Sex blog stats: do your visits and pageviews matter?
May02

Sex blog stats: do your visits and pageviews matter?

This sounds like a practical question: do your sex blog stats matter in the course of you running a blog? What can they do for you, and which ones are the most important to pay attention to? In reality, it’s also a bit of a philosophical question: do they matter, on a personal level, to you? I am a giant stats nerd. I am utterly obsessed with my traffic, and more than happy to swap stats info with people who want it, because I...

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Event sponsorship for Eroticon: how we can help (and how we can’t!)
Apr25

Event sponsorship for Eroticon: how we can help (and how we can’t!)

Coming to a live event like Eroticon is a great way to network and boost your reach – you meet a tonne of other writers, can cross-promote your work, and also get tips and advice on how to make money from your writing. There’s also the opportunity to work with companies on your event attendance – getting support to cover travel or ticket cost, in exchange for blog posts, links, social media, etc. If you’re...

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Eroticon 2017: your feedback (and earlybird tickets!)
Apr18

Eroticon 2017: your feedback (and earlybird tickets!)

Massive thank you to everyone who filled out the Eroticon 2017 feedback survey – we’re meeting this week for an exciting planning session for 2018, so we’re looking forward to going through all your detailed comments. We’re so pleased that all the people who have filled out the survey so far have said they’d like to come to Eroticon again – we’re taking this as a good sign, and are really...

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Talk notes Eroticon 2017: Pitching 101 with Girl on the Net
Mar08

Talk notes Eroticon 2017: Pitching 101 with Girl on the Net

A couple of people have asked me for my talk slides, so here they are along with a few notes/a summary of the talk. Pitching is often incredibly hard. Hard like homework, and not always fun. Especially if you’re shy/anxious, pitching can be a huge hurdle to overcome. So sometimes it helps to think a bit more like a salesperson. You (and your ideas) are a product you’re trying to sell. Step away from it a little bit and...

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Eroticon 2017 – all the info/FAQs
Feb27

Eroticon 2017 – all the info/FAQs

This post does exactly what it says on the tin – all the info you might need for Eroticon 2017, in one place. If I’ve missed anything out or you have questions that aren’t answered here, please do leave a comment and I’ll add an answer. Eroticon 2017 – the venue and getting there This year Eroticon will be held at Arlington House, Camden. Nearest Tube: Camden Town (northern line). Also easily accessible from the...

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Getting to events: sponsorship and commissions
Feb02

Getting to events: sponsorship and commissions

As part of our mission to Get As Many People To Eroticon As Possible, we’re chatting to lots of bloggers at the moment about event sponsorship. Some of our fabulous sponsors have helped attendees with the cost of their tickets, and if you’re keen to do the same there are plenty of ways you can help cover the cost of your ticket, accommodation and travel. I’ve written an article for this month’s ETO magazine,...

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