Welcome to the Inspire Me Monday Linky Party for November 23. We are so glad you decided to join us.
I hope you had a great week.
Last Monday, Danny Ray graciously promoted this linky party.
Lafayette Angel generously promoted many of my articles throughout the week.
On Tuesday I hosted guest author Tech189 who recommended six websites, apps, and programs to help bloggers blog faster.
On Wednesday, I published my first sponsored post. The article 5 Ways to Persuade People to Stay Longer On Your Blog was quite well-received and generated a great deal of interest.
On Thursday I published the International Weekly Roundup. My series is drawing to a close. This Thursday will be my final publication of the weekly feature. Starting Thursday, December 3, it will be published by Charles Rogers.
Chris also promoted what I hope will become a resource for bloggers, 71 Awesome Tips that Will Make Your Blog Successful.
On Saturday, I celebrated my blogversary since I just completed my first year of blogging. I hope you will all come to my blogversary party, which is also my tenth Meet and Greet.
Now, let’s talk about you.
This week, I was torn among three posts. Usually, I just announce the winning two. This week, I will announce my third choice as well. (My first two choices are not in any specific order.)
My first choice went to Four Reasons You Need a Pet in Your Life. As a pet owner myself, I know that pets give joy and ease loneliness. Many suffer from loneliness at this time of the year. Pets could fill that void.
My next choice for Most Inspirational Post went to 9 Must Read Books and 1 to Avoid Like the Plague. In addition to promoting literacy in an age where paper is becoming increasingly obsolete, the post warns against an inappropriate book as well as recommending so many.
The reason I was torn this week is because I was head-over-heels in love with We All Have That One Friend Who is Like Buddy the Elf. I mean who wouldn’t be in love with a Will Ferrell post? I am such a fan!
I try to pick inspirational posts each week since you are at the Inspire Me Monday Linky Party. When I realized this post is extemely creative and quite funny, it fell to third place, and I passed on picking it as the most inspirational of the week. I don’t know if it was written by a humor blogger, but I sure was amused as well as entertained by it. If you’ve seen the movie Elf, you might appreciate it.
We had a record number of posts last week. Are you ready? Can you believe it? We had… 403 posts, which I believe is a record-high number since I’ve been hosting this linky party.
In a surprising turn of events, the most popular post was… written by a cohost who has graciously disqualified herself. Therefore, this week’s featured most popular post goes to Thankful for Printable Cards.
Congratulations to all the winners and the runner-up.
You are encouraged to follow your hostess!
That’s me! I’m Janice!
Meet Your Other Hostesses
The linkup is now on six blogs, so your one post will be seen on my blog plus five other blogs!
Each host picks their own two favorites. In addition to exposure here, graphics from the winning posts are pinned to the Inspire Me Monday Pinterest Board. The party is live until Thursday morning.
CJ – Morsels of Life
Emily- Simple Life of a Fire Wife
Kori- Just Another Mom
Janice- Mostly Blogging (That’s me!)
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Erin-Table for Seven
BonBon – Farmhouse 40
Readers, please share the Inspire Me Monday Linky Party on your social media and promote on your own blogs. That would mean more exposure for all of us.
We have been compared to the SITS Girls. 403 posts results in a tremendous networking opportunity.