Category Archives: Links Roundup

December Links Roundup | Web Design Relief

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Unpublished Writers and Websites: Should You Have One and What Should It Say? – via Jane Friedman – Even if you’re an unpublished author, it’s still smart to have an author website. Jane Friedman offers tips about what unpublished authors should put on their websites, how to structure a home page, and what platform to use.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.

 

 

November Links Roundup | Web Design Relief

Welcome to November’s Links Roundup—and just like Thanksgiving dinner, this Roundup is stuffed! Our Web Design Relief research experts have found something for everyone: how an online community can lead to a book deal; a five-day plan to accomplish your blogging goals; and much more! Whether you create your own author website or we create 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.

What’s More Important: Author Websites or Social Media? via Jane Friedman – Nowadays, authors who are serious about their writing career use social media. Additionally, many writers have author websites. Jane Friedman explains which is more important to have for authors trying to make their way in today’s publishing market.

How Building an Online Community for Introverts Led to My First Book Deal via The Write Life – Writing is often considered a solo activity for introverts. But Jenn Granneman tells us how starting a blog for introverts eventually became an online community, which led to her first book deal. In addition to writing engaging content, Granneman discusses social media promotion and carving out time to work on her blog.

Do We Still Need Web Designers? via Blog Tyrant – In the age of Wix, WordPress, and other website platforms, it may seem superfluous to hire a web designer. Blog Tyrant discusses the history of web designers, their changing roles in today’s Internet, and whether you need a web designer for your website.

How To Smash Your Blogging Goals In Just Five Days via ProBlogger – Do you often find yourself procrastinating? Does the idea of starting a blog feel intimidating? Ellen Jackson details five steps to becoming a stronger blogger by focusing on “one day” goals, including knowing exactly what you want to achieve, taking conscious action, and more!

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Links Roundup June 2017 | Web Design Relief

Found on the Internet by our intrepid Web Design Relief researchers: June’s Links Roundup!  This month, learn more about how to increase your website traffic; research a nonfiction book proposal; start a blog (you know you want to!); and use social media to add to your newsletter mailing list. Whether you create your own author website or we create 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.

How To Keep Hustling When Your Traffic Doesn’t Respond To Any Of Your Efforts – via bloggingwizard – Having trouble directing traffic to your blog? Is your niche market not flocking to you like you thought it would? BloggingWizard offers simple rules and tactics for effective traffic generation.

5 Research Steps Before You Write Your Book Proposal – via Jane Friedman – Writing a good nonfiction book proposal requires more than just the facts. Jane Friedman offers tips that include exploring competitive titles, authors, websites, and bloggers on the market, as well as pinpointing your primary audience.

How To Start A Blog – A Beginner’s Guide For 2017 – via Blogging Basics 101 – Sure, 2017 may be half over, but Jessica Knapp explains why you should still start a blog and join a blogging community. She also provides useful resources for beginning bloggers, such as choosing a blogging niche and fixable blog mistakes.

4 Ways To Use Social Media To Light A Fire Under Your List Building Strategy – via ProBlogger – Megan Totka tells you how to build a profitable email list to support your marketing efforts. Learn how to keep subscribers from unsubscribing, target ads to specific prospects, and amplify your content with the help of industry leaders.

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Links Roundup April 2017

Spring is here, and so is our Links Roundup for April 2017! We’ve found articles about how to simplify your writing with different apps; tax advice for bloggers; tips for creating compelling blog content; how to make your blog more user-friendly; and up-to-date advice on how to publish an e-book. Whether you create your own… Continue Reading

Links Roundup March 2017

Lucky you—here’s our March Links Roundup! This month we bring you articles about how to set up your browser to minimize distraction and increase productivity; predictions for SEO in the coming year; tips on how to start a blog; advice on teaching an online writing course; and what we can expect for book marketing in… Continue Reading

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