Effectively marketing your blog can be the difference between making money with your blog or wasting time trying to make money, only to end up failing. The mistakes described below are some that I wish I knew about before I started blogging. Hopefully they help you to avoid the same mistakes I made!
I often see posts in author forums from new authors who are very interested in getting their self published books into local public libraries. This is one of the most inefficient book promotion efforts. I explain why in this rant.
These days, many authors and independent publishers are turning to self publishing platforms to get their books to market. Learn what these platforms provide, as well as pros and cons.
You’ve written a book; so now what? It’s hard to get published without a literary agent. Here are some tips on how to write that all important agent letter.
Self publishing eBooks on Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) platform is pretty easy. What’s sometimes not so easy is figuring out how all the Kindle programs impact your income. I explain here.
This is a detailed review explaining how to self-publish a children’s paperback book and let Amazon handle printing and order fulfillment at no cost to you.
What if your book becomes irrelevant? Yes, it could happen. I share how to determine if your book is irrelevant, as well as how to deal with the issue. This will be of particular interest to nonfiction authors.
This is a Q&A session I've had with an inquisitive writer who asked significant questions concerning the Medium platform.
Another of my tips for writers. I show you how to make your articles look more professional and get curated to HubPages' niche sites with these 20 strategies.
I have been a blogger for almost 10 years now. If you're thinking about getting into blogging as a hobby, side business, or career, here's what you should know about the major ups and downs of it all.
Giving potential readers the chance to win a copy of your book, maybe even a signed copy, sounds like such a great idea for them and you. But this is another one of those tactics that sounds great, but could end up being a hassle. Find out why.
If you know how to write and write well, you can earn good money by writing articles and creating content. If you want to start making money writing, here are 6 websites you need to sign up for today.
I've discovered many unresolved issues with InfoBarrel while researching the site. I explain the reasons why I feel it will eventually fail.
Here is why the business models used by many writing sites lead to failure. I offer my opinion based on my background as a systems analyst.