience.

One piece of advice I would give to anyone who tries the challenge in the future is this:

Don't just get your posts done. Make it a point to read and comment on other blogs. You'll meet many interesting people.


I had planned as part of the challenge this time to read and comment on at least two blogs a day. I didn't manage it everyday. Now and then I got to four or five blogs. I learned a lot and was touched by many stories, both humorous and sad.

As a side benefit, the more blogs I commented on, the more readers I got.

I recommend the challenge to any blogger. Just remember: the more you put in, the more you get out. :)


Have a blessed day!!

6 comments:

  1. You give good advice. For myself, I'd been posting daily for a couple of months, so the interaction was more what I was looking for in the challenge and it was better than I could've hoped.

    Congrats on completing, and I'm looking forward to seeing what else you have to say.

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    1. Thanks! I've enjoyed your blog as well and will keep following it. Glad you enjoyed the challenge.

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  2. Congrats on meeting the challenge. I met my original goal for it, as well. And while I enjoyed meeting folks, I also learned that daily blogging isn't for me.
    You are absolutely right, though - the more you put in, the more you get out of it.
    ~Sunfire

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    1. I don't think it is for me either on a permanent basis, but it was fun for a month.

      Congratulations on meeting your goal!

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