Thursday, August 4, 2011

Behind the Screen (5)

Happy Thursday, everybody!

Time to share what I have been up to behind my screen while working with my blog.

There has been lot going on during the week, so let's take it step by step.

Giveaways:

There are three of them running at the moment:

20$ GC to amazon.com or books worth of 20$ in The Book Depository. The Summer Giveaway Hop - it runs 1-7 August, so still time to enter! You can find it here: http://www.ingasilbergbooks.com/2011/08/summer-giveaway-hop-1-7-august.html

10$ GC to amazon.com. UK and EU Giveaway Hop - it runs 1-8 August. You can find it here: http://www.ingasilbergbooks.com/2011/08/uk-and-eu-giveaway-hop-1-8-august-2011.html

Win a Kindle or lot of books at ImajinBooks.com, they have Summer Sizzler Scavenger Hunt and you can find the post here: http://www.ingasilbergbooks.com/2011/08/win-kindle-with-imajinbookscom-summer.html It runs 1-31 August.

I have visited the blogs participating and the hosts for these giveaways. It's fun!

While blogging:

OMG!!! It has been a positively crazy week!!! It feels like a snowball which starts rolling down on the mountain and ends up like a snow avalanche. It has given me so much energy to blog!!!

The story started with having contact to one author who spread the word and suddenly there are approximately 20 authors contacting you. I enjoy it! Cheryl Tardif from ImajinBooks contacted me and she suggested couple of authors to do blog posts. Alison Bruce and Melodie Campbell have already been in my blog and through them my blog link was posted somewhere by Sunny Frazier. And after that snowball started rolling and before I new I had contacts to Oak Tree Press, too. I got so many interesting emails coming in to my mailbox and I got contact to many authors. I have agreed with some of them to read their books - I am looking forward to cooperating with all of them, in one way or another.




Bookshelves:

I got 1 paper-book this week and several e-books.
I received an expected book in my mailbox yesterday - Everyblue by Brenda Pandos. I will be participating in the Everblue blog tour and now I have the book and also 5 bookmarks and they are all signed!!!!!

Besides that, I have received following e-books:

Rowena Through the Wall by Melodie Campbell
Dead, Undead or Somewhere in Between by J.A. Saare (won)
Geronimo's Skull John M. Daniel
Under a Texas Star by Alison Bruce
Dream Walker by Velda Brotherton
Swirls by F.A. Herhsey
No Evidence of a Crime by Susan Connell Vondrak
Your Child's Writing Life by Pam Allyn
Consumption: A Novel by Greg Johnston

I also got contact to.
Mike Orenduff, author of Pot Thief murder mystery series.
Madeline Gornell, author of Uncle Si's Secret
Sally Carpenter, author of The Baffled Beatlemaniac Caper (soon to be published)
Natasha Larry, author of Darwin's Children (soon to be published)


Facts and numbers:


The most popular post this week has been summer Giveaway Hop with 602 pageviews. Usually giveaways are very popular! Out of these 602 views 268 have entered my giveaway.

On the second place this week came Meet and Greet - author Melodie Campbell with 71 pageviews. On the third place yet another giveaway with 59 pageviews - UK and EU giveaway hop. On the fourth place this week is Guest Post by Debut Author Anna Patricio with 38 pageviews

GFC follower increased from 657 to 769 during the week. +112 followers in two weeks.

The biggest number of visitors this week are from US - 711 hits, the second place goes to Canada with 132 hits and third place to UK with 104 hits.

Last week there were visitors from 50countries?!!!!! That's wonderful!

Page views all time history shows 13.690 visitors. +2338 visitors!!!1 I think it has something to do with giveaways :)


That's it for this week!

Happy reading!

I could not add the linky. So in case you post Behind the Screen on your blog, put the link to your Behind the Screen post in the comments.

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