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Why I turned off comments… then turned them back on

Last June I turned comments off on my blog. Eight months later, I’ve turned them back on (in fact, I’m back to doing everything I said I was no longer doing for my website — told you nothing has to be permanent!). I still stand by my decision to turn comments off. It was exactly …

5 favorite questions for reader surveys

A few weeks ago I talked about using surveys to find out what people want from you. Well, with two months left in the year (how did that happen?!), it’s time to start thinking about publishing an annual reader survey. People tend to send them out in December, but I wanted to share this post …

Why shutting down comments was one of the best things I did for my blog

In June, I made the decision to shut down comments on my blog. It wasn’t a decision I made lightly, and I had my concerns. I worried that readers wouldn’t like it and that I would miss out on the interaction I was used to seeing. Well, it has now been two months, and I …

My writing process

My friend Katie asked me to participate in the “My Writing Process” blog tour because she wanted to read more about what went into my ebook. What she didn’t know is she timed her request pretty perfectly since I just attended a writing workshop! 1. What are you working on right now? I just wrote …

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