Monday, October 06, 2014

[Breaking It Down] New blog feature!

There's a new feature coming to SYAW, my friends! I was listening to webinars this weekend and it occurred to me how beneficial it would be for writers and bloggers to see their work through the eyes of an outsider. They know what they're trying to project, but is it coming across? What are people gleaning from their web presence?

That's where I come in...



For those who sign up, I will dedicate a post (at some point) to a focus of their choosing. Here are some examples:

        • Book cover analysis

        • A summary of you, based on your web presence

        • Website or blog analysis

Sometimes I'll write up my thoughts; other times, I may narrate some screencapped digging. You never know! The point is, you'll get free feedback, and the rest of us will learn from having an unbiased party assess your work/brand. :)



Question(s) of the Week
Good idea? Bad idea?
Is there anything you'd like me to break down that's not on the list?

Have a great week! ♥

Note: By submitting your information via this form, you're consenting to a public analysis of your chosen subject matter. The feedback will not be expert opinion—though, I do have a marketing and design background. Instead, I prefer to think of it as lending an outside perspective. You may get some of my professional side, but for the most part you'll be getting something even better: a glimpse into the mind of an unbiased reader. If you'd like to back out after your submission has gone through, please e-mail me at soyoureawriter(at)gmail(dot)com. :)

34 comments:

Donna K. Weaver said...

Awesome! Signed up.

Natalie Aguirre said...

Sounds like an awesome new feature we can all learn from. What a great way to help other authors.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Awesome! Now to choose...

S.K. Anthony said...

Ooh I love this idea!!! I have to figure out what I'd be more interested as far as feedback then I'll sign up. Very exciting feature ;)

Dale Day said...

Thank you so much. Will recommend on Google+

And I signed up

David List said...

Thanks, I'm signed up!
(I think you're going to have your work cut out for you with all the above names!)

Angela Brown said...

So I halfway cringed when I signed up, but doggone it, I am pretty sure I need it. This is such a great idea. Time to open my mind and get ready to learn. Thanks, Carrie :-)

cleemckenzie said...

Another point of view is always a good idea! Love it.

Melissa said...

This is an AWESOME idea! :D

Loni Townsend said...

Soooo signed up. :) You are awesome, Carrie.

JeffO said...

I think I prefer to maintain my status as International Man of Mystery, but this is a great idea!

Joylene Nowell Butler said...

I just signed up. Feeling good. Okay, I was feeling good. Now, suddenly I'm nervous. Haha. Gulp.

Mark Noce said...

Sounds good:) I'll read/listen to anything you contribute, because it's always so enlightening:)

Catherine Stine said...

Good idea, and it will, no doubt, be really helpful to writers!

Crystal Collier said...

What an amazing feature! I'm looking forward to the feedback and analysis.

Mason T. Matchak said...

Sounds interesting, though I'm immediately nervous about a summary of me based on my supposed web presence would be. O_o Since my blog's mostly all about writing, it would seem kind of... I don't know, limited?

Botanist said...

Brilliant idea! And so good of you to offer this feature. It's taken me a while to pluck up the courage to sign up, but nothing ventured... :)

Carrie Butler said...

You are the next contestant on the Price is Right!

...I mean, you're my first Breaking It Down volunteer. :D

Carrie Butler said...

Thank you, Natalie! :)

Carrie Butler said...

I look forward to your choice! :)

Carrie Butler said...

Excellent! I can't wait. :D Thanks, S.K.!

Carrie Butler said...

Thank you for sharing, Dale! :)

Carrie Butler said...

Now that you mention it... *grins*

Thanks, David!

Carrie Butler said...

Don't worry. I'm cringing, too. I don't want to say the wrong thing to any of my friends, but I love helping. Ahhhh!

Thanks, Angela. :)

Carrie Butler said...

Thanks, Lee! :D

Carrie Butler said...

Thank you, Melissa! :D

Carrie Butler said...

Woohoo! Thanks, Loni. :D

Carrie Butler said...

Haha! Thanks, Jeff. :D

Carrie Butler said...

I'm nervous, too! LOL Thanks, Joylene! :)

Carrie Butler said...

D'aww... thanks, Mark! I appreciate it. :)

Carrie Butler said...

I really hope so! :) Thanks, Catherine!

Carrie Butler said...

Thank you, Crystal! :)

Carrie Butler said...

Maybe it's time to expand... ;)

Carrie Butler said...

Thank you, Botanist! I can't wait to work on your feature. :)