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WRITER’S TIP: YOUR PHOTOS

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Share| Afternoon sun hits the multi-colored stain glass window in a small church tucked away in the Andes of Ecuador. As a self-published writer, I know that I’m fortunate living Ecuador, a beautiful country where opportunity abounds for shooting original photographs for my blogs, My Pinterest Board, book covers and more. The cover of my newest […]

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. […]

Happy Birthday to My Mother, Betty Orr. She Keeps Herself Going In So Many Creative Ways!!

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Betty Orr, accomplished writer AND mother I’m tired and my eyes hurt. I’ve been working all day on marketing The Plan. Mostly recently, I put it up as a kindle book on Amazon. All of this (researching, writing, marketing) is hard work and sometimes I get worn out! But what is the alternative? Oh, any […]

Tell Stories in Your News Release; Sell Your Book With Memories

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PRWeb often gives advice on how to develop a strong news release. One way of spreading the word about your new book is through free news releasees. I’ve always used PRLog with great success. Sometimes when I’m a little cash rich I buy a release (about $49), but usually I use the free version. Typically, […]

Build your list and readers will come!

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I am always looking for ways to sell my books. List-building is a favorite. ***** What is list bulding? You offer something of value for free in exchange for an email address. You can set up auto-responders which are automatic emails that go out directing the person to more useful information.This is permission marketing. You […]

101 Ways to Blog as a Book Author – From Our BFF John Kremer

John Kremer is THE person who knows best how to sell books. He’s put up a great blog post, 101 Ways to Blog To Blog Your Book as a Book Author – Updated. I am going to print this out and keep it right beside my computer. This is an update of an earlier post, with […]

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:  […]

Getting high (stats) with a little help from your friends

A Woman’s Retirement Monologues: Awakening to Retirement in the Andes Hey — when you click the above link, you’re going to end up at another blog about a trip to the Andes! Be sure to use your back arrow to return! (Or wait until you’re done reading this post before clicking on the this Andes […]

15+ THINGS To Do For Promoting Your Self-Published Books and eBooks

Welcome. Authors and publishers typically have opinions on what works to market their print and eBooks. And we always want to know more! I’d like to share my current favorites with you.   <– Susan on Amazon At the top of this page you’ll find FIFTEEN LINKS! Mouse over each link to make it active, […]

Pinterest a Great Tool For Online Businesses; Retirees Should Check It Out

Have you changed? This is one of my favorite photograph taken at a celebration in the Mississippi Delta where lots of change is taking place, and I’m sharing it on PINTEREST right now! You don’t know what Pinterest is? Well, especially if you are retired, this could be a very fascinating place on the Interenet […]