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Barb Whittington signing at Tamarack


  1. You look great! Good to see you signing "Vada Faith" -- I enjoyed reading it very much...

  2. Hi Barbara! Glad you had a good time. Tamarack is a very unique place to visit.

  3. So happy to hear you enjoyed reading VF.
    And Janet I did have a great time.
    Thanks for commenting, both of you!
    I'm having trouble getting comments and/or readers

  4. Wow, you sure were decked out for that signing... looking good! I have FINALLY started reading your book. (I bought it right after it launched.) So far, I'm really enjoying it.

    As far as having trouble getting readers/comments, I think most bloggers, especially if they follow a lot of blogs, have to prioritize and to some extent, end up limiting their interaction to those bloggers who visit THEIR blog and leave comments. Have you been visiting other blogs and leaving comments? I wish there were an easier way to up your readership and comments, but if there is one, I don't know what it is. (Get famous, maybe?)

  5. Barb, you look very successful author-ish! Did you buy something new, or go with what you already had? As for getting readers and comments, it takes time to build readership. There are classes you can take to learn about how to drive more readers to your site. I've never tried it, just keep on writing and enjoying those who do come by. I'll add you to my blogroll and that might bring a few more people your way.

  6. Yep, got something new. Since I've been retired my wardrobe has only jeans and shirts! So it was necessary.
    Thanks for adding me to your blogroll. Blessings.

  7. Hi Barb! I started to comment, then it disappeared! Hope this one makes it....You look fabulous signing books..very professional! Hope your Christmas was good and I hope your hubby is doing OK and all goes well with his pacemaker. Enjoy the weekend and have great success in 2013 with your writing. If you want to increase followers, go to the blog on my sidebar called: 2BagsFull and check our her blog party to get people to your blog. You would probably have alot of writers interested in visiting you. Good luck!

  8. How exciting to be signing your book! Best wishes for a healthy and happy New Year! (And lots of book sales!)


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