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Slaying the Email Dragon

Slaying the Email Dragon

Gone are the days of email’s infancy when “You’ve got mail!” was a delightful and potentially romantic announcement. Now just the two words “email inbox” put together in a sentence are enough to make anyone, regardless of profession, break out into a cold sweat. If you’re like me, you had almost given upon reading the…

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The How & Why of Author Email Lists

Despite all the new social media platforms, one thing hasn’t changed: the permission to get into people’s inboxes is still one of the most powerful tools you can wield when it comes to marketing and communication. Facebook posts are getting seen less and less, Twitter feeds are getting more full, Pinterest is exploding in popularity and pin quantity—but everyone still checks their email.

In fact, for an author, an email list may be even more important than a blog. And it’s never too early to start building your email list.

Pretty Permalinks

Pretty Permalinks

I did something a little scary on my blog last month: I changed my permalink structure. That means my post links that used to look like: https://gretchenlouise.com/2013/04/ugly-permalinks/ now look like: https://gretchenlouise.com/pretty-permalinks/ See the difference? Yes, I like it, too. Why was it scary, you ask? Because suddenly all the numbers on the share buttons below each post…

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