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Don’t give up. Just don’t. Take a lesson from the Cheesecake Factory

They’ve done studies, you know. And they’ve found that most people give up just when they are about to break through. How do they know this if the people gave … Continue reading

September 16, 2014 · 25 Comments

5 WordPress features that will supercharge your author blog

WordPress plugins are like apps on your smartphone. Quite simply, they allow your blog to do more—lots more. Here are some “must-haves” for every professional author blog. The best part? … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · 8 Comments

Writer? 5 reasons to upgrade your blog now

As an author, here are 5 pressing reasons you need a self-hosted, sales-ready blog: 1. Easily showcase, organize, and share your best content with great themes and social media options … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · 6 Comments

The 12-Month Author Challenge starts Oct. 1!

You know that book you’ve been wanting to write? Or that novel you just need to finish and finally publish? It’s time. Join all the others who are taking the … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

Want to make money with your writing?

The key to making money with your writing is setting up a blog that can make you money. This is what I do, and I can help. I’ll work with … Continue reading

September 12, 2014

Taking your blogging questions now!

Hi all! For the next couple of hours, I’ll be fielding your questions about WordPress and blogging in general over at the discussion forum on my website: First, register for … Continue reading

September 10, 2014

Today’s blog tip: Stop the ‘Press!

Maybe you consider them pesky, those e-mail notifications that appear occasionally telling you someone liked your blog post, or someone made a comment. Or maybe it’s a deluge of mail—at … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · 9 Comments

The 12-Month Writing (And Publishing!) Challenge

Would you love to get your book published in a year or less, but don’t know where to start? Now you do. Coming soon: a site with all the resources … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · 9 Comments

Contest: What inspires your writing?

What is an object or place that really gets your creative juices flowing? Win! Submit a “Pinterest-worthy” picture of the object or place that inspires your writing, and if you … Continue reading

September 6, 2014

More views, more followers

Do you regularly share your blog posts on social media? If not, you should! You’ll expand your reach and stand to gain a lot of new followers, both on WordPress … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · 10 Comments
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