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every nook and cranny on the Internet to bring you the best articles for writers: building a platform when you’re unpublished; CDN services to speed up your website; how to develop your writing process to become a more prolific writer; how to write short sentences and paragraphs the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Building a Platform for Your Work When You’re Unpublished – via Jane Friedman – Marketing expert Michael Warner discusses how he built a platform for his work as an unpublished editor.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.