#Marketing: My GoFundMe Breast Cancer Campaign
May15

#Marketing: My GoFundMe Breast Cancer Campaign

Nearly two years after making the move to full-time self-employment, I have received a breast cancer diagnosis at age forty. I previously shared this information in April’s quarterly newsletter. Since making the decision to be public about this experience, I am now posting about it on my business blog. I am doing so in hopes of reaching more potential donors. I also encourage readers to share my campaign on a regular basis to...

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#BlogTip: An Author Website Checklist
Feb06

#BlogTip: An Author Website Checklist

In the search for potential editing clients, I visit a lot of websites. That effort has culminated as an author website checklist. It never ceases to amaze me how many authors don’t provide a way to get in touch, whether via a contact form or an email address. That’s just the tip of the iceberg though. In this day and age, an appealing and user-friendly website is a must. As an author, you might not be a tech guru, but...

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#Marketing: Building an Author Platform in 5 Easy Steps by KJ Waters
Oct24

#Marketing: Building an Author Platform in 5 Easy Steps by KJ Waters

Building an author platform is undoubtedly a daunting task. KJ Waters has been a familiar face around here, and I am continually grateful for the relationship we have fostered, first as Twitter friends, then as editor and author. In the world of independent publishing, supporting each other’s creative endeavors and sharing knowledge to help others counts for so much.   Building an Author Platform in 5 Easy Steps In 2012 I...

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#BlogTip: Build Blog Traffic by Guest Posting by Molly Greene
Oct17

#BlogTip: Build Blog Traffic by Guest Posting by Molly Greene

This year brought me to a crossroads when it comes to ways to build blog traffic by guest posting. Though I’ve both written guest posts for fellow bloggers as well as welcomed a number here at Word Bank, I’ve not been as strategic as I could have been. The coming year will see me re-refocus my guest posting efforts to focus more on my highlighting my editing and writing services, while I focus my creative writing on...

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#BlogTip: Where to Find Images for Blogs, Etc.
Aug15

#BlogTip: Where to Find Images for Blogs, Etc.

How often have you wondered where to find images for blogs, presentations, or schoolwork? Have you committed any of the following no-nos when it comes to placing images in your posts? Would you like a list of dependable image sources? I continue to see the issue of where to find images for blog posts crop up time and again on various social media platforms, so I am updating this post as a reminder to new and current readers. As anyone...

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