Saturday, December 7, 2013

Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By  Razwana Wahid

The holy grail of guest blogging is not writing for a popular blog. It’s writing a popular post for a popular blog.

One that gets mentioned, shared, and retweeted.

One that sends you traffic and earns you subscribers.

The best part? It opens the door to a new relationship with the popular blogger, since hosting your viral post is also a win for them.

But let’s back up for a moment. How do you take your guest blogging game from so-so to superstar?

Here are six go-to strategies for writing a great guest post.

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If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again: 
  1. A Field Guide To Navigating Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter
  2. Approaching Messy First Drafts | Elizabeth Spann Craig
  3. Global Market Focus: Publishing And Book Marketing In India With Minal Hajratwala | The Creative Penn
  4. The Day I Almost Lost My Blogging Business By Having Too Many Eggs in the One Basket : @ProBlogger
  5. How to Trick Yourself into Writing, Editing and Marketing - Rachelle Gardner
  6. 6 Ways to Knock Your Next Guest Post Out of the Park
  7. To Succeed as an Author, Get Your ASK Out There! by Bob Baker — The Book Designer
  8. 10 Tips for designing your Kindle Ebook Cover
  9. Everything you wanted to know about advertising your book (book promotion through Google, Facebook and More
  10. Can a new book cover double sales? A case study with 10 authors
  11. Writer Unboxed » Ten Things I’ve Learned from Evaluating Self-Published Books for a Year
  12. Amazon Making Big Changes – Authors Beware! | Author Marketing Experts, Inc.
  13. WARNING: These 4 Self-Publishing Myths Are Keeping You Down : @ProBlogger
  14. 7 Steps to Becoming a Better Writer - Copyblogger
  15. Twitter for Business: How to Use Twitter to Grow Your Influence | Social Media Examiner
  16. Backstory in Your Novel: That’s on a Need to Know Basis - BLOG - Stories To Tell Books
  17. Fear, Guilt, Shame, Self-Loathing, and Doubt - Anybody Up for Writing a Novel?
  18. A Writer's Journey: Twitter Changes Auto-Follow Policy
  19. How to Think Away Writing Distractions - Helping Writers Become Authors
  20. 7 Steps To Make Your Blog A Marketing Machine - Heidi Cohen
  21. 3 Things Holding Publishers Back | The Passive Voice |
  22. 5 Rules For Conquering Chaos That Every Writer Should Know | Bestseller Labs

Happy writing & running, Kathy

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