Category Archives: Links Roundup

February 2019 Links Roundup |Web Design Relief

Welcome to our February Links Roundup! Our research experts have searched every nook and cranny on the Internet to bring you the best articles for writers: building a platform when you’re unpublished; CDN services to speed up your website; how to develop your writing process to become a more prolific writer; how to write short sentences and paragraphs the right way; and 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.

Building a Platform for Your Work When You’re Unpublished – via Jane Friedman – Marketing expert Michael Warner discusses how he built a platform for his work as an unpublished editor. He also discusses how to deal with taxes and how publishing a “loss leader” book can give you a stronger platform to publish your other work.

6 Great CDN Services To Speed Up Your Site – via BloggingWizard – Have you been frustrated by how slow your author website is? Bring it up to speed using a content delivery network! Colin Newcomer explains what a CDN is and how to utilize it.

How to Be Prolific: Joanna Penn in conversation with Bec Evans via Prolifiko – Bec Evans interviews author Joanna Penn to reveal how being prolific can be beneficial in the long term for a writer, and talks about how “prolific” shouldn’t be confused with “low quality.”

How to Write Short Sentences and Paragraphs the Right Way (and Why It Matters) – via ProBlogger – It’s conventional blogging wisdom that the shorter and more concise your writing, the better. Ali Luke reviews how to make your sentences shorter—and when you might be going too far with shorter paragraphs.

10 Blogs About WordPress to Read in 2019 – via Theme Isle – Do you use WordPress as your blogging platform? Whether you are just starting out or are a website wizard, these ten blogs about the platform are must-reads for 2019.

 

January 2019 Links Roundup | Web Design Relief

Welcome to Web Design Relief’s first Links Roundup for the new year! We’re starting things off with an interview with a Google webmaster; how to meet your writing resolution goals in 2019, preparing for a great new year of blogging; and 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.

3 Big Lessons from Interviewing John Mueller at SearchLove Londonvia Moz – Will Critchlow from Moz interviews John Mueller, a webmaster relations manager for Google, who shares his best advice on SEO, “domain authority,” subdomains vs. subfolders, and more!

Using BookBub Ads to Support Your Book Marketing – via Jane Friedman – Anne Janzer discusses the challenges of advertising your book, and how BookBub ads can make marketing your book much easier.

13 Key Ways to Lower Your Blog’s Bounce Rate (and Why it Matters) – via ProBlogger – Darren Rowse of ProBlogger explains what a “bounce rate” is, why you might actually want people to bounce, and how you can lower your blog’s bounce rate.

How To Smash Your 2019 Writing Resolution – via Prolifiko – Are you making a resolution to write more in 2019? Chris Smith from Prolifiko offers nine tips on how to get motivated to write—and stay motivated to write.

How To Prepare For A New Year Of Blogging – via BloggingWizard – Adam Connell of BloggingWizard reviews the best ways to prepare your blog for 2019: updating and redesigning your blog, running a content audit, and removing unnecessary clutter are just a few ways to get started!

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… Continue Reading


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