10 things you should know about the blogathon

1. Eat your meals

eat

12 hours can be quite exhausting, especially if you have to lobby for votes and run around doing tasks. Scarf the food down, we have three meals a day and I eat every single meal coz you’ll need the energy.
 
2. Interact with the people outside

caucasian

You need their votes so wave, smile and pose for photos with them. 1 vote is one point so take your time with the people voting for you.
 
3. Do social profiling
 
You know who likes you. You know who doesn’t. It’s mostly guesswork but I can figure out which types vote for me and I’ll lobby for their votes by making eye contact and waving the appropriate sign. Then again I’ve been surprised by votes from people who I never even lobbied for so take this with a grain (or shaker) of salt. ;)

4. Make use of placecards

generic signs

You can’t be heard inside the window display and you’ll need to communicate with the people outside. Write generic replies and scribble ad hoc ones with a marker when you have to.

5. Use Twitter
 
Each tweet is worth 1 point, the same amounat as a vote so it’ll be wise to start tweeting about anything and everything. All of us were spamming Twitter with the hashtag. :) 
 
6. Don’t drink too much water

pee

This goes without saying. We get one (1) toilet break every 3 hours and all other toilet breaks will be deducted at a rate of one point per minute. Hold the water, or your bladder, or even better, both. Just learn to pee real fast. ;)
 
7. Put up signs on your window display

tape signs

This is what they see when they first go to the window display. Tape those signs up! =D
 
8. Type faster
 
This is not a PhD dissertation or a presentation to an important client. Speed is the keyword here. It’s a blogathon – go, go, go!
 
9. Don’t put up too many photos
 
It takes ages. T_T
 
10. Be nice to the promoters

promoter vote

They get one vote per day too so you can get them to vote for you!

promoters

Thanks girls! Much appreciated. :)

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