Tag: blog

Blogging for Authors: Why You Need a Blog and How to Get Started

Blogging for Authors: Why You Need a Blog and How to Get Started

I talk a lot about marketing strategies for authors, and one the most important is blogging. Hosting a blog gives you a way to connect with your readers, and it’s also incredibly powerful for search engine optimization (SEO). The more often you update your blog, the more reasons you give Google to find your site. […]

Author Websites: How to Make Yours Rock!

Author Websites: How to Make Yours Rock!

Every author needs a website, and ideally that should be launched before your book is even in print. Following are some basics that should be considered when planning and designing your website. Home Page – A brief overview about you and your book. Make it interesting, fun, engaging and different! About the Author – This […]

How to Turn Your Blog into a Book (Or Start Blogging and Complete Your Manuscript in 60 Days!)

How to Turn Your Blog into a Book (Or Start Blogging and Complete Your Manuscript in 60 Days!)

Turning a blog into a book isn’t exactly a new concept—it’s been done by many over the years. One big example was highlighted in the movie Julie and Julia, featuring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams. The movie was based on a blog-turned-book by Julie Powell, a woman who decided to spend a year cooking all […]

10 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Books Online

10 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Books Online

1. LAUNCH AND OPTIMIZE YOUR WEBSITE: No matter where you are in the process, a website essential to build an audience, share samples of your work, showcase your accomplishments, attract media and impress publishing professionals. 2. HOST A BLOG: A blog can be a creative outlet for a writer, not to mention a powerful promotion […]

Blog Promotion Secrets for Authors

Blog Promotion Secrets for Authors

A blog is essentially an online diary that allows you to post information, tips, thoughts and ideas in a running log format for others to view. Blogs are used by authors, speakers and companies of all sizes to build an audience, promote a book, product or business and gain valuable online exposure. Not sure if a […]

Blog Promotion Strategies That Work

Blog Promotion Strategies That Work

By now, you’re probably well-acquainted with the importance of having a blog to help promote your business or book—or both. It takes time to build blog readership, though sometimes a topic just takes off. For a good example, rent the movie Julie and Julia, which is based on the true story of Julie Powell’s adventures […]

22 Ways to Develop Blog Content

22 Ways to Develop Blog Content

Blogging can feel a bit overwhelming when you’re just getting started. You may wonder what to write about, how you’re going to find the time, and how you’re going to keep it up. I’ve been there myself! Early on, I went through a period of “blogger’s block” where I just didn’t have any ideas that […]

How a Blog Benefits Your Business

How a Blog Benefits Your Business

The Best SEO You Can Get — A blog is essentially an online web diary, making it easy for you to add new content to your site on a regular basis and naturally improving SEO (search engine optimization) for your site. Remember, Google likes fresh content. The more you add to your blog, the more […]

Teleseminar: Rebecca Morgan – Create a Book from Your Blog

Teleseminar: Rebecca Morgan – Create a Book from Your Blog

Event Date: July 9, 2014 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Rebecca Morgan, multi-book author, keynote speaker and information product master, shares the steps she uses to turn her blogs into profitable books! Rebecca L. Morgan, CSP, CMC, is the “Making Money In Your Jammies ™” goddess. She continually looks for […]