Saturday, March 15, 2014

Saturday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts


By: Stacey Roberts

It’s amazing how blogs have exploded within the last 10 years – take ProBlogger for instance. Blogs like these can provide a good living for the owner if the traffic remains strong and healthy. But how do these blogs retain the traffic and keep a steady flow? There are many ways, but I want to discuss with you a vitally important one: your email list.

Usually more email subscribers would mean more traffic. Right? Well, not anymore.

Bloggers are facing diving open rates today like never before. Small bloggers and the celebrity bloggers alike suffer.

But why?

Let me give you 8 Reasons Why Your Email Open Rate Is Nosediving.

Read the full article HERE!


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. Caregiver vs. Caretaker Daily Writing Tips
  2. Publish or selfpublish? Advice for the 2014 writer | Nail Your Novel
  3. The best Twitter hashtags for writers and readers -
  4. To Do: A Social Media Spring Clean | Catherine, Caffeinated
  5. The Creative Penn Blog: Helping you write, publish and market your book | The Creative Penn
  6. Lessons from Michael Connelly - What to Leave Out - BLOG - Stories To Tell Books
  7. The Power Of Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter
  8. Writer Unboxed » Encroachment
  9. Would You Rather be Social or Interesting? - Jeffbullas's Blog
  10. BookMarketingBuzzBlog: 21 Book Marketing Tips
  11. A Story to Kill for: Writing Crime & Detective Fiction – Kobo Writing Life
  12. Stop Marketing, Start Engaging, With Scott Stratten Social Media Examiner
  13. 8 Reasons Why Your Email Open Rate is Nosediving : @ProBlogger
  14. How to Create Exquisite Subheads - Copyblogger
  15. A Newbie’s Guide: Novel Marketing for Dummies | Ninie Hammon
  16. How to Market Your Book on Pinterest | Author Media
  17. A Step-by-Step Guide to Publishing with Createspace by Lyn Horner — The Book Designer
  18. Why Bother With Social Media? | fcmalby
  19. Cockeyed Caravan: Storyteller’s Rulebook #206: Have a Reversible Metaphor
  20. How to Hold a Google+ Hangout on Air Practice Session | Jimmie Lanley
  21. 8 Tasty Tips to get the Creative Juices Flowing | Novel Publicity
Happy writing and running, Kathy

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