Mother Nature’s been playing tricks on many of us this past week with an early return to winter across much of the country leaving quite a few of us wondering what happened! While we can’t control the weather, we can control many of the factors to do with the success of our self-publishing efforts. Here’s some of the latest articles to help with that.
Jason Matthews on How to Make, Market and Sell Ebooks
My Babelcube Experience (part 2) Getting Interesting
“My optimism for self-pub opportunities spiked when I heard about Babelcube and their book translation services. I filled out a profile, uploaded books and began working with translators.”
K. S. Brooks on Indies Unlimited
Tips for Using Keywords in Blog Posts
“Authors, and others, have blogs and websites because they want to get the word out about whatever their passion is. What good is all that effort if no one ever sees it? Keywords, if used properly, will help get eyeballs on your work.”
Annie Neugebauer on Writer Unboxed
The Great Twitter Debate: Should You Follow Back?
“Apparently I’m a glutton for punishment, because if there’s one topic that could be considered controversial about the usage of Twitter, it’s this one. When someone new follows you, should you follow them back?”
Sandra Beckwith on Build Book Buzz
4 quick tips about book publicity
“Authors often overlook the important book publicity element of marketing, mostly because they don’t realize it’s an option, don’t know what it is, or want it but don’t know how to get it. – See more at: http://buildbookbuzz.com/4-quick-tips-about-book-publicity/#sthash.holLv5vz.dpuf”
Brianna North on Where Writers Win
9 Qualities Writers Should Look for in a Co-Blogger
“Blogging is always changing, just like any other thing that becomes the norm in society. One new aspect of blogging is collaborative blogging. Co-blogs include content that is published by more than one author. Co-blogs are becoming increasingly popular for a variety of reasons, some of which include less responsibility, more depth to the posts and an increased chance for success.”