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madeline-sharples's picture
Aug.03.2010
Besides all the work I'm doing to revise and edit my memoir manuscript I've been laying the groundwork for a marketing campaign once the book is published. In fact, I'm drumming up interest already - several months in advance. In addition to posting regularly on my blogs Choices and Red Room, I...
jo-anne-vandermeulen's picture
Feb.06.2010
  5-Star Rating for "Premium Promotional Tips for Writers" If you are spinning at the thought of promoting your book, Jo-Anne's book will plant your feet on the ground and point you in the right direction. Jo-Anne Vandermeulen not only shows you how many web sites there are to promote...
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Nov.30.2009
A user-friendly resource that shows you how to target your audience, create MASSIVE exposure, and drive traffic back to your site where your books are sold. For sale SOON at: http://vandermeulen.laurusbooks.com/   Are you: > wondering how you can STAND OUT FROM THE REST by designing a...
l-m-quinn's picture
Oct.27.2009
I just attended a writers’ conference sponsored by Las Comadres, and featuring Marcela Landres, a well-respected Latina editor/speaker who give us the skinny on how to get published in today’s tough environment. The advice wasn’t pretty, or awful. It was the truth and nothing but with a small light...
jo-anne-vandermeulen's picture
Jul.23.2009
Join these two dynamic speakers, Jo-Anne Vandermeulen and Larry Brooks, on Blogtalkradio, talking about the importance of building an author platform and why the marketing strategy must start now. AUTHORS - This is your chance. Deliver your author platform and pitch your book. READERS - Be ready...
jo-anne-vandermeulen's picture
Jul.11.2009
Whether you're building an author platform or marketing your book(s), the main goal in creating a blog is to attract an audience and drive potential customers back to your site where your book is sold. Producing an article with great content is a must. It's very competitive out there for new...
jo-anne-vandermeulen's picture
Jun.20.2009
Why is everyone talking about Twitter? Is this just a phase or will this be the next form of interaction to replace our blogs? Today, many media social networkers are twalking or twyping with a form of speech impediment. But this is no speech impediment...this is the new world of Twitter....
jo-anne-vandermeulen's picture
Jun.20.2009
You've decided to blog. Wonderful! After a few posts, sit back, and ask yourself these questions: 1.) Why am I blogging? To create an author platform. 2.) What am I hoping to gain from blogging? Followers (potential buyers) that will revisit my site. 3.) Who am I targeting for a viewing audience...
jo-anne-vandermeulen's picture
Jun.07.2009
Trust takes a long time to gain and a second to lose. I know-I've been burned. Thankfully, I turned to the Internet and Googled myself silly. While on the world wide web (www), I discovered there are so many of us that are supportive and in the same boat. What a wonderful feeling to belong in a...
jo-anne-vandermeulen's picture
May.01.2009
Building an Author Platform You must present a strong author platform to get the attention from an agent, editor, or publisher. In the query letter, they are wanting to read who you are, where you're established in the writing world, and what you're planning to do to market and promote yourself...