Recently I blogged about newsletters. How I wanted to get on board with this way of spreading my brand. The sites I visited all wanted me to share my personal home address with the world. I wasn’t feeling that. Thanks to my lovely editor, Nancy, she directed me to Mad Mimi, a free site where all that was required was town and state.
So I went about setting up my first issue. It was a little time-consuming for I wanted it just right. I’m not sure how many emails I got from myself as I tested various versions. It took some time but after a few hours I got the pictures, links and story laid out that looked pleasing to my eye. I was nervous as heck and excited to get it ready in time to announce to the world which I did promptly on my social media outlets
Here is the link to the first issue.
The link to subscribe, if interested, is here:http://mad.ly/signups/98152/join
I was fortunate enough to get a nice small crowd of people interested in reading more of what I had to say. Hopefully I won’t disappoint. Being an author means more than just writing. It involves editing, revising, editing again and then either self publish or find a traditional publisher. But it doesn’t end there. After comes the marketing and promotion which one has to do regardless how your book is released to the world.
It’s a marathon not a sprint. I need to invest in water.
2 thoughts on “My newsletter”
Very cool. That’s been one of our hangups and we were thinking about getting a PO Box for it. Thanks Sharon, you just saved us a $120 a year. 🙂
That was why I never got it due to the address thingie. I have my county and state and they were okay with that. You know just in case you want to be even more private.
You are so welcome, glad I could help. 🙂