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50 Book Awards Open to Self-Publishers 

An award can be a great marketing tool for your book and provide terrific exposure. Not sure which contests to consider? Here's a list of 50 book awards you can check out: http://bit.ly/1tNBfbH  #amwriting
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Looking for an agent or publisher? Then you should know about the #PitMad Twitter party - the next one is March 11. Via +Julie Valerie 
 
‪#‎PitMad‬ is a Twitter party, held four times per year. During the #PitMad Twitter party, authors pitch completed manuscripts to agents and publishers for twelve hours (8am to 8pm EST/New York). Think you might like to participate? http://www.julievalerie.com/pitch-madness/
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Tips to Evolve as Author and to Find More Readers

Indie authors have so many opportunities. Yes, there's a lot of competition and noise. But there are also a lot of potential readers to be found via smartphones, tablets and e-readers. Here are a few things to consider for reaching this global marketplace of readers.

Read more: http://bit.ly/1ASwcsq  #indiepub #amwriting
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One of my favorite authors, John Steinbeck, was born Feb. 27, 1902. Here's a piece of his writing advice.

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Happy Monday!

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Happy Saturday. Hope your writing is going well!

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Happy Friday!

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A good share for National Grammar Day via +A. Piper Burgi 
 
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According to the smart folks at daysoftheyear.com, it is Grammar Day. It is observed in the United States on March 4th of each year since its designation in 2008. Let's celebrate by dotting our I's and crossing our T's...
Created at www.someecards.com According to the smart folks at daysoftheyear.com, it is Grammar Day. It is observed in the United States on March 4th of each year since its designation in 2008. Let's celebrate by dotting our I...
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+David Leonhardt Alas, I think you're right. :)
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Life lessons from Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss was born today, and his insights are still spot-on.

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Looking for a writers conference to attend in March? Here's a great list from +How to Get Published #amwriting #writerswrite
 
Publishing ... and Other Forms of Insanity

These writers conferences are jam-packed with speakers, workshops, book signings, readings, and, of course, pitch sessions with agents.

Registration is still open for all of these conferences. You can see their full schedule of events by clicking on the links in the article.
March is a popular month for conferences. Shaw Guides lists 27 conferences this month, including annual events for several state and national writers organizations. The larger conferences are jam-packed with speakers, worksho...
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Mobile Marketing Just for Authors 

Given the amount of time people spend on their smartphones (and other mobile devices), authors need a mobile marketing strategy. More than 70 percent of Facebook users, for instance, visit the site via a mobile device. Are you ready for mobile marketing? This piece by +Frances Caballo will help!

Read more: http://bit.ly/1EJ4tK7 #authors #amwriting
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+Frances Caballo You're welcome! This is a great community, very helpful.
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Marketing, Social Media & Content Strategist
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social media marketing, marketing plans, content creation, social media measurement, social media trends, book marketing, specialized book promotion, copy editing, writing, reporting and publicity.
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  • Paula Krapf
    Social Media & Content Strategist, present
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Paula Ficarra
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You have a story to tell, and I can share that story. I develop and manage multiple marketing streams to educate, entertain, and grow your audience.
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Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator for the Geneva Public Library District. Former journalist, loves cats, chocolate, Kindle, rubber stamping, scrapbooking, politics, coffee. 
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  • Northeastern University
    Journalism, 1982 - 1987
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Why Free Is Your Best Marketing Tool And How To Harness It
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by Penny Sansevieri It seems that everyone wants a freebie these days, doesn’t it? It’s gotten to the point that when I mention doing a free

PROMO DAY
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Promo Day is a free annual online event for writing and marketing professionals that takes place in May each year.

Writing Tip: Is Self-Publishing in Your Future?
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Self-publishing is arguably the hottest topic for writers today. I was part of a panel this week for Chicago Women in Publishing along with

Don't fall for these 3 book promotion myths - Build Book Buzz
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Book promotion myths can hurt book sales at worst and slow you down at best. Don't buy into these 3 common myths.

Secrets of Smart Self Publishing
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March Writers Night Out Secrets of Smart Self Publishing - Panel Discussion Self publishing means you get to be in control, but it doesn't m

Author Alert: Resolving the Amazon Keyword Issue | Author Marketing Expe...
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I just finished reading Tony's book, Conducting Effective Twitter Contests and I have to say that I'm thoroughly impressed. Not only do you

Kennedy, the Elusive President
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With roughly 40,000 books about John F. Kennedy published to date, and hundreds planned on the 50th anniversary of his assassination next mo

Holiday Crunch Time! How to Sell More Books Before Christmas.
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Holiday Crunch Time! How to Sell More Books Before Christmas. - The Huffington Post

7 Ways Twitter Can Help Juice Your Content Creation
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Learn how to improve your content strategy by incorporating Twitter.

Is Blogging an Effective Marketing Tool?
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Can Your Blog Drive Book Sales? My last blog hit a nerve with many writers. The dilemma of spending time marketing your books vs. writing yo

Social Media and Useful Tools and Apps | Social Media Today
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When planning a company social strategy, the sheer number of available tools for social media management can be overwhelming. It’s important

5 top things to consider before you write and self-publish a book and wh...
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1. Why are you writing a book/ebook? If you are an expert in a field, are you writing a book to promote that expertise? If so, your reasons

Publishing New Blog Content | Checklist of Things to Do | Social Media T...
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Here's a post-publication action plan to consider the next time you publish a new blog post.

WKW 24: Interview with Penny Sansevieri the CEO of Author Marketing Expe...
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In this episode of the Well Kept Wallet podcast we have Penny Sansevieri the CEO of Author Marketing Experts, Inc. which is a full service m

Book Marketing Expert - Discovery: Another Buzzword We're Wrestling to U...
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It seems we're all about discovery these days. In fact I'm off to speak at Digital Book World and the Greenleaf Book Group marketing event,

How to Edit Your Book - Method 4: Professionals | Book Marketing Strateg...
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I just finished reading Tony's book, Conducting Effective Twitter Contests and I have to say that I'm thoroughly impressed. Not only do you

How to Edit your Book - Method 3: Crowdsource | Book Marketing Strategie...
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I just finished reading Tony's book, Conducting Effective Twitter Contests and I have to say that I'm thoroughly impressed. Not only do you