Author Blogging 101: Linking for Traffic shows how both generic and targeted links can start your traffic flow
Author Blogging 101
It’s a given: blog articles attract more interest with photographs and other images. Hey, that’s one of the reasons I have a large photo at the top of every blog post. When it became apparent that browsers would stop to read an article with an arresting image, it lead to an explosion of images on […]
I had a book design website once. It was one of those “web 1.0” websites that you put up because you know you need one, or at least everyone says you do. It was built with a nifty Mac tool called Rapidweaver and for what it was, it was okay. It took a lot of […]
Author Blogging 101: Blog Analytics and the different programs used to measure them, concentrating on Google Analytics and its useful metrics
Author Blogging 101: Where Are the Readers? There are three kinds of blog traffic, organic, SEO and paid. Each can be used by an author blogger to draw readers
Author Blogging 101: Blog Design and what new bloggers should do about their blog design
Author Blogging 101: Blog Infrastructure includes all the bits and pieces, many behind the scenes, that make your blog run.
There’s a bit of a leap you have to make when, as a writer, you decide to start an author’s blog. But what you hear if you ask writers why they decided to start blogging, are things like these: My agent/publisher told me to do it I heard you were supposed to Joe Konrath has […]
One of the first experiences you’ll have when you start your blog is publishing a post and then wondering if anyone is reading it. Especially at the beginning, author blogging can feel a little bit like “pouring from the empty into the void.” We all know that some of the best blogs are about the […]
Author Blogging 101: Presenting Your Content is an important part of attracting attention and making your blogging readable and approachable.