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Tweet your way to success as a writer What’s with Twitter these days?  It is a reasonably new an powerful phenomenon which is changing how the writing world sees themselves vis a vis the world at large.  When I say reasonably new, is that it began in 2006, and it wasn’t until about 2012 that …
Publishing a book is only a beginning to the next book which you will write.  However, the one part of publishing process that writers tend to gloss over is choosing a publisher.  The fact is, there are a lot of choices out there and you can go beyond simply getting an agent and thinking about …
What does publishing a book mean to you, are you aiming to make money and learn to improve your writing as you go?  Are you doing all you can to have your book published or are you simply going the self-publishing route to make money faster?  Does it mean one thing — what you intended …
I admit that the thought of getting a lot of traffic to my blog is nice, but the question I have to ask myself is this: in the end is it the best thing for my blog? I am referring to traffic, which is not the same as readers. Traffic is someone looking here for …
Recently I have had friendly debates with more than a few people about the nature of blogs.  Many people look to blogs as a means for making money — and there is nothing wrong with that — but I hear the same comment time and again — to make money, you need attract traffic. My …
So you’ve published that book?  Great. I think you’ve done a great job, but now it’s on to the second one, after all, you’ve told people until you are blue in the face that you have a book out.  So let the sales begin.  You have a goal (I’d like to sell 100 e-books in …
We all would love a few things in the coming year.  If we are honest, we’ll admit that we’d like them a lot sooner and a lot faster.  There are many ways to accomplish our goals, but it’s a time thing.  If you are not a freelance writer you will look at this question and …
I was asked a few days ago if I would ever publish anything on Kindle.  Now, my answer is yes. In fact, my book will soon to be published as a Kindle edition, so please forgive my bias. In this case I think a better question is, would you publish anything you write online on …
It’s not as if you can sit down and write just about anything and expect that people will love no matter what.  This doesn’t happen. I would like to ask this question: What is more important to you?  The content or the traffic?  My answer is simple I’d love both, I’d love to be able …
As many of you know some of my writing friends are big on computers, and for the most part know all about things that make my mind go, “STOP!” they talk about SEO, keyword optimization, (can someone please tell me what it is) Click through rates and the like.  These days they are talking about …
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