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 London – via 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!