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BLOGABERRY DAZZLE! REGISTER NOW TO TAKE YOUR OWN BLOG TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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Season 1 – February 2021

We completed a successful blog challenge in January with 40+ registrations. Due to COVID, laptop issues, job changes, personal commitments and more, we finally had around 30+ participating throughout the month. There were hosts, sponsors, prizes, excitement, deadlines, queries, certificates and most of all engagement. Now, we are opening registrations for those interested in the next challenge that would start on the 1st day of February, as that happens to be the first Monday of the month!
Lastly, and most importantly, I’m glad to announce that my co-host, Noor Chawla who manages NoorAnandChawla.com, has agreed to be on-board for the next month, too. So, let’s get another party started in the lovey-dovey month of February 2021!

WHY SHOULD YOU TAKE PART?

Some of us are naturally enthusiastic about writing consistently. But, many of us tend to get lazy and find excuses not to write. We hope that while we sit on our backsides watching movies and eating junk food, our blogs will reach great heights automatically. The truth is, as there are plenty of bloggers all across the world now, no one will even know that we exist.

So, in order to get our blogs out there, to a new audience, we have gotten together some new bloggers as well as the old and experienced ones from across the globe, to take part in this challenge.

Writing regularly, and leaving genuine comments on other blogs, helps improve your website’s global Alexa ranking. Please note that while commenting on other blogs, along with your name and email address, your website’s URL should also be written correctly (should include the http or https).

Another reason to take part in this challenge is to win some prizes:

The One Who Wrote the Best (The best fresh blog published in January 2021, linked to the party and with the correct line mentioned at the end of the blog).

The One Who Commented the Best (reads other participating blogs and leaves genuine comments – yes we can make out if it’s a half-hearted comment).

Another surprise one will be revealed soon!

BENEFITS OF GROWING YOUR BLOG!

If you are blogging for the mere joy of writing, then leave it at that. But, if you are trying to turn your passion into a career, you will have to spread the word about your blog. Spread the word to people who could benefit and love visiting your blog again, and again, and yet, again.

You can check your Alexa ranking here and keep track of it before and after the challenge. The lower it is the better!

Below is the Alexa Extension that you can add to your toolbar so that you can check the Alexa ranking of any website that you open. Wink, wink and get motivated to improve yours, too!

https://www.alexa.com/toolbar

WHAT ARE THE STEP-BY-STEP RULES OF THIS BLOG CHALLENGE?

In order to take your blog to the next level, here are some rules:

FOR BLOGGERS

  1. Your blog posts have to be in English ONLY.
  2. You have to publish, on your website, at least 4 blog posts in the month of February. That is 1 blog post every week (ideally Monday, the 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd of February 2021). You can publish an article on your website on any day of the week but linking to the Link Party should be done within the deadlines given below.
  3. No theme, no prompts, no suggested topics. It’s all up to you and what you want to post about on your own website. Guest posts, Sponsored posts, Review posts, gyan, poems and everything is accepted. It’s Valentine’s month so you could probably think on those lines, in case you are blank. No compulsion whatsoever.
  4. You will have to copy and paste a mandatory line, with backlinks to the hosts and sponsors, and insert it anywhere into your blog posts. For example, ‘This blog post is part of the blog challenge ‘Blogaberry Dazzle’ hosted by Cindy D’Silva and Noor Anand Chawla‘. (The final one will be given on email).
  5. Once the link to the host’s blog post (for the week) is given, you will have to read, comment and share it on Twitter with compulsory hashtag #BlogaberryDazzle. The handles to be tagged will be given in the email and WhatsApp group for easy reference. You can share on Pinterest and Facebook if you like.
  6. The host’s blog post will have the Link Party where you will have to add your blog post link anytime between Monday 00:00 hrs and Wednesday 18:00 hrs IST. If you miss the party, you will miss getting engagements on your blog post that week, so please be alert. You can, however, take part in the next week but won’t be eligible for the certification and prizes.
  7. Once the above is completed, we will send you the link (with other blog posts) so that you can spend time, read and leave genuine comments (more than 10 words) on them all. You will be given enough time to finish reading and commenting. Sunday 23:59 (your time zone) will be the last day for completion every week. Only once you have completed engagement for that week, can you link to the party the following week.

If you’re only an avid reader, and would like to take part, write to us on the email address given below.

HOW YOU CAN REGISTER!

Just fill this form before January 31, 2021 and you are good to go. Read the rules carefully because we are two strict hosts who will make sure you do your work sincerely. Register now to take your own blog to the next level. Re-check all details before submitting:

https://forms.gle/sE2EH7TvTDexxyEm9

And guys, and girls, don’t write for the heck of writing. Write to help others, help yourself, do good for the community, give some quality information, recite some inspiring poems, whatever works well for the greater good of humanity in general. Also, reminders will be given in the WhatsApp group and email. So, pull up your socks and let’s get jiggy with it!

The above information is quite detailed and clear, but in case you are new to this and need more clarification on something, don’t hesitate to email us at: [email protected]

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This blog post is part of the blog challenge ‘Blogaberry Dazzle’ hosted by myself and Noor Anand Chawla, and happily SPONSORED BY RRE Studios and SHOWCASE Events.

Cindy D'Silva
Cindy D'Silva
Cindy D'Silva, besides being a mother of two angels, is a belly dancer, writer and photographer. She loves partying, bowling and eating sushi. There is a detailed biography about her on the ABOUT ME page in case you would like to know more. :)You can like and follow her Facebook page to get all updates on the latest blogs and more: https://www.facebook.com/blogaberry/

36 Comments

  1. I’ve already signed up and eagerly awaiting. I thoroughly enjoyed the one in January.

  2. First of all, thanks for organizing the #blogaberrydazzle blog-a-thon for January. It was wonderful experience participating in the blogtrain. I have loved reading all the posts and have come across some wonderful writers with amazing thought process and flair for writing.

    Secondly, I am so pumped up to participate for the month of February and have registered for the same. I would also extend my gratitude to you, Noor and other participants for making this edition so successful and interesting.

  3. Nehal Roy says:

    I loved participating and you are such an amazing person to work with. Your blogs are amazing. Would love to join sometime in future too! Thanks a lot.

  4. Suhasini I.P. says:

    This is really a nice opportunity to meet wonderful fellow bloggers. I had signed up already.

  5. Jyoti says:

    I have registered already. I am really excited to read many new articles .Enjoyed this blog challenge. Thanks for organizing this wonderful challenge.

  6. I had a wonderful time participating, writing and exploring new blogs. Will be sharing this in the hope that more bloggers sign up. With the academic year and offline sessions beginning, I wouldn’t be able to participate but would surely check out #blogaberrydazzle on Twitter and check out the latest posts. Good luck.

  7. All set to participate in February month’s Blog hop. I am thoroughly enjoying my journey in taking my blog to the next level.

  8. Urvashi says:

    as exciting as a thriller. I had so much fun and loved writing for #BlogaberryDazzle. it was so well organized. I have learnt so much in the past few weeks it is going to help me in the next season of Women Supporting Women. so happy to be part of it.

  9. It was so great to be a part of this amazing challenge Cindy and thank you for putting it together so beautifully. I have some prior commitments, however will definitely keep writing and stay connected with you all. 🙂

  10. I can’t thank you enough for organising this blog hop and this has helped me write better and continuously.

  11. Abha Singh says:

    I have registered already. Enjoyed this blog challenge. Really looking forward to read and write for next month. Thanks for organizing this wonderful challenge.

  12. I had a wonderful experience, meeting new bloggers, reading a new style of writing & meeting some old blogger friends 🙂 so I have signed up for Feb!

  13. I did register but I am not keeping well.Hope I can complete it, Cindy.

  14. So excited for this co-host!! Here’s to growing together!

  15. I am the one who needs improvement and this blog challenge gave me confidence that i can achieve the task which i can set for myself the only thing is required my genuine efforts. I really appreciate the organizers who came up with this great thought of taking other small and big bloggers alltogether.

  16. I throughly enjoyed this experience. I got to read so many wonderful posts. Thanks for hosting this challenge and good luck for the next one! I won’t be able to join it but shall surely connect for future ones.

  17. Vasumathi says:

    Have fun being a part of this in Jan….have registered for Feb as well. Hope it goes as well as the Jan one did for me.

  18. Thank you for having me a part of this wonderful initiative. Definitely has motivated me to write with a better focus and I actually am enjoying it. 🙂

  19. This is super awesome blog challenge cindy and I am having a great time while reading and writing for it. indeed it is great for all new bloggers who want to create a discipline in their writing and reading routine.

  20. One of the most unstressful blog hops I have participated in. Kudos to you and Noor. It got me back to regular writing and reading. I have already signed up for the February edition and looking forward to it.

  21. Already registered! Waiting for it to start. Really enjoying this one.

  22. This was a wonderful experience for me and I wish to continue. My main reason was, I was writing regularly, connecting with all great writers and learning through them. I wish I could continue for next month but my kids final exams are approaching but I hope this bloghop continues every month in future, will take part as much as I can. For me the best thing is you do not have to write on a particular theme. A great sense of motivation it is. Thankful to the hosts. Hope we connect soon.

  23. Thanks for explaining the rules.

  24. Firstly I would like to thank you and Noor for organizing this wonderful challenge. I have become more consistent with my writing and I am sure must have pushed my Alex Rank up. Next month is little hectic on personal front, I am not sure if I would be up to date with commenting part. But if am still thinking, If I am ready with four post prior the challenge begins, I am in.

  25. Good endevor. I shall certainly join. The practice of writing regularly is important. Commenting on other blogposts encourages one to read.

  26. Alpana Deo says:

    Really enjoyed being a part of this blog hop. Got to read many wonderful blogs. Most likely, I will be joining the Feb one too. Thanks for being a fabulous host.

  27. Monidipa says:

    I loved participating earlier, and I would love to participate again. The hosts are really helpful plus there are so many things to learn!

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