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Personal Recommendations Sell Books

As social networking morphs into social commerce, how can authors best promote their books? Maybe it’s less about marketing and more about human connection.

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Optimize Goodreads’ Growth

Goodreads is growing exponentially and offers a prime opportunity to find new readers. We share tips to make the most of it.

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Integrating Pinterest With Your Blog

So you love to use Pinterest. But is posting to Pinterest helping your writing career? Author Julie Ortolon shares how to drive Pinterest users to your blog or author web site

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Social Networking or Just Self-Absorbed?

The next time you’re on Facebook or Twitter, ask yourself, are you there to engage others or to talk about yourself? The answer may surprise you. Learn why.

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Ultimate Guide to Facebook Marketing

Trying to figure out how to make the most of the time you spend on Facebook? Check out this ultimate guide to Facebook Marketing posts.

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Managing Messages from Facebook Groups

Facebook groups offer wonderful networking opportunities, but how can you control the amount of email they generate? We offer step by step instructions.

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Market Your Books on Facebook


Authors who use Facebook regularly should feature their books and news on their Facebook author page. We explain two different apps that can be used to build professional marketing tabs within Facebook.

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