You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Here are some recent blog posts and articles that might help.
This week I’m pointing you to how booksellers are fighting back against Amazon, how Google is changing the way authorship is shown in search results, and a comparison of indie versus traditional publishing.
From the NY Times: Booksellers Resisting Amazon’s Disruption
“The mammoth retailer finds that its efforts to upend the traditional publishing model have unintended consequences. The mammoth retailer finds that its efforts to upend the traditional publishing model have unintended consequences.”
From Social Media Today: Google Have Big Plans for Authorship- You Should Too
“Where content gets posted has always been incredibly important to Google. They have been using signals such as page rank to indicate the authority of a site for a while now. Websites that have built up authority and respect will get their content favoured in comparison to their less established competitors. As a result, any content that an established site produces will automatically get favoured and rank highly in the search results.”
From Indie Author News: Indie or Traditional: Should you make the jump?
“Guest-Post from Ex-Indie Author Michael J. Sullivan who discusses the advantages and disadvantages of Indie and Traditional Publishing.”
Sources I Check Regularly
I find the posts and articles that I share with you on The Writer’s Edge in many places. But there are a few that provide insightful pieces again and again. Here they are.