BlogHer’s NaBloPoMo at yeah write: wrapping up and announcing our muy grande perk package winner

30

straight days of blogging

105 

bloggers on the yeah write NaBloPoMo challenge grid

21

groups of yeah write NaBloPoMo challenge grid rowmies looking out for each other

49

bloggers successfully completing the 30-day challenge

46%

bloggers successfully completing the 30-day challenge

18

guest bloggers filling 30 days of content at yeah write

70 

November subscribers to the yeah write weekly email blast

6,844

November visitors to yeah write

1,939 

new visitors

45%

increase in average monthly visitors to yeah write

20%

November bounce rate (meaning 80% of our visitors stuck around after a single page view or action) 

5,064

clicks on the yeah write NaBloPoMo challenge grid

4,895

views of the NaBloPoMo challenge grid

48

average clicks on each thumbnail on the NaBloPoMo challenge grid

188 

clicks on the top draw of the NaBloPoMo challenge grid

400

average number of reported new visitors to blogs participating in the yeah write NaBloPoMo challenge 

12

yeah write perk packages awarded through yeah write community donors

1

winner of the yeah write NaBloPoMo challenge muy grande perk package

 

Congratulations, Gwen S of Little Growing Pains, the yeah write NaBloPoMo muy grande perk package winner!

On December 1, after verifying each of the bloggers on the yeah write NaBloPoMo challenge grid (thanks so much for your help, Sam Merel) and validating published post dates and comment time stamps, we put 49 bloggers into the hat at random.org and drew Gwen S. What Gwen will receive for all her hard work:

  • Stephen King’s On Writing
  • Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird
  • The 2013 Best American Essays
  • The 2013 Best American Short Stories
  • The 2013 Best American Non-Required Reading
  • The inspirational The Art of Possibility by Rosamund Stone Zander
  • A basket of Gwen’s favorite non-perishable goodies from Trader Joe’s

Gwen, to claim your perk package, please email Erica M with your mailing address, and you’ll get all the details, including how to select your Trader Joe goodies for your basket from yeah write editor Stacie D. Congratulations!

We hope y’all enjoyed your time at yeah write

We encourage you to keep up the blogging relationships and the writing habits you may have developed while you were here for the month of November. If you’re feeling like you could use a super cool button badge for your sidebar to mark the time you spent with us, grab it from the sidebar. It’s near the top with the bright green check mark.

Save the date for our next big event!  

Our summer should kick off nicely in May 2014 with our writing series on how to become a better writer for online audiences.

Thanks for being part of our humble community, the best place on the Web for writers who blog and bloggers who write.

Yeah write #138 challenge grid opens Tuesday…

 


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10 responses to “BlogHer’s NaBloPoMo at yeah write: wrapping up and announcing our muy grande perk package winner”

  1. Twindaddy [Wed] 4 Dec 13 at 12:04 pm #

    Way to go, Gwen!

  2. Likeitiz [Wed] 4 Dec 13 at 11:34 am #

    Congratulations, Gwen! This was quite the experience! Great to have met a lot of new bloggers!

  3. Nancy Lowell [Tue] 3 Dec 13 at 10:49 am #

    Whew and Wow, and whoa, and we did it!
    What an amazing month! Now that November is over, I am feeling a bit at sea, going back to posting a mere three days a week. Congrats Gwen, and everyone who managed to post every single freakin’ day (including me)!!
    Special thanks to all the rowmies I met and connected with, and all the new bloggers/writers I am now following. And a special shout out to Rosanna from Writing on the Pages of Life, who managed to write even through Typhoon Haiyan!

  4. Kim [Mon] 2 Dec 13 at 9:20 pm #

    Congrats to Gwen!

    And congrats to everyone else, even if you didn’t complete all 30 days! Hey, we all rock dagnabbit. =)

  5. Alexis [Mon] 2 Dec 13 at 2:05 pm #

    Kudos to you guys for pulling off these amazing feats! Blogging all month, winning an awesome prize (Gwen), and putting together such a great community!

  6. Gwen [Mon] 2 Dec 13 at 12:21 pm #

    Wooooo! I never win ANYTHING, this must be my lucky day :) Thanks to everyone here at yeah write for your support during this crazy month! I’ve enjoyed reading all of your blogs SO much.

    • Shree Jacob [Mon] 2 Dec 13 at 6:26 pm #

      Congratulations Gwen :)
      Well deserved for sure!

    • Nancy Lowell [Tue] 3 Dec 13 at 10:51 am #

      Good for you! I am only a tiny bit jealous :)

  7. Cindy R [Mon] 2 Dec 13 at 12:21 pm #

    Wow!!! Amazing stats and participation and I am super jealous of Gwen’s Trader Joe’s basket. Congrats to everyone!

  8. Natalie DeYoung [Mon] 2 Dec 13 at 12:13 pm #

    Woohoo! Yay Gwen! And yay for everyone else who completed the challenge! You guys are amazing. :)

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