Category Archives: For Authors

Make Your Own Custom Writing Progress Meter

One of the most viewed elements on an author’s website is their writing progress. Readers are very interested in knowing how that next book is coming along. While there are a few plugins available, sometimes there is a need to have a meter in the main content — or even, just to dress it up a little to help it stand out. Here is a tutorial with sample code on how to make a custom progress meter on your website.

Be Your Own BookBub – 5 Tips for Increasing Newsletter Signups

BookBub is an very powerful tool for book promotion. But, it’s getting crowded and reaching capacity, especially with the big publishers moving in. What makes them so valuable is that they can deliver deals directly to buyers by email. And, guess what? You can collect emails from your fans just like they do — and it won’t cost you anything. Here’s how to make the most of your email collection efforts.

The Oldest Social Media Trick In The Book

Happy Thursday, everyone! I am glad to be back to posting after our transition, and I hope you’re happy to be reading my posts again. Most of you don’t know this, but I recently suffered a loss in my family.  I spent many of the hours surrounding my grandma’s passing with my family, getting to […]