Saturday, November 16, 2013

Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

Do you ever wonder if anyone’s listening to you on Twitter?

If so, you’ll want to read the latest research from Carnegie Mellon University, MIT and Georgia Tech. It shows your feelings are correct about a quarter of the time. But before you start worrying, know that slightly more than one in three of your tweets is worth reading. 

Want more bang for your 140 characters? Then follow these ten rules based on this research to make your tweets break through the Twittersphere’s noise to get read. (Of course, it helps to practice good Twitter etiquette.)

To read the rest of the post, click here.

If you missed my writing and marketing tweets and retweets Thursday and Friday, here they are again: 
  1. Create a Good Reader Experience With Your Nonfiction Book - BLOG - Stories To Tell Books
  2. 7 Ways to Develop Your Voice - Marcy Kennedy
  3. The Right Way to Use Social Media | Linky Blog
  4. The Two Big Myths in Editing a Novel — Indie Author Guidebook, Part 5
  5. How To Brainstorm New Writing Ideas | C H Griffin
  6. The Two Letters That Will Help You Write Faster | The Renegade Writer
  7. Four Ways to Reveal Your Character’s Personal Boogie Man | Ninie Hammon
  8. Plateauing is hard to do | The Passive Voice |
  9. How a Winery Uses Social Media to Increase Sales and Brand Loyalty | Social Media Examiner
  10. Nine Ways to Find Writing Ideas
  11. Blog Guidebook: How To Add An Instagram Widget To Your Blog
  12. How to Install Google Apps on the Kindle Fire HDX - The Digital Reader
  13. Tweets With Images Get 18% More Clicks, 89% More Favorites And 150% More Retweets [STUDY] - AllTwitter
  14. Karen Woodward: How To Create Characters That Evoke Emotion
  15. Books-a-Million to Install POD Machines in Stores in Maine and Alabama - The Digital Reader
  16. How to Successfully Write Omniscient POV - Marcy Kennedy
  17. How to Sell on Facebook Using Images | Social Media Examiner
  18. The Two Big Myths in Editing a Novel — Indie Author Guidebook, Part 5
  19. 5 Ways to Write a Damn Good Sentence | Copyblogger
  20. Get to Know Your Readers: An Example of When It Counts : @ProBlogger
  21. How Do You Spot a Good Editor and Avoid the Amateurs? | The Passive Voice |
  22. HOW TO Create Twitter Bait - Heidi Cohen
  23. Grow Your Facebook Audience | Social Media Today
  24. Marketing Your Book for Self-Publishers and Indie Authors — The Book Designer
  25. Three Things to Include in the Back of Your eBook
  26. 10 Surprising social media statistics that might make you rethink your social strategy - The Buffer Blog
  27. 5 Web Design Must-Haves For Every Author Website
  28. Ditch the Press Release | Social Media Today
  29. Understanding Book Distribution (Part 1: Digital) | Book Marketing Strategies and Tips For Authors
  30. Amazon Hack: Increase Sales by Enhancing Your Book Headline and Description! | Author Marketing Experts, Inc.
  31. Keep Calm and Keep Posting: 5 Social Media Marketing Myths Debunked | Social Media Today
  32. RT @elizabethscraig: The Self-publishing Conversation is Changing: @TheFutureBook @agnieszkasshoes
  33. Using Analytics to Optimize Your Site » Book Promotion . com
  34. 3 Reasons Why Your Twitter Following Isn't Growing
  35. Using Scrivener and Evernote to Write Your Book - LiveHacked
  36. Success In Writing: How To Win The Game
  37. The Writing Desk: Building your author platform #10 Free Book Promotion Sites
  38. Twitter: Make Every Tweet Count [Research] - Heidi Cohen
  39. 12 Mistakes Authors Make in Connecting with Readers - Rachelle Gardner
  40. Twitter 101 for Social Selling | Social Media Today
Happy writing & running, Kathy

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