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All About Google+ For Writers | Savvy Book Writers

More than 625,000 People join Google+ EVERY DAY, according to Digital Buzz and Huffington Post statistics.  Before I even joined Twitter, GooglePlus (Google+)

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The Write Transition: Pingbacks and Twitter Mentions, Are You Up to Snuff?

Carrie Rubin

Like a toddler teaching astrophysics, I’m probably the last person to give tech advice.

But I won’t let that stop me.

For any bloggers not yet savvy about pingbacks and Twitter mentions, here are two tips I’d like to share that will make things easier for your followers:

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1. Pingbacks

It’s an honor to be mentioned in someone else’s blog post, and it’s a great way to build blogging connections. But unless our blog gets a notification, we won’t be aware we were mentioned unless we stumble upon the post. And since most of us can’t read every post of every blogger we follow, we risk not seeing the mention at all.

The good news is, we can help our fellow bloggers by activating a pingback whenever we mention them in our posts. Pingbacks are an automated way to alert other bloggers we have…

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Michael’s Origins: Stumble Me This -Stumble Me That

This is a great tutorial! I never knew how to get the picture there for Stumble Upon! Thank you!

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Last night I ran across a Blog that had a StumbleUpon button on their Blog so that people could share their work if that wanted to do so.

I was like how is that possible, WordPress got rid of that. So research I did. Then I ran across Debby Gies’s Google Plus Page where she shared an article about “The Power of StumbleUpon” which I read, then I was like SOB! So there I am at my desk just shaking my head.

So, if you would like to put a StumbleUpon button on your Blog, then follow these simple steps.

Sharing

Go to your Dashboard,

Then settings

Then click on Sharing.

Click on services

Locate

Add a new Service

When you click on “Add a new service”

A new popup window will open

Enter info

Service Name: Enter Stumble Me (if feeling like a smart butt)

Sharing URL: Copy the below URL…

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3 Most Important Media Platforms for Writers | Savvy Book Writers

Book Marketing on a Shoestring Doris-Maria Heilmann 111Publishing Savvy Book Writers In some of my seminars and during publishing and book marketing consultations I meet authors that are not only new to writing, but also often have no

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#PRESS RELEASE #WEBINAR REPORT by #Author Annette Rochelle Aben…

Great information from Annette Rochelle Aben shared by Chris The Story Reading Ape!

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I don’t know about you but as a writer and a published author, I always wonder if I am doing the best I could to market my books. Sure, I blog and yes I utilize my social media outlets, however, the webinar I tuned into on Wednesday, September 9th, reminded me of another option.

All hail the press release!

Whatever you needed to know about How to Write Press Releases That Get Publicity, Build Your Brand and Sell More Books was presented as a FREE webinar offered by Joel Friedlander, The Book Designer and Joan Stewart, The PublicityHound, on Wednesday, September 9th. And what was not to love?

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First, it was presented by trusted industry professionals, who filled every minute with loads of great information and second, it was FREE!

For those of you who may have missed this golden opportunity…

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eBook or Print Book? Short Answer: All Three | Savvy Book Writers

Not only eBook AND print, but ALSO audio! . A survey of book-buying behavior from Nielsen “Books & Consumers”, listed sales of books from January

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