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Since I last posted about this I have a better understanding of the effect of serialization on traffic. It has tripled users and increased traffic from 2000 to 5000 human visits a month. Since I started this I have done three books. Each time, when the book finishes the traffic returns to the base 2000. The same has happened twice when the blog has been down for repairs. Each serial has prompted download of about 30 e-books. Unfortunately, there is no crossover from the blog to the web. With…Continue
The library had a fire. This is what they did with some of the books. Does this come under the subject of "altered…Continue
A couple of months ago I wrote that I was trying a new digital marketing strategy. The plan was to serialize my books on my blog -- they are novels besides being artists books, so this makes sense. The first one, As Told To, a detective story in 7 parts, finishes this week. A look at the blog statistics shows a slight increase on publication day of from one to three human visitors, an effect which lasts for two days after publication. The monthly total of human visitors is also up,…Continue
Friends -- I'm trying out a new marketing strategy. Since my books use long texts, I thought of serializing them on my blog . The idea is to use the texts to attract people to my website where, since I don't sell my books but give them away, the reader of the text might want to download a graphic version. Or look at the…Continue