#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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#Marketing: Newsletter Basics for Authors
May16

#Marketing: Newsletter Basics for Authors

Newsletter basics for authors entail deciding how often to send, what content to feature, which service to use, as well as the effectiveness of the letter’s overall look. Plus, it’s of utmost importance to ensure the ethical building of your email list.    Newsletter Basics for Authors The purpose of an author newsletter is to deliver news to your fanbase. It should work in tandem with the content offered on your...

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