Blogathon Prize Sponsor – Idiot’s Guides

The Complete Idiot’s Guides is donating FOUR books as prizes for the Biannual Blogathon Bash!

As a participant in the US/CAN , you will have the chance to win one of these:

  1. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to WordPress
  2. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Facebook Marketing (link is to ebook but it will be paperback)
  3. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Social Media Marketing
  4. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Facebook, Second Edition

Read my Review of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to WordPress

The website is a wealth of information itself with all the quick guides.

Check out these quick guides:
Blogging Rules and Etiquette
How to Set Up and Use Your Facebook Timeline
How to Find and Hire a Designer for Your WordPress Blog
How to Get Traffic to Your Website

Thanks to Idiot’s Guides!

Be sure to check them out on your favourite Social Media site:

Complete Idiot’s Guides on Facebook
Complete Idiot’s Guides on YouTube

Follow on Twitter: @IdiotsGuides | @CIG_Business | @CIG_Food | @CIG_Health | @CIG_Lifestyle

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More Ideas For Your To Do List

I suggest you make a list of what you want to work on during the Blogathon Bash. I mention some things in the About page but here are some more.

  1. Clean Up your Pinterest Account (get rid of ones that don’t link back to source – why?)
  2. Sign up for Feedburner to better take care of your RSS subscriptions.
  3. Register your blog with and learn what your score means.
  4. Clean out your email inbox
  5. Create email templates for common types of emails you send
  6. Sign up for Google Analytics and start monitoring your blog stats.
  7. Add social media icons to your blog.
  8. Go back to old posts and fix them up (check links, add photos, fix typos and poorly written text)
  9. Come up with a blogging schedule.
  10. Redo/Do your About Me page.

There are just so many things you could work on!

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Blogathon Prize Sponsor – Mompreneur Mogul

This prize will be of interest to Mom Bloggers!

Mompreneur Mogul is a blog run by Mom Blogger Lisa Hanson. She has lots of great tips for mom bloggers and just released her ebook Get Famous.

I will be doing a full review of it soon but for now, here’s a little bit about what to expect. After you check out this little video, click the banner below to go to the website and learn even more.

Lisa has donated TWO copies as prizes!

Read my review of Get Famous.

Visit Mompreneur Mogul on Facebook and Twitter.

*This post contains affiliate links

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Blogathon Prize Sponsor – Fox Chapel Publishing

Fox Chapel Publishing is donating two books as prizes for blogathon participants. Remember you have to be signed up as a participant to be eligible to win.

Fox Chapel can ship to US, Canada, UK and Europe!

See Mom Run: Side Splitting Essays from the World’s Most Harried Blogging Moms by Beth Feldman

 Description: Get ready for heartfelt belly laughs with a collection of essays by the nation’s most talented authors, mom bloggers, television producers, parenting experts, entrepreneurs, grandmothers and even a retired senator! From labor pains to potty disasters, weight gain, holiday mayhem, teen angst, empty nest syndrome, home renovations and even colonoscopy exams, See Mom Run is the perfect prescription for today’s harried parents. – from publisher

Read my review of See Mom Run

Things to Blog: An Offline Journal – Your Wireless Companion to the Electronic Age

Description: There are blogs about everything these days, and inspiration for your next post can strike at any moment! Having this little journal handy for jotting down your ideas in popular blog style will help you remember to update and post the next time you’re near a computer. – from publisher

A Little Bit About Fox Chapel Publishing:

Founded in 1991 by Alan Giagnocavo, Fox Chapel Publishing is one of the world’s leading resources for woodworking books and magazines. We publish two magazines, Woodcarving Illustrated and Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts; more than 200 book titles; and distribute more than 1,000 woodworking books from other publishers around the world. Fox Chapel Publishing is headquartered in East Petersburg, PA.

Read my review of Things to Blog

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