Tag Archives: author promotion

Author/Reader Events for Marketing

Last night I was a guest on a radio show hosted by Marsha Casper Cook. We spoke a great deal about marketing as an author. I’ve been in this industry a long time and have tried a lot of things, … Continue reading

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Advantages of Book Clubs

I love Book Clubs and Reader’s Groups! Last week, I was having a conversation with another author and the subject of Book Clubs came up. He asked what I thought the advantages were to being connected with a book club, and how … Continue reading

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Ideas For Successful Book Signings

I recently read this post from a very successful writer that I know. He’s been on The Porch a few times. Frank Allan Rodgers.  He does a lot of his own marketing and he had these suggestions: I don’t schedule … Continue reading

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Simple Writing Tip

Nuff Said. 🙂

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Graphic Ways to Build Your Brand as an Author

Many authors new to the published scene are astonished at how overwhelming the marketing piece to our industry is. Believe me, I’m still learning! In this blog post, I’m going to post a few tips that are necessary to begin to building … Continue reading

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To “CON” or “Not To CON”, That Is The Question #awriting #authors

I’m sitting here recovering after my most successful conference attendance as an author since becoming published. I just got back from Authors After Dark 2o15 in Atlanta, and I’ll tell you it was extremely successful. I met a ton of … Continue reading

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Marketing Effectiveness: What’s Worked For Me #amwriting #bookpromotion

In all the years I’ve been an author and involved in the publishing business, I’ve tried just about every form of marketing. I’ve done online marketing through Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads, Google+, Pinterest and more. I’ve done virtual blog tours and … Continue reading

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Sittin’ On The Porch With Kelly – Author Sylvia Villalobos – My Writing Journey

Good Morning To All! It is gorgeous on the porch this morning. Not too hot yet, but it will be later. It’s hot enough for my famous sweet tea and Author Sylvia Villalobos and I are sippin’ away. It is … Continue reading

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Putting On Your Online Suit – Complaining Authors by Barbara Vey

I happened to read this as a post on Facebook today and thought it was appropriate to share here. As an author you need to remember that you are viewed by your readers as a professional. Social media is a … Continue reading

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To Self-Publish Or Not To Self-Publish #amwriting

I thought I’d take a moment to share with you what I’ve learned about authors who choose to self publish instead of going with a traditional or small press publisher. I think there are pro’s and cons to both sides, … Continue reading

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