Recently there was a general uproar on SM after a publisher (I’m not naming them but most of you will know who it was) bad-mouthed book bloggers and questioned the point of them unless they have influence and reach.
Silly and wrong! We have arms and legs so obviously, we have reach! Granted, not the same reach as Hulk Hogan and his 24-inch pythons brother (every post needs a WWE reference well, it was WWF when Hulkamania was running wild). But reach nonetheless and technically, even if only one person reads a blog post it has reached someone.
For influence. Well, we aren’t cult leaders (I doubt that The Cult of Drew would get many followers) so we don’t need to influence people! But again, even if only one person reads a review on a book blog and decides that they want to read…
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