Do you know what makes me legitimately sad? When I see bloggers doing things they clearly don’t want to be doing. I see bloggers getting OVERWHELMED. I see bloggers stressed out about all the reviews they “have” to write but haven’t written yet. I see […]
Tag: Book Blogging
Here’s What Book Bloggers Think About Making Money
In case you missed it, I recently talked about making money from your book blog and invited you to sign up for my email series. Email #7 in the series talks about making money from reviews, but most importantly, I tried to start a dialogue. […]
Making Money from Your Book Blog – This is NOT Something to be Ashamed Of
Why are book bloggers free marketers? Companies hire marketers. They have entire marketing departments. These marketers promote the book, generate hype, and help sales. These marketers get paid (sometimes quite well). Why do book bloggers do this same job… for free? Is it because we […]
How Many Circles are There?
I think it’s really interesting to look at the different sub-communities in the overall book blogging community. Sometimes I feel like I’m so sheltered when I only look at my own Twitter feed and my own email subscriptions to my favourite blogs. I see the […]
We Blog for OURSELVES
This Kathleen Hale business has led to a few things: Bloggers being concerned about their safety and privacy Bloggers starting a “Blogging Blackout”—no book reviews for a while A few silly authors criticizing bloggers for participating in the blackout Bloggers getting discouraged, unmotivated, and wondering, […]
I Hesitate When I Call Nose Graze a “Book Blog”
For the longest time I told people I had a “book blog” or that “I’m a book blogger”. Now, I hesitate before I say that. Yes, I review books, but over the years my blog has changed. I used to ONLY blog about books, and […]
Stacking the Shelves (70) – Books, Life, & Book Blogging
Thank you, Secret Santa! I only got one new book this week, but it was a great one! Huge thanks to my secret santa (the amazing Eileen) for this awesome Christmas gift: Thank you Eileen! 😀 I’ve already dug into the sour skittles and they’re […]
My Book Blogging Goals & Resolutions for 2014
My Book Blogging Goals These are specific and often number-based goals that relate to your blog. They are milestones you want to hit or specific things you want to achieve. I will try to get back to doing one Bitchin’ Book Blog post per week […]
New Book Blogging Community Website/Directory!
I’m super excited to announce the launch of a website I’ve been working on for a while now! BookBlogging.net BookBlogging.net is a new community and directory for book bloggers! Although I plan on expanding it more in the future, right now it has two key […]
Can You Make Money from Book Blogging?
Don’t we all wish book blogging could be our career? Just sit at home (or Starbucks), read books, review them, and somehow manage to financially support ourselves. Today I’m going to talk about whether or not I think it’s possible. Can you make money from […]