Do you hear the sound of seagulls and waves knocking on your bookshelves? It’s time loves, for another Bookend Event! July is bringing you some summery fun as our Summer event takes place all month long, we’ve got some hot prompts lined up, twitter chats in the works and much more! Thank you Sam @ Fictionally Sam as always, for being my partner in all things, these events wouldn’t be possible without Sam and I working together.
Bookending Summer 2019 kicks off July 1st, and as with our Spring event, we have some awesome things lined up for those taking part. These events are open to all book bloggers – so if you’re a book blogger looking for something fun to get involved in – keep reading! Read More »
Being part of the bookish community is like finding the home you didn’t realise you needed. People who understand why you cry over fictional characters? Who also blog? Throwing yourself into the community can be daunting though, particularly when you’re new. So just how should you go about diving into the community?
Part of running a blog, involves commenting and blog hopping. Now I’m sure we’re all familiar with what commenting is, it’s a form of engagement. Blog hopping, not everyone may be familiar with this term. Basically, you hop to someone’s blog post to read it and engage with it in some way. Likes, comments, sharing via social media all count.
For me, scheduling is my life jacket. Maybe you don’t like scheduling, but have you ever thought about pre writing a few posts?
Consistency is key with blogging, in order to grow your blog, you need to be consistent. Hence today’s discussion is, why I schedule like it’s going outta fashion. My reasons why, along with alternatives for those of you who struggle or don’t like scheduling ahead.
You’ve got your blog, it’s set up now…what do you post? What should my first post be? What am I going to post on my blog, other than book reviews?
These are all questions we’ve had, at some point in our blogging lives. You’re probably thinking your niche is books, which is mostly accurate, but I’ll list some other niche’s you can dabble in if you want. I’ll also be briefly breaking down the content types, giving you a quick summary of the types, pros and cons.