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Quick Link: 15 Book Publicity Commandments

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. At the Book-Baby Blog (say that 10 times fast!) Carolyn Howard-Johnson gives us 15 must follow commandments for publicity. What do you think? Did she nail them or are there others you would add? ~ * ~ 15 Book Publicity Commandments by […]

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Quick Link: Building an Author Platform with Ginger Monette

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. You did it! You finally finished your book, it is edited and ready to go. Now what? Ginger Monette from Romance University has some great tips on the next steps. ~ * ~ Building an Author Platform with Ginger Monette by Ginger […]

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Quick Link: Author Platform Building: How to Create a Valuable Email List For Your Book

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. An email list is one of your best marketing tools. Just think about it, people actually signed up for your email because they are interested in you! At Writer’s Digest, guest poster Gabriela Pereira gives some great tips on how to start […]

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Quick Link: Are You Clear About Your Writer Persona? Going Public by Design

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Privacy is such an important, and often under reported, issue these days. It is so easy to find out information on someone. But as authors, we want people to know about us, and that means sharing something of who we are.  At […]

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Quick Link: What Social Media Groups Are and How To Use Them

Quick Link: What Social Media Groups Are and How To Use Them

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. So you already know that you need social media to help spread the word about your titles, but have you heard of social media groups?  They are a great way to connect with people and help you stand out. Each social media […]

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Quick Link: 6 Ways for Indie Authors to Use Goodreads to Network

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. This post from Barb Drozdowich on the Self Publishing Advice Center from ALLI has reminded me about how neglected my poor Goodreads page is.   Everyone talks about Facebook as the best for your dollar marketing tool, but Barb suggests you also give […]

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Quick Link: Should Indie Authors Put Endorsement Quotes or “Puffs” on Self-published Books?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I am one of those people who actually read the endorsement quotes. There are some that are too short to really tell you anything about the book, and I generally ignore those. The quotes with a little substance can tell you a […]

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Quick Link: Success with Audiobooks: What You Need to Know to Get Your Book Into Audio: Becky Parker Geist

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. The popularity of audiobooks keeps growing. It is a great way to add extra to your offerings and boost your bottom line. Smart authors on Amazon have a deal, where a customer can add an audiobook added for a lower price when […]

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Quick Link: The Power of a Permafree Book with Jennifer Waddle

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. One great and often overlooked marketing tool is the permafree ebook, especially for series. You can find a great post and podcast by Shelly Hitz and Jennifer Waddle that will help you utilize this great tool. Check it out! ~ * ~ […]

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Quick Link: Oops. That Book Review’s Not Verified

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. There have been a lot of changes with Amazon’s reviews lately. I understand the need to give readers better and more trustworthy reviews but it also needs to be balanced against how difficult it is to get reviews by writers. Big Al at […]

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Quick Link: Hints from the Pros: Book Tour Tips

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Are you thinking of doing a book tour? Want to know more about book tours? Head on over to Writer UnBoxed where Greer Macallister has gathered some helpful tips from book tour pros. What is your secret sauce for a great book […]

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Quick Link: How to Get the Most Marketing and Publicity Bang for Your Buck

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. We can always use more information on how to market effectively. Good thing at Writer’s Digest we have an interview by award-winning author Kristen Harnisch with Caitlin Hamilton Summie, owner and founder of Caitlin Hamilton Marketing & Publicity. They discuss how marketing […]

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Quick Link: Should You Start a Video Blog?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Bless Laura Drake for being braver than me! She decided to start a video blog and posted her experiences and why you should start a vlog. She even included her first one at Writers In The Storm for you to check out! […]

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Quick Links: Author Blogs: 5 Bad Reasons for Authors to Blog and 5 Good Ones

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. I LOVE this post by Anne R. Allen! In my day job, you know the one that pays the bills, I develop WordPress sites for people.  I still get people who think that if they put a post or two, the world […]

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Quick Link: Top Time Savers for Social Media and Blogging

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. A really great post from Elizabeth Spann Craig on how she saves time with her social media responsibilities. Worthy of a bookmark! ~ * ~ Top Time Savers for Social Media and Blogging by Elizabeth S. Craig, @elizabethscraig The biggest complaint I […]

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