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Goodreads–Reading Rounds

Reviews. Authors all need them, especially in the early days of our book launch. But what to do? We’ve already covered the ground we have control over–we’ve put out the best book we can. So, what are our options? You

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Pinterest–Tips to Get Started

Pinterest is an odd duck in the world of social media. If you’re an introvert, it’s tailor-made for you. It’s possible to reap the benefits of the site without interacting directly with a single solitary person. It’s kind of restful

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Helpful Facebook Tips for Authors

Since I’ve been putting more effort into Facebook, I’m actually starting to build a network, something which has eluded me before. The downside is that you have to be careful adding friends. I was asked personal information about my marriage

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Facebook–How to Automate Sharing Your Blog Posts

This is something a social media expert walked me through the first time, but it turns out it’s not very hard. I have a separate Facebook page devoted to my writing, and I set it up through WordPress to automatically

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Facebook–Profiles vs. Pages

If you’ve opened a Facebook account, what you’ve got is a profile. One of the first things to consider is if you wish to add a page or even pages as well. If you’re already overwhelmed about adding Facebook to

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How to Sign Up for Facebook

Facebook is still arguably the most important social media around. In our ongoing quest to become competent on social media, it’s important not to overlook the beginning steps. To use Facebook, you must first have an account. This is how.

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Meet & Greet Sign-Up and Social Media Conference

People talk a lot about New Year’s resolutions, and I made one myself this year: I’m going to take ownership of my social media. Okay, in a way that sounds silly because who else do my Twitter, Facebook, blog, etc.

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Is Goodreads Good for You?

This is a reblog of Ellis Schuman’s excellent post on the topic. I, too, have been puzzled as to how to use goodreads as an author. Twitter, Facebook, blog–sure, I can see how all of those work into an overall

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Twitter: Getting Over the Two Thousand Follower Roadblock

You may or may not know this, but being able to follow over two thousand people on Twitter can be a pain. According to Twitter Support “… every user can follow 2000 people total. Once you’ve followed 2,000 users, there

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How to Add a Mailchimp Newsletter to WordPress.Com Blog – with Style!

Originally posted on Aniko Carmean:
The true gift of having a clearly defined definition of success is that you begin to find exactly what you need to achieve that success. I discovered  YOUR FIRST 1000 Copies by Tim Grahl exactly…

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