Self-Publishing · Writing

Five Things Authors Need to Do to Build Their Platform

I am sure that anyone who writes has heard how important an author platform is. You may even be a little sick of hearing about it. It is time-consuming to do and really takes away from the writing. But it is a vital step to gain readers. In fact, it is an important tool that… Continue reading Five Things Authors Need to Do to Build Their Platform

Blogging

Is Word Length Important for a Good Blog Post?

I recently read an article about blogging that said a good blog post should be at least 1000 words or more. If you want even higher SEO rankings then your posts should be 2000 to 3000 words. So is length really that important to a good blog post? I never really thought about it until… Continue reading Is Word Length Important for a Good Blog Post?

Blogging

If You Build It They Won’t Necessarily Come

The saying, “If you build it, they will come” may work for Kevin Costner.  But if you are trying to get followers to your website, the reality is that they only show up after a lot of hard work and marketing! This is especially true if you have a brand new website. It is one… Continue reading If You Build It They Won’t Necessarily Come

Self-Publishing · Writing

The Craziness of Juggling Multiple Pen Names

Almost everyone has a profile on some form of social media today. But when you have to set them up and maintain them for your business it can feel like a chore, especially if you have several profiles to maintain. Don’t get me wrong, I love Facebook as long as I am sharing cute puppy… Continue reading The Craziness of Juggling Multiple Pen Names