I have been showing my authors how to set up their blogs so they can build a following before their book is released. It’s important to establish a relationship with your followers and create a buzz about your book. One of the most difficult tasks for my authors is having to figure out something to write about each week. Once they’ve set up the RSS feeds and Twitter feeds, it only takes a single post each week to create a highly ranked blog. (More on the techniques at Blogify)
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It is important to blog about your book when you first begin to write about your book in your blog when you first start writing you book outline.
You want to start attracting an audience. Those who will follow your story. You can write about the process of writing. Your emotional challenges. The struggles you might face in knowing which direction to go with your writing.
You have a chance to reveal your personality on your blog and build up a bit of anticipation for the release of your book. This is a great opportunity for you to engage your new fans.