Category Archives: Social marketing

Is blogging dying? Say it ain’t so, Joe!

Is blogging dying out? Are people deserting their blogs for Instagram? For Facebook? In updating my blogroll and scheduling a blog tour f I discovered a lot of inactive blogs. Some blogsI I visited had been removed, others hadn’t been updated … Continue reading

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Important info for Cara Bristol newsletter subscribers

Do you subscribe to my author newsletter? Have you looked at it? Before long, I will have to pay for my MailChimp newsletter service based on the number of subscribers, so I will begin removing inactive subscribers from the list. … Continue reading

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For authors: 10 tips to get the most out of your ‘snippet hop’

A“snippet hop,” is an online event in which authors present short (6-10 sentences) excerpts from their books and visitors go from one blog to the next to read and comment.  I estimate I have visited thousands of snippet blog posts … Continue reading

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What’s in it for you: 5 reasons to subscribe to my author newsletter

1. To be notified of new book releases. As a subscriber, you’ll find out immediately when a book is available for purchase. 2. To receive information about contests, prize drawings, freebies, and special promotions. 3. To take advantage of special offers that ONLY … Continue reading

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Sign up for my author newsletter and get a free book!

Sign up for my author newsletter and get an ebook copy of one of my books FREE. This promotion ends July 16, 20015. SIGN UP HERE When I get confirmation of your signup from MailChimp, I’ll contact you for your … Continue reading

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How to do an author NEWSLETTER with MailChimp

What is an author newsletter? Do you need one? How do you go about doing one? An author newsletter is an automated email sent to a list of subscribers to tell them about new releases, special promotions , contests or other … Continue reading

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#SpankA2Z: Z is for Zenith, the pinnacle of blogging

This is day 26, the last day of the 2nd Annual Spanking A to Z blog challenge. This month spanking fiction authors have been blogging to a different letter of the alphabet, beginning with A and ending with Z.  Z is for Zenith … Continue reading

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#SpankA2Z: M is for MEDIA kit…how to do one

Welcome to day 13  of the 2nd Annual Spanking A to Z blog challenge–we’re at the mid-point! Throughout  June, spanking fiction authors will post a blog corresponding to a different letter of the alphabet, beginning with A and ending with … Continue reading

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#SpankA2Z: L is for LORI Foster’s #RAGT15

Welcome to day 12 of the 2nd Annual Spanking A to Z blog challenge. Throughout June, spanking fiction authors will post a blog corresponding to a different letter of the alphabet, beginning with A and ending with Z. Many of … Continue reading

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On the Golden Rule and authors supporting authors…

The Golden Rule goes something like this: do undo others as you would have them do unto you. Treat others as you would like to be treated. Most of the authors I know do this. Some, not so much. They’re … Continue reading

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