I am pleased to announce a new Facebook community group for those who read and write blogs about the piano: Piano Blogs!
The aim of the group is to provide a dedicated space for pianists and writers to share and encourage one another, as well as a focal point where bloggers can share our latest posts.
This is important, because many online communities don’t appreciate bloggers who link to their sites, regarding the free sharing of articles as a form of self-promotion. For example, on Reddit not all subreddit areas welcome blog links, while forums such as Piano World can react with hostility towards bloggers who share their posts. Similarly, some Facebook piano groups prefer to limit or restrict the sharing of online writing.
And that’s why those who READ blogs will enjoy the Piano Blogs group as much as those who write them! I believe that the group can offer a unique space online where interaction between readers, writers and pianists can flourish.
Personally, having received so much encouragement, and from so many, I hope Piano Blogs can now support other writers and those interested in taking up blogging, while providing ongoing stimulus to those of us already active creating piano related content online.
Here’s the official group blurb:
Piano Blogs is an online community for all who enjoy reading and writing about piano playing, teaching, the pianist’s life, and the world of music.
Our group page offers a focused space to discover, share and discuss good writing about the piano from across the internet:
- Please feel free to share ALL blog posts and news stories relevant to the world of piano, including your own;
- Share tips about writing, discuss the world of blogging, and seek advice;
- Offer up and/or request “Guest blog” posts;
- As our specific focus is on writing, and don’t post YouTube/SoundCloud/etc links;
- Commercial advertising will be removed.
- Please be friendly, inclusive, and remember that English is our shared language.
Posts or comments which are provocative, defamatory, or which break Facebook’s community standards will be deleted at the sole discretion of the admin team, and membership of PIANO BLOGS may in some cases be revoked.
If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please let us know. Thanks – and enjoy the Piano Blogs group!