Today marks my one year anniversary of starting Bob Walk the Plank. The whole idea came about from being bored with the process of accumulating cards via eBay and filing them away. I was craving cardboard discussion and in the process hopefully establishing some trade partners. The free time that allowed everything to come together was explained in this post.
In a year I was able to complete over 100 trades and post almost daily. I knew going in I wouldn't have the time for original content oriented posts so I focused on trade posts, box breaks and recent pickups. This kept the daily upkeep to a minimum and allowed me the time to read and comment on most of the blogs in my feed. The frequent commenting turned out to be a big factor in finding many trade partners. Also, big thanks to all of you who comment on my blog. The interaction makes things fun.
Going forward I hope for more of the same. I find that I do better not setting rules and guidelines for myself and just letting things happen organically.
So a big thanks to all of you for checking out the blog on a regular basis.
Now for the CONTEST!!!!
For contests I try to keep things simple. It will be the same process as my last one where the only thing you need to do is comment on this post (one entry per person). Just leave your favorite team and player(s). This will allow me to give you a prize package catered to your collection.
If you are new to Bob Walk the Plank please become a follower before you enter the contest. Also, if anyone wants to start up a trade my email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
I'll pick 3 winners by randomizing all the entries 3 times in Random.org. For each additional 10 entries past 50 I will add another winner. No bonus for pimping the contest, but feel free to do so as the more people who enter will create more winners.
I'll close the contest on Monday.
On to year 2!