Top 10 Tips for Blogging

Written by S. Housley

Tips for creating a blog. There are no hard and fast rules on how to blog. Having said that, bloggers will likely increase their exposure by following some simple blog guidelines.

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3.) Old news is not news. While blogging every day can be a drain, it is important thatrepparttar 135141 information presented is current and accurate, writing an article or blurb about something that happened 6 months ago, will not be of interest to many. Telling your audience that Martha Stewart was convicted and will be going to prison, after her sentence is completed will make people questionrepparttar 135142 value of your columns.

4.) Adhere to a schedule. Create a schedule and stick to it. Realizing that blogging requires time and effort, don't create unrealistic expectations and be unable to deliver. An occasional lapse or holiday is generally understood but readers returning to find stale, out-dated content are going to find another blog with similar content. New blogs and RSS feeds are popping up on a daily basis. If you have worked hard to develop an audience and a community you don't want to lose them due to lack of communication.

How to Grab the No.2 Spot on Amazon for Advance Book Sales

Written by Jim Green

When my first book was published way back ten years ago, I thought that was it.

I reckoned I’d never write another one.

But I was wrong.

It has enjoyed many reprints, multiple editions, and proceeded overrepparttar years to generate another seven disparate titles fromrepparttar 135133 same topic.

And now to mark a decade in printrepparttar 135134 4th edition of ‘Starting Your Own Business’ - How To Books ISBN 1845280709 – is set for publication on April 29th 2005.

But here’s an amazing thing…

This yet to be released book is already standing at No.2 on solely on advance orders! Check it out for yourself using keyword phrase ‘starting your own business’.

Doesrepparttar 135135 ability to churn out niche non-fiction bestsellers revolve exclusively around any of these factors?

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