11 Tips to Get More Comments on Your Blog

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson Even today—with as many blogs on the Internet as there are—blogging is still a valuable part of building and maintaining an online community. But it’s rare for a blog to take hold and grow, if it’s not a place where comments proliferate. Almost no one likes to be lectured, and that’s […]

What are Your Social Media Questions?

By DiAnn Mills @DiAnnMills and @EdieMelson A writer’s social media platform helps brand her in the publishing world. This post is to help you reach your writing and publishing goals through social media. Edie and I want to encourage you to establish and maintain your social media presence regularly. If you’ve taken our classes, you’ve […]

Social Media, Marketing & Blogging

35 Images You Can Take Yourself for Social Media & Blogging

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson I’ve shared several posts about where to find images for your blog. But one thing I haven’t covered is a list of images you could take with your own camera. I’m always on the lookout for images that I could use to illustrate a post. In my mind, I have a […]

Social Media, Marketing & Branding

Get Your Blog Ready for a GREAT 2017

by Edie Melson @EdieMelson 2017 has begun and with its focus on resolutions, it pulls me into a period of introspection. Actually, it’s a good thing. It gives me a chance to look back over the past year and decide what worked and what didn’t. It also gives me a push toward trying something different. […]