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A typical day of a book blogger – Blogging schedule

Here is my typical day as a book blogger to inspire and help you make your own blog schedule that works.

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Create a blogging schedule that you’ll actually stick to

How hard is it for you to create a blogging schedule that you’ll stick to? What are the challenges you face when you make one? Let us talk.

10 things I wish I knew when I started blogging

10 things I wish I knew when I started blogging

Last week, Wordpress reminded me that it has been four years since I signed up and that got me thinking about the things I wish I knew when I started blogging. There are lot of things that I wish I had learnt faster, and much earlier. I wish I had given a thought...

What’s a successful blog to you?

What’s a successful blog to you?

Despite your claims that you want to just blog for fun, I am sure all of us want to have a successful blog, deep down. When I started as a full time book blogger, all I wanted was publishers to look my site and send me free books. That is what success meant to me,...

Book blogging is more than ‘just for fun’

Book blogging is more than ‘just for fun’

Earlier I spoke about how book blogging is so unlike other blogging niches and how we book bloggers blog mainly for ourselves. While there is no harm in that, I feel disheartened when some book bloggers dismiss their work as "oh, I blog just for fun". My dear book...

Bookish questions for your social media captions

Bookish questions for your social media captions

I am sure feeling lost when it comes to starting new conversations is pretty common - be it online or in real life. I hope these bookish questions would be help you kick start new topics or even write fun captions for your social media posts. 25 Bookish questions for...

How to write book reviews – a guide

How to write book reviews – a guide

You have just finished reading a book. Now what? Why not write a book review on your own blog or other sites, so that the author and the other readers might benefit from it? Here is a quick guide on how to write book reviews to help other readers decide whether they...

Adding WordPress follow button to your self hosted sites

Adding WordPress follow button to your self hosted sites

One of the main reason I switched over to Wordpress years was the nifty follow button that shows your follower count and more importantly the ease of new posts showing up on your WP feed Reader. So imagine my surprise when I found that the self hosted Wordpress sites...

How to improve engagement in book review posts?

How to improve engagement in book review posts?

As many of us would agree, book review posts draw the least traffic and engagement in a book blog. Despite this notoriety, many of us don't want to stop posting reviews as many of us including me started our book blogs initially to talk about the books we read and how...

Book reviews don’t get much engagement: Why?

Book reviews don’t get much engagement: Why?

As many of us did, I started my blog to talk about the books I read aka book reviews. At some point, people in my real life could only take so much of my nerdiness and were glad that I found a place (where they weren't required to be present) to do that. ...

SEO For A Book Blogger – Things You Can Do Today!

SEO For A Book Blogger – Things You Can Do Today!

I am glad you are still with me! I was wondering if I had chased of all you guys with those technical (read as: boring) blogging terms. And I am gonna go out on a limb and imagine that you are here for my next post on the series on blogging for book bloggers. And...