I'm starting a Blog Hop for all the bloggers in Florida, and I got a lot of questions about how it all works. So here's a step-by-step, and at the end people can tell me whether they want to be part of it.
Quite simply, a blog hop is a way for people to get together and learn more about bloggers involved. It's a fun, easy way to network, and to increase your page views.
So first, write your post. For the Florida Bloggers Blog Hop, it doesn't follow a particularly theme. YOU just have to be from Florida.
At the bottom of the list are two links you should focus on. One is how to enter, the other is how to get the code.
When you click Get the Code, it will take you to this page. Simply copy the code in the box. In your blog post, paste the code at the bottom. If you are using Blogger, you'll want to do this in the HTML format where you edit your post. Once you publish this, the list of all the blogs involved in the Hop will appear at the bottom of your post.
Now, if you have a Wordpress.com account, you need to follow something different. Just follow the instructions in this handy picture (click on the pic to get a bigger one):
Now you're in the blog hop. Then you just go from blog to blog that's involved, read their posts and comment.
The Florida Bloggers Blog Hop starts Friday, Oct. 4! Just look for this picture!