Blog Series: How to Start a Book Blog

How To Start a Book Blog #1: Setting up the blog

How To Start a Book Blog #1: Setting up the blog
Posted on January 27, 2015 in series / 2 Comments

Hello everyone! So over the past year or so, I’ve been getting a few questions on how to start a book blog, and people asking me to look at theirs and give feedback. Now, I don’t claim to be an expert, especially since as of writing this I’ve only been blogging about 1.5 years, but I feel like I do know a lot and I hope it helps people. So I’ve decided to start a series on my blog devoted to starting a book blog, and I have 4 posts total planned for now. Let’s […]

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How to Start a Book Blog #2: Types of Posts

How to Start a Book Blog #2: Types of Posts
Posted on January 30, 2015 in series / 3 Comments

Welcome to the second installment in my How to Start a Book Blog series! I hope these posts help newbies AND seasoned bloggers in some way. So by this time you should have a nice blog set up. Nice design, organized menus and sidebars. Today I’m going to give you some ideas on types of posts.  How about reviews? Duh! Yes, the most common type of post you’ll see on book blogs is reviews, probably. (: I won’t say much here because in the end, each blogger has their own review style. There are a […]

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How to Start a Book Blog #3: Followers & Social Media

How to Start a Book Blog #3: Followers & Social Media
Posted on February 1, 2015 in series / 0 Comments

Hello everyone! Welcome to the third installment of my How to Start a Book Blog series. Today we’ll be discussing how to get followers and how to utilize social media. So what are some common ways to follow? The most common are through Bloglovin’ and Twitter, in my opinion. GFC is also very popular for people who use Blogger- it’s a bit of a pain to allow that option on WordPress and takes some coding. Tell me about Bloglovin’. Most people prefer Bloglovin’ because it is a very convenient way to keep all the blogs […]

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How to Start a Book Blog #4: ARCs

How to Start a Book Blog #4: ARCs
Posted on February 4, 2015 in series / 2 Comments

Welcome to the last installment of my How to Start a Book Blog series! I hope everything has been helpful so far. Today we’re going to talk about ARCs, which is a step in the book blogging process that most bloggers want to get to (but not all). What exactly is an ARC? An ARC is an Advanced Reading Copy. Often it is ‘uncorrected’- it’s not in its final form, shall we say, so it probably contains some errors. And the term ‘Advanced’ means that the actual book hasn’t been released/published yet. They can be […]

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