How To Gain a Fanbase by Blogging by @K8Tilton

How To Gain a Fanbase by Blogging

An author sits at a desk. It’s a cold fall morning and it is finally time to start. Start blogging that is. This is the happening thing. Everyone has a blog. If I don’t start now, I’ll never reach my readers, the author muses as the author often does. But where to begin? My writing…

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How To Create Content People Care About by @K8Tilton

Goodreads, The Author CEO, BadRedheadMedia

Ina Smith Zajac asked, “How to write blog content people actually care about?” The answer is simple, write valuable content for your audience. But what does valuable content look like? What does your audience look like? Let’s break it down. Step One – Know Your Audience This is always the first step. It is also…

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10 Websites You Need To Create Awesome Author Stuff!

Here’s a round up of some GREAT articles I’ve discovered recently to find all that stuff you are always Googling — resources for free photos, infographics, awesome holiday contests, creating visuals, social media tips, and more. I’ve done the work putting it all together for you — now you need to go and use it!…

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What’s A Publishing Imprint And How Did I Get One?

So here I was, all excited that Broken Places finally, finally released (yay!), and I’m in the down and dirty trenches of doing the marketing and setting up the blog tour and connecting with folks on social and blah blah boring stuff you’re already falling asleep, when I get an out of the blue message…

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Video Blogging: Vlogging for Authors by @K8Tilton

Last month BadRedhead Media contributor Naomi Blackburn covered one method of using Youtube in a book marketing plan, but how can authors use YouTube in their author platform? Welcome to vlogging, a combination of video and blogging. Reasons why you may vlog: It is a break from writing. Although writing is a passion of most…

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Why Silence Is Sometimes The Best Answer

Why Silence Is Sometimes The Best Answer, BadRedhead Media, @badredheadmedia

Racism. Misogyny. Threats and bullying. Sometimes we wonder: why are we on social media at all? We’ve all heard the stories or been targets ourselves of online bullying, trolls, threats, and even stalkers. Is it worth putting ourselves out there if this is what we end up with? I don’t know. I have my days…

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