Tag Archives: marketing

What is your Culture?

(This is the post that was eaten by the goblins lurking within the system at WordPress last week.  Hopefully it reads as well as my first try because it was super awesome.) The first thing that comes to my mind … Continue reading

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Agent Q and A

At this year’s “Time out for Writers” conference there was a panel discussion where we writers got to pick the brains of a group of agents about anything and everything.  Here are some of the notes from that panel. Question: … Continue reading

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Blogging 101 for Authors with Tristi Pinkston!

In the current book market authors have to be more proactive than ever to promote their books.  Blogging is one of the handiest tools for an author to interact with their fans.  Not only is blogging fun, it helps tighten … Continue reading

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Be the “Lady Gaga” of the Writing World

If you are reading this there is a good chance that you too are a writer who one day aspires for greatness. There are  many ways of achieving  greatness.  You could do something so heinous that your name will be … Continue reading

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The 5 Shalts and Shalt Nots of Book Trailers

Five years ago it was unheard of to use a book trailer to attract readers.  Today, it seems like new books are required to have one just to keep up with the market.  To me, using a video to sell … Continue reading

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5 Things to Consider When Marketing Your Work

If you ever watch commercials then you have seen that companies will do anything to get a consumer’s attention.  They aim to make an emotional and often irrational connection between you and their product.  Laundry soap no longer just gets … Continue reading

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Interview: J. Cafesin

For this week’s Feature Friday I’m excited to present a terrific interview with the very talented J. Cafesin.   When it comes to writing she has done it all, from novels to copywriting.  On with the interview! What led you towards … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Pam Parker “Rejections Can’t Kill You: Fear Something that Can”

Today’s guest post comes from Pam Parker a writer, blogger, and all around interesting woman.  Her blog Finding Meaning With Words is best described with her own tagline: “writing,  life, and the writing life.”    From there you can check … Continue reading

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My Twitterview by Emyln Chand

As promised, here are the transcripts of the first in a series of Emlyn Chand Twitterviews.  True to the media of Twitter all of the questions and answers all had to fit within a single 140 character tweet, which was … Continue reading

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Tune in for My Twitterview!

My new friend and fellow blogger Emlyn Chand is starting a series of interviews featuring bloggers and authors.  To start things off with a bang she has chosen me for her first ever Twitterview. Twitter users can catch the action … Continue reading

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