This Week in the Blogs, March 9 – 15, 2019

POSTED ON Mar 17, 2019

Shelley Sturgeon

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By Shelley Sturgeon

Are you off in search of leprechauns and pots of gold today or perhaps sampling some green beer or dancing a jig? Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Enjoy this week’s selection of articles.

Frances Caballo on Social Media Just for Writers
New to Instagram? Here’s How to Start Plus 9 Tips for Authors
“If your reader demographic is between the ages of 18 and 49, Instagram can be a strategic application for you to use.”

John Doppler on Self Publishing Advice From The Alliance Of Independent Authors
How To Find the Perfect Title
“The harsh reality is that many of us rack our uncooperative brains for weeks in a fruitless search for a title. And when divine inspiration doesn’t appear and we’re nearing the point of desperation, we clutch at a semi-random title that feels only mediocre.”

Sandra Beckwith on Build Book Buzz
Use quirky April holidays for book promotion
“Schedule some fun into your book promotion in April by taking advantage of some of the quirkier holidays and special occasions that month brings us.”

Melissa Bowersock on Indies Unlimited
Tracking Kindle Sales with Book Report
“Book Report is a free app ( that adds a hot button to your browser.”

Reedsy on Writer’s Digest
5 Tips for Better Book Cover Typography
“A book’s cover is a key marketing tool, reflecting the contents of the book. As you might guess, the typeface of your book title and other cover text (the style and appearance on the page) are just as important.”

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