Blog Posts I Loved in June

Sharing blogging love is super important, which is why this monthly post is one I really enjoying drafting up.  Everyone out there writes wonderful, interesting ideas, so here I’m highlighting my favorites in May.  I hope you like them as much as I did.

 It was a slower month for me.  I didn’t get much visiting done around the blogosphere, but these two posts definitely were the most memorable for me.

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Is Stress about Stats Holding your Blog Back?

I’ve definitely been stats obsessed over the course of the last two years.  I feel like I’ve gotten so much better, at times even going days and days without looking at my views.  I absolutely think we’re too hung up on the numbers, rather the interaction level, and that’s why this blog post really stood out for me.  I can see how stat stress can actually damage your growing and maturing blog.


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Building Better Book Clubs:
How to Lead a Book Discussion

I have ALWAYS wished I was a book club person.  It sounds like so much fun, choosing a book and getting together to chat about it between the group.  The problem is I don’t do well with other peoples book choices.  I need a book club where everyone reads MY choice, but that’s never going to happen.  Anyway, I thought Jackie’s post was incredibly insightful about how to lead a discussion, and it made me wish I were the book club type all over again.


Thanks so much to Kristin Kraves Books for this post idea!

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About Birdie

Don’t look for her in any bar, club, crazy raging party, or anywhere there may be a large gathering of strangers. She’s more likely to be found tucked into the corner of the couch watching one of her favorite shows, or preferably under a comforter with her current novel.

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