Thursday, December 4, 2014

Thursday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: Matt Beswick

Writing great headlines are a surefire way to supercharge your traffic – after all, in the blogging world, first impressions count. By definition, you’ll only get one shot at doing right. Ergo, it’s essential that you nail it at the outset. Your article or post title says a lot about what you’re going to discuss, why the browsing public at large should click through and what you’re bringing to the table. Considering what’s on the line, it makes sense to make sure that you’re writing great headlines for maximum effect. Here are 6 quick tips to send you on the road to success…

6 Steps to Writing Great Headlines

Target the Headline to Your Audience

No matter how hard you try, you and your content can’t be all things to all people. Therefore, it’s necessary to pick a target and go for it…

Read the full article HERE!


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. Ask An Editor: Adding Emotion | Romance University
  2. How to make time to write when there is no time | Creative Writing with the Crimson League
  3. First Readers, Revising, & Publication | Susan Dennard
  4. How to Write a Short Book Fast - Write Nonfiction NOW!
  5. The Character Most Writers Get Wrong (And How to Fix It) - mandy wallace
  6. The Book Designer — Practical Advice to Help Self-Publishers Build Better Books
  7. Don’t Let This Sloppy Technique Kill the Tension in Your Story's Climax - Helping Writers Become Authors
  8. Gifts for Writers and Authors - Novel Experience
  9. Ashley Brooks Editorial Services » Best 2015 Planners for Bloggers and Creatives
  10. A list ways charitable writers can put their skills to good use
  11. Use Hangouts On Air to Grow Your Author Platform
  12. Combine Pinterest & Email Marketing to Increase Sales
  13. Writing Great Headlines – 6 Routes To Success
  14. 6+1 ways to stop research becoming procrastination - Write On – Write On
  15. Character Skills and Talents: Organization - WRITERS HELPING WRITERSWRITERS HELPING WRITERS
  16. Writer Unboxed » Adding More White Space To Your Life
  17. How many Beta Readers do you need? - Women Writers, Women's Books : Women Writers, Women's Books
  18. Hollywood L.I.T.: Taking Your Story to the Silver Screen - Publishing Perspectives
  19. Don't Know Your Story's Theme? Take a Look at Your Character's Arc - Helping Writers Become Authors
  20. 63 Blogging Tools That Will Make You Insanely Productive
  21. Six ways to write your title
  22. Book Promotion: Networking for Introverts
  23. The Devil-May-Care Method to Finding the Perfect Article Opening | The Copybot
  24. 9 Tips for Dealing with the Emotions When Writing a Memoir
  25. 7 Things I’ve Learned So Far, by Nina |
  26. Fiction University: Writing Fight Scenes Without Melodrama
  27. How to Promote Your Blog Without Letting The Rest of Your Blogging Slide : @ProBlogger
  28. 7 social media resolutions for 2015
  29. 5 Ways To Maintain A Positive Mind-Set About Your Submissions - Writer's Relief, Inc.\
  30. 2 Ways to Measure the Impact of Your Social Media Use
  31. Seriously Write: Make Them Think You Lived There: The Importance of Setting by Norma Gail
  32. How To Manage Your Web-Life Balance | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
Happy writing and running, Kathy

My friend Kris Calvert Pottorf is releasing a children's book next week. This will make a perfect Christmas gift for children ages 5-13. Here's the link for pre-orders: The Nocturns. The accompanying song is beautiful.

1 comment:

Hazel Longuet of Novel Experience said...

Hey Katherine

Thank you so much for including the link to my article on gifts for authors. I very much appreciate it. Great article.