The WINNERS of the 2018 Annual Bloggers Bash Awards Are… @bloggersbash

THIS IS IT FOLKS, the winners of the 4th Annual Bloggers Bash awards. Thank you to everyone who nominated, voted and promoted the bash. I can’t believe we’re finally at the end of another year.

This year was the biggest yet, with just short of 10,000 votes.

A HUGE congratulations to all the winners and runners-up of the awards. Don’t forget, winners will receive a £10 Amazon voucher and a notebook from Greenstory stone notebooks stationary and the second place and everyone who placed will receive a badge. Continue reading

Book Pricing Strategies #MondayBlogs #amwriting

Book pricing. That slightly ugly elephant that sits somewhere between self-loathing, desperation for sales, pride in what you’ve completed, and the necessity of, you know, having enough mulaah to feed your kids.

But what to do? What to do? What if you have a series? What if you have a single book? What if you write non-fiction?

I recently *praise the literary gods* managed to land the holy grail of marketing – a Bookbub. I’ve learned a few things about pricing along the way and wanted to share my experience.

Before anyone gets their book-knickers in a twist, I’m not suggesting THIS strategy is THE glorious sales panacea that will work every time, hell it might not even work for you – I do write in a specific genre and anyone with an ounce of marketing sense will appreciate that genres vary as much as my mood during the final week of editing!

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To prologue or not to prologue that is the question… with @Marjorie_Mallon #Sundayblogshare

Today I have a wonderful guest on the blog, Marjorie Mallon. I met Marje at the very first ever Bloggers Bash – have you got your ticket yet? Marje has attended every single bash and I am absolutely thrilled to have her on today to discuss prologues to celebrate the launch of her first book and paperback.

You can purchase a copy of A Curse of Time:

AmazonUSA

AmazonUK

Welcome Marje:

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Voting is Now OPEN for the Annual Bloggers Bash Awards @BloggersBash

This is it. The wait is finally over!

The FOURTH Annual Bloggers Bash Awards 2018 are now OPEN FOR VOTING.

We had a HUGE number of nominations, close to 400, so thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate your favourite bloggers.

Voting closes at midnight on April 30th (BST). The winners will be announced on May 19th at the Bash in London. If you can’t make it along to the event don’t worry, we will put a winners post out on the evening of the same day and we will also try to live stream from our Facebook Group. Although we have pingbacks to all the winners blogs it would be best for you to check back to see if you won. Continue reading

The Bloggers Bash Needs You! Panel Debate 2018

The Annual Bloggers Bash returns bigger and better than ever on Saturday 19th May 2018. The venue is booked, and the committee have been busy working behind the scenes to ensure the day is full of fun, learning opportunities, networking, and, of course, the blogtastic award ceremony.

To ensure that you get the most out of your day we are looking for your input. We received incredible feedback about the panel debate at last year’s event so we’ve decided to bring this back.

In order to maximise the time and choose the right panellists to meet your needs we want you to submit questions/topics that can be put forward for debate.

Here are a few suggestions to get your mind ticking: Continue reading

Why Get Involved In The Bloggers Bash? @bloggersbash

The Annual Bloggers Bash returns this May for its fourth year, but the committee don’t run this event just because they fancy a day out in London! Oh no, the Bloggers Bash has grown in size and popularity because of you, the blogging community who attend, engage, and spread the good blogging cheer across the world.

Don’t take our word for it! Here are just a few of the testimonials we’ve received over the years.

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NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED


NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

 We have had a phenomenal response to the Annual Bloggers Bash Awards (ABBAs) with an incredible number of nominations. Thank you to everyone who nominated your favourite bloggers.

This year, the awards are being sponsored by Greenstory – a fantastic eco-friendly company who are awarding each of the winners with a STONE notebook… Yes, a notebook actually made of stone. For more details, check out Suzie’s review of the notebook here or their website here.

The committee is now busy collating all the data ready for VOTING which opens on the 6th April 2018.

While you’re waiting for voting to open it’s the perfect time to check you’ve bought your Bash Ticket, purchased any necessary travel and accommodation, printed business cards, and bought new stationery to take notes!

The countdown is on… Continue reading