Author Archives: Lynnette Phillips

Do Author Signings Work?

Originally posted on growing up writing:
Marketing is time consuming, there’s no doubt about it, but the benefits are about far more than selling a few books. From two signings I have sold books, sure, but what I didn’t expect…

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Using hashtags… the RIGHT way By Jo Linsdell

With over 255 million monthly active users Twitters news stream can get overwhelming. Hashtags are a great way to find and be found in the sea of tweets. On Twitter, hashtags are used to highlight keywords and categorise your tweets. There … Continue reading

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Introducing How to be Twittertastic by Jo Linsdell

About the book: Are you ready to be Twittertastic? Twitter is the most immediate of all social media and allows you to connect with readers and others from the literary industry from all over the world. The fastest growing network with … Continue reading

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46 Top Websites to Promote Your Book for FREE

Originally posted on Savvy Writers & e-Books online:
Stand out Against Thousands of Books . Added June 23, 2013: Dear Reader:  This list of websites, which we compiled in March 2012, grew in the meantime to almost 100.  Please visit…

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Your Best marketing Tools

Top 10 Mistakes Every Author Should Avoid ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ As any author discovers, there’s plenty of free advice out there for what they should – and shouldn’t do – when publishing a book. If I had to create a Top 10 … Continue reading

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Social Media Myths: Use Shortened URLs

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Guest Author, Lynne Spreen, Reviews Guy Kawasaki’s APE

Hi Everyone, Remember the post for the ‪#‎FREE‬ download of Guy Kawaskai’s book The Ape (Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur)? [You can find that here in case you missed it.] Lynne Spreen has been good enough to review that book written for self … Continue reading

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If Ollie Can Boost Book Sales So Can You!

It doesn’t take a lot of time or effort. You’re already a writer and probably a blogger. Brainstorm a few ideas or write down 5-7 questions you think readers might ask and answer them. Voila,  you’ve got a guest blog … Continue reading

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Have You Tried These Book Marketing Techniques?

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Word-of-Mouth is a Strong Marketing Tool!

Editing and Proofreading are Critical to Word-of-Mouth Have you ever been forced to just close a book and stop reading because the errors were just too distracting? And then told everyone you talked to about this awful error-filled book? How … Continue reading

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