7 Ways To Improve Your Blog Presence & Grow Your Platform

The biggest thing you can do to build a loyal, quality base for your author platform is to reliably deliver quality content in your books, your blogs, and your social media. That takes time, and we wanna be writing. Here are seven ways to help without taking a ton of time. Write two new blogContinue reading “7 Ways To Improve Your Blog Presence & Grow Your Platform”

FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE

If you wanna get right to the challenge skip down to “WELCOME TO OUR FIRST FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE!” and champagne Leo. As most of you know, my character names tend to be just as boring as watching the grass grow or paint dry. Steve. Melissa. Barry. Yawn. It’s just never been one of my thingsContinue reading “FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE”

Author Interview with TA Henry – get ready to smile, it’s a kick!

Folks, it’s always fun to chat with friends, so it was a blast to interview T. A. Henry for this interview. I hope you enjoy it as much as did and will check out her new book that releases TODAY!!! T.A. Henry is a Pacific Northwest transplant who loves it there. “I am a stayContinue reading “Author Interview with TA Henry – get ready to smile, it’s a kick!”

Ridiculously Simple SEO to Take Your Blog to the Top – a reblog from Nosegraze

(This post discusses SEO information found in a Nosegraze article, as well as information from Dan Alatorre.) The interwebs are a-changing, folks. When I started blogging three or so years ago, I had no followers and almost nothing to say – sound familiar? My blog situation stayed that way for about two years, and IContinue reading “Ridiculously Simple SEO to Take Your Blog to the Top – a reblog from Nosegraze”

NY Times Bestseller!!! – AND – USA Today Bestseller!!! Woo hoo!!!

I’ve seen quite a few authors make the New York Times bestseller list and/or the USA Today bestseller list so I wanted to know what all was involved in doing such a thing. Lots, of course. Lots of sales, lots of promotions. Lots of everything. But one author did it by putting together her storiesContinue reading “NY Times Bestseller!!! – AND – USA Today Bestseller!!! Woo hoo!!!”

“My Blog SUCKS and I’m Kinda Clueless” – what you need to fix your broken blog

THIS blog is THRIVING – but a lot of other blogs aren’t. Every day I get emails telling me how much I was able to help out another blogger or author. It warms my heart, and I thank you all, because YOU are a large part of why my blog is successful. The ways to make yourContinue reading ““My Blog SUCKS and I’m Kinda Clueless” – what you need to fix your broken blog”

I’ll Show You Mine If You Show Me Yours: An Exercise in Show Versus Tell

I know, that title is childish – but it got your attention, didn’t it? That’s a lesson re-reminded to me from the “Blogger’s Butt” post we ran yesterday. A good, catchy title brings readers to your post. Remember that. Sometimes I forget. You guys often get all excited when I explain a particular aspect ofContinue reading “I’ll Show You Mine If You Show Me Yours: An Exercise in Show Versus Tell”