Flamingo Fridays

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The (True) Legend of Flamingo Fridays

There once was a painter who started working in a neighborhood and quickly discovered something unique.

Almost all of the neighbors seemed to know, and like, each other.

The painter was highly skilled and kept getting referral after referral.

Finally, he asked one of his customers why so many people in the neighborhood got along so well.

The answer? Flamingo Fridays.

Each Friday, someone put a pair of plastic flamingos in their front lawn. Everyone knew that driveway was “the spot” for Flamingo Fridays that week.

The neighbors gathered with chairs and their favorite beverages, maybe even awkwardly at first.

But, over time, they talked, laughed, and cried together, and they helped each other enough that they become close friends.

How Flamingo Fridays Works at The Money Mix

At The Money Mix, a big part of Our Why is uniting the personal finance community.

It’s why we maintain the Feeds and The List, and it’s why we started the Chat Room.

Flamingo Fridays is a natural fit for us to encourage each other as members of the personal finance community and for us to help each other grow.

Each Friday, one personal finance blog will be selected as the “host” for the week.

The host blog will be announced via a post Friday morning on The Money Mix that will appear on the slider above.

How to Support Flamingo Fridays

You can become a part of Flamingo Fridays as soon as this week!

As a member of the personal finance community who supports Flamingo Fridays, you will have the opportunity to visit the host site for the week.

You don’t have to just visit, though.

Imagine how much you can encourage someone else by investing the time to take a look around, leave a comment or two, and share your favorite post(s) from that blog on social media.

How to Become A Flamingo Fridays Host

Anyone can participate in Flamingo Fridays, but there are a few things you have to do to become a host:

First, you need to Become a Money Hero. That puts you on our radar screen and lets everyone know your website exists.

Second, tell us you’re interested in being a Flamingo Fridays host below in the comments.

You can also sport the “We Support Flamingo Fridays” badge somewhere on your site. Here’s what it looks like:

You can add the badge to your site by copying the Custom HTML below:

<a href="https://themoneymix.com/flamingo-fridays"><img src="https://wp.me/aacjcc-4YU" alt="Flamingo fridays"/></a>

That’s it!

Each week, we’ll randomly select a host from the personal finance bloggers who have completed the three steps above.

Flamingo Fridays is an experiment in community building, and we hope it’s one that helps unite and amplify the many talented voices within the personal finance community!

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