January 1, 2015

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

Romance Lives Forever
Top Blogger Award 
Last month, Romance Lives Forever had 30 posts in a 31 day month. Each month, the RLF Gems post ranks in the top ten, but is not counted, in order to focus on guests.

The Top Blogger for December was Liquid Silver Books. In addition, they are the top bloggers for the year. Their stats were up to three times higher than any other guest on the blog in its history. They win a year of free cover advertising on the blog. The top blogger for each month wins a month of free advertising. This month's winner would be Liquid Silver Books as well, but since they garnered the top spot for the year, I am extending the free month to Diane Saxon, who was in second place. Congratulations to all of you!

Top Five Bloggers for the Month

Judged by page views, the top bloggers are:

  1. Liquid Silver Books
  2. Diane Saxon
  3. Andrea Downing
  4. JoAnne Myers
  5. NJ Walters
 Honorable mention: Diana Cosby, Berengaria Brown

Top Twelve Bloggers for the Year

As with the bloggers of the month, these twelve bloggers and groups are listed in order of their page views.

  1. Liquid Silver Books - Publisher Week / December
  2. MFRW Founding Day (Marketing for Romance Writers) / October
  3. Boroughs Publishing - Publisher Week / September
  4. Anaiah Press - Publisher Week / June
  5. Daisy Banks / February
  6. Marilyn Baron / August
  7. Changeling Press - Publisher Week / April
  8. Kayelle Allen - Salute to Veteran Authors / November
  9. E Ayers / July
  10. Vicki Batman / March
  11. JD Faver / January
  12. Kayelle Allen - Report from Outlantacon / May

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+, Networked Blogs, Linky Followers, email, an RSS feed, and there's a blog button readers and authors can grab. Authors can share previous books. The blog uses author or publisher names as tags on posts, and author Twitter handles in the titles. The site is broadcast over Triberr with a potential reach of over 1.2M readers via its Twitter-linked network. Twitter mentions are also gathered in several Paper.li ezines, giving the author additional opportunities for promotion. The Romance Lives Forever Paper.li ezine features guest authors on its front page every day.

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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:
Anita Philmar, Brita Addams, Christine Ashworth, Christy Effinger, Heather Hiestand, Jennifer Hayward, Jennifer Young, Kate Moore, LA Sartor, Lauren Linwood, Leslie Lynch, MJ Schiller, Naughty Literati, Rebecca Cohen


  1. I'm so honored to be named one of the top 12 bloggers on Romance Lives Forever for 2014. I really enjoy guest blogging with you.

    Marilyn Baron

  2. It's always fun to be a guest on your blog and an honor to be invited. I appreciate the recognition and I thank you for it, but RLF is the real winner. I'm sending a very big *Thank You* for allowing me to visit.
    E. Ayers

    1. Any time, you're welcome to come back. :)

  3. Thank you very much, I'm absolutely thrilled to be second top blogger of the month, after Liquid Silver Books who have published four of my titles. :) I love RLF and hope to be visiting the blog site again soon.

    1. Congratulations, Diane. You're in good company there. I've had books with LSB as well. They really rocked the blog this year.

  4. Oh my! what an awesome surprise. I love blogging on RLF and invite me anytime!!! Many hugs.

  5. WOW! Thank you Romance Lives Forever!


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