Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Day 6: Analyze Your Favorite Book Blogger



This weekend I have had a blast reading your responses on Facebook about your blog setup, retooling faux pas and a better understanding of how important it is to think about the big picture when you're building your blog. There are so many literary type blogs out there. Some you can tell had a great idea, then fizzled out when no one responded to their posts. There are some that are pr dump sites masquerading as book review blogs. So much stuff... And it's all good. It's good because all that blog gunk helps your thoughtfully produced book blog gain more credibility, relevance to the industry, and most importantly, it helps you stand on top of all that gunk.

The best way for me--when I sat in your seat-- was I checked out other blogs. I observed what I didn't want and what I needed.

Today in Day 6 of Building a Better Blog. I want you to visit three of your favorite book blogs and do the following:
  • goto the discussion forum and post the link to the 3 blogs you selected
  • tell us what you thought you needed
  • tell us what you thought you didn't
This week I will:
  • debunk some things I typically see on blogs that don't matter a hill of beans
  • share three tools all book bloggers need on their blog
  • tell you whether what you think is what you need to take your book blog to the next level
Let me share you my favorite book blogs. Checking these blogs out will help you see possibly blog the way I do:
It's not too late to join in on the fun. Visit 30 Days to request an invite. It's Free and You can start at Day 1 whenever you want. New registrants are joining every day. One good reason to join is that I don't share the entire content of Tues-Thursday posts. I answer your personal questions about your blog. You get to chat with other book bloggers like you. Also registrants will receive my September Edition of Dee's Goody Mail. (Tia, I hope to have it out tomorrow.) So what do you have to lose? You're already on Facebook...lol

Photo Credit: Another cheat. my Fifth favorite book blog-Brandywine Books

2 comments:

Phil said...

Dee, I wish you the very best. Thank you for linking to Brandywine Books. It's definitely my favorite book blog. And if any of your readers wants to analyze our work over there, have at it and let me know. I'll gladly consider all praise and criticism.

Dee S. said...

LOL i think it would be hard to critize your blog. :)

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