Monday, February 2, 2015

Monday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: Shelley Hitz 

ThunderClap is a cool tool authors can use to reach more people. You can use it to:

Build a book launch team
Promote a sample chapter
Share a book promotion or
Get the message out about your cause/charity
You can get started here.

With Thunderclap, you need to choose a supporter goal. If you don’t get enough supporters by your campaign’s end date, none of your messages will be sent out. So it is important to meet your minimum goal.

On Thunderclap you can start with a goal of 100. The main advantage of a larger supporter goal is that it appears to be a bigger accomplishment. However, you can raise your goal later if you want.

Video Tutorial

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Read the full article HERE!  (Don’t miss the video)


If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. The Strategic Use of Book Giveaways | Jane Friedman
  2. Amazon Discusses Kindle Unlimited & Kindle Select Stats
  3. Amazon exec: Here’s why it pays to make your ebooks exclusive to us — Tech News and Analysis
  4. Amazon Says It's Healthy to Give Publishers, Authors Choice
  6. Using Extended Metaphors in Your Writing — Part Three | The Artist's Road
  7. On Time Transitions and Flow | motivation for moving beyond your writing habits
  8. The Daring Novelist: Indie Publishing - We Live in Exciting Times
  9. Reedsy — Insecure Writers, Here's Your Support Group! — An...
  10. The King is Dead. Long Live the King! Daily Writing Tips5 Ways to Take Your Readers Back in Time: The Importance of Historical Research
  11. ThrillWriting: The Big Bang Theory: Explosives Info for Writers with New York Times Bestselling Author John Gilstrap
  12. Five Creative Ways To Make Your Story More Powerful - Writers Write
  13. Writer Unboxed » Stirring Higher Emotions
  14. The 4 Best Reasons to Start Journaling Today
  15. Paperback Writer: Edit as You Go
  16. 12 Tips to Help Prevent Reader Boredom | Writing and Illustrating
  17. From 101 Creative Writing Exercises: Body Language | Writing Forward
  18. Copyright Tips and Tidbits: How and When to Register, How to Format Your Notice, and What Not to Do
  19. The New Kindle Singles and How it Can Benefit Your Book | Author Marketing Experts, Inc.
  20. 3 Mistakes to Avoid for a Successful Book-Blogging Venture
  21. The Romantic Sub-Plot - Six Uncommon Romantic Love Interests - Writers Write
  22. Five Tips to Create a Winning Author Team - Where Writers Win
  23. The Must-Read Story for Writers with an "Impossible" Dream: Walter Reuben and "The David Whiting Story"
Happy writing and running, Kathy 

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