Archive for May 12th, 2009

May 12 2009

Mack’s Review Forum

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I provide advice about how to write novels, comic books and graphic novels. Most of my content applies to fiction-writing in general, but I also provide articles specifically about superhero stories.

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May 12 2009

How to Create Intense Fans With Your Blog

Chris Garrett has some intuitive ideas about how to turn readers into intense fans that will spread your message and convince other people to check out your material.  I agree that this is a very important goal, but his suggestions are very skeletal.

  1. Provide value and delight your audience.
  2. All of your posts and interactions with readers should be professional.
  3. Be genuine, approachable and friendly.
  4. Let your readers know that you appreciate and value them.

Except for #1 (which is too vague to be useful), these focus more on how to treat your fans than how to create content for them.  So how do we create content that will attract and build enthusiastic fans?  Here are some ideas.

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