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There's A Book

Good morning/afternoon all! How is Bloggiesta treating you? Hopefully you’re picking up speed and getting a ton marked off your to-do lists. And how about all of those mini-challenges? Not only do the previous Bloggiesta mini-challenges rock, but take a look at the new list if you haven’t yet! Amazing! You’ve all got your work cut out for you, that’s for sure!

So, perhaps with all that work you’re in need of a mid-day/morning break? Well, Suey and I both thought that at some point you’re going to need a bit of a respite. So we’ve come up with a challenge that will benefit not only yourself but your fellow Bloggiesta participants!

A Comment Challenge!

Here goes…all weekend long we’d love you to visit and comment on as many of your fellow participants blogs as possible. It’s even better when they’re blogs you’ve never been to before or don’t normally comment on. Each day we want you to comment on a minimum of five participant blogs, if you do more than fantastic! Below use the Rafflecopter entry form to register that you commented each day. At the end of the weekend, on the 2nd of April we’ll announce the winner of a $20 Gift Card to Amazon (or one book of your choice at Book Depository for International participants) and a runner up who will receive a random stack of ARC’s from my current stacks!

That’s it! Go comment and cheer on your fellow participants! Happy Bloggiesta!

This contest is now closed. Click below to see who won!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Now that you’re done here, go check out Sheila from Book Journey’s Bloggiesta Mini-Challenge About Building Your Blog Readers! Her challenge is marvelous and she’s definitely an expert! She typically has dozens of comments on each of her posts, so head over and read how she does it! She’s also giving away two Amazon GC’s there as well!

73 Responses to Bloggiesta: Let’s Fiesta…Together! A Mini-Challenge

  1. Chachic says:

    Danielle, thanks again for hosting Bloggiesta! πŸ™‚ Will do my best to comment on as many blogs as I can this weekend. Interacting with fellow bloggers has always been one of the highlights of Bloggiesta.

  2. Nice!!! I can add a reminder that if participants are doing this one – they should swing by and look at my mini challenge as well as mine too has to do with commenting and I have two gift cards to give away at the end of Bloggiesta! πŸ™‚

    Thanks for all your hard work!.I really love Bloggiesta. I will be sure to participate.

  3. Jenni Elyse says:

    Awesome giveaway idea! I love it! I love that it promotes a sense of community with everyone participating! πŸ™‚

  4. Such an awesome challenge, Danielle. Would add this to our list of mini-challenges now. πŸ™‚

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  7. Amanda says:

    Great challenge! I added it to my comment goals for this weekend!

    Plus a commenting break is such a nice thing!

  8. Penelope says:

    I’m loving Bloggiesta! Even though I don’t have a lot of time to devote to my blog this week, I still feel like I’m getting a lot done. It’s great.

    Thanks for co-hosting, and thanks for the awesome giveaway!

    P.S. I’m a little freaked out that your captcha task is to drag a knife to the bathroom. Lol. I’m shaking for the poor woman currently in the shower! πŸ˜‰

    • You are so welcome! I’m glad you’re enjoying it. It’s really one of my favorite events! πŸ™‚

      Isn’t the captcha hilarious?! I love it! So much more than the letters & numbers you can’t read. LOL

  9. Penelope says:

    Oh man, I didn’t read the task for the comment entry before I left my last comment. A blog I found because of Bloggiesta is NovelSounds! ( It’s such a cool concept!

  10. I’m happy that I found The Sweet Bookshelf:

  11. kimba88 says:

    So far I have visited 10 sites participating, and everyone has great plans for the event. Two new blogs I visited were The Reading Fever and Socket and Bulbs. Thanks for hosting this lovely giveaway…

  12. I’ve been commenting and totally unaware of this challenge! It makes me happy though! And thank you! And thanks for all of the hard work you’ve put into #Bloggiesta!

  13. janicu says:

    This is a great mini-challenge. I think I will have to take you up on it! I always end up with new blogs to read after Bloggiesta when I check out the other participants! πŸ™‚ I’ll be commenting all over the place.

  14. Great idea–thanks for hosting!

  15. By the way, Bloggiesta introduced me to The Picky Girl‘s fun blog. Love it! So many good finds!

  16. Alexia561 says:

    So glad that you and Suey are hosting Bloggiesta this weekend, as I always learn so much! Am off to start commenting and looking forward to discovering great new blogs! Thanks! πŸ™‚

  17. Liz says:

    Hi Danielle, thanks for hosting. I will keep commenting here to join bloggiesta. Thanks for the great blog.

  18. Gaby says:

    Thank you for Bloggiesta! I’m enjoying it so much, meeting new bloggers and learning so many things to do for my blog πŸ™‚

  19. I’ve actually gone through quite a number of sites, but I’d probably highlight just a few here: like getting to know LeeSwammes’ Blog and her Books, Food, and More. I’m amazed at how much she has accomplished. Then there’s Florinda from the 3Rs Blog whose Mobilize Challenge I joined. I also got to know quite a few thru Twitter such as Kathe Reader. Hope to do more commenting tomorrow.

  20. DivinneGrace says:

    This is a great challenge! I can see that a lot of people are interested with this…

  21. Rachel says:

    Well, during bloggiesta I found your beautiful blog, and Gone With the Words! The best part of bloggiesta was it convinced me to finally gain a twitter account!

  22. PragmaticMom says:

    Great idea. Comment task!

  23. Kristin T. says:

    I’m using this challenge as a break from writing reviews today. The only problem with visiting everyone is that I keep finding new things to add to my list…but that’s ok. It’s always good to see what everyone is doing and see if what they are doing would work with my blog.

    Thanks again for hosting this challenge and this event!!!

    • Oh, I know! I kept discovering more and more I wanted to do. Not just from their lists, but by seeing everyone else’s great blogs. πŸ˜‰

      You’re so welcome! Glad to have you!

  24. I discovered NOVEL SOUNDS and I love it. Music and books are two of my favourite things. πŸ™‚

  25. Laurie C says:

    I’ve been trying to check out Bloggiesta participants’ blogs and leave comments without even knowing there was a mini-challenge on the table, so what a nice surprise!

  26. Kathleen says:

    I commented on 5 blogs and discovered 2 blogs with my favourite word in their title, CHOCOLATE!

    Epic Chocolate Fantasy
    Chocolate Covered Books

  27. Back again today – finally! I spent so much time commenting this morning thats about all I got done πŸ™‚ Today I met Mary from The Sweet Bookshelf

  28. Nise' says:

    The mini-challenges are great! I got a lot accomplished just by participating in the challenges. Thanks.

  29. Liza says:

    Found more than one fabulous blog… found more than the five I commented on for this challenge. I actually visited about 10 blogs, but Blogger was being a pain. So, for today, I found and commented on the following five:

    Thanks for hosting the challenge!

    • Bad Blogger today! I don’t know why it had to act up this weekend? Crazy!

      But yay! for finding so many great new blogs! Some of my favorites are on your list there! πŸ™‚

  30. Oh, I love love love this challenge!
    I think that commenting is such a lovely and easy way to network! πŸ˜€

  31. Your blog puts a big smile on my face. So much to look at!

    Bloggiesta is going great. Thanks for hosting!

  32. Vicky says:

    Thanks again for this awesome event! πŸ™‚ This is my first Bloggiesta and I kicked it off with a move from Blogger to a self hosted WP blog. Phew! I need to get started with mini challenges now. πŸ™‚

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  35. I made it all three days! I had a blast checking out the blogs, especially the ones that made significant changes… wow. A lot of Bloggiesta happenings!

  36. I found Novel Sounds this weekend! Thanks so much for hosting!

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