Advertisements

Category Archives: 31 Days to Build a Better Blog

31DBBB Day 2: Write a List Post


*I’m joining The SITS Girls in the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge (31DBBB).*

Day 2: Write a List Post

Today’s challenge is to write a list post. I actually wrote a list post for Day 1 of the 31DBBB Challenge about my Elevator Pitch. I’ve written many other list posts before so I’ve included all of the links below for your convenience.

For today’s post I asked my hubby, “What should I write my list post about…it’s so broad it could be about anything and I don’t have any focus or inspiration right now.” And he answers with a grin, “Write about me!”. So I did 😉 I wanted him to get his own post instead of me squeezing it in here with all of this nonsense, so to read today’s list post go here:
15 Reasons Why My Hubby is Awesome

Here is a list of all of my list posts 😉
*My Blog in 30 Seconds or Less
*My 100th Post: 101 Things in 1001 Days
*10 Ways to Shake Up Your Christmas Pajamas Tradition
*Writing a Letter to Santa
*Top 10 Posts of 2010: A linky list of my most popular posts
*Bottom 10 Posts of 2010: A linky list of posts that nobody wanted to click on 😦
*The Giant To Do List (a.k.a. “Large Marge”)
*Don’t Worry, Be Happy
The following posts contain extensive lists of outside links:
*Fun Ideas for Groundhog Day
*Free Printable Santa Paper and More!
*Emailing a Letter to Santa

Coolest Family on the Block is committed to helping you find creative ways to have fun and make memories with your family all year-long. Don’t miss an idea, tip, or trick…subscribe and have updates sent directly to your email!
*Subscribe via email*RSS*Facebook*Twitter*Networked Blogs*Blog Frog*

Advertisements

31 Days to Build a Better Blog Challenge


Today I begin the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge.
I’ll be going through the challenge with The SITS Girls. We will be skipping weekends so the challenge will run from 02/07/2011-03/19/2011

I’ll be updating this post with the links to all of my 31DBBB posts.
Just in case I’m behind in updating this post you can also find all of my 31DBBB posts here and I have a link in my left sidebar under the SITS 31DBBB button (which is under the “Recent Comments”).

Completing the 31DBBB challenge is on my 101 Things in 1001 Days list, so let’s hope that I can get it crossed off of my list!

WEEK 1
02/07 DAY 1: Create an Elevator Pitch
My Blog in 30 Seconds or Less (Completed in November 2010)
02/08 DAY 2: Write a List Post
Day 2 Intro and my list post:15 Reasons Why My Hubby is Awesome
02/09 DAY 3: Promote your Day 2 post
No Writing Task for today
02/10 DAY 4: Analyze a top blog in your niche
No Writing Task for today
02/11 DAY 5: Email a blog reader
No Writing Task for today

WEEK 2
02/14 DAY 6: 27 Must Read Tips from Successful Bloggers
Here are the must reads
02/15 DAY 7: Write a Link Post
Valentine’s Day Links: Free Printables, Crafts, and More!
02/16 DAY 8: Interlink your old blog posts
02/17 DAY 9: Join a forum and start participating
02/18 DAY 10: Set up alerts to monitor what is happening in your niche

WEEK 3
02/21 DAY 11: Come up with 10 post ideas
02/22 DAY 12: Develop an editorial calendar for your blog
02/23 DAY 13: Take a trip to the mall and improve your blog
02/24 DAY 14: Update a key page on your blog
02/25 DAY 15: Find a blog buddy

WEEK 4
02/28 DAY 16: Solve a problem
03/01 DAY 17: Watch a first-time reader use your blog
03/02 DAY 18: Write a Sneeze Page
03/03 DAY 19: Write an Opinion Post
03/04 DAY 20: Leave comments on other blogs

WEEK 5
03/07 DAY 21: Breathe life into an old post
03/08 DAY 22: Pay special attention to a reader
03/09 DAY 23: Call your readers to action
03/10 DAY 24: How to use a magazine to improve your blog
03/11 DAY 25: Ask a Question

WEEK 6
03/14 DAY 26: Improve another blog
03/15 DAY 27: Hunt for dead links
03/16 DAY 28: Write a Review Post
03/17 DAY 29: Develop a plan to boost your blog’s profile & readership
03/18 DAY 30: 17 Statistics to monitor on your blog
03/19 DAY 31: Plan the next steps for your blog

Coolest Family on the Block is committed to helping you find creative ways to have fun and make memories with your family all year-long. Don’t miss an idea, tip, or trick…subscribe and have updates sent directly to your email!
*Subscribe via email*RSS*Facebook*Twitter*Networked Blogs*Blog Frog*

31DBBB Day 1: My blog in 30 seconds or less


*I’m joining Not Your Average Teen in the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge. We’re spreading out the 31 Days to make it easier so our 31 Days will end in February.* This project was scrapped. I’ll be continuing on with The SITS Girls starting February 07, 2011 June 01, 2011.

Day 1: Write an Elevator Pitch for your blog

An elevator pitch is an overview of your blog that can be delivered in the time span of an elevator ride (for example, thirty seconds or 100–150 words).

I decided to break this down into several different elevator pitches for different situations depending on how much time/space is involved. I tried to build everything around my old tagline:
“Faith, traditions, and a whole lot of family fun!”

1. Find creative ways to have fun, start traditions, and make memories with your family with the Coolest Family on the Block!

2. Coolest Family on the Block: faith, traditions, and a whole lot of family fun! Helping you find creative ways to have fun and make memories with your family.

3. Christian stay-at-home mom blogging about faith, traditions, and a whole lot of family fun! Helping you find creative ways to have fun and make memories with your family.

4. Domestically-Challenged Christian stay-at-home mom trying to go green, organic, vegetarian, and possibly crazy. Blogging about faith, traditions, and a whole lot of family fun! Helping you find creative ways to have fun and make memories with your family.

5. This mama cracks herself up! Oh, and she also blogs about creative ways to have fun, start traditions, and make memories with your family.

6. Do you like to read the nonsensical ramblings of a stranger?! Then by all means…subscribe!

7. This blog doesn’t make any sense or seem to have any real purpose. But you should probably read it anyway.

8. No one reads this blog. You should start. Unpopularity is cool!

9. Me blog. You read.

10. I always get picked last for kick ball.

Here are some new ones that I’ve been using:
11. Coolest Family on the Block…We put the “fun” in dysFUNctional! 😉

12. Coolest Family on the Block is committed to helping you find creative ways to have fun & make memories with your family all year-long. Written by a Domestically-Challenged Christian SAHM trying to go green, organic, vegetarian, & possibly crazy.

13. Coolest Family on the Block is committed to helping you find creative ways to have fun & make memories with your family all year-long.

14. Domestically-Challenged Christian SAHM is committed to helping you find creative ways to have fun & make memories with your family all year-long at Coolest Family on the Block.

When I started this blog only a few months back in August 2010 I was hoping to focus on all things regarding family fun, traditions, holidays, birthdays, and preserving memories. Although I do write about those things on occasion (mostly during holidays) right now my blog is about me. And I’m getting a little reputation for kinda being a little bit funny. Hardy-har-har 😉

You can learn more about me by going to my about me page. Makes sense, right?! Also, my Welcome page is highly recommended.

So, which elevator pitch do you like? Do you have any other suggestions? Tell me in the comments!

Related Posts:
*31 Days to Build a Better Blog Challenge
*Day 2: Write a List Post

Coolest Family on the Block is committed to helping you find creative ways to have fun and make memories with your family all year-long. Don’t miss an idea, tip, or trick…subscribe and have updates sent directly to your email!