Toolkit: How to build a newsletter list [Reblog] – Ownyourcontent

In addition to my recent posts on building an email list, I came across this post over on ownyourcontent. It's a constantly growing library of resources that can be used when 'building your platform.' There's a lot of useful stuff here, and I recommend giving it a look over. You can check out my recent … Continue reading Toolkit: How to build a newsletter list [Reblog] – Ownyourcontent

HOW TO REALLY BUILD A PLATFORM IN THE BOOK COMMUNITY – Reblog – YA and Wine

Following on from last week's post on building your author platform (did you work out what it is yet?), I came across this post over on yaandwine.com that talks about getting yourself integrated into the online book community. It requires work (doesn't anything worthwhile?), but if you want to sell more than 5 copies of … Continue reading HOW TO REALLY BUILD A PLATFORM IN THE BOOK COMMUNITY – Reblog – YA and Wine

How To Build An Author Platform – Reblog: David Gaughran

Have you ever considered your author platform? Do you give much time over to building it? Hold on - what the hell even IS an author platform? Clue: it's not a stage where you stand to read your book. Have no fear, because author David Gaughran sets out this handy guide t building and developping … Continue reading How To Build An Author Platform – Reblog: David Gaughran

Why The Headlines You Choose for Your Blog Posts Matter [Reblog] – Christian Mihai

SEO (search engine optimisation) is something I've looked at in the past and intend to go back and look at again. When I get the chance, I will go back over a lot of my old posts and correct a lot of SEO mistakes I made at the time. One of the things I will … Continue reading Why The Headlines You Choose for Your Blog Posts Matter [Reblog] – Christian Mihai

A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Free Email List For Authors – Smartbribe

How To grow Your Email List With Smartbribe This is a special bonus add on to my 4 part series on Creating a free email list. Special because this is technically part 5 of 4. You can read the other parts in this series here: Creating an Email listAdding names to your email listHow to … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Free Email List For Authors – Smartbribe

A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Free Email List For Authors #4

How to Attract People to Your Email List #2 This is part 2 of 'How To Attract People Your Email List'. You can find all the parts of this series here: Creating an Email listAdding names to your email listhow to attract people to your list #1How to attract people to your list #2 (this … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Free Email List For Authors #4

Road to a [Horror] Comic: Week 6-7

I have to admit to a slow week this week. I had quite a setback (read destroyed) when the choose your own adventure book I was writing was lost. Totally and utterly. I was literally on the last fifty words the other night, but when I came back in the morning, it was gone... Its … Continue reading Road to a [Horror] Comic: Week 6-7

A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Free Email List For Authors #2

Creating a Free Email List Last week I wrote about the importance of having an email list when it comes to marketing your books. I also gave a number of suggestions as to where you could go to get your list up and running, and how to do that with a free Mailchimp account. What … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Free Email List For Authors #2

Blog Posts. How Long is Too Long? Help!

I'm in a bit of a quandary. I've started in on a series of posts about email lists for beginners. This was originally a post I had written over two years ago, and back then it was as all-encompassing as I could make it, and it came it at around 3000 words. I originally wanted … Continue reading Blog Posts. How Long is Too Long? Help!

Beginner’s Guide to creating a FREE Email List For Authors

Beginner's Guide to Creating a Free Email List For Authors What is an Email List for Authors? You know email, right? You know lists, yes? Well an email list for authors, in its most basic terms, is a list of email addresses and possibly names of people that have given you permission to send them … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to creating a FREE Email List For Authors