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Everyday Hashtag Delight

Everyday Hashtag Delight

The Twitter platform created hashtags. The savvy author uses them. Everywhere. It’s the #1 way to spread your sage words, your images, your blogs, your news … in fact, just about anything that can be posted on social media.

 
The wise author has done their homework to discover what hashtags are relevant to the genre he or she writes within. They do it by checking out their comparables and competitors. They do it by checking out …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of November 10, 2018

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of November 10, 2018

Loved it … last weekend, we had quite a crowd for my monthly Author Circles and this weekend … wowsa, it’s Speaking Unplugged on the final day of the two-day event… Twenty-five awesome, and I do mean awesome authors joined me for two solid days of creating the Cash Cow 2-Step and the how-tos in selling lots of books.  And this month continues the all about writing the draft … or 50,000 words of your …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of September 01, 2018

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of September 01, 2018

Holy Moly … here we are in SEPTEMBER already. How could the year be rolling out and by so fast? Get ready for colors changing, heavy sweaters and coats resurfacing, and fires beginning to blaze in some homes for warmth. Actually, I love this time of the year. I mourn the passing of summer that officially happens later in the month … knowing that snow and ice will be coming my way. But … I …

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Hot Spit! Being on TV Will Sell Truckloads of Books!

Hot Spit! Being on TV Will Sell Truckloads of Books!

Getting on a Major TV Show Will Sell Tons of Books and a Publicist Will Get Me On for Sure … IT WILL NOT!

Repeating the last few weeks’ blogs on book marketing: If I have heard it once, I have heard it over a thousand times. “I don’t want to market my books … I just want to write.”
Yup, I get it … many authors would rather just be writing. After all, the blood and …

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Publishing at Sea 2016 and Beyond for Authors!

Publishing at Sea 2016 and Beyond for Authors!

WOW! What an author and publishing voyage! The 3rd annual Publishing at Sea ended on a high note on the high seas this past weekend. I loved the diversity of our group; the breadth of their writing; and the array of topics … so hot!

Not all of our participants are in the picture here… I keep it to around 30 so each of our instructors gets to know the author and the book—lots of one-on-one …

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It’s Selfie Time … Are You Doing Publicity Shout-Outs?

It’s Selfie Time … Are You Doing Publicity Shout-Outs?

 
If you want to move from barely visible to all over the place, there’s work to do when and where is comes to gather publicity for yourself … for your book.
Here are ten tips to get you started:

Create a Website for your book. No exceptions. If you don’t have one, it will be hard for potential readers to find you and the media to promote you. Make sure that you have a media tab on …

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6 Twitter Tips for Happy Tweeting Trails

6 Twitter Tips for Happy Tweeting Trails

Reach Your Audience …
6 Quick Twitter Tips for You:

1. GET the Most Bang
Know when to Tweet and where the audiences are. According to RadiumOne, there are two peak times during the day to Tweet:
10AM to 12PM and 8PM through 10PM
That’s it, at least for now. If you want to see the most shares, with the highest click-through, you should be Tweeting from 12 noon to 2PM. Remember, Tweets are global, which means global times …

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Get Ninja Tricks for Finding the Perfect Target Market for Your #Book on Wednesday

Get Ninja Tricks for Finding the Perfect Target Market for Your #Book on Wednesday

How would you like insider tricks for finding the right crowd … your crowd … on social media? Think of them as Ninja Tricks for Authors!
You can on this Wednesday, July 20th at 6 p.m. EDT. register now for the FREE webinar–space will be limited … Register NOW!  https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/138481254
 

if you can’t define who your book is for, it’s really for nobody. Too often, authors make the mistake of thinking their books will appeal to almost …

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