Blogging Tips: Mini Challenges

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The most recent mini challenges for the current blogathon are at the top. All past mini challenges with working links are below. Check out the past challenges, epsecially if you are new to the blogathon. There is lots of great information there.

The current challenges include a specific challenge to do. The past ones may or may not still have the challenge. Either way they are great resources. Let me know if you find one that doesn’t work anymore.


This year we only have one mini challenge so past challenges WILL count towards prizes and there are a few other how to posts we found that if you follow, will count.

How to Create a Killer Bio @ Living in Alphabet Soup

Following the how-tos in the following posts WILL count towards prizes.

20 Summer Writing Prompts for Bloggers @ Feather Pixels
– write a post on one of the writing prompts to count

Creating Passive Income Streams @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
– read post and plan one income stream you could use to count

Make Goals – Forget Your Resolutions @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
– read post and make a goal list for the second half of the year

10 Blogging Tasks to Do During the Summer Slump @ Feather Pixels
– pick at least one task and do it.


(to be organized by topic)

What is a Media Kit? @ Parsimonious Pash
Build Your Own DIY Media Kit @ Parsimonious Pash
Keyword Research for Bloggers @ Kecia Hambrick
5 Tips to Growing Your Twitter Following @ Kecia Hambrick
How to Understand Basic HTML @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
Create a Pinnable Image with Picmonkey @ Horseshoes n Handgrenades
10 Simple Ways to Double (or even Triple) Your Instagram Followers @ Love Peace and Tiny Feet
How to Run a Rafflecopter Giveaway @ SMS Nonfiction Book Reviews
Rebranding Your Blog @ Life as Leels
Writing Professional Emails @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
How to Create and Run a Facebook Group for Bloggers @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
Add A Little Icon Flare to Your Website Using Font Awesome @ Geek With Style
Watermarking and Other Fun Things to do with FastStone Photo Resizer @ Geek With Style
Create a Business Plan For Your Blog @ Forgetful Momma
You Could Be Losing Money @ Life as Leels
Increase Organic Facebook Reach @ Horsehoes and Hand Grenades
To Auto Post or Not to Auto Post? @ Shaping Up to Be a Mom
Why Bloggers Need LinkedIn @ iBlog Magazine
Making a Blog Header @ Shades of Rose Media
Present a User Friendly Blog Layout @ I’m Dancing in the Rain
Learn How to Configure Your Twitter Handle @ Life as Leels
The Whys and Hows of a Newsletter For Your Blog @ Divas With a Purpose
Ready to Set Up an Affiliate Program @ Divas with a Purpose
Creating a Pinnable Image with Picmonkey @ Happy Pretty Blog
5 Tips to Organize Your Blogging When You Work Outside The Home  @ Making Our Life Matter
Narrowing Your Niche @ Holy Splendor
Categories and Tags @ Holy Splendor
Increasing Your Google+ Following @ Minnesota Girl in LA
Growing Your Facebook Community @ Raising My Boys
Increasing Blog Productivity @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
15 Clever Ways to Get New Blog Traffic @ Sunshine and Sippy Cups
Incorporating Microdata into Your WordPress Theme (Helping Google and other sites pick up your site and understand what it’s about) @ Geek With Style
How to Make Your Own Blog Button @ Misfit Momma
Make Your Own Media Kit @ Misfit Momma
Why Vine is So Fabulous for Blogging and How to Publish Your Vids On Your Blog @ Geek With Style
Setting Up a Cloud Account for Image Hosting @ Geek With Style
Tips to Keeping Your Blog and Online Self Secure @ Geek With Style
StumbleUpon 101: A Beginner’s Intro @ Divas With a Purpose
SEO Basics: The Perfect About Page @ The Made Thing
Branding Basics @ Keystrokes by Kimberly
You are Your Brand @ Keystrokes by Kimberly
There is Much Advantage in a Guest Post.. Take Advantage @ Keystrokes by Kimberly
How Vimeo Polishes You & The Basics @ Keystrokes by Kimberly
The Art of Networking For Your Blog @ Keystrokes by Kimberly
13 Things Your Blog Should Have @ Keystrokes by Kimberly
The Art to Irresistible Post Titles @ Keystrokes by Kimberly
How to Bring Your Blog to Life with Live Events @ Keystrokes by Kimberly
Writing a Series or Theme On Your Blog @ Savvy Suburban Mama
Create New Blog Content Using Today’s Trends @ Dirty Laundry
The Social Media of It All @ Keystrokes by Kimberly
Understanding Google PageRank, Alexa and Klout @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
How to Incorporate Google+ Hangouts On Air Into Your Blog @ Creative Cynchronicity
Creating a Blogging Notebook (Revised) @ A Jewel in the Making
Create a Pinnable Image for Pinterest @ Saved By Grace
A Professional Cover Photo for your Facebook Page @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
Create a Custom Static HTML Tab on Your Facebook Page @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
Maximizing Your Call-To-Action Button @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
Understanding Blog Policies @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
How to Create a Blogging Planner @ A Jewel in the Making (An improved version of last year’s challenge)
Give to Get @ Holy Splendor
Grammar Police @ Holy Splendor
Blog Brand Consistency @ Newlywed Survival
Ad Management for Bloggers @ Geek With Style
How to Back Up Your Blog @ Geek With Style
Photo Editing Tools For Bloggers @ Geek With Style
Tips for Promoting Blog Posts on Facebook @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
Why Social Network Promotion is Important for Blogs @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
Google+ (Google Plus) Guide for Bloggers @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
Blogger’s Guide to LinkedIn @ Biannual Blogathon Bash
How to Get Paid Blogging Opps @ Sunshine and Sippy Cups
Cleaning Up Your Back End @ Makobi Scribe
Tips for Food Photography @ Confessions of an Overworked Mom

How to Write a Better Tweet on Twitter @ Callista’s Ramblings
How to Write a Book Review @ The Head Ant
How to Improve Your Writing @ The Head Ant
Making a Blog Notebook @ A Jewel in the Making
Improving Your Alexa Rank @ Rachel Cotterill
Creating a Fav Icon @ Rachel Cotterill
Do Follow Vs. No Follow @ Life as Leels
How to Host a Successful Giveaway Hop @ Simply Stacie
How to Make a Recipe Printable in Blogger or WordPress @ Confessions of an Overworked Mom
How to Make Photo Collages To Use On Your Blog @ American Mom in England
Using Google Calendar @ Letters Inside Out
Picket Fence Benefits @ Sweeping the USA
Where to Get Blogger Support @ Minnesota Girl in LA
Blogger SEO Basics @ Geek With Style
HTML Basics @ Geek With Style
Pinterest For Social Good @ Two Little Cavaliers
How to Guest Post @ Crunchy Frugalista
Succeeding Despite the Doubters @ LPO Beauty
Boost Your Blog Design With No Budget @ Callista’s Ramblings
How To Monetize Your Blog in 5 Easy Steps @ Sunshine and Sippy Cups
Meet Alexa @ The Go To Mommy
How to Create a Create a Clutter-Free and Helpful Sidebar @ Southern Girl Ramblings
Adding Photos To Your Posts @ Callista’s Ramblings
Tracking Your Blog Income: The Basics @ Maple Leaf Mommy
Social Media Accounts @ Bake Sew Write
Organizing Your Email @ Callista’s Ramblings
Improving Your Rafflecopter Giveaways @ I Heart Giveaways