5 Tips How to Start Your Google+ Presence

5 Tips How to Start Your Google+ Presence

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Most books or blogsare found by organic search on Google.  Knowing this, would you agree that it is extremely important to be easily found in Search Engines?  What better then to combine Social Media Networking and visibility on the Internet at once!  Participating on Google+ – also written GooglePlus – gives you this advantage.  As we receive so many questions how to start with GooglePlus,…

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5 Tips How to Create Mobile-Friendly Blogs and Websites

5 Tips How to Create Mobile-Friendly Blogs and Websites

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How can you, as an author or small publishing business owner, reach more readers?  Over half of the entire world’s population has a mobile phone!  Almost 190 million people in the United States own a smart phone. And 74% of them used their smart phone to access the internet in 2013.  According to Forbes, “87% of connected devices sales by 2017 will be tablets and smartphones.” Whether it’s…

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How can Authors Paint Pictures with Words?

How can Authors Paint Pictures with Words?

 

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Successful authors may use just a few words to evoke an image, or they may use a whole page. Poets may use only a few words to describe a person, or a scene. Novelists may use a whole page to describe the same person, or scene.  In either case, the reader will be able to feel, smell, see, or taste what the author is describing.
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What are Visual Triggers?
Visual triggers are words,…

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17 Tips How to Successful Run Book Giveaways

17 Tips How to Successful Run Book Giveaways

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Book giveaways are a powerful way to get a lot of exposure – and your book in the hands of new readers, who might even write reviews. The success of your book giveaway depends very much on how you promote this event – and also how you leverage the networking possibilities you gain with new followers and contacts.
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Print Book Giveaways on Goodreads
Goodreads only allows print books as Giveaways

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5 Tips to Gain Readers With Great Headlines

5 Tips to Gain Readers With Great Headlines

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How to Choose a Compelling Headline
Most Popular Words & Phrases in Blog and Website Headlines – or Non-Fiction Books for That Matter: Your blog or website headline is the first, and perhaps only, impression you make on a prospective readers and lure them into your article. A compelling headline must promise some kind of benefit or reward for the online visitor.

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Most Popular are – in this Seq…

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Website or Blog Issues? Help is on the Way

Website or Blog Issues? Help is on the Way

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Placing sharing buttons, Social Media following buttons, Google+ batches or new page sections on websites or blogsseem to be daunting tasks for non-techies. Sure, there are forums where many questions might be answered – if one has the time and patience to crawl through hundreds of web pages to find the right answer to their problem. And then to implement it, when a month ago the platform…

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17 Bestseller Tips - from Trade Publishers

17 Bestseller Tips – from Trade Publishers

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If you ever see Marketing and Advertising from traditional puplishers, it’s for their Bestseller authors only, such as: Advance Book Reviews, posted on their book’s cover, Book Tours and Signings of celebrity authors, media coverage including reviews, speaking engagements, and placing at major bookstores who report to Bestseller lists.  How can author-publishers use the methods of global…

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How to Get Pre-Orders For Your New Book

How to Get Pre-Orders For Your New Book

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Do you plan a book launch within the next 3 months? Did you know that you can start right away to sell your future book? Amazon allows you to make your new books available for pre-order in Kindle Stores worldwide. So, as an author-publisher you have more privilegesthan Hachette and Disney Productions, some of the worlds’ biggest publishers : ) as Amazon refused to set up their pre-orders for…

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How to Deal With Negative Book Reviews?

How to Deal With Negative Book Reviews?

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It happens to EVERY writer and it hurts you to see someone talk like thatabout your baby, err novel…  At first, you just sit there, stunned. Unable to believe anyone would take such offense. Schock. Anger… Don’t panic. Negative book reviews, especially those that are potentially malicious, are near the top list of nightmare scenarios for every writer. You have been putting your heart and…

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Putlitzer Preis - Nicht Pulitzer Price

Putlitzer Preis – Nicht Pulitzer Price

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Der Putlitzer Preis wird jedes Jahr für originelle, spannende und unkonventionelle Kurzgeschichten vergeben. In diesem Jahr werden wegen des 10-jährigen Jubiläums nur amüsante Texte prämiert.

Abgabeschluss 30.09.2014

Verleihung: Mai/Juni 2015 in Putlitz/Brandenburg

Der Sieger erhält den Putlitzer Preis 2015 und ein Preisgeld von 150 €.
Der Gewinner des 2. Platzes erhält ein Preisgeld von…

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