Welcome to our February Links Roundup! This month, we bring you the best Internet links featuring what you need to know about Kobo Plus; how to remix popular content to benefit you; websites to improve your blogging routine; 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.
February Links Roundup: The Best On The Internet
Learn About Kobo Plus – via TechRadar –Kobo Plus is Kobo’s new subscription service. Like with Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited, readers pay a monthly fee to read any book from the Kobo Plus catalog. This subscription service is currently available in Australia, New Zealand, and various other countries, but the FAQ page on Kobo’s US site indicates it may become available in the US in the future.
BookTok On TikTok – via Jane Friedman – BookTok is the community of young readers on the social media platform TikTok. Friedman discusses the marketing power of BookTok and how important it is for authors to be authentic on the platform.
How To Reverse Engineer Popular Content – via BloggingWizard – This interesting article discusses the 80/20 rule of content creation: You should base 80% of your content on posts that are already successful. The other 20% should incorporate new ideas. The key takeaways here will help you develop effective content and gain new fans.
Think About Guest Posting – via CopyBlogger – Guest posting is a great way to expand your writing portfolio and gain a wider online presence to reach new readers. This post offers pointers to find your expertise and write effective content to attract new guest posting opportunities.
Useful Websites For Bloggers – via Blog Herald – When it comes to blogging, it never hurts to have a few tricks up your sleeve. Blog Herald offers this useful list of websites for content generation, creating graphics, and more. You may want to bookmark some of these sites—you never know when they might come in handy!