Monday, February 15, 2010

The Launch of the Personals!


Okay friends...I think I'm ready!

Remember this post? Seems like I had a lot of interest in the "personals" idea I threw out there...soooooo...let's do it!

Ever since I've started this whole blog thing...I've always wanted a place for one stop blog shopping!

Somewhere you (or me, or your neighbor, or your cousin's uncle's best friend's grandma...it's just easier for me to use a collective "you"...you know?!) can go and find other fabulous blogs.

And, I've also wanted to find a way to recognize some of YOU who visit my blog and leave me fun comments and read my posts and shake your heads thinking, "crazy nut job weirdo!"

So, this is what I've come up with...

If you would like to be "listed" in my personals...send me an email at fivecrookedhalos at gmail (dot) com (or, click on the goofy little photo in the upper left sidebar for my email address)! In the email, provide a link to your blog (or the URL is fine), the title and a brief "personal" about your blog (oh, and will you put "personals" in the subject line, pretty pretty please?!).

For example...my personal would read something like this, "Mama M.: Married nut job weirdo of five, loves blogging about labor and delivery and daily life. I enjoy humor and not taking life too seriously. I do love pina coladas, but not getting caught in the rain."

You know...a little "teaser" to get people interested in clicking to your blog.

Then...once a week, I will highlight a blogger to be the "Date of the Week" (I'm working on buttons for both the "Personals" direct link, and the "Date of the Week"...and I'm not too tech savvy, so it might be a while!) and that blogger will be displayed right at the top of the Personals page and on my sidebar!

How does that sound? Any questions?

I'm really excited to launch this!

Spread the word...oh, and when you are "listed"...I have a cute little button for you to display on your blog, if you'd like!

All right...let's roll!

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Oh, and I'll announce the winner of the Valentine's Day Extravaganza gift card tomorrow!


23 comments:

  1. What a cute idea! I will have to send mine!

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  2. What a great idea, I sent you mine. :0)

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  3. well this just sounds like some fun =)

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  4. sounds like fun!!! i just may make a teaser for my blog :)

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  5. i would love to be in your personals. but i may take too long to think of a teaser... i'll send you something soon :)

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  6. What a great idea.. You will be getting a email soon from me..

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  7. So...would it be weird it I sent in an email for the 'Personals' thing if I'm only 13?
    What do you think?

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  8. Sounds like fun! I'll be emailing ya!

    Congrats on winning the giveaway at Belli's place! Hope you like my part of the prize!

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  9. Added mine - I'm pretty new to blogging and look forward to meeting some new people...which is why people look at personals in the first place, right?

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  10. Very fun idea. But I'm always at a loss when it comes to writing about me/what my blog is about. Hmm...will have to give it thought.

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  11. You are an amazing network builder person. :) It's always fun to stop by and see what's going on in Mama's corner. :)

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  12. Fun fun! I just sent mine. ;o)

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  13. what a SPECTACULAR idea! I'll definitely be signing up!

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  14. ps-- I gave your blog an award today! Check it out:
    http://adollopofmylife.blogspot.com/2010/02/blog-award.html

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  15. Great idea! Appearing in your side bar would be an honor :-)
    I'll work on mine...

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  16. how fun! I don't have time to email right this second, so hopefully I'll come back to this!

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  17. You are giving us so much love in the blog land... Awe!! Thanks! I had so much fun last week! I am in! that writing about me stuff... will take some thinkin! =)

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  18. hmmmmmmm maybe i could pay someone to write something spunky or wonky for me. let me think what i would say and then i will submitt one

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  19. Super cool idea! Sending you mine when I get home from work. Shhhh....I'm checking your blog at work while my patient sleeps....

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