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Three Practical Things to Consider Before Deciding to Self-Publish

When to Self Publish

A story or idea has been growing in your mind, perhaps for decades, and you finally take the leap—you decide you want to write and potentially self-publish. Congratulations! Self-publishing has steadily grown in popularity over the past decade with the likes of Amazon making it simple and it is certainly easier in many respects than traditional publishing. Much has been written...

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Get Time on Your Side: When to Publish Blog Posts

Daily Daily blog posts can be worthwhile in that they increase the visibility and support the authority of your blog in search engines, attract visitors and links, and encourage frequent interaction between you and your readers. Some people even manage to post to their blogs more than once a day. If you’re one of those people, rock on. If you’re lucky to...

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The Beginner’s Guide to the Blogosphere

Let’s start with the traditional blog, a text-based form that can be combined with other media. If sharing in-depth written content is your top priority, WordPress.com, Medium, and Blogger are platforms worth checking out. In addition to a variety of features, these three platforms include search engine optimization.   Now, take your traditional blog and shrink it, and you’ve got … the microblog....

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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed; A Review

A voice that stands out in the Memoir realm is Cheryl Strayed. Her novel, Wild is now a movie starring Reese Witherspoon. The journey Strayed takes the reader on is extraordinary and incredibly moving. Throughout the novel, you become acquainted with her story in such a way that you feel as if you’re almost reading letters directly from her. The friendship...

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