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Hint: Hey Authors, You Can Use PINTEREST For Showing Off Your Clever Covers

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Take a look  (click on the link, below) to see my latest PINTEREST board. Great Books AND The Creative People Who Write Them!!! Note: I just started a Pinterest board for indie authors. You can do this too! It’s a great way to show off your covers! Authors love it when you tweet this board […]

How to Sell Fiction Online With Youtube

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Youtube is powerful and popular; a good way to hook your ebook audiences. Not so long ago, I posted a  short Youtube video of a weaver using a foot-driven loom. He was working high in the Andes, creating colorful shawls as travelers stood around him and watched his feet and hands go to work! I […]

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 […]

Best Twitter Tips and Tactics For Selling Your Indie Books and eBooks Online

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I’ve been trying out some new twitter tactics that I’ve learned from Garin Kilpatrick, Twitter and social media expert, and from several other popular twitter gurus. And guess what? I am getting more activity and increased book sales. I wanted to pass on some of what I’ve been doing to you: PLEASE  Tweet THIS BLOG POST […]

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 […]

Top 10 Rules For Blogging — For Writers Selling Books and eBooks

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Here are ten suggestions for bringing  recognition to your blog and selling books* 1. Have an Opinion and Share it. 2. Reveal Informational Sources. 3. Tell Your Story. 4. Don’t Plead for People to Buy Your Books or Service. 5. Showcase Your Skills and Expertise. 6. Join the Establishment (chambers of commerce, national associations, etc.) and Add Their Logos to Your […]

HELP IN GETTING BOOK REVIEWS

Has a reader of your book mentioned they would like to write a review, and then not followed  through? Offer to help! Most readers don’t know where to start when writing a review. and you can help! Here is a structure offered by Jonathan Gunson of Bestseller Labs: 1. What did you think of the […]

John Kremer Loves Pinterest and So Should You! — Some Suggestions

***** Today I am sharing some new info from my favorite book-marketing author and guru, John Kremer, on using Pinterest — Then, I am going to beef up my own Pinterest groups, after reading this advice.From John: “How to Use Pinterest to Get Millions of Views – Want to learnmore about Pinterest? I’ve had well over 2 […]

JOHN KREMER JUST BLOGGED THIS TWITTER RETWEET STUDY!!!!!

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11 Proven Ways to Get More Retweets TrackMaven released a report today that analyzed 1,423 Twitter accounts and over a million tweets. This report reveals eleven things that make up a successful tweet. That’s a tweet that is retweeted more often. Eleven Factors That Drive Retweets 1.      More tweets are sent out on Tuesday, Wednesday […]

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 […]