2018 Goals, 2018 New Bloggers Blog Hop, challenges, Rambling On

2018 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop

A few weeks ago I registered to join the 2018 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop as a way to improve my ramblings. I’m excited about this endeavor but have to admit that I feel like I’m a little late to the party. 

Learning Something New

While I’m not new to rambling (aka blogging) I am still new to knowing how to best reach an audience and what my audience needs in order to stay engaged as well as how to grow my audience. A rambler needs an audience! So when this opportunity came up I was quick to enroll.

I’m also very new to the platform “Slack” which is how the group is communicating.  Add to the fact that I have been traveling for over a week and put the Slack app on “turn off notifications” I am really late to the party! Ah, but I do love a good challenge!

Always Wanting to Improve

I am eager to catch up and be a part of this group of quilt bloggers helping each other. As I know more I will share more – especially excited to find new blogs to follow and I hope you will follow along too.

Tentative Schedule For 2018 New Quilt Bloggers Program

  • Early March: Welcome participants via E-mail and get everyone into the Slack group to facilitate and begin the conversations.
  • March: Get to know one another through a series of weekly planned prompts through the Slack group.
  • March: Optional structured blog critique groups will be conducted.
  • April: First half (2 weeks) of a blog hop.
  • May: Second half (2 weeks) of a blog hop.
  • The hop will run over April and May with a break between the two halves of the hop, as we anticipate introducing a lot of new quilt blogs!

I’m all In

This event is limited to 100 bloggers so I feel very privileged to be a part of the group. I know I will grow as a blogger and learn from the best of them! Stay tuned and as always, if you have a comment please let me know what you are thinking, specify how I can improve as a blogger, a quilter, and a teacher. All comments are read and taken into consideration!

This is Karen Overton, The Quilt Rambler, eager to catch up after being out of town! Stay tuned for that ramble soon!

 

SaveSave

SaveSave

Please follow and like us:

12 thoughts on “2018 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop”

  1. I always enjoy blogs that teach me a new technique or pattern. I’m inspired by the work other quilters are doing, especially the quilting part!! Enjoy yourself and have a blast with your ramblings!!

  2. Hi, I’m also in this group of new Quilt Bloggers. I share many of your goals re outcomes from this Blog Hop. I look forward to getting to know you and your blog a whole lot better

  3. I think sometimes people get hung up in the politics and forget quilters love quilts. A little personal love and connection and occasional tragedy is all about quilts. Mostly just have fun, teach something new, share a new gadget, fabric whatever. I have been trying to get someone to restart Melissa’s giveaway list that she used to have at Missouri Mel. No takers so far. Think about it.

    1. Indeed – quilting wraps up all of life’s experiences in something beautiful! And useful 😏 I’m not familiar with Melissa’s giveaway list – why not email me your thoughts and details 🦋

  4. This is a great group! I did it last year and learned alot and met some good Internet friends. Have fun!

  5. I am a fellow 2018 New Quilt Blogger. I participated last year. I learned a lot, but at that time I had only been blogging for a few months. Now that I know more, I have new questions, so I joined for a second year. Loved visiting your site!

  6. I will certainely try to press the seams open!
    I have had issues when trying stars and blocks that end up with several seams in the middle…

Let's Talk Quilts!