Welcome to our May Links Roundup! This month, we clue you in on a new storytelling platform from Amazon; what you need to know about color psychology; the longevity of email newsletters, and more! Whether you create your own author website or Web Design Relief creates one for you, we want to give you the best possible tools to build an effective online author platform and get your writing out there for the world to read.
May Links Roundup: The Best On The Internet
Amazon Announces Kindle Vella – via Publishing Perspectives – Amazon has revealed an intriguing new serialized storytelling platform, Kindle Vella. Porter Anderson discusses what authors and readers can expect from this new entry from Amazon.
Email Newsletters Aren’t Going Anywhere – via Jane Friedman – Author Catherine Baab-Muguira highlights the major advantages of maintaining a newsletter following. Remember, even a modest number of subscribers can make an impact!
Learn About Color Psychology In Marketing – via BloggingWizard – Color choices can influence a viewer’s reaction to a brand, impact purchasing decisions, and have other important effects. This beginner’s guide offers helpful insights that may help you assess the design of your author website, book covers, or marketing materials.
How To Price Your Ebook – via David Gaughran – Are you confused about how to price your ebook? You’re not alone. Gaughran explores how setting a price can grow your readership and generate positive buzz.
Use This Blogging Checklist Before You Publish – via Copyblogger – Put your best foot forward by considering these 12 steps to ensure your latest blog post is ready to be shared with the world. The article highlights important aspects of a blog post that you should not gloss over.