Sometimes, you nice people surprise me. A guest post by Diane Robinson on PoV for children’s books had so many daily visits last week, that I broke the 1,000 mark. Turns out, this was because someone from StumbleUpon had, well, stumbled upon it, thus generating this crazy traffic.
This kind of surprise is more common than I care to admit. I may receive a ton of unexpected likes on some posts, while other posts that are exciting to me, fail to generate any interest. Simply put, I am not sure what people like reading on my blog!
My day job being internet promotions, social media, SEO and web development, I fully understand the importance of content marketing: rather than selling something directly (for instance, ‘buy my book’) it’s much better to create content that people enjoy. Through this connection, they will get to know you and eventually may buy your book. Again…
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