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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Did You See It?

       If you missed the What Works...Online Marketing Symposium you can still visit the posts of the participants by clicking here, or on the badge on the right sidebar, or by just scrolling down to my previous post.  Alex J. Cavanaugh has culled the Linky List of non-participants and all of the links should lead directly to the Symposium posts.

        Don't be misled by the reference to "Marketing".   Many readers may have decided that marketing does not apply to them, but believe me it touches us all in some way.  And even if you aren't interested in marketing, there are some excellent posts here.   It's a treasure trove of information that may get you thinking.

         I'm still making my way through the list and like many who did visit the participating sites, I'm taking notes and bookmarking posts for future reference.   If you can't use this information now, you may want it later.  It's good information with applications that go beyond writing and publishing.

         Check out at least a few of these posts.  I think you'll be glad that you did.

          My thanks to everyone who participated and a special thanks to my co-hosts Yolanda ReneeJeremy Hawkins, and Alex J. Cavanaugh. 

What's Next?

        Blogging from A to Z April Challenge 2014 sign-ups open on Monday 27th.  Yes, that's next Monday!  The list will be open until start date April 1, but it's a good idea to sign up as soon as possible so others can start visiting your site before the Challenge begins.  A lot of networking will be going on over the next couple months so join early to be a part of the early action and make new blogging friends.

         Also on that same day the new A to Z Team will be announced.  You'll see some veteran Team members as well as a few new members.   Meet the Team and maybe you can sign up to assist those members.   We expect another big turnout so we'll need some help just like last year.

       Big things are coming as April grows nigh.   Be sure to visit the A to Z Blog regularly for updates and helpful Challenge tips.   

         Was the What Works...  symposium helpful to you?   Would you like to see us do something like this again in the future?   Are you going to be blogging from A to Z with us this year?   Why or why not?

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  1. There were some excellent tips posted during the symposium. I took notes.
    Not sure on this A to Z thing yet... Kidding!!! Never missed one, never will.

  2. Very good advice for everyone, it's a great learning and taking from it. Many of the helpful advice can be transferred to any type of projects. I am glad to be a part of something like this... thank you!

  3. Hi Arlee,
    Hope 2014 finds you and yours well!
    Not sure if you will remember me, I contacted you after last years A2Z challenge and asked if I could use the work I had done and the challenge's logo to produce a collection. You kindly said yes and then pointed me towards Jeremy Hawkins, who also said yes. I have at last, after a rather trying year, published on Kindle. I have not only highlighted Jeremy and yourself, but also your challenge admin team. Please tell me what you think. I would value your opinion greatly.
    Many thanks for everything you do for the blogging community,

  4. I am participating in A-Z as a reader only this year. I just can't come up with another alphabetical list to save my life. I wanted to do A-Z of the Grateful Dead but I really ran into trouble w/ a few letters.

    I didn't find that I had a lot of traffic on my blog last year, and I gained very few new followers so that kind of dampened my enthusiasm.

  5. Holy Cow! Didn't we just finish A to Z? How is it here again already????

  6. I heard about this last year and thought it sounded fun.
    I'll definitely be reading some of you during that time. I can't participate as I have another challenge I take part in that month.

  7. This will be my third year of A to Z and I loved the symposium. Made lots of notes and I hope you make it a yearly thing as certain things that work come and go while new ideas arise.

  8. It doesn't seem possible that it is time once again for another A-Z. Where in the heck did the time go? I haven't read all the links on the symposium, but have caught a few so far. Happy Wednesday!

  9. Hope I will be able to take part this year. Pc still playing up


  10. I saw some excellent advice on marketing. Very good tips to keep on hand when (if) my time comes.

    A-Z already? It feels like it just happened!

  11. I'm in a busy spot just now in part because I'm working my day job plus working on growing my online presence so I can turn it into a business. I'm learning tons of helpful information from Danny Iny at He specializes in helping entrepreneurs like writers.

  12. I've considered A to Z at times, as many people I follow have tried it. It involves a level of discipline and creativity out of me that might send my followers into shock. Maybe I'll come up with a modified/bastardized/utterly mangled way to do it some day, but actually committing to it... I dunno...

  13. Wahoo! I'm super stoked for the A-Z Challenge this year. The symposium was excellent, and A-Z is going to be even better.

  14. Thank you so much for sponsoring this symposium, Lee. I thought it was fantastic, only wish it went longer! Like a week, not a month LOL. I will definitely be watching for it again if you decide to repeat the experience. All the posts were amazing, and I was able to find some really great new blogs to follow.

  15. Saw some great marketing tips!

    Yay! I'm signing up for the A to Z Challenge this year. Did it a couple of years ago and had a lot of fun. : )

  16. I've been visiting various blogs in the blogfest, collecting lots of great information.

  17. So Glad the marketing symposium was so helpful to so many of you. I too thought it was great.

    Looking forward to the April A to Z. Good to hear so many of you will be participating.


  18. Lee - it's good to know that I'm not the only one slowly making my way through the sites and bookmarking them -they are some great ideas offered.
    Thanks for co-hosting!

  19. I had a blast at the Marketing Symposium, and you know I'm looking forward to the A - Z Challenge this year. It's my favorite blogging event every year!

  20. I visited a few participants, and learned a lot from their marketing tips. Thanks for hosting the symposium, Lee!


  21. The advice was top notch and the event forced me out of my comfort zone to visit blogs I would not have found otherwise. Thanks for putting this on and inviting me. I will be sitting it out again this year as I can barely keep up with my normal blogging schedule. Baby Buck is going through his terrible twos and is quite a handful these days. Good luck! Buck Inspire


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