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Jul.18.2009
Let’s stir-up those webcrawlers (they love to snag variety forms of media).
Ready to increase traffic back to your site? Don't let your author profile and book just sit there. "Who Likes To Get Naked?" Now is the time to feature you and your book. Let's stir-up those webcrawlers (they love to snag variety forms of media). This will boost your name even higher in...
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Jul.18.2009
Adding links to your blog will optimize search engines and increase traffic.
Recently, I followed through with a friend's request. She wanted me to check her website and blog. Frustrated, she'd asked me if there was anything she could do. Apparently, she'd posted great content but was puzzled when there'd been no traffic. Her fabulous articles sat empty of recorded visitors...
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Jul.11.2009
Key Word and Key Phrase Fuels the Search Engines
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...
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Jul.04.2009
Get Noticed Now
Today you will learn how to *Conquer All Obstacles*. I'm going to share a HUGE tip that will allow you to Hit Over A Hundred Social Bookmarks With Just One Click (okay...make that 3 clicks). But first, there are some VERY IMPORTANT techniques that must be in place to ensure optimized search engine...
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Jul.04.2009
Content is the Key
Quality matters-enhancing your followers' lives will gain you respect, credibility, and produce even more followers. You have a chain ring full of keys...heavy, pulling down your arm, jingling as you step. A closed locked door is in front of you. This door is your blog and there's only one key that...
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Jun.20.2009
Premium Promotional Services
If your book is listed in Amazon, you are welcome to send your book title and ISBN to my partner, Brian Knight, and he'll upload your book for FREE.   There is NO catch.   PREMIUM PROMOTIONAL SERVICES book store acts as a distributor for Amazon. Our site is just another place where...
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Jun.20.2009
Kindle Reader
Marketing and Promoting Top 3 Select Picks For The Week Should be no surprise that I love to read. Ever feel frustrated when there's not enough time in the day to read everything? Now this is an impossible expectation to lay on myself, but there are times when I just cannot keep my eyes open any...
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Jun.20.2009
Marketing Database
Marketing and Promoting Learn from the Best So You Want Your Book To Sell The Secret To Promotion Target The Audience Turning Nightmares Into Pleasant Dreams Creating A BUZZzzzz... Who Likes To Get Naked? How Can A Writer Stand Out From The Rest? Building An Author Platform Twitter Twusted Twitter...
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Jun.20.2009
Add me on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/prempromotions
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....
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Jun.20.2009
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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...
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Jun.07.2009
Brian Knight
Announcement Brian Knight, my working partner at Premium Promotional Services, is the guest blogger at Cicily Janus' blog *Writing About You*. Cicily's energy is shown through a fun and creative site. Click HERE for the complete interview. About Brian's Blog *The New Author* is Brian's site. Over...
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Jun.07.2009
Sharks will not stick around if there’s no food to eat.
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...
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May.31.2009
A headline has less than a second of a site visitor’s attention.  So, your title better be good.
If you're using images under Google for pasting into your blog posts, you may be infringing on copyrights. Here's how to find images from Flickr. You can use these pictures for your website without infringing any copyrights. http://www.flickr.com/search/advanced/ Go to Flickr Advanced Search AND...
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May.31.2009
Now you get to be a fly on the wall.  Who’s wall?  Everyone’s wall who’s talking about you.
Now you get to be a fly on the wall. Who's wall? Everyone's wall who's talking about you. How? Sign up for these two alerts and fill in key words. So simple and cool. Automatically, these alerts will provide you with who's talking about you or your books. Why is this important? > This...
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May.31.2009
I am in the process of creating a list of distributors for authors. Exposure is the answer.
Today, on *Conquer All Obstacles* I've displayed it in a different format than from the usual. Just for a change, I thought I'd present an informative post rather than the usual article. Why? Call it a touch of writer's block; or it may just be the result of our weather (where's Spring???); okay,...
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