How to Write a Blog Post People Will Read

One of the most common blogging mistakes I come across when working as a Digital Strategist is that companies focus too much on ‘quantity’ and not enough on ‘quality.’ That is, they think that the more posts they write

7 Ways to Optimise Your Author Blog Post for Google

As writers and authors we want people to read what we write. In order to get our material in front of our potential viewers we must first capture their attention in the search engines. Are you struggling to optimise your blog

What Makes a Great Blog for an eBook Author?

Have you ever wondered why some blogs become very successful and others seem to attract very few readers? Maybe it’s because there are hundreds of millions of blogs on the internet. Some blogs are poorly maintained

Vital Elements Your Author Website Must Have to Succeed

Vital Elements Your Author Website Must Have to Succeed A key component to building 'You' as a successful author is to have your own author...

12 Point SEO Author Website Checklist

It is a satisfying feeling when you see your website published live. What is more satisfying is when your audience and fans get to see your website. In order for your audience to find your website you must optimize your

Why a Facebook Page Should Not Replace Your Author Website

Why a Facebook Page Should Not Replace Your Author Website These are the questions that many authors ask. Should you devote all your time to...

Your Author Blog – Ten Reasons Why You Cannot Get Anyone...

Authors love blogs. Readers love blogs. Blogs are a powerful tool in the online world and those bloggers who have an 'influence' over a specific target audience are making a lot of money. Amanda Hocking was able to

11 Quick Tips to Generate Traffic to Your Author Blog

Join and promote your blog on Twitter with the goal of obtaining new subscribers every day. Comment on other blogs in your niche with informative responses. Submit your author blog to 'Blogged' and have it rated

35 Blog Topics for a Self-Published Author

There are many authors who will tell you that their blog is their greatest tool to connect and engage their readers. There are also many best-selling authors who will tell you that they achieved success by partnering

10 Author Blog Killers that Will Guarantee You Lose Traffic

I started my first blog back in 2004 before it was considered an effective marketing tool for authors. Back then, blogs were considered little more than a way to express your personal views. I used my blog in

How to Get YOUR content on Google

You need to be friends with Google and that involves making the most of their free services and tools. As Google tries to make the content listed in their search results of high quality and from credible sources they provide you

Alexa Toolbar and Google Page Rank for Author Websites

Alexa Toolbar and Google Page Rank for Author Websites So you love your website. Your friends love your website. Your fans who happen to find...

Should I Have My Own Author Website? The Answer is….

Should I Have My Own Author Website? The Answer is.... One of the most common questions I receive is; 'Should I have my own author...

Create an Eye-Catching Headline for Your Article, Blog or Online Post

Headline for Your Article, Blog or Online Post Template Goal: Below you will find various formats for headlines. Below each section you will be able to...

A Guide to Planning Your Author Website

1. Plan your author website so it best represents you, your eBook and engages your fans. 2. Identify the service providers you will need (domain registration, hosting, graphic designers)