Richard Flores is a Facebook Friend and a fellow author. Here are some of his thoughts on blogging. (Warning: Richard cusses a bit.)
Today, according to WordPress, is my 7th anniversary of blog writing (nearly 6 with this blog). I started this blog because I got my first story sale with my short story Death Watch, which was published by the good folks over at Liquid Imagination. Originally my blog was my website, and though I have since separated the two, a lot of people still find me through this blog.
When I started out, I really didn’t know what to expect. And seven years later, I still really don’t know what could happen. But here are at a few things I have learned since starting out.
1 – Getting traffic to your blog is hard.
It took me a long time, a really long time, to gather up any type of blog traffic. I tried funny posts, writing posts, life posts, and mixtures of all three. What I learned is the…
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