Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: Chrfis Garrett

How long should an article or a blog post be?

How about a landing page?

The answer is, of course: “As long as necessary. And no longer.

Obvious, right?

Most writers know that brevity is crucial. In writing, like many things in life, “less is more.”

But in writing and in Texas BBQ, we tend to over-indulge. We don’t need the extra words any more than we need those surplus calories, delicious though they are.

Why does brevity matter?

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If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets Monday and Tuesday, here they are again: 
  1. Which “literally” Do You Mean?
  2. How to Draw an Image With Your Words (This post is a #mustread for authors)
  3. Brand Awareness, Website Traffic, Customer Insights Top Priorities For Social Marketers [STUDY] - AllTwitter
  4. How to Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile With Professional Portfolio | Social Media Examiner
  5. Blogging, and Twitter, and Readers…Oh My! : @ProBlogger
  6. Are You Too Lazy to Write Less? - Copyblogger
  7. Afraid Amazon Will Crush Your Small Business? “Complaining Is Not a Strategy” | The Passive Voice |
  8. Amazon is Testing Same Day Delivery Via Drone - GalleyCat
  9. Janet Reid, Literary Agent: How to shoot yourself in the foot
  10. To Blog Or Not To Blog: Is It Really Necessary? | Your Writer Platform
  11. Self-Publishing: 6 Valuable Lessons I Learned Between Book #1 & #2 | Molly Greene: Writer
  12. Stop Worrying What Others Think And Write Your Damn Story
  13. 5 Actionable Tips to Grow Your Blog’s Traffic : @ProBlogger
  14. Amazon Making Big Changes – Authors Beware! | Author Marketing Experts, Inc.
  15. Most Common Writing Mistakes: Weak Character Voice - Helping Writers Become Authors
  16. Want to Know the REAL Secret of Productive Writers? [Guest Post] — Aliventures
  17. 10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy |
  18. Your Action Plan » Book Promotion . com
  19. How To Build Your Brand On Pinterest [Research] - Heidi Cohen
  20. How To Tell Your Story in a Noisy, Social World — Medium
  21. Three Keys to Consumer Social Media Engagement - SocialTimes
  22. Marketing Versus PR: What’s the Difference - Heidi Cohen
  23. Publishing ... and Other Forms of Insanity: Why Google Adwords is (and isn't) a Waste of Time
  24. 20 Instagram Apps to Enhance Your Photos and Videos | Social Media Examiner
  25. Keyword Research 101: How to Discover New Keywords for Your Business
  26. Publishing ... and Other Forms of Insanity: Writers Are from Venus, Agents Are from Mars
  27. Unlike No Other
  28. The act structure in action | Jordan McCollum
  29. The Forgotten Fifth Sense: Are You Making Use Of ALL The Senses In Your Writing? - Writer's Relief, Inc.
  30. What's Behind Amazon's Push to be Everything | Digiday
  31. 11 Ways I Diversified Traffic Sources for My Blogs to Become Less Reliant Upon Google [With a Surprising Twist]
  32. Establishing Your Author Presence BEFORE Your Book’s Release | Nonfiction Authors Association
  33. A Newbie's Guide To Twitter Marketing: Tip #3 Understanding Follow Or Forget
  34. What Have You Given Up for Writing? - Books & Such Literary Management : Books & Such Literary Management
  35. Companies book profits from self-publishing | The Passive Voice |
  36. Apple Makes Bold Move Into Social Media Space With Acquisition Of Twitter Analytics Firm Topsy - AllTwitter 
Happy writing and running, Kathy

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