Welcome to our February’s Links Roundup! This month features tips on starting a successful blog; smart ways to monetize your blog; the must-have digital media tools for 2017; and easy fixes for SEO problems on your author website. Whether you create your own author website or we create 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.
How to Start a Successful Blog in 2017 via The Minimalists – Successful bloggers Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodermus share tips on how to build a blog following, including choosing the right theme, registering a domain name, and writing compelling content. Their blog, The Minimalists, reaches over four million people.
8 Reasons You’re Losing Money On Your Blog via ProBlogger – Larry Alton discusses 8 reasons why bloggers typically lose money on their blogs and explains how to monetize your blog to its full potential—including how to use a profit funnel.
Must-Have Digital Media Tools for  via Jane Friedman – Jane Friedman shares her favorite digital tools for productivity and creativity, including Canva, Zoom, Evernote, and Scrivener.
How to Fix 14 Technical SEO Problems via Moz – Joe Robison summarizes of some of the most common technical SEO problems—indexing, Robots.txt, broken backlinks, etc.—and the quick-fix remedy for each.