13 January 2009

The 2009 Blog Improvement Project: Task One

Blog Improvement Project

The Blog Improvement has begun, and the first task is a perfect place to start: setting blogging goals for 2009. Having long since pretty well given up on New Year’s resolutions (which these almost are) I don’t know how well I’ll succeed in sticking to them, but I’m determined to try.

Firstly and most obviously, I will keep blogging! No more letting myself get swamped by real life.

Leave more comments on other people’s blogs. This has always been my weak spot; I’m very prone to not being able to think of anything to say, or not thinking any contribution of mine worthwhile (online and off) and I’d like to see whether practice can make a difference.

Also in the networking vein, I want to expand my blogroll and participate more in things like Booking Through Thursday, Saturday Review of Books, Teaser Tuesdays, etc.

Complete and post all reviews in a timely manner. (Well, all further reviews.... and we’ll just forget the nine days it took me to post on Sepulchre.)

Post about something other than books once in a while!


Anonymous said...

I love your first goal! I need to keep up a blogging schedule, too. Luckily with Wordpress I can set up posts ahead of time; can you do something like that with Blogspot, too? It could come in handy.

Also, I have no idea what "Sepulchre" is but it sounds interesting so I'm going to go look at your review, now. :D

- Anastasia

Dorte H said...

Let´s just admit it: you get addicted very soon (after six weeks I should know :))

Great goals.

Anonymous said...

I am also on the Blog Improvement Challenge and came over to see your goals. They are excellent. What I REALLY like are your 101 things to do. What a wonderful and fun list to read! You perked up my day.

Sharon said...

Good idea to have a blogging schedule.

The 101 Things in 1001 days on your sidebar are great! The comments on how some turned out are a hoot.

Anonymous said...

I definitely want to leave more comments too. Great goals, and thanks for joining the BIP!

Kim (Sophisticated Dorkiness)

Lezlie said...

Comments don't always have to be clever commentary. Once I got over that, I found commenting to be much more fun! Most of us bloggers just like to know there are people reading what we have to say, and a simple "I agree" or whatever is just as meaningful as anything else! :-)


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