Resizing Your Blog Images

One of the most common mistakes I see when browsing friends’ blogs, is that they upload their images and photos unoptimized–i.e. full-sized. This matters for a number of reasons, top among which are the following: Large images mean you may run out of...

Blog Tour: Moments by Harmony Kent

This post is part of a Harmony Kent’s 4Wills Publishing tour to celebrate the release of her latest book, Moments.  4Wills Hello, everyone, and welcome to my 4Wills Publishing book blast release tour. Today, I’m celebrating the release of my eighth book! Moments...

Zibaldone: Blogging 14th-century-style

It was the end of a particularly taxing day, and Canal, a prominent 14th-century Venetian merchant, was baffled. A friend had posed him a simple-sounding mathematical problem, but he still couldn’t figure it out. The problem went like this: the distance between...

5 Ways to Reduce the Bounce Rate on your Blog

This is a guest post by Karenr Robinson.  5 Ways to Reduce the Bounce Rate on your Blog One of the main problems that a number of bloggers face is increasing bounce rate. Bounce rate denotes the percentage of visitors who come to a blog or website and steer away from...

That Jaw-dropping Moment when Bookbub Mentions your Blog

Why is it that, every time I mention I’ll start posting less frequently (last week I announced I’ll be posting every 3 days instead of every 2 until the end of August), stuff happens that makes me post almost daily instead? In this case, though, it’s...

My New Old Blog

As you know, I switched to a self-hosted WordPress.org solution for this blog about a month ago. Since then, I have noticed that my stats have declined slightly. What’s worse, I don’t seem to be gaining new followers quite as fast as before. I attribute...