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How to get out the word with social media

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A couple of days ago I listened in on a social media Webinar conducted by guru Garin Kilpatrick with 25 ways to 10X Your Social Media Success… Which social media works for you?   For those who are serious about taking their social media to the next level this info can be a game changer. […]

A Baker’s Dozen Tips For Getting More Retweets

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I know how important it is to get ReTweets on Twitter. I am sure that you want to increase this activity, as much as I.  Retweets lead to more followers, more traffic to your links, and more influence for your brand. Getting plenty of ReTweets is part art, and part science. From watching some of the twitter […]

Understanding Follow Friday

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TODAY is #FollowFriday.  Still wonder how it works? So what is this #FF or #FollowFriday that people are tweeting next to your twitter name??? Confused? I was, too at first. Until I took a second look and started doing a little twitter research. Follow Friday is a TWITTERVERSE way you can give thanks and recommend Twitter […]

Use twitter to build friends; the customers will come

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Do you walk into a party and say, My name’s Susan. I write books. You need to read my book. Here’s my card. You can find me on the Internet. Blah Blah Blah?” Of course you don’t, or no one would invite you to their parties. You can’t get away with such boring behavior on […]

Bradford Huie, Look Magazine and the Shocking Murder of Emmett Till

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“The murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Money, Mississippi ignited the Modern Civil Rights Movement. Unfortunately, this story is still not taught in many school history books, or the most important details are often left out.” Susan Klopfer, Emmett Till historian, speaker and author. —– FREE Emmett Till Audiobook, Who Killed Emmett Till? http://ebooksfromsusan.com —– “The […]

Letting Others Know You are HERE With Video

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Are you using video to build your platform? To market your books? Speaking or coaching services?  I admit, I have been shy about using this medium. Probably we share some of the same reasons: We don’t like hearing our voice or seeing our face. Or we don’t know how to create a video and put it […]

Friends Tell Friends About Books; Get WOM Going ASAP

The tight bond between Clinton and Joe, two gay, black lawyers (one of them, married) is broken when Joe is reportedly found hanged. A suicide seems impossible to Clint, and Joe’s widow is acting cagey. Clinton Moore believes Joe Means was tortured and murdered, and that his and Joe’s shared obsession—investigating and fact gathering about […]

Walk Through the Central Park in Cuenca, Ecuador and You Might Hear Pan Flutes and Guitars

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What a nice day for retirement expatting. We enjoyed some great music in the Central Park. It was quite a surprise as we walked downtown to hear the pan flutes, drums and guitars playing. A special Andean musical group had come out to sing and play. The sun was out, beautiful white clouds were overhead, and […]

My Best Advice: Blab Up Your Book

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I sure like to talk. And that’s good, because it helps me sell books. It can help you sell books, too. I am at home today, patiently waiting today for the formatter to finish up with my new book, The Plan. After he’s done, I have a little bit more work to do to get it up and […]

These 10 Mistakes Cost Authors a Fortune! Successful Author Says

“When it comes to books, promotion, and book production I know that it can sometimes feel like a minefield of choices. And while I can’t address each of these in detail, there are a number of areas that are keenly tied to a book’s success (or lack thereof). Here are ten for you to consider:  […]