Blogging – for authors

Why should authors blog?

  • You get an audience – you connect with people
    • You connect with other writers and authors and share ideas
    • Fans get to know you and you forge relationships with wonderful people from all over the world.

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  • Your writing improves.
    • You have to work you imagination in a different way – normal writing is kind of like being really good at press ups and blogging gives your abs their work out.

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  • Blogging is great for Marketing
    •   Once your blog gets a following you can use it to advertise your books, post book trailers, offer downloads and more

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  • Blogging is much easier than having a website
    • You can create your own blog, it’s very easy
    • It’s free or very very cheap to create
    • Google loves blogs so your search engines optimization gets easier
    • Blogging draws a very tightly targeted audience

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  • Blogging gives you credibility
    • You can fake reviews, you can pretend your have a presence through a website but there is nothing like a blog to prove you have history. Faking two years of posting is very tricky and hugely time consuming. Have a good blog with up to date posts prves you are not some fickle fly by night but you are credible and to coin a tweet, you’re #ww (worth watching!)

 

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