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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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#ACX #Audible: Tweet This!

These are the instructions from ACX about creating a custom Tweet…check it out!

Audiobook Creation Exchange Blog (ACX)

With hundreds of millions of users, Twitter should be part of any audiobook marketing plan. So today, we’ve got a quick and easy way for you to drive more social shares of Twitter_logo_blueyour ACX productions. You’ll be creating a custom hyperlink that automatically generates a pre-populated tweet when clicked, which you can place wherever you interact with your fans online. This empowers an army of listeners to help you spread the word. Don’t worry, it’s easy—you can do it in just four steps:

1. Begin with this starter link: “http://twitter.com/home/?status=

2. After the equal sign, add the message you’d like your fans to tweet. Make sure to substitute spaces between words with a plus sign ( + ), as spaces are not permitted in hyperlinks.

3. The message can contain all kinds of helpful things besides plain text. You could include a link to a

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Make the Holidays a Success for Your Book | Savvy Book Writers

. . Not even 7 weeks until Christmas and Hanukkah… Holiday Gift Campaigns, Book Sales Campaigns, or the launch of a new book: I have seen it too many times,

Source: Make the Holidays a Success for Your Book | Savvy Book Writers

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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

Source: 3 Most Important Media Platforms for Writers | Savvy Book Writers

Dan Alatorre: Did you want ME to interview YOU? Let’s get started!

Source: Did you want ME to interview YOU? Let’s get started!

(blog captured from Chris The Story Reading Ape’s blog)

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Well…do YOU?? I got 123 views when I re-blogged Dan Alatorre!!! Just CLICK ON MY NOSE to see which post got so much buzz!!

Cow Pasture Chronicles, Sheila M. Good: Access Denied!

Source: Access Denied!

Originally re-blogged on Chris The Story Reading Ape’s blog! Great information from Sheila M. Good!

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Useful KENP Tips

Great information from MMJaye!

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Those of you who interact with me often know that I’ve been revising Fate Accompli, my one published book, after attending online writing courses. During this time, I haven’t been promoting the book at all. After shedding 8,000 words, I re-uploaded the spicy version manuscript and started tweeting about it effectively, but that’s material for a subsequent post.

After promoting for a single day on Twitter, I saw a 14 and then a 438 KENP hit on my KDP Reports’ blue graph.

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Naturally, I was thrilled, but when I got a big fat zero the next couple of days, you can guess the questions running in my mind:

  1. what percentage of my book does 438 represent?
  2. can I find how many KENP pages Amazon has my book down for?
  3. did 10 people borrow the book and read 43 pages each, hated it and dropped it, or
  4. did one…

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