February 1, 2014

RLF Gem Award: Top Bloggers Jan 2014 Romance Lives Forever #RLFblog

Last month, Romance Lives Forever had 30 posts in a 31 day month. This was the first month using new interviews for 2014.

Top Five Bloggers for the Month

RLF Gem Award 
(judged by page views) There were four ties with each author gaining the same number of views. This many ties has not occurred before on RLF. Congratulations to each author!

1. JD Faver
2. Mary Marvella, Tina Donahue
3. Charlie Cochrane, Danita Minnis
4. Babette James, Starla Kaye
5. Sydney Jane Baily, Saloni Quinby

Honorable mention: Lucy Felthouse

Romance Lives Forever features authors and new books. It has a blogger's FAQ page with a downloadable guide and optional interviews. Readers can follow via Google Friend Connect, Networked Blogs, Bloglovin', Linky Followers, email, an RSS feed, and there's a blog button readers and authors can grab.. RLF takes up to three images per article, so authors can share previous books. The blog uses author or publisher names as SEO tags on posts, and author Twitter handles in the titles. The site is broadcast over Triberr with a potential reach of over a million readers via its Twitter-linked network. Twitter mentions are also gathered in several Paper.li ezines, giving the author an additional opportunity for promotion.

The Romance Lives Forever Paper.li ezine features guest authors on its front page every day. The Yahoo Group Romance Lives Forever has nearly 1200 members, and is Kayelle's private group. It is open once a month to authors who have been guests on the blog. Guests get one day to post info, share news, book releases, offer contests, and so on. For that day, the group is open and members are allowed to reply and take active part. It's like an old-fashioned chat, where you can share and answer questions. Only authors who have reserved the day are allowed to post, so it's exclusive. There is no charge. You can read more about it here: http://is.gd/rlfauthorday

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Limited spots to share book covers are available. Cost is $3 per month, with discounts for covers posted for one quarter and up to one year. Covers can be changed monthly.

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

Other participants this month in alphabetical order by first name are:

Angela Smith, Aria Kane, Ashley York, Audra North, Brenda Sparks, Cassandra Carr, Chris Redding, D Renee Bagby, Diana Green, DP Denman, Heidi Lynn Anderson, Jana Richards, Kayelle Allen, Kent duFault, Kristina Knight, Nicole Morgan, Pippa Jay, Sherry Gloag, Wendi Zwaduk


  1. I am so honored to be among the top bloggers! Yay!!!!!!

  2. You did a good job sharing your news, Danita. :)


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