By Shelley Sturgeon
I encourage you to join the conversations on the popular blog posts I’ve selected this week, or leave your comments below.
Don’t miss our Carnival of the Indies blog carnival post here next Sunday.
Anne R. Allen on Anne R. Allen… With Ruth Harris
Blogging Can Jumpstart Your Writing Career…Even Before You Publish
“Yeah, yeah. I know people are telling you blogging is totally over. It’s soooo 2008. You should be, like, Instagramming your summer vacay pix, and doing YouTube videos about your characters’ makeup and fashion tips, not gasp writing. Words are so old school. …
Funny thing. If you write, you want to reach readers.”
Tony Riches on The Writing Desk
Connecting with readers on Goodreads #AuthorToolboxBlogHop
“Goodreads is for readers, so is not the place for authors to engage in self-promotion but there are over 75 Million registered users, looking at over two billion books, who have created 77 Million reviews. So how should you build this into your author platform?”
Big Al on Indies Unlimited
Book Advertising: Not So Wonderful Anymore
“About four years ago I told you about an organization called Project Wonderful that was an alternative to Google Adsense for selling advertising space on your blog or website.”
Stephanie Chandler on Nonfiction Authors Association
How to Research Bloggers for Book Reviews, Excerpts, Etc.
“Use these guidelines to perform your author research, or provide to an assistant to follow.”
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