A Sneak Peek at the Education Channel: 31DBBB is Back!

Good morning!

Today, we’re sharing our plans for the Education channel. The start of the new year is always a great time to refocus your energies on retooling and improving your blog, and we’re here to help you do just that with a great set of blog education programming.

Education Channel

31 Days To Build a Better Blog is Back!

We’re partnering up with Darren Rowse of ProBlogger again to run his 31 Days To Build A Better Blog (31DBBB) challenge. For those of you not familiar with 31DBBB, it’s an ebook loaded with daily tasks that are designed to help you improve your blog in a few short weeks.

Already done a round of 31DBBB? Well, you’ll want to stay tuned here at SITS, because we’re changing things up this time to offer something for every blogger at every level of expertise.

As with any other challenge, it’s more fun to do one with a group of friends, right? So when The SITS Girls run the 31DBBB challenge, we do it as a community. Most of the challenge will be run out of our community forums, but we’ll be supplementing our content there with great Education channel content each week as well.

We’ll be rolling out an entirely new 31DBBB format that will allow bloggers to connect with others in their same level of “expertise” and have tasks more customized to your experience level.

On Thursday, we’ll be sharing more details about this new format, so check back. But if you’re already ready to hit the ground running…

Getting Started

Our 31DBBB Challenge will kick off on Monday, January 16. You’ll need to purchase the latest version of the 31DBBB ebook before then. Rumor has it that we’ll be getting a BIG discount code from Darren soon, which we can’t wait to pass on!

{Note that either edition of Problogger’s 31DBBB book will work for this challenge. However, if you haven’t bought the book yet, now is a good time to dive in!}

We’ll be posting additional information about the first week of the challenge and where to get the information you need and slot yourself into the right blogger experience group soon, so stay tuned!

More For You in Education

31DBBB isn’t the only game in town for our Education Channel in the early part of 2012. We have some other fantastic programming lined up. We’ll be covering other great topics such as:

  • Detailed series on vlogging
  • Blog critiques with MomComm
  • Working with WordPress
  • PR and Social Media
  • and much more!

We’re excited about what we have to offer you over the next 3 months and hope that the material we provide helps you meet YOUR blogging goals for 2012, whatever they may be!

Comments

  1. Just found this awesome place today. Is it too late to join in on this? Happy to purchase the book without discount (being intentional and all), but will hold off if it is too late to join in on the challenge and have folks actually hold me accountable/support me through the process.

    Bernadette @www.b3hd.blogspot.com
    Bernadette @b3hd recently posted..Week 55 Random Pinehurst

  2. I am so ready for this challenge.
    Lisa @ A Little Slice of Life recently posted..CVS Deals 1/15-1/21

  3. I am hoping to get better connected this time around with fellow bloggers!

    a latte of blessings & giggles,
    Jeanie

  4. I tried this last year, and because of work, I had to drop out– but I’m in it this year!! can’t wait!
    april recently posted..Project 52 in 2012

  5. So far my month is open so maybe I can actually do it this time. Fingers crossed.
    Madison recently posted..What is real? Is it art?

  6. So excited about 31DBBBBBBBB and all of the good stuff you have in store. YA!
    Craftwhack recently posted..Just Something I Noticed

  7. I’m so excited to get started!!!
    Jodi recently posted..2011 Recap and A Spiritual Challenge

  8. I would love info on how to monetize a blog – various ways, what works best for what, when to do it (i.e. how much traffic do you need before you can start earning some decent cash), resources, how to outreach to advertisers, etc.
    Mommy Crib Notes recently posted..The Secret to Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

  9. Building a better blog is on my list for 2012, now if I could just manage my real job I can get on that. ;)
    Marie Cole recently posted..Ahhh Spa

  10. This is great! I’ve ignored my blog for the most part of last year…31DBB will be a great way to get my groove back on!
    Modern Gypsy recently posted..Museum hopping in New York City

  11. Yeah! I was wondering if/when you would do 31DBB again. I had already planned to read through the book on my own this month but working with a group is way more fun!
    Stephanie’s Mommy Brain recently posted..Saying Good-bye to a Season of Motherhood

  12. So excited for my blog critique next month!
    Life As Wife recently posted..Clean Slate

  13. Just what I need as a beginning blogger! Can’t wait! Thanks!
    Suzanne @TheWineabe recently posted..Goodbye 2011

  14. I bought 31DBBB a couple of months ago and have only got through Day 1 (mmm, that’s a little embarrassing!). This is just what I need to get moving!
    Narelle @ Cook Clean Craft recently posted..Free Printable: 2012 Monthly Planner

  15. Can’t wait! Just in time for the new year I need a new blog face lift! Thanks girls.
    Alene recently posted..Stop for the One Tuesday {keyword STOP}

  16. Fantastic!
    31DBBB is such an amazing tool!!! It really opened my eyes to blogging and I’ve since created two more blogs using the tips I learned from 31DBBB.
    Kimberly Gauthier, Adventures in Blogging recently posted..7 Things that Help Me Manage Multiple Blogs While Working Full Time

  17. Thank you, thank yOU, thank you! Really looking forward to building a better blog.
    Stephanie @ Hugs, Kisses and Snot recently posted..Happy Birthday Harry

  18. I’m definitely making the time to do 31DBBB this year – last year was a nightmare so hopefully this month will be way more calm!

  19. I did this before in October, but I would LOVE to do it again and have a resource group of SITS girls! LOVE this! Can’t wait!!
    Jamie @ Roubinek Reality recently posted..I Caught Santa

  20. YAY – I did this last year and it was AMAZING! Thanks for setting this up again!
    Alana @ Domestically Challenged recently posted..You say you want a resolution? Well, I don’t

  21. I’m totally doing this this time!
    Missy | Literal Mom recently posted..Bring the Clean (Living, that is) in 2012 – and a Giveaway!

  22. 31DBBB is such a great action plan for both new bloggers and those that have been around for some time.
    Angie recently posted..Earn Extra Cash Working at Home in 2012

  23. Excellent news – this is just what I need to get me back into the swing of blogging again for 2012.
    Louise@girlbehind recently posted..My Pictures of the Year

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