January 1, 2013

RLF Gems: Blog Stats for Dec and 2012 #rlfblog

RLF Gems
December on Romance Lives Forever saw eleven author interviews, six character interviews, five book releases, and seven articles, for twenty-nine posts in a thirty-one day month. Here are the top five posts (judging by page hits). There were ties at fifth place. Two articles, four author interviews, and a special, group book release are in the top posts.

1. 2012 Booklover's Guide for Romance Lives Forever
2. Remembering Christmas (included a free download) - Kayelle Allen
3. Suspense: Green Eyed Doll - Jerrie Alexander
4. New Year's Eve Club Author Interview - Diana Saenger
5. Four SciFi Romance Writers Throw Down - AM Griffin, Christine d'Abo, Cynthia Sax, Ria Candro
5. Character Interview: The Auction - Lyn Austin

Special Mention this month for a unique post: Where Inspiration Comes From, by Vicki Batman.

Other participants this month in alphabetical order by first name are:
Ann Montclair, Flame Arden, Jackie Leigh Allen, Jennifer Thomas, Jill Limber, Jillian Leigh, Lia Davis, LM Brown, Lyla Bardan, Shelly Holt, Shirley Ann Wilder, Stacy Juba, Stan Hampton, Susan MacNicol, Tamara Hoffa, Teresa Carpenter, Terry Irene Blaine, Tina Donahue, Victoria Blisse, Wendy Soliman, Willa Blair 

2012 Best of the Best

Top five bloggers:
  1. Elysa Hendricks - author
  2. Jason Aaron Baca - model and author interview
  3. Paul Bright - filmmaker
  4. Jerrie Alexander - author
  5. Susan Lodge - author

Top five articles (tie at 5th place)

1. Irene Preston - Bad, Bad, Bad, Writing the Wrong Kind of Bad Girl
2. Kayelle Allen - Remembering Christmas
3. Jerrie Alexander - Suspense: Green Eyed Doll
4. LM Brown - Blogging - A new form of self-imposed torture
5. Kharisma Rhayne - Test Drive (Sex)
5. Kayelle Allen - Booklover's Guide to Romance Lives Forever

Top five author interviews

1. Diana Saenger
2. Delaney Diamond
3. Lyn Austin
4. Denyse' Bridger
5. Shirley Ann Wilder

Top five character interviews (3 way tie at 5th place)

1. Susan Lodge - Hetty Avebury
2. Charlie Cochrane - Ben Edwards
3. Stephanie Burkhart - Lady Keira
4. Kristina Knight - A Texas Girl
5. Xavier Axelson - Anson from Earthly Concerns
5. Jackie Leigh Allen - New Year's Eve Club
5. Sharon Hamilton - SEAL Kyle Lansdowne

Top five book releases

1. Amy McCorkle / Kate Lynd - No Ordinary Love
2. Kendall McKenna - Waves Break My Fall
3. Gemma K Murray - Keeper of the Golden Dragon's Heart
4. AM Griffin, Christine d'Abo, Cynthia Sax, Ria Candro - Four SciFi Romance Writers Throw Down
5. Tina Donahue - Come Fill Me



Romance Lives Forever Button
Authors who guest with us are promoted on Facebook, via Triberr to over 549k potential readers, are featured front page in the daily Romance Lives Forever Paper.li ezine, and the blog has its own hashtag (#rlfblog) on Twitter. This year, we created the Booklover's Guide to Romance Lives Forever with links to guest authors' books and social media. It's available on the site now, and is 110 pages of information. The FAQ page provides updated downloads of optional interview questions, and a guide to the blog. You can grab a button to promote your visit.



My thanks to all who took part this year. You made Romance Lives Forever a great place to discover new books and new authors.

14 comments:

  1. I can't say "Thank you" enough, Kayelle! You certainly helped this debut author launch herself out into the world.
    I'm definitely going to be contacting you again...SOON :D
    Thank you again,
    Gemma K. Murray

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    1. Music to my ears. I'm so glad I could help you. ^_^ Look forward to having you back.

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  2. It's so exciting to be named one of the top bloggers on Romance Lives Forever. Thanks so much for having me.

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    1. Thank you, Elysa. I'm glad you were here!

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  3. Thanks so much, Kayelle - the interview was so much fun, and I would love to participate again anytime!!

    Happy New Year to you - and I hope it's a stellar year!!

    Hugs, Denysé

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    1. Thank you. I would love for you to come back any time!

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  4. We want to thank Kayelle for hosting our authors and congratulate Diana, Lyn, Shirley Ann and Jackie Leigh.


    Top five author interviews

    1. Diana Saenger
    3. Lyn Austin
    5. Shirley Ann Wilder

    Top five character interviews (3 way tie at 5th place)

    5. Jackie Leigh Allen - New Year's Eve Club



    Boroughs Publishing Group


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    1. Glad to have them here. Looking forward to more great posts from your authors.

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  5. THANKS Kayelle. I am so pleased to be named . Will be in touch to arrange another blog spot on your great sire. Happy New year.

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    1. Looking forward to it, Susan. And thank you!

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  6. Kayelle, sorry I'm late to the party! I've been in the cave working on edits! I'm thrilled to have been named as a Gem! With two books coming out in 2013, I'll be contacting you soon.

    Thank you for your support!

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    1. I've been in the same type of cave lately. ;) I know how much work a new book can cause. Will be watching for your new releases. Happy New Year!

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