This Week in the Blogs, September 27 – October 3, 2014

by | Oct 5, 2014

Marketing tips, social media scheduling tools, news from Amazon, and much more. Quite the selection of articles for you to read this week so why not find a comfortable chair and get started?

Frances Caballo on Social Media Just For Writers
Penny Sansevieri’s Tips for Selling Books by the Truckload
“While attending the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers/Colorado Gold Conference where I was teaching a session, I decided to sit in on Penny Sansevieri’s workshop, How to Sell Books by the Truckload. … I heard her speak on this topic more than a year ago, but as she told me just before the session, all of her information was new due to big changes at Amazon and Goodreads.”

Kate Tilton on Book Promotion
Social Media Scheduling Tools for Authors by @K8Tilton
“Ever feel like there is no way you can manage all your social media accounts, let alone post regularly to each? Ever wonder how some authors seem to be on social media ALL the time? Introducing social media scheduling tools, your key to managing your accounts and building your following.”

Doris-Maria Heilmann on Savvy Book Writers
Amazon Pays Advances for Your Book?
“Writers everywhere get excited about an email from Amazon, where they explain a glimpse into offering a new program, a crowd-sourcing program”

Victoria Strauss on Writer Beware®: The Blog
How to Request Rights Reversion From Your Publisher
“There’s no official format for a rights reversion request, and if you do a websearch on “rights reversion request” you can find various pieces of advice from authors and others. Here’s the procedure I’d suggest. (Note that I’m not a lawyer, so this is not legal advice.)”

Giacomo Giammatteo on ALLi Self-Publishing Advice Blog
Watchdog: Ingram Spark vs CreateSpace for Self-publishing Print Books
“I have done a few posts on printing for the self-published author, but the more I play around with social media, the more confusion I see among indie authors. Most of the confusion stems from misinformation or old information regarding the two biggest players in the indie author printing game—CreateSpace and Ingram (either Spark or Lightning Source).”

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1 Comment

  1. Kate Tilton

    Happy to be in such great company. Lots of excellent articles here Joel!

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