Nov 01

Why Your Book Needs a WordPress Site

To be effective a site needs to be stable and reliable and it needs to give you the options to meet the unique needs of your audience. Too many writers getting started on the web don’t realize what their options are and end up choosing an “easy” and “cheap” solution that turns out to be …

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Jan 28

Social Media Planner For Authors

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Did you know that the work you put in before your book launch determines the success of your book? And like the cat says if you don’t know where you want to go or how you want to publicize your book nothing will get done which also means no success. Of course you could wait …

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Jan 18

Market Your Fictional Character on Social Media

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You’ll find fictional characters on social media. And they’re all from books. Check out Ivan the Giraffe. He has his own book series It’s an effective strategy for novelists.   Why you want to do this Why should you create social media profiles for your characters? Here are just a few reasons:   By bringing your character …

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Jan 16

How To Start A WordPress Blog -Checklist

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Many of my clients have asked for a WordPress checklist.  It makes creating a blog so much more efficient if you have  a list made of all the things to successfully launch a WordPress blog. The customization section is where the real things start to happen. Things like permalinks, categories, plugins and doing this all …

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Jan 06

7 Marketing Tips For Fiction

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There’s no question that it’s harder to promote fiction than it is nonfiction (and let’s not even talk about poetry). Be open to the possibilities Promoting and publicizing fiction requires more thought, creativity, and effort. Give one or two of these seven suggestions a try and evaluate the results. You have nothing to lose, and …

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Oct 07

Can’t Log Into My WordPress Site

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Not being able to access your admin area because you can’t remember your password or username is really frustrating. Fortunately, with WordPress, there is always a way to get back into your website or blog. You can recover a lost or forgotten password or username and get access to your website again. Wrong Username/Password If …

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Oct 05

How To Add Your Instagram Photos To Your Website

Increase engagement between you and your Instagram followers by displaying your Instagram content directly on your site. You can customize your Instagram feeds to look exactly the way you want, so that they blend seamlessly into your site and pop out at your visitors. Use the Instagram Feed plugin It is simple to set up. …

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Oct 05

How To Add Twitter Feed To Your Website

Adding a Twitter Fee to you website allows your readers to see your latest Tweets and get the chance to follow you. Go to your Twitter account (www.twitter.com) and log in Click your profile picture top right side Select Settings On left side click on Widgets. Click on Create new Here you can configure what …

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Oct 05

What are Share Buttons

Share Buttons are plugins that let your blog readers share your content. Sharing buttons help you to increase your audience by engaging with people who are not on your site, as well as distribute content across multiple social networks and platforms helping to drive traffic to your site. The one I use is SumoMe WordPress …

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Oct 03

How to Build An Online Store On Your Website

You can build your own store using the WooCommerce free plugin. WooCommerce is a free eCommerce plugin that allows you to sell anything, easily. Built to integrate seamlessly with WordPress, WooCommerce is the world’s favorite eCommerce solution that gives store owners complete control. With WooCommerce, you can sell both physical and digital goods in all …

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Oct 02

How To Add A Buy Now Button

You can add a Buy Now Button to your website to accept payment for your product or book PayPal is a popular choice for online payments and it is safe and secure to use. Set up your account and log in to PayPal. Choose Merchant Services Tab Click on Create Buy Now Button The rest …

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