You finished your book manuscript - congratulations! That's a huge achievement! Now, it's time to polish it to get it ready for publication - and for your readers. If your book is the best it can be before you publish it, it will convey a positive impression on your potential buyers, and get the best possible reaction from your readers. Here's how to get it in tip-top shape: Write, and then rewrite; publish your best work, not a draft. Successful books go through a number of drafts. Your manuscript may seeem perfect to you. But, you've likely been working with it for a long … [Read more...] about Self-publishing basics: how to prepare your book to sell
So, you want to get more Twitter followers...how do you do that? It's not that difficult - it just takes some time and a little thought. The easiest way to get followers is to follow people yourself. Many will follow you back. Those that do, now have the opportunity to see your tweets - and they may occasionally share your tweets with your own followers. This is what you want: for people to see your tweets - and hopefully, to act on them (click your links), and to share them with others. [Note: In this article, I'm going to refer to other Twitter accounts as "people." It's just … [Read more...] about Who to follow on Twitter – and who not to!
If you run a blog, then you are essentially a content marketer. This is true whether you deal in fashion news, celebrity gossip, or sports updates. No matter what the topic is, you’re playing the role of providing content to an audience that expects you to deliver something good more often than not. What’s really important is recognizing this and doing something about it. By now, we all know that content is king. But it isn’t just anything you can conjure up or scrounge up from the back alleys of the internet. In this era that has been structurally ravaged by search algorithm updates such … [Read more...] about Why bloggers need to start thinking like content marketers
Want more Twitter followers? It's actually pretty easy to do - and the good news is that you can do it in just a few minutes a day. Follow these tips, and you'll have a growing, solid base of followers very quickly. Here's how. Let's take a look at your Twitter account. First - Are you following lots more people than are following you? Oddly enough, it's easier to get Twitter followers if you are following fewer accounts than are following you. For some reason folks tend to think that people who are following many more people than they have followers are probably not putting … [Read more...] about How to get many more Twitter followers in just 5 minutes a day!