Category: Blogging Tips

3 Reasons No One is Liking Your Bookstagrams

3 Reasons No One is Liking Your Bookstagrams

Are you spending hours taking pictures for your bookstagrams and then hearing crickets when you post them? I have been there and it blows. Big time. When you put tons of work into something and then feel like you’re shouting into the void you feel like you’re colossally wasting your time.   You’ve been asking […]

6 Reasons You Should Start a Book Blog

6 Reasons You Should Start a Book Blog

Let’s talk about one of my favorite things in the world today: book blogging! I never thought I would say those words over three years ago. In fact, I didn’t even know what book blogging meant back then. I knew about blogging. I knew about books. But I had no clue the two could go […]

6 Reasons You Should Be Focusing on Graphics

6 Reasons You Should Be Focusing on Graphics

I don’t think it’s any secret that I love blog graphics. I’ve been talking about them for a while here on the blog and for good reason. You need them to become a successful blogger. Not maybe. Not you’ll be fine without them. Not you can scrape by with mediocre quality graphics. Listen up.   […]

How to Schedule a Month of Bookstagrams In One Day

How to Schedule a Month of Bookstagrams In One Day

Do you ever scroll through Instagram and wonder how the hell all the bookstagrammers of the world manage to post a gorgeous, staged photo once, even twice a day? I used to. Because seriously, what do these people do with their lives??? I don’t know about you guys, but I work a full-time job. After […]

3 DSLR Camera Settings for a Beautiful Bookstagram

3 DSLR Camera Settings for a Beautiful Bookstagram

Bookstagram is the hottest thing in the book blogging world right now. Everyone is catching the bookstagram bug and that’s awesome! I caught it earlier this year and I’m now obsessed with it. My husband bought me the DSLR camera I had been asking for for Christmas last year and I use it all the […]

5 Social Media Tools Every Book Blogger Needs

5 Social Media Tools Every Book Blogger Needs

Social media is huge for every single book blogger. We couldn’t live without it. Our blogs probably wouldn’t live without it. Social media is where I do all my blog promo. Yes, much of my traffic comes from organic search, but a lot of it also comes from social media. Not to mention the fact […]

3 Mistakes I Used to Make With My Graphics

3 Mistakes I Used to Make With My Graphics

Today I’m sharing something super embarrassing. I’m going to share some awful pictures of some of the graphics I used to use on my blog. Why would I subject myself to such embarrassment? Because I want you guys to see where I came from. I want you to see that it wasn’t always easy for […]

2 Tools That Changed the Way I Make My Graphics

2 Tools That Changed the Way I Make My Graphics

Graphics can be a total pain in the ass. The last thing you want to do after spending hours typing up a blog post is spend another hour or more creating graphics to go with said blog post. It’s exhausting. I literally used to spend hours on one post – and most of that time […]

3 Ways Buffer Helps Me Kick Social Media Ass

3 Ways Buffer Helps Me Kick Social Media Ass

I’ve been scheduling my social media posts for a long time. I discovered Hootsuite about a year and a half ago and have used it to promote my blog posts ever since. My process for social media used to go like this:   Write blog post Copy permalink Write some tweets for the day the […]

15 Blog Post Ideas for Book Bloggers

15 Blog Post Ideas for Book Bloggers

Do you ever feel like the only blogger who can’t generate content? I sometimes sit at my computer staring at the stupid blinking cursor for what feels like forever hoping that a blog post idea manifests, flows through my fingers and magically types itself up. It doesn’t because apparently I am not in fact magical. […]