This Week in the Blogs, August 15 – 21, 2015

by | Aug 23, 2015

Sometimes we need a guiding light to help us navigate our way through tasks that overwhelm us. If you’re a writer who is trying to self-publish your book and build your author platform, this week’s selection of articles might just be the ticket.

Hugh Howey on The Wayfinder
Kindle Unlimited Scores a Knockout
“After 40 days in the Kindle Unlimited program, and after going through my first royalty statement that includes KU pagereads, I have a few observations.”

David Congalton on Anne R. Allen’s Blog… With Ruth Harris
Mastering the Radio Interview: What This Talk Show Host Wants You to Know
“Radio matters. Whether it’s satellite radio, or NPR, or the local AM station like the one that hosts my show. People are still listening, and more importantly, I submit, there is an overlap between people who read books frequently and also listen to the radio.”

Frances Caballo on Social Media Just For Writers
10 Things Authors Should Never Do on Twitter
“Even if you’re not new to Twitter, it might be a good idea to review some of these faux pas. Why? They may be preventing you from attracting more readers, book reviewers and book bloggers from following you.”

Shari Stauch on Where Writers Win
Pinterest Update: More Ways Authors Can Use Pinterest!
“Just over a year ago, one of our favorite authors, Steve Piacente, did a great post: 8 Ways Authors Can Use Pinterest” –and showed us many of his own boards, including artist sketches of his book scenes, even rejected covers (fun!).”

Sandra Beckwith on Build Book Buzz
Boost social media success with these 3 image types
“Research shows that images improve your social media engagement.”
 
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1 Comment

  1. Anne R. Allen

    Thanks for the shout-out for Dave Congalton’s great guest post on our blog!

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