Business Blogging: Avoid These Sins

Neil Patel’s Eight Pet Peeves About Most Blogs

Happy with your business blog? If you’re not, check to see whether you’re committing any of Neil’s eight sins.

Here’s the most common “sin” I see, a lack of blog updates:

Unfortunately, an updated blog is an anomaly in today’s blogging world. When I see a blog that hasn’t been updated since Gerald Ford left office, I immediately wonder if the business is 1) legitimate, 2) competent, 3) successful, or 4) even in existence.

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Ebook Covers: Design Secrets for Self Publishers

8 cover design secrets publishers use to manipulate readers into buying books

Whether you’re creating ebook covers yourself, or hire them done, you need to know what you’re trying to achieve, and why you’re trying to achieve it. As Derek Murphy points out in his article, make your cover clever (nonfiction) or emotional (fiction.)

Self publishers don’t need to do it all, but we function as ringmasters in our own little publishing circus. Cover images attract attention to our books, and with any luck at all, readers too.

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