Hello friends, readers and bloggers! Welcome to my favorite time of the week when we get to encourage each other and celebrate our small victories and best posts of the week! Small Victories Sunday linkup.starts today and runs all week long so you can’t be late to the party on our blogs. We hope you find and share the fabulous ideas our bloggers share to inspire you to read, eat, create live, and blog well. Which posts are inspiring you this week? If this is your first time, be sure to leave a comment, we love to get to know our bloggers and foster a sense of community here. Welcome and enjoy all the great ideas shared here this week!
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My Small Victories
What were your small victories this week, the little or big wins that made you feel successful, accomplished or just plain fantastic? I’ve been trying to make the most of my mornings by reading when I first wake up, walking while listening to an audio book or reading while riding my stationery bike. I did pretty well sneaking more reading time into my day this week and I’ve loved it. Normally, I read the productivity books in the morning and the fiction at night. Here’s a glimpse at my October TBR, what are you reading this month?
Books I plan to read in October are a mix of personal productivity & Southern lit. On the Kindle: 1) The Things We Wish Were True by @marybethwhalen , 2) Life After Coffee by @virginiafranken , 3) echoes of Family by Barbara Claypole White and on papeback: 4) The Opposite of Everyone by Joshilyn Jackson, 5) You are a Badass by Jen Sincero and 6) Getting Things done by David Allen (a reread). I have my work cut out for me. What are you reading this month? Day 1 of #spooktacularbooks challenge #momssmallvictories #bookstagram #bookstack #bookworm #book #productivity #southernlit #ncblogger #bookblogger
As for the blog, I’m getting ready to tackle my holiday traffic. Last November and December, I was so hopeful after getting the highest traffic and income my blog had ever received. I loved the spike and hoped it’d continue through 2016. Sadly, it didn’t.
So now I know how important holiday traffic is to bloggers. I’m so glad that Blog Clarity came up with this FREE Cheat Sheet for Seasonal Keywords*and a Holiday Season Quick Start Guide update from her awesome Pinning Perfect Class*. I’ve started tackling both of these guides this week so my holiday traffic and income are more intentional and less accidental! Click on the button to get more info on this valuable resource, I do highly recommend it!
Well that’s the recap of my week, what were your small victories? Do tell, no matter how big or small!
All About Small Victories Sunday Linkup
In case you don’t know what our linkup is about…here at Small Victories Sunday Linkup, we like to reflect on the small victories of the week that passed and look forward to the week ahead. We invite bloggers to our community to share their best posts to inspire our readers to read, eat, create, live and blog well. The linkup is open all week long so bloggers can celebrate the best of their blogs anytime!
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A friendly reminder that our goal is to inspire others through positive posts, posts that are rude or offensive may be deleted from the linkup. Also, please keep content free of sexual themes. Thanks!
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Congratulations to this week’s Featured Bloggers as chosen by our readers. Here are the top 9 most read posts from last week’s linkup:
Finding Joy: The Moments in Between from Simply Save
Reducing Clutter: 5 Things to Do Every Day from Housewife How-To’s
Bookworm’s Book Reviews: September 2016 Edition from Sharing Life’s Moments
Danielle Walker’s Against All Grain Celebrations Book Review from Create with Joy
Monster Fruit Cups from Daily Momtivity
Friday Favorites: 5 Ways to Wear a Blanket Scarf from The Organized Dream
5 Inexpensive and Easy Ways to Spoil Yourself this Week from Divas with a Purpose
Bloggers: Get Flipping with Flipboard from #IBAchat from International Bloggers’ Association
How to Write a Standout About Me Page from Coming Up Roses Blog
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Now It’s Your Turn to Share Your Favorite Posts and Small Victories!
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* Grab the Small Victories Sunday button and place it in your sidebar, the post you are linking up or a linkup page
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