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My Top Ten Tweets I love to write, but with writing comes marketing, the bane of my existence. I began gathering tips about writing and marketing from various blogs for easier reference. One day I thought why not share? So here we go. Follow me on Twitter @roxannesmolen for more tips. Book Marketing: 5 Ways To […]

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Posted by on June 24, 2018 in Author Resources

 

JuNoWriMo 2018 coming soon!

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Posted by on May 18, 2018 in Author Resources, News

 

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A Christmas Story Challenge ;-)

My friends came up with an interesting exercise – to write a collective story for Christmas. The problem was, everyone was starting in different places and posting their ideas at the same time, and they appeared in random order, making a total mess of everything.

What I saw, however, was that all the participants, who were not writers by the way, had very interesting ideas and it looked as though with the very same beginning in mind, everyone created a different story, and this story was special and fascinating.

And I thought, what if everyone had a chance to write their story properly, without random, misplaced interference? How cool it would be! Read the rest of this entry »

 

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JuNoWriMo, a new writing challenge ;-)

For those who would like to write a book in one month as part of a supportive, fun and passionate writers, the next writing challenge is about to start! Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Promoting Ebooks with a Free Run through KDP Select

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Note, Nov. 2014: Now that I have returned to using free as a strategy for promoting my books, I am updating the list here again. If you notice any links that don’t work or have any suggestions for links to add, please let me know in the comments!

If you’re promoting a 99c sale rather than a free run, you can find my list of sites for that here.

During the month of February 2012, I did four free promotions with KDP Select, and I’ve started to get the hang of it. After the freebies, my ebooks have bounced into the top 100 Paid in their categories. As I write this, Yseult (which was free for 24 hours on Feb. 29) has the following rankings:

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,468 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
#48 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks >…

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Posted by on November 12, 2016 in Author Resources

 

Call to Arms: Year-long survey reveals which book advertiser offers best value for money

Last year, I shared with you the result of my Call to Arms, on my very popular post, Book Marketing Results 2015. I now have collected enough data to follow up with this year’s results. Like …

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Posted by on November 12, 2016 in Author Resources

 

How to Grow Your Business as a Published Author… and Impact More Lives With Your Message – By Christine Kloser

Have you dreamed of writing a book or becoming a successful published author? Do you have a valuable message that – if put in print – will help grow your business and transform more lives? If you answered yes, but don’t have your book written yet… keep reading!

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Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Author Resources

 

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