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This Week in the Blogs, July 7 – 13, 2018

by | Jul 15, 2018

By Shelley Sturgeon

Just think, maybe next summer people will be packing your book in their suitcases when they head for the cottage or the beach.

Lots of interesting reading in this week’s selection of articles. Enjoy!

RJ Clayton on Indies Unlimited
Need to Survey Your Readers? Try Google Docs
“I thought I’d show you how to go about making a Google Docs survey. It’s pretty easy, but we’ll walk you through it.”

Judith Briles on The Book Shepherd
12 Book Marketing and Book Selling Goosers for Authors
“Is there one true way to do market books? Nope, with the exception … do something–not just anything–something that the target marketing is receptive to. And that means YOU, the author need to do some homework.”

Victoria Strauss on Writer Beware
Vanity Publisher Alert: Novum Publishing, United P.C. Publisher
“Novum Publishing is an Austria-based publisher that has expanded into several countries, including the UK and the USA. It also does business as United P.C. Publisher, and is incorporated in Florida as WSB Publishing Inc..”

Brian Jud on Nonfiction Author’s Association
Hints for Conducting Radio Shows by Telephone by Brian Jud
“Performances on radio talk or news shows are the workhorses of book-promotion activities.Hints for Conducting Radio Shows by Telephone by Brian Jud With radio as part of your communication plan, you can reach hundreds, thousands or millions of people at little or no cost. You can even sell some books, if you do it right.”

Nate Hoffelder on The Digital Reader
Amazon Updates KDP Rules to Discourage Book-Stuffing
“Amazon has finally taken steps to squash the cheating in Kindle Unlimited once and for all. They just updated the KDP content guidelines with new rules about compilations, collections, and other multi-work ebooks”
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