• #MondayBlogs,  Blogging,  Marketing,  Publishing

    Top 10 Tips To Make Your Blog Title More RT Worthy

    by Katharine Grubb, 10 Minute Novelist Everybody wants their blog to be noticed. But in reality, that’s a little tricky. According to Tumblr stats, there are 375 million on Tumblr alone, that’s one for every person living in the United States. That stat doesn’t count WordPress and other blogging platforms. Writers are constantly encouraged to blog more, but getting noticed is becoming more and more difficult. How do you get more traffic to your blog? Follow the meme #MondayBlogs! The#MondayBlogs idea is brilliant. On Mondays, anybody who wants to can post a link to their blog and those who follow that hashtag, on Twitter, Pinterest or Facebook, can find new blogs…

  • Blogging,  Social Media,  Twitter

    Tips To Make Your Blog Tweet More RT Worthy (Gentle Suggestions For Participants of #MondayBlogs) by Katharine Grubb

    Author’s note: I published this post a year ago, on my other blog,  just as I was seeing the wonderfulness that was #MondayBlogs. I still believe in this meme and still think a little shine and polish on our tweets could make the difference. Agree? How Can I Get My Blog Post Noticed? I participate in a meme on Twitter called #MondayBlogs. The idea is brilliant. On Mondays, anybody who wants to can post a link to their blog and those who follow that hashtag can find new blogs to read and new writers to enjoy. In theory, those who participate read each others’ blogs, RT and favorite the heck…

  • Blogging

    Wanna Be First In Line? Write A Novel In 10 Minutes A Day Needs Reviewers!

    My book, Write A Novel In 10 Minutes A Day, needs volunteers to receive an Advance Reader Copy (or ARC) for the purpose of reviewing it the last week of March, 2015.  Write A Novel In 10 Minutes A Day by Katharine Grubb Would you like to write but have no spare time? Do you not know where to begin? ‘The Ten-Minute Novel’ will help you sculpt a full-length piece of creative writing in just ten minutes a day. Starting with a daily practical exercise, it will help you manage your writing schedule within this time frame and help you bring your novel to life. You will be able to clarify…

  • #Top10Tuesday,  Blogging,  Social Media,  Time Management

    How Top 10 Lists On Your Blog Can Feed Your Content Monster

    When you create a blog, it’s like you create a little monster. You have to feed it content. You have to maintain it. You have to disinfect it against spam. You have to bring your friends to come and see it. You have to think about SEO and tags and categories. You have to decorate it with pinnable art. You have to broadcast it to the world with Twitter and hashtags and other things no one thought about ten years ago. And it never ends! The little monster is never satisfied!  A blog is a little beast sometimes. And it’s slobberly appetite can be intimidating. A happy blog (and one that…

  • #MondayBlogs,  Blogging,  Twitter

    How to Maximize #MondayBlogs To Gain Readers! (Or, Welcome To The Weekly Twitter Cocktail Party!)

    How Can I Get More Attention On Twitter? (Author’s note. I posted this a year ago. In that time, my Twitter presence has gone from 3,000+ followers to 16,000+ plus followers, I’ve established a newsletter, started a Facebook group and committed to lead two chats weekly. #MondayBlogs helped me to do all those things. Monday Blogs didn’t do ALL the work for me, believe me, I worked my butt off, but it was a key ingredient to my success. I’m posting this again for bloggers who want to get in on #MondayBlogs and don’t know what the fuss is about or could stand a few pointers. YAY MONDAY BLOGS!)  Over…