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5 Things For Authors To Tweet About (That Aren’t “Buy My Book!”)

A major trap that authors fall into on Twitter is trying to get too many people to buy their book.<p>Of course, as a self-published author your goal is …

How to Craft Books that Sell

Everyone says, “Now is the best time to be an author.”<p>That’s only true if you produce a traditionally published<br>or self-published book that sells.<p>The …

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Is Your Content Worth Sharing? Storytelling Techniques in Social Media

A good story gains its own life on social media. A great story gets shared…a lot. Is your content on social media worth sharing? Storytelling remains …

Marketing Strategy HQ

Instagram is an awesome social network that has surpassed the size of Twitter and even with over 400 million active accounts it continues to grow. A …

Ep 004: “Storytelling for Book Marketing”

<b>Welcome to the fourth episode of The Author Hangout,</b> a “Hangout on Air” designed to help authors, especially self-published and indie authors, with …

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9 Lesser-Known Facebook Features You're Probably Missing

Facebook is powerful... REALLY powerful!<p>And many of Facebook's best features go completely unnoticed.<p>Granted, Facebook does make it a bit difficult …

Craft an Exceptional Elevator Pitch: Tip #21 of 52 Ways to Market Your Book | Author Marketing Experts, Inc.

We’ve heard from a lot of you telling us how much you love these tips. We’re so glad you do! Well, here are a few more you can expect over the …

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‘Bang Bang!’ brings Bollywood action to MIFF | Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival – Melbourne, Florida

Movie poster for “Bang Bang!”<p>Siddharth Anand’s action-packed Bollywood feature “Bang Bang!” is coming to MIFF!<p>Katrina Kaif and Hrithik Roshan star in …

China asserts paternal rights over Hong Kong in democracy clash

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Just days before China was set to deliver its edict on electoral reform in Hong Kong, Beijing’s most senior official in the city held a rare meeting with several local lawmakers whose determined push for full democracy had incensed Beijing’s Communist leaders.<p>The setting at …

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Book Cover Design: Judging a Book by Its Cover – Part 1

Nothing screams “amateur” like a poorly crafted book cover. The standards for book design aspired to by trade publishers are not all that high, but …

How To Get More Twitter Followers In 2018: 24 Effective Tips To Grow Your Following Fast

<b>Have you ever wanted to get more followers on Twitter?</b><p>Watching as others amassed a huge number of followers and wondered what you can do to replicate …

Practical Tips for Marketing Your Books on the Social Web

<i>Looking for some Twitter tips to take your tweeting to the next level? Keep reading to discover how to get your audience to share your …

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F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Secret to Great Writing: Letters of Advice to a Friend’s Teenage Daughter and to His Own

What is the secret of great writing? For David Foster Wallace, it was about fun. For Henry Miller, about discovery. Susan Sontag saw it as self-exploration. Many literary greats anchored it to their daily routines. And yet, the answer remains elusive and ever-changing.<p>In the fall of 1938, Radcliffe …

Evermen Saga Book Series: Amazon.com

Fantasy author James Maxwell has ranked in the top 5 best selling authors on Amazon worldwide. All of his novels have been category best sellers on …

Here are seven cool projects made possible with Intel's tiny computer

Thinking about using Intel Edison for your next builder project, but feeling a little uninspired? Don't worry: IDF 2014 is rife with examples of how to use the company's new development board. In the weeks leading up to the conference, Intel employees and partners alike used it to build robots, …

Owner on Goodell, Tape Scandal: 'No Owner Will Support Him If This Is True'

The NFL owner is someone I've known for some time. He is earnest, thoughtful and measured. His words on the latest turn in the Ray Rice case, as reported by Rob Maaddi of The Associated Press, are likely what many owners are thinking.<p>"Roger [Goodell] is not a liar," said the owner, who asked not to …

Hunger in America: Food insecurity has barely fallen since the recession.

Here’s your reminder that, in the United States, reigning global power, there are still millions of people who have trouble getting enough to …

Artful and Disarming Photos of a Feral Cat Colony

Cats rule the Internet, this much is clear, but it is exceedingly rare to see serious depictions of the fine beasts. Beautifully counteracting this …

Which Pro Camera Do You Really Need to Shoot Like a Pro?

Let’s start with a little quiz. What one thing makes a pro camera a pro camera? Build quality? Weather sealing? Fast autofocus? Fast motor drive? …