How to build a strong peer support network

It’s Monday Marketing time again.  This week’s post is about Peer Support Networks.  Definitely something you should consider building.  Writing is already a solitary business, but there is something to be said about supporting and promoting each other.

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How to work with engagement on your blog

Happy Thursday!  Ready for another Blogger Series post? Well, before we get to that, I had an awesome surprise recently when I found out that my blog was mentioned as one of the Top 10 UK Writing Blogs (criteria included Google ranking, quality & consistency of posts etc).

This made me so happy and not just because I got a cool award graphic (see my sidebar).  I want to say a big thank you to all my readers and followers, I am so glad you enjoy this blog and I look forward to making many more posts 😀

Okay, enough of that, on with the regular schedule.  Today’s topic is about engagement.  All my previous blogging articles are listed under Tutorials in the Blogger Series section.

Title Image - The Blogger Series: How to work with Engagement on your blog. What to do when you receive comments

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Book Piracy: Why Does it Happen and What Can We Do to Stop It? #MPBooks

I actually decided to bounce my previously planned blog post as I really wanted to reblog this piece by my friend Cat, discussing Book Piracy.

Check it out and do look through her blog, it’s full of great content. I’ll be back on Monday with another #MondayMarketing post 🙂

Have a great weekend.

My Peacock Books

Last week a new website became a hot topic on Twitter.  The website offers free downloads of digital books, many of them by some very well known authors, but it does this without the permission of those authors or their publishers.  The website is offering pirated copies of books, and many are willing to take them, but is there anything that can be done to stop this piracy, and can the reasons people give for distributing or taking pirated books ever be justified?

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