We hope you all had a wonderful holiday! Now that the new year is upon us, many writers are making resolutions to take big strides in their writing careers. That often can (and should!) include beefing up their online author platforms.
But if you’re still recovering from a holiday food binge, don’t worry. This week’s round-up consists of neat, easy-to-digest, numbered lists full of tips to help you conquer social media and blog like a pro in the new year. This is a feast in which you can afford to partake!
Happy New Year!
6 Simple SEO Tips For Authors via The Book Designer – When you’ve been trained to write creatively, it can be a little tough to optimize your blog articles on your author website. After all, how do you write for both humans and Googlebots? Here are six ways to do just that—it’s actually a lot easier than you’d think!
Backing Up WordPress? Don’t Make These 9 Mistakes via ProBlogger – If you’re maintaining your own author website (or if you haven’t taken advantage of our Hosting Care Package), you are responsible for making regular backups of your own site—just in case something goes awry. But be careful, and mind that you don’t make these mistakes.
11 Questions To Ask Before Sharing Content On Social Media via PR Daily – People with social media platforms that go beyond personal use have a certain amount of social responsibility. If you’re worried about crossing lines or not pleasing your audience, make sure to ask yourself any or all of these questions before you click “Post.”
The 6 Unique Traits Of All Remarkable Writers via Copyblogger – Whether they’re writing creatively or creating copy for marketing purposes, some people just “have it” when it comes to packing a punch with words. What makes them so darn good? Demian Farnworth has six pretty good ideas.
4 Steps To Creating An Enjoyable Reader Experience On Your Fiction Author Website via Self-Published Authors Helping Other Authors – Your author website isn’t just about you—it’s also about what your readers get from visiting it! If you want to keep them coming back for more, consider these steps to making your website more user-friendly.