Show: January 26, 2012 Blogs ... Love Them and Never Leave Them!


Blogs ... Love Them and Never Leave Them!

Authors want to know ... Do they really need a Blog? Most authors have a Blog on their website because the website designer told them they should. If you have one, how’s it working for you? Are you getting traffic? Do readers make comments? Does it have content that is directed toward the reader that is your ideal visitor? Is it engaging? If you don’t, would you like to have one that provides content, creates a buzz and brings sales for your books?

If you can’t answer “yes” to all of the above, then this edition of Your Guide to Book Publishing with Dr. Judith Briles is just what the Book Shepherd ordered.  Join Judith as her guest Joel Friedlander reveals the secrets to a great Blog. Known as the Bookman, founder of Marin Bookwords and brains behind TheBookDesigner Blog (, Joel’s Blog consistently ranks in the top book/author blogs today. Get your questions ready ... Joel will have answers.

Joel Friedlander (@JFBookman) is an award-winning book designer, blogger, and the author of A Self-Publisher’s Companion: Expert Advice for Authors Who Want to Publish. Joel is the proprietor of Marin Bookworks in San Rafael, California, a publishing services company where he’s helped launch many self-publishers since 1994. He also writes a popular blog on book design, book marketing and the future of the book at and is the creator of the new online training course, The Self-Publishing Roadmap.

Another lively hour on Your Guide to Book Publishing with Dr. Judith Briles at 6 pm EST, author of Show Me About Book Publishing.


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