If you’ve been blogging for a year or more, on any blog system, you are probably ready to stop spam comments. WordPress users have a built in plugin called Jetpack, and when enabled it will do everything from tell you how many visitors you have to stopping spam with a feature called Akismet. Akismet is impressive. I […]
In a successful blog post, good links are everything. Good links send traffic to friends, associates, and search engines. Good links send customers to our affilates. Good links allow our images to show in posts. Good links keep readers on our sites, as they navigate from one post to another within topics or ranges of […]
I received a disturbing email from my host last summer. Maybe you did too. It read like this: Upon investigating, I learned that MailPoet is part of the WYSIJA newsletter installation, which I did have on an old, inactive site on my host server. I deleted the plugin as recommended, and read further into the […]
Gone are the days of writing a book for nameless, faceless readers.
If you were lucky, you might meet a handful of them at a book signing. The connections were brief, and most conversations blended one into another. Anonymous.
Readers today are becoming less anonymous, as are writers. The Internet has opened up a world of interaction between writers and readers. The new term is Engagement.