Ep 16: Building a Platform, and Blogging

We’re joined by special guest Elana Johnson today to talk about two of her specialties:

First, we discuss building a platform. What does that mean? Why is it necessary for authors? How do you do it?

Second, we talk about blogs. How do you define a “successful” blog? How do you build readership? What are the best and/or essential technologies?

Our game today is another edition of Bad Romance, set in the deserts of Afghanistan and featuring a caveman named Stick.

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4 Responses to “Ep 16: Building a Platform, and Blogging”

  1. Carrie Dair
    May 18, 2011 at 2:55 pm #

    Oh my heavens how fantastic!!! Great information, fun group, and a great laugh at the end!!! Bravo! Thanks for taking the time and sharing the love.

  2. Jane
    May 18, 2011 at 6:05 pm #

    I just started my “writer blog” and was clueless how to find Followers, so this was a very helpful episode. Thank you! Please have Elana back soon. And great ending. XD

  3. Jane
    May 18, 2011 at 6:10 pm #

    FYI: You guys didn’t set up a storyline for us to do. Just in case you noticed something was missing but couldn’t put your finger on it…

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