Sunday, November 10, 2013

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The Last Macklenna by Katherine Lowry Logan

The Last Macklenna

by Katherine Lowry Logan

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By Savvy Writers & e-Books online

70 million users and 2.5 billion monthly page views: Pinterest, an image-based, dandy social networking platform has been growing at record speed. Direct sales content is not allowed at Pinterest, according to their Terms of Service. However, but this doesn’t mean authors and publishers can’t get creative and use Pinterest for brand-building and to drive visitors via links to their book sales site.

Here are 10 creative ways to use Pinterest as a platform for indirect marketing purposes in your social media marketing mix. It’s free and easy to use. The visual aspect offers great opportunities for authors to connect with readers by “pinning” their book cover images, photo scenes and illustrations from within their book.

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If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. What Doesn't Happen When You Sign a Book Deal - Rachelle Gardner
  2. The 20 Words and Phrases That Will Get You the Most ReTweets | Dan Zarrella
  3. 10 Ways of Marketing with Pinterest | Savvy Writers & e-Books online
  4. Don’t Make Your Blogging Hat Your Marketing Hat | Molly Greene: Writer
  5. 5 Key Ways to Choose the Right Word (Without a Thesaurus!) - Helping Writers Become Authors
  6. How to Make Characters Vulnerable to Readers | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author
  7. Creating the Right Infographic – A Step-by-Step Process | SociableBlog
  8. Book Distribution: How To Make The Most Of Direct Sales | The Creative Penn
  9. Three Deadly Potholes That Await (to swallow your story) Along the Writing Road @storyfix
  10. Facebook | According To the Stats, the Way To Promote eBooks TeleRead:
  11. AuthorCulture: Deep POV Basics
  12. 2 Must-Dos to Make Your Book Marketing Infinitely Easier | Your Writer Platform
  13. How to Write a Screenplay: 7 Starting Tips for Adapting Your Own Novel (Guest Post by Chuck Sambuchino)
  14. Plot Whisperer for Writers and Readers: How to Write in the Zone for a Fast Draft
  15. Reality Check | The Passive Voice | Writers, Writing, Self-Publishing, Disruptive Innovation and the Universe
  16. 5 Things to Stop Doing If You Want To Finish Your Novel |
  17. 5 top things to consider before you write and self-publish a book and why publicists should care
  18. 4 Fun Ways to Improve Your Facebook Engagement | Social Media Examiner
Happy writing & running, Kathy

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