Much has been written on being a good citizen at the Carnival, whether you’re the host or a participant. Take a look at some of these resources after reading the Guidelines for Participating and the Guidelines for Hosting.
Blueprint for Financial Prosperity: 25 Steps To A Wildly Successful Personal Finance Blog. Step 15: Participate in personal finance-related Carnivals such as, obviously, the Carnival of Personal Finance.
Five Cent Nickel: Five Questions (and Answers) About Blog Carnivals. This is the what, why and how or Carnivals.
Free Money Finance: How to Get Your Blog to 100,000 Visitors and Beyond, Step 13; Participate in Carnivals. “When Free Money Finance was a new blog, I got a substantial amount of traffic from blog carnivals.”
Blog Carnival Tips is a website dedicated to discussing ways to make Carnivals successful, for hosts, participants, and Carnival managers.