• Bookshop.org: Look Out Amazon, There’s a Newer (Ethical) Book Seller in Town

    Have you heard of Bookshop.org? I hadn’t until recently. But I’m glad I did. Bookshop aims to be an ethical alternative to Amazon, and so far, the company is knocking it out of the park.

    In case you live under a rock and haven’t heard of the litany of ethical problems at Amazon, there’s plenty of anger out there aimed at the company. From labor issues to putting local businesses out of house and home–there’s a social cost to the mega-success of industry disruptors.…

  • Building Email Lists for Blogs in 2022

    Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels

    Perhaps you’ve been reading about how to monetize your blog more effectively. One of the most recommended pieces of advice is to build, build, build an email list.

    This article is meant to describe, in simple terms, everything you need to know about building email lists for blogs in 2020. It also attempts to explain each of the components, gives examples, and discusses several email marketing platforms you can use in your own blog.

    Table of ContentsBlog building and email lists Why should you build an email list?…