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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Don’t be afraid to give away books, eBook author says

Just wrote a new book? Give away an earlier book. That’s the advice of Mark Coker (Smashwords) and so many other publishing gurus, including John Kremer, Dan Poynter,and  Joanna Penn. I just put up this link to my first Mississippi civil rights history book, Where Rebels Roost: Mississippi Civil Rights History Revisited. It continues to […]