|Or, you could rely on the luck o' the Irish!|
1. Keep it short
I love me a nice thick door-stopper series, but save ‘em for the book shelves, not your blog.
2. Be consistent
Blog on a regular basis and try to stick on a common theme – even if it’s a broad one.
3. Lists are your friends
A) They help you keep things short. B) They can be applied to just about any topic. C) Everyone loves a good countdown. See what I did there?
4. Use photos. Especially funny photos.
Readers love these, but be careful to use them responsibly. Either use your own or make sure the ones you do use are rights permissible, and always give credit.
5. When all else fails, mention Firefly and/or Joss Whedon.
Seriously, this is like catnip for us sci-fi and fantasy folks! We sense when it’s out in the blogosphere and will flock to blogs that have anything remotely related in their post titles.
How about you? Got any tips up your sleeve?