Blogger Recognition Award

Long time since I’ve been doing these and I just love these awards. It’s been a while haha,  I was nominated by Rae @ Bookmark Chronicles and  Aimal @ Bookshelves & Paperbacks Thank you! This award was originally created by Eve @ Edge of Night.

~ Select 15 other blogs you want to give the award to. Do some digging if you must! Find those blogs. You cannot nominate yourself or the person who has nominated you.

Write a post to show off your award! Give a brief story of how your blog got started, and give a piece or two of advice to new bloggers. Thank whoever nominated you, and provide a link to their blog. List who you’ve nominated in the post.

~ Comment on each blog and let them know you’ve nominated them. Provide a link to the award post you created.

~ Provide a link to the original post on Edge of Night. That way, anyone can find the original guidelines and post if needed, and we can keep it from mutating and becoming confusing!

I’ve been blogging for 1½ years.  I participated in blogging course in my uni  in the beginning of 2014 and so  Read & Survive was born. My course ended long ago, May 2014 but my passion for blogging remained.  I love reading and talking about books and it’s great just to see people who love books as much as me :)

Hmm…some advice :D

~ In your blog, about you page would be nice :) Also search button (and list of all the books you have reviewed so far (if it’s not too many). It makes it easier to read your blog and easier for you to find your reviews.

~ You can review books (just review the book you last read, your childhood favorite, book you want to read next), you can write tips how to read some book, your bookish opinions, questions, feelings, memes, quotes. Do what you want and what interests you :) otherwise blogging will become boring and you’ll feel like it’s must do not what you like to do.

~ Use same browser, and keep your browser up to date with all the Java, flash stuff. Also it’s good idea to clean your blog every once in a while. Create new pages, sub pages, categories they are helpful for you and for others.

~ Use tags. How do you think we’ll ever find you on here? Use long tags, short tags, unique tags.

Take your own pictures or use commons, use free pictures. Of course sometimes you have no choice but to steal someone else’s picture or gif image because they rock and I’ve done it and I think everyone here has but fair warning haha.

~ It depends of a book blogger but if you want followers, comments, likes and shares on your blog, go check out what others are doing. You’ll make new friends too! Also, there are many fun awards, participate in those! :)

~Don’t give up and don’t whine. Blogging is hard. It takes lots of time writing blog posts, taking pictures, reading other blogs, commenting on other posts and between all the reading and blogging, you still have to have a real life. We are all in the same boat and if you don’t feel like blogging anymore, go to Goodreads or Instagram or use twitter to express your bookish thoughts :)


Alex Raphael


6 thoughts on “Blogger Recognition Award

  1. Thank you for the nomination, Anastasia. Bless you! I promise I’ll get around to responding, but it might take a couple of weeks – I’m a tad flatout trying to get this editing round of my novel completed and it’s taking an AGE. I found your advice REALLY useful about blogging and completely agree.

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