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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Walkin’ my dog near a dress shop in Cuenca, Ecuador

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I love walking into stores and looking at the old floor tiles in Cuenca’s colonial district. We just walked by this opening to a dress shop and I noted the floor. Spectacular! Benji always wants to wander inside, but hes not usually welcome. Cuenca is where the final chapters take place in The Plan. I […]

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:  […]