Welcome to August’s Links Roundup! On the horizon: strategy and clarity for your blogs; more bang for your tweet; why a mailing list is a must-have; and how to power up your WordPress site! 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.
Authors: You NEED A Mailing List via Book Marketing Tools – BK Walker explains why you can’t depend solely on social media to market your writing. Learn effective ways to stay in touch with your audience via email.
Why Do Most Tweets Go Viral? Our 10 Most Successful Tweets and the Psychology Behind Why They Worked via Buffer – How do you create a tweet that goes viral? Use these ten traits of successful tweets! Brian Peters talks about the psychology behind tweets that generate great buzz.
How To Blog In A Crowded Niche Without Getting Lost In The Noise via bloggingwizard – When you’re competing for attention in an oversaturated online market, it’s easy to think that no one’s hearing your message. Elna Cain talks about smart ways to develop a content strategy that gets noticed and gets results!
4 Tools to Turn Your WordPress-Powered Website into a Growth Engine via kissmetrics – WordPress is the most popular website-building platform because it’s so versatile. But all of the plugin options available can make it hard to choose what works for you! Here are four of the best WordPress plugin choices to drive traffic and boost your branded online presence.