Thursday, March 29, 2012

Are you taking the A to Z Challenge?

April Blog-A-Thon

It's almost A to Z Challenge time! Throughout the month of April over 1,000 blogs will be participating in the challenge, which was started by Arlee Bird in 2010.

We will start on April 1, 2012, with the letter 'A' and continue blogging through the alphabet.

Not only will I be participating in the challenge here on Tamara Writes, but I will also be tackling political trivia from A to Z over on Pundit This.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Promotion Tips to Breathe Life into Older Content

Pin It
Remember that blog post you wrote six months ago that was so popular or the one from when your blog was just a baby that failed to gain traction? Of course you do. Unfortunately, your readers might not or missed it completely.

That's OK. Older content doesn't have to instantly die as soon as you hit 'publish' on another piece. You can promote content year-round, even if you're a busy freelance writer like Lana Bandoim.

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Infographic: Top 5 Twitter Mistakes Writers Make

Fail whale moments for freelancers.
Freelancing Fail Whale

What writer doesn't look back on their first few days of tweets and cringe? I sure do. Here's a chance to look back and laugh at the mistakes we made before getting the hang of the Twitterverse. For new tweeps, take this as an opportunity to shorten your learning curve.

*Infographic after the article.

5. Irrelevance & Obscurity

Twitter isn't the social network to go to the artsy outfield. If you aren't tweeting something relevant or current, you aren't going to be relevant to the medium. Attention spans are short and no one is going to follow your storyline 140 characters at a time. There could be 50 tweets in between each one. Who could keep up with that? So save your novel excerpts for your blog or website, where they'll be


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...