The front page of your blog can only hold so many posts — here’s how you can use Categories and Tags to make sure your readers find the stuff they’re looking for!
Forums are a pretty fantastic way to build a community. They’re accessible, familiar, functional, searchable, with a structure that is intuitive to use. Forums and message boards are perhaps the oldest social structure on the web. Here’s how ThirdScribe makes it easy for authors to have a forum to connect with their readers.
Do you hear that sound? It’s the sound of Christmas fast approaching. With every minute we are one step closer to Christmas morning, where if Amazon has their way, there will be approximately one million new Kindles opened. You read that correctly, ONE MILLION! All those brand new Kindle owners are going to be looking to stock up on books so they can use their new toy. Do you have a plan in place? If not, we have some tips to help you prepare.
It’s very useful to bring all of your promotional efforts surrounding your book together into a nice, neat, and compelling package. Whether you call it a “Landing Page”, a book page, or a promo page — the purpose is clear: to bring your marketing “A-Game” to the table. In this post we show you how you can use ThirdScribe tools to create a powerful landing page in just a few minutes.
Accurate analytics is the best way to figure out what is working and what is not. How does guest blogging work for you? What about your email campaigns? Do pictures, buttons, or text links on your website get clicked on the most? Are there stores where people click to but then abandon during the sale process? Here’s how you can set up your analytics to figure all of this out!
If you are an author or publisher, you should be blogging. This piece of advice is said so often, it's practically a cliche. Any book marketing advice site, person, or book all say the same thing: “Blog, blog, email list, blog, bloggetty, blog, blog!” In this post, I provide real, empirical evidence how blogging increases your site traffic.
We wanted to make blog creation and management a lot easier — and more effective — for authors than they might find on a regular wordpress.com site or blogspot site. Enter Once came out of that concept. Here is how Enter Once can improve your sales by showcasing your books in your blog posts.