Editor: This is the first in a series of articles charting the founding, successes, failures, and lessons learned from 7 years of blogging. Authors ask me all the time about how to build a blog that will help their book marketing, and I’ve often recommended—especially to nonfiction authors—that building a blog and a community is […]
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Your Guide to 11 Kinds of WordPress Blog Pages explains the variety of pages you can create and the uses for each type.
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 Design and what new bloggers should do about their blog design
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