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Feedly: Keep Up With Industry News!

“Feedly: organize, read and share what matters.” A while back I published an article titled The Best Websites For Self-Published Authors. As I said in that post, one effective way to stay up to date with what’s happening in the publishing world is to tune in to what successful authors and service providers are discussing […]

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Increase Blog Traffic & Subscribers: 8 Tips!

by Molly Greene A reader recently asked for ideas that would help increase blog traffic. Growing traffic is one thing, of course; convincing visitors to stay, and to subscribe and/or return, is closely aligned with every blog-building effort. You need both! Here are a few ideas. 1. Beef up your Twitter followers I’ve often said […]

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3 WordPress Tips

Hey everyone – just a quick post today as I’m up to my eyeballs in Mr. Clean’s Magic Erasers these past weeks (more on this in a future post). But I did want to throw a couple things out there! WordPress Security I want to remind everyone of the importance of a secure username and […]

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How To Make An Author Video

By Ben Wallace Last month I was here talking about how to stage a comeback and I plan on updating everyone on how that’s going in a few weeks. In the meantime I want to talk about videos. Phase 4 of the comeback was to make an ass of myself. To do this I started […]

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How To Build A Perfect Blog Post

I’m a formula person. Creating a standardized process that takes the speculation and confusion out of repetitive tasks works well for me. I also apply this theory to writing blog posts. Why? Because I’ve found if I build every post according to a sensible, pre-established format based on best practices, it cuts down on writing […]

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Guest Posting & Hosting Guest Bloggers: Strategy Or Time Suck?

Hosting guests on your blog – and guest posting on other blogs – is a great way to get your name out there in the blogosphere. But it works best if you create a plan and follow it. I’ll break down what I’ve heard and what I’ve done. Guest posting as a marketing strategy Sharing […]

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15 Must-Have Website Essentials

Your website is both a hub and a communication device. It performs important outreach for you, the owner. It represents your brand and acts as a marketing tool to “sell” you, your product or service, and to encourage visitors to share what they find there with others and come back for more. You don’t want […]

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