This Week in the Blogs, October 14 – 20, 2014

by | Oct 19, 2014

If you’re too scared to venture outside because of all the Halloween ghosts and goblins, why not stay indoors and check out this week’s selection of great articles?

Frances Caballo on Social Media Just for Writers
How to Target Your Readership
“As of January of this year, Pew Research determined that 75% of adults who engage in online activities use social media.”

Carla King on How to Blog a Book
10 Quick and Easy Ways to Test, Publish and Sell Your Book
“You’ve got your manuscript, so now what? Before committing to big distribution, try these quick and easy ways to publish while you finesse your book with great editing and design.”

Nick Thacker on Writehacked
Give Your Book Away for Free?
“Should you give your book away for free? … Ah, the big question.”

Sabrina Ricci on Digital Pubbing
Indie Authors and Esingles
“For a while now, people have been experimenting with different lengths for their ebooks. Because of their digital nature, the length of an ebook matters less than the length of a print book. Since there are no paper costs, they can be as long or as short as the author likes.”

Doris-Maria Heilmann on Savvy Writers & e-Books online
Is it Worth to Join Google+ Communities?
“More vital than knowing when and where to network with your readers or peers or to post your blogs, is finding like-minded groups of people, such as Google+ reader and blogger Communities. There you can reach new people who are likely interested in what you are writing or blogging about…”

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1 Comment

  1. Emily Hill

    Joel,
    Such a worthwhile Blog Digest! Never did agree on the Free! Free! way to “sell” books, preferring Harlan Ellison’s “Pay the Writer” rant on YouTube (OMGoddesses Funny ;) Nick Thacker’s tips on embedding an Ask! for a review right into Book and eBook formatting and a live-link back to one’s other products is just smart publishing ~ Thanks again!

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