Friday, March 27, 2015

Friday's Links to Writing & Marketing Blog Posts

By: Anne R. Allen

Let's face it. Authors do a lot of obnoxious things online in the name of "marketing." I think that's because the average author isn't educated in the field and we don't realize that not all marketing is created equal.

Good marketing is not about bullying your customers. It's about enticing them.

A lot of online groups badmouth authors, especially indies, because of iffy social media marketing practices. We can avoid adding to the bad feelings if we learn to use social media correctly and ethically.

Both of these things are "marketing":

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Read the full article HERE!

If you missed my writing & marketing tweets and retweets yesterday, here they are again:
  1. Writer Unboxed » We Are What We Write
  2. Writing Commercial Fiction and Loving It
  3. How to Write a Character Falling Out of Love | Writer Kris Noel
  4. 4 Reasons You Might Be Missing Out on Your Best Plot Ideas - Helping Writers Become Authors
  5. Wheel of Time is the sad lesson of what can happen when you sell the rights to your books - Vox
  6. - The Art of Writing: 7 Ways to Disguise a “Didn’t-See-It-Coming” Plot Twist
  7. Is this the most interesting part of your character's life? If not, why aren't you showing us that?
  8. Marketing for Writers Do you want to sell more books, or don't you? Marketing for Writers
  9. How to Write About Characters Who Are Smarter Than You — Medium
  10. 4 Emotive Tools of Horror »
  11. How To Write A Novel Outline (Like the Lady Boss You Are!) | She's Novel
  12. 5 Reasons Why Ebook Price Promotions Make You More Money
  13. Anne R. Allen's Blog: How NOT to Sell Books: Top 10 Social Media Marketing No-Nos for Authors
  14. Karen Woodward: A Structure For Short Stories
  15. The Write Conversation : 8 Tips for Those with Social Media Commitment Issues
  16. Marketing 101: Creating a Strategy — Guest: Jennifer Fusco | Jami Gold, Paranormal Author
  17. LM Preston: Are In Person Book Tours Still 'In'?
Happy writing and running, Kathy 

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