Welcome to December’s Links Roundup! This holiday season, we are gifting you with tips and tidbits from all over the Internet! There’s something for everyone: tips to improve your SEO this holiday season; WordPress formatting advice to make your blog posts more readable; and much more! Whether you create your own author website or Web Design Relief creates one for you, we want to give you the best possible tools to build an effective online author platform and get your writing out there for the world to read.
Unpublished Writers and Websites: Should You Have One and What Should It Say? – via Jane Friedman – Even if you’re an unpublished author, it’s still smart to have an author website. Jane Friedman offers tips about what unpublished authors should put on their websites, how to structure a home page, and what platform to use.
62 Essential Blogging Tips – via Writers Write – Amanda Patterson provides not ten, not twenty, but sixty-two essential blogging tips! Learn about creating content, craft, headlines, technical tips, and the basics of starting an amazing blog!
The Local SEO Holiday Checklist – via Moz – The holidays are busy, but you still shouldn’t forget to improve and tweak your SEO! Miriam Ellis provides a list for you to check twice—or thrice!—as you work to improve your SEO this holiday season.
4 WordPress Formatting Tips to Make Your Posts More Readable – via ProBlogger – In addition to creating quality blog posts for your blog or website, it’s important that your posts are readable. Pro Blogger Ali Luke discusses WordPress formatting advice that will make your blog posts easier to read for your audience.