Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Blogging Tips: Easy Way to Join Link Parties

The first time I joined Link Parties I only joined few blog hosts. The reason is it was too time consuming. And when you joined tons of blog parties your post will end up very long because the buttons are not uniform in sizes. I decided to think of something that will help me joined a lot of blog parties and make my posting short because of the uniform hosts' buttons.

Here's what I came up with.

First, I saved all the html codes of all the parties I've joined coming from my "Parties" page

to a word document.

To make all the buttons like this:

I edit all the HTML codes in my Word document to this format and save it. (You need to do this format for each button.) 
<a border="0" href="http://www.scrapidoodlelicious.blogspot.com/" target="blank"><img src="http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z475/guinever1126/GrabButtonFinal1.jpg" width="125" height = "125"/></a>

(All the Blue are standard; the Red is the website url; the Purple is the link for the button)
(You can change the size of width and height depending on what size you want.)

When it's time to join the party:

1. I go to my Word document and copy the url or webpage of the host. (http://www.scrapidoodlelicious.blogspot.com/)

2. Open a browser and  paste the url. (http://www.scrapidoodlelicious.blogspot.com/) 

3. Find the Party post and link your project. 

4. Once it's link, I copy the html code button from my Word document to my post.  (This part below:)

<a border="0" href="http://www.scrapidoodlelicious.blogspot.com/" target="blank"><img src="http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/z475/guinever1126/GrabButtonFinal1.jpg" width="125" height = "125" /></a>

5. Then, paste to your post. 

6. Just repeat steps 1-5 for the rest of the great parties you are joining in.

It's a lot of work in the first time but but it's worth saving time to add to you new post. Just cut and paste.

Hope this help! If you have easier idea, please share the link of your post in the comment so we can help other bloggers to save time in joining the parties. Thanks!

But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength;

they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run,

and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

-           Isaiah 40:31

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  1. Ela this is absolutely brilliant. We are major partyers and this would save so much time. Thanks for sharing this awesome information! I think I will be starting this over the long weekend. You are the best.


  2. That's a great idea! Thanks so much!

  3. Brilliant! Just found your site, thanks!

  4. THAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAANK YOU!!!!!!!! thank you so much for sharing this with us! i am going to take some time to do the same! can't wait to see what you have in store next!!!! your newest follower...hugs

  5. Thanks for sharing!

  6. What a great idea and yes it takes tons of time to join up to parties! Great tip and thanx for coming over to party!

  7. This is wonderful! I have kinda set up the same thing...but I didn't do it in the buttons...but now I am! Thank you for sharing this!
    I have 3 parties going on...if you would like to share something I would LOVE IT!

  8. Hey! I'm a big link party believer! This is brilliant! If you're looking for another party, I've got one for ya! Mine is Once Upon a Weekend, at Fmaily Ever After. I'd love to be added to your list!! :)

  9. GREAT POST!!! i will be featuring this on tuesday!!

  10. hi thanks for sharing.. such a great tip!

  11. Hi! I just want to show you my linky party buttons at www.do8ursel.blogspot.com. thanks for sharing again. it made my post more tidy to read.

  12. sorry. www.do8urself.blogspot.com

  13. Hi Ela, I featured this blog in my today's post. I hope you could stop by. see you!

  14. Thanks thanks for linking up to our party, Show and Share #13, come back again this week!

    A mommy's life... with a touch of yellow

  15. Great tutorial. It took me forever to figure this out. Hope to see you at DIY Home Sweet Home. I'm also your newest follower. Cute blog.

  16. Great tip! Thanks for sharing. You were one of my most favorite links at last week's {wow me} wednesday party. Featuring YOU over on my blog today. Thanks so much for sharing!

    Ginger @ gingersnapcrafts.com


  17. How cool. I do the very same thing! In addition, I have a word doc for each day of the week's parties (I.e. Monday linkys, etc). Each has all the button codes I need per day. And Then I have bookmark folders of the websites that I link to- each bookmark folder is titled by the day of the week. Say when it's Monday I just open all the Monday bookmarks/websites at once in that bookmark folder. I thought I would share this with you since you have done so much to get organized and share with all of us!

  18. You're my newest hero! I don't link up to many parties because it is so time consuming. This is a great tip.

  19. this is such a great idea! Thanks for sharing, I definitely need to take the time to do that.

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