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This Week in the Blogs, November 29 – December 5, 2014

by | Dec 7, 2014

It’s so easy to be caught up in the busyness and stresses of the holiday season, isn’t it? Why not take a step back from it all just for a few minutes and review these articles on self-publishing and social media that I’ve picked out for you this week? Might be a good opportunity to put your feet up and relax for a few minutes while you read them.

Russell Blake on Russell Blake
Amazing Times
“I’m part of a group of authors on Facebook, have been for about two years. In that time, more than a few have gone from earning a few hundred a year to tens of thousands, and in several cases, hundreds of thousands of dollars per year.”

Chris Robley on Book Baby Blog
[Infographic] What to post & when to post it on 9 important social networks
“Great content. Good timing. … That’s the key to successful social media marketing in a nutshell.”

Nina Amir on How to Blog a Book
Why You Shouldn’t Feel Badly about Unsubscribes
“Despite all the advice that says I shouldn’t care what others think about me, I do. That’s why I used to hate it when anyone unsubscribed from my email list. I still don’t like it, but these days I don’t worry about it. I also don’t take it personally, and neither should you.”

Kathryn Miller Goldman, Esq. on Molly Greene: Writer
Has Your eBook Been Pirated? What To Do: Step 1
“Today, I’m going to share with you the first step in the process of having illegal free downloads removed from an unauthorized site.”

Victoria Strauss on Writer Beware
Don’t Do This: Wrong Ways to Try and Escape Your Deadbeat Publisher
“I often receive such questions from authors who’ve tried and failed to get their rights back from their scammy or incompetent publishers, and are desperate to publish their books somewhere else.”

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