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Using Twitter for Effective Book Promotion

By Sarah Citrenbaum, Publicist When used effectively, social media is a game changer when it comes to book promotion. Twitter in particular is one of the most powerful ways for authors to raise awareness about their work. By posting about … Continue reading

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7 10-Second Tweaks To Makeover Your Twitter Profile

            photo credit   By Anna Patrick, Digital Publicist and Social Media Strategist It’s late at night, you hear the wind against your window and you rub your eyes to ease the strain from the … Continue reading

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#AuthorSay: How a Simple Hashtag Propelled the Biggest Debate in Publishing

photo credit By Anna Patrick, Digital Publicist and Social Media Strategist   Self publishing versus traditional publishing: the debate has been raging in the publishing industry for some time, and the embers of each new argument only further kindle the … Continue reading

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Twitter: The Bookstore?

photo credit Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director   If you have a thought you feel the need to impulsively share, where do you go? Twitter! If you see something you need to impulsively purchase, where do you go? A physical store … Continue reading

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6 Things To Tweet During #NaNoWriMo

photo credit By Anna Patrick, Digital Publicist and Social Media Strategist   For many hopeful authors November 1st means more than just Halloween candy clearance sales. It means more than Q4 deadlines at work, or the first month of the … Continue reading

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Best Practice Tips For Authors: Twitter, Skype Interview Tips

The following best practice tips appeared in the premier edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To view our summer newsletter or to subscribe for future editions, click here.   FOR TWITTER By Anna Patrick, Digital Publicist In aiming for higher … Continue reading

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10 Authors You Need To Follow On Twitter And Their Strategies Worth Stealing

By Anna Patrick, Digital Publicist   We can trust authors to pen hundreds of pages without batting an eyelash. But how does their craft stand the test of a 140 character limit? Twitter poses a unique challenge for authors who … Continue reading

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Social Media Traffic Times, the Best and the Worst Times to Post

photo credit By Brian Feinblum, Senior Vice President and Marketing Officer   The key questions on social media are: Which sites should you post on , and how often? What type of content should you share? And what time of day … Continue reading

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Personality Quiz: What Social Media Network Are You?

photo credit By Anna Patrick, Associate Digital Publicist Sure, you’ve Tweeted, put up a Facebook status, updated your Instagram and LinkedIn. In a 2012 poll 58 percent of people surveyed said that they used social media, and that was two years … Continue reading

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Sum it Up

Many of my e-mails as of late — excluding things that are client-related or internal communication threads — have been junk mail. That said, I’ve noticed an influx of e-mails from platforms that I use like Google+, Pinterest, and Twitter … Continue reading

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