Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Wednesday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: BookBub Unbound

We’ve written in the past about using pricing as a promotional tool, and you may already be aware that discounting your book for a limited time can lead to increased sales, greater visibility, and a host of other benefits. But what about giving away your book for free?

The debate around the value of a free ebook promotion includes impassioned opinions from successful indie authorsleading publishers, and industry thought leaders. Here at BookBub, after featuring thousands of free ebooks in our daily email, we believe that while free may not be right for everyone, it can work phenomenally well to accomplish certain marketing goals.

We’ve outlined some of these goals below, with the hope that they’ll help our partners decide whether to test this strategy on their own titles: 

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Read the full article HERE!


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. Fiction University (The Other Side of the Story): It's Alive! Poking Dead Scenes With A Stick, Part Two
  2. Social Media Etiquette – Tips, Stats And Suggestions [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter
  3. Newsletters as Promo | Elizabeth Spann Craig
  4. First Novels Club: How to Write a Novel Synopsis: 5 Tips (Guest Post by Chuck Sambuchino)
  5. How to Plan, Write, and Develop a Book: Finding the Edges: The Art of Theme and Voice in Fiction and Memoir
  6. Query letter mistakes; avoid the most common errors
  7. Does Facebook Work For Authors? | Molly Greene: Writer
  8. How a WordPress Plugin Has Simplified Online Sales - Jeffbullas's Blog
  9. Marketers Not Prepared for Negative Feedback: New Research | Social Media Examiner
  10. What are the 10 Secret Benefits of Blogging?
  11. 12 Most Strategic Ways to Use Pinterest for Marketing
  12. Author, Jody Hedlund: How to Cheat to Find More Work Time
  13. 13 Steps to Improve Your Facebook Reach - Social Media Just for Writers
  14. Blogging: Tips, Tricks, and Knowing Your Goals | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author
  15. Three Tips for Monetizing Your Back-List | The Passive Voice |
  16. Understand The 5 Key Changes In Twitter's Big Redesign (And How You Get It)
  17. Do Free Promotions Really Work? - BookBub Unbound
Happy writing and running, Kathy 

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