Thursday, October 16, 2014

Thursday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By:  Book Marketing Tools

There are two different kinds of book marketing, active marketing and passive marketing, and both are important.

Active marketing is when you go out to tell others about your book through blog tours, giveaways, free promotions, tweeting about your book, and more.

Passive marketing is setting up fan building and book selling mechanisms once, which will help you to continue to sell books passively once they are all set up.

A combination of both of these forms of book marketing will definitely help you to sell more books.

Use Calls To Action

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Read the full article HERE!


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. Seriously Write: Five Tips for Marketing Your Masterpiece, Part Two by Meaghan Burnett
  2. Writer Unboxed » What You Pay for When You Hire a PR Firm
  3. Top 10 Mistakes Every Author Should Avoid|Small Business PR
  4. How Authors Can Create Successful Blog Plans - Write Nonfiction NOW!
  5. Six Keys to Writing a Story with Spiritual Content | WordServe Water Cooler
  6. Why a Newsletter is a Marketing Must - Author Marketing Experts, Inc.
  7. Writability: How to Write Effective Betrayal
  8. Voice – what you say, and how you say it at SF Novelists
  9. Put Calls To Action In The Back Of Your Books To Sell More Books | Book Marketing Tools Blog
  10. 5 Things For Authors To Tweet About (That Aren’t “Buy My Book!”) | Book Marketing Tools Blog
  11. Book Publishing, Not Fact-Checking - The Atlantic
  12. Fiction University: NaNoWriMo Prep: Planning Your Novel’s Middle
  13. Author, Jody Hedlund: Encouragement for Writers Who Don't Know If They Should Keep Going
  14. From Sarah, With Joy: How To Write In A New Genre (And 4 Reasons You Should)
  15. How One Business Increased Facebook Fans by 200 Percent | Social Media Examiner
  16. 25 Ideas to Transform Ho-Hum Infographics into Something Extraordinary - Copyblogger
  17. Your Blog as Part of an Overarching Business Strategy : @ProBlogger
  18. Is Crowdsourced Editing Right for Your Book? by Corina Koch MacLeod and Carla Douglas — The Book Designer
  19. Dreams vs. Goals: Give Your Writing Dreams Marching Orders |
  20. Five Things to Know About Your Book–and Yourself–Before Starting a Publicity Campaign - Where Writers Win
  21. How to Write Successful Emails (and Improve Open Rates): @problogger
  22. 6 Tools to Make Your Life Easier - Books & Such Literary Management: Books & Such Literary Management
Happy writing and running, Kathy

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