I am by no means an expert when it comes to having a successful blog. My version of success when I started was a goal to have 1,000 followers and 20,000 views within a year. Within two years I wanted to make money off my blog either by means of a book, advertising or having my blog in a newspaper where I was being paid.
Here I am, just about seven months in and I will tell you what I've learned and how far I've gotten. Why? Because people have asked me for advice or are just…Continue
Added by Wendy McCance on September 25, 2012 at 7:15pm — No Comments
Are you ready for an alien invasion?
Ready or not, here they come. Gratuity, “Tip” Tucci has a lot to be upset about. The Boov, a invading alien horde have kidnapped her Mom, taken over the world and moved the entire population to a reservation in the state of Florida. Instead of taking the Boov-approved Shuttle, Gratuity decides to drive to Florida with her cat, Pig. Just…Continue
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With the rushing of the holiday season comes many distractions and MANY opportunities for our time to be spent away from the computer. Some of us may find that our readership drops while some may find increased visitors.
Which catagory do you fall in?
If your Nov. / Dec. readership has dropped, does that matter to you? If your visit's have increased did you do something differently to draw readers to you?
Added by Ann Harrison on December 9, 2010 at 12:08pm — No Comments
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Today I'm participating in the MEET AN AUTHOR Blog Hop, designed specifically for readers to find and get to know new authors and discover great new reads.…
Added by Susan Kaye Quinn on July 19, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments
Is there something about summer that brings out the reluctant reader? The temptations of the pool and camps and just running around being crazy seem to make curling up with a book even less attractive than normal for my two reluctant readers (Dark Omen continues to drain the new fiction shelf faster than they…Continue
Added by Susan Kaye Quinn on July 9, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments
On my Ink Spells blog, I've tried to give parents some content guidelines to help in choosing books for their kids. Even so, finding good books is a constant challenge as my kids are always reading faster than I can keep up. There's three of them after all; it's hardly fair.
Usually I check the AR guide first, to see what the "target" audience for the book is: publishers develop…Continue
Added by Susan Kaye Quinn on July 1, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments