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How to Make Money with a Blog

Many bloggers think that the best way to make money off their blogs is to install Google Adsense. This is a very popular way of monetizing blogs because it is so easy. You only need to sign up to Google Adsense, get your code, and install it on your site. Given that there are many…

Choosing Point of View

Determining point of view (POV) for your story may seem like an easy thing to do. You pick a view and start writing. However, understanding that choosing point of view is one of the most important decisions you will make when writing your story. Choosing your point of view affects how much the readers will…

Blogging Ideas for Authors

There are two main reasons why authors blog: to promote their books or to flex their creative muscles. In fact, many authors blog due to both these reasons. If you are an author looking for blogging ideas, you have to always keep these two main reasons in mind. If your blog promotes your books If…

How Often Do You Need to Blog?

Figuring out how often you should blog is a big deal. If you don’t update your blog enough, you might lose your hard-earned viewers. If you update your blog too much, you might overwhelm your loyal blog readers and many of them might never come back to your site. To avoid these problems, you have…

How to Write Concisely

‘Write concisely.’ That phrase should be familiar. Chances are, your high school teacher or college English professor said that to you, and it is good advice. There are some serious benefits and advantages to concise writing. The three most common reasons why people should write more concisely are: writing concisely magnifies the power of your…

Publish a Book and Build Your Expert Reputation

If you want to increase your reputation with your target audience so you can earn more from consulting fees or gain more referrals, you might want to consider writing a book. Doing so helps you build credibility with your target audience and is also a great ‘stepping stone’ to greater and greater expert status. You…

How to Write a Book

If you want to increase your reputation as an expert, you need to write a book. If you want to highlight your skills as a writer or researcher, you need to write a book. While blog posts and articles can help you establish some level of credibility with your target audience, nothing communicates your expert…

The Elements of a Good Book Review

If you are a writer then you know that a good book review is one important part of the process of marketing your book successfully. While we encounter book reviews frequently, whether in a blog or in The New York Times, we often take for granted just how much that piece of content can impact…

Writer’s Block: How to Avoid it and Overcome it

Anyone who writes knows that sometimes your worst enemy is yourself. Maybe you know what you want to write but you just can’t get it onto paper; maybe you don’t have any idea what to write but you know you want to write something. Don’t panic! This happens to the best of authors. Having writer’s…

Promote Your Kindle Ebook and Make More Sales

Looking for some quick and effective ways to promote your Kindle ebook? Use these ideas to increase awareness and sales. Blog tours are a great way to attract attention to your new book. You can arrange to do a blog tour in advance by contacting blog owners whose audiences would be interested in your ebook….