Tag : blogging

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This month, we opened our doors for reader questions about publishing, self-publishing, numbers, writing and just generally what it is like to be a writer.  Most of these questions have to do with “numbers” and by this our readers want the cold hard numbers. You asked, we listened.  Here are, in no particular order a …
How can you make money blogging if so many people use a form of ad-blocker on their websites?  Most people are ‘ad blind’ to boot.  How is it possible to get the most information to improve your website or your blog if Google Analytics tells you only half of the story?  They can only tell …
Publishing anything is one of the hardest things a writer can do.  The possibilities are endless when it comes to living a life of writing- or publishing. It does come with a price.  There is always some sort of work to be done, and you can not simply fit back and enjoy the money.  There …
The path to publishing success, one book at a time. I published my first book, in paperback, in the summer of 2007, four months before Amazon released the first generation Kindle in the US. The publishing world has changed a hell of a lot since then. Caxton Tempest at the End of the Worldhas been …
When you start writing for a blog it’s a lot like a gateway drug… or so I’d assume. Having never actually had any experience with drugs or anything like that, I can tell you that blogging quickly becomes an addiction and a frame of mind. Alternatively, you could think of a blog is an outlet …
                     A couple years ago blogging was a foreign concept to me. I had read the occasional travel blog by a friend, but the idea of an ongoing blog seemed rather daunting. I also didn’t have much faith in myself as a writer or my ideas. …
I’ll begin by writing this:  I have considered this email and will share it, of course names and information is removed but this email once again touches upon a subject that may writers want to focus on, money, and the idea you can make money simply by publishing a book. “Hi. Love blog.  What is …
As modern writers we live in two different worlds: the online world and the offline world. We have to live in both to have success in our writing.  We also face some harsh critiques if we want to sell our knowledge or books to people. In the online world you need a blog to promote …
While browsing the web, which for me is a rare thing, I found the topic of writing blogs and how to make the reader care about you as the author of a blog post.  Readers can find anything they might want on the Internet and you need to be something and someone that they can …
Hi Pip upon reading your comment, I began a rather long one, but your question is so good and so valuable that I felt it was a post worthy answer. So here is your comment and questions and below are my long winded answers. Rebecca – Is a lot of your submission-type email so… Ego-laden? …
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