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Indie Author Marketing – Get a Blog, Right? Wrong…

Did that title get your attention?  Let’s face it, indie author marketing is tough work (indie author marketing success even more so).  And so many indie authors will tell you that you need a blog for effective marketing.  Well, yes … Continue reading

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Beyond The Blog Basics – Google Panda and You

In Beyond The Blog Basics, it’s time to discuss Google Panda and your use of keywords (see Promoting Your Books for more posts on blog basics and more).  I had an interesting talk with a friend who helps me with … Continue reading

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Blog Basics Continued – The Best Tip I’ve Heard

Okay, this Blog Basics Continued tip may not be the all-time best tip that I’ve ever heard, but gosh-darnit, it’s right up there with the best.  Read on… Blog Basics – What Gets You Found We can talk all day … Continue reading

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Beyond Blog Basics – Image Do’s And Don’ts

As we move beyond blog basics and into ways to improve your blog and SEO (search engine optimization), we need to talk about images.  In previous posts I’ve touched on the need for images in your posts, but let’s dive … Continue reading

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Beyond The Blog Basics – Secrets For Your Blog Title

As we continue looking at blog basics for the indie author, I thought I’d do another post on blog titles (if you missed it, read Blog Basics Continued – The Importance of Your Blog Title for critical information about your … Continue reading

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Further Blog Basics For Indie Authors – Blog Post Best Practices

In my blog basics series, we’ve covered the importance of your audience, your layout, how to use pages and in the last post, Blog Basics Continued – The Importance of Your Blog Title, we covered why the title of your … Continue reading

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Blog Basics Continued – The Importance of Your Blog Title

As we continue to examine blog basics, I noticed that someone on Triberr made a point that many of the posts being submitted had very vague titles (if you don’t know about Triberr, read Indie Authors – How To Use … Continue reading

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More Blog Basics For Indie Authors – Using Pages

As we continue blog basics for indie authors, we want to focus on pages (if you missed it, read my last post More Blog Basics For Indie Authors – Layout).  Many people underestimate the power of having pages on their … Continue reading

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More Blog Basics For Indie Authors – Layout

Your blog is like a book.  People are opening your book to find out if you’ve written something for them.  In my first post, Blog Basics For Indie Authors – Audience, I covered the importance of knowing who you’re blogging … Continue reading

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Blog Basics For Indie Authors – Your Audience

Most indie authors who are successful (by this I mean selling well) will tell you that a blog is an essential part of your marketing platform.  This is true, but a lot of little things make a blog effective, one … Continue reading

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