Tag : blogging

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Why should I use Google Blogger? For many years, Living a Life of Writing has been on the Google Blogger-based platform, and  it is serving its purpose, but at this point there is discussion between the writers on this website as to our next step.  It used to have it site as a blogspot site, …
A few days ago, I was relaxing with a few friends of mine, and they asked me how my life has been, and what I have done in the last year.  I can say it has been a very life-changing year for me, and for the person I’ve become.  One of the biggest changes was …
Kindle and Kobo are two large companies.  By this time, I’m certain most writers have heard of Kindle, and what it can do for with e-books, or how you can make money self-publishing your e-book using Kindle Direct Publishing.  Some people have earned a lot of money with e-books, and others are happy to see …
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 …
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