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January 2015

Easy Custom Layouts in WordPress

January 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sometimes, you need a page that’s got a more complicated layout than your basic page or post–like if you want to have a book page, for instance, with your book on [...]

Document Your Processes with a Private Wiki

January 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Whether you work alone or with a team, you spend a very long time figuring out what works for your business.  And all too often, you forget some aspect of what you’ve [...]

How to Connect with Readers on Twitter

January 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Twitter can be used to connect to new as well as existing readers. To reach new readers, you can: Follow followers of authors in your genre and see if they follow back. [...]

How to Run a Facebook Party

January 20, 2015 // 6 Comments

I’ve been a part of a over a dozen Facebook parties now, and I’ve seen very visible sales spikes from some, to the tune of 50 books of the second in the series [...]

Things Authors Shouldn’t Do on Twitter

January 14, 2015 // 1 Comment

Twitter is another great vehicle for connecting with readers and (to a lesser extent) other writers, but if you do it wrong, you could be turning them off.  So here’s [...]

Things Authors Shouldn’t Do on Facebook

January 9, 2015 // 1 Comment

Social media can be a great tool for authors.  It can also be abused. So here’s a list of 10 things you shouldn’t be doing on Facebook if you don’t want to [...]

Entrepreneurship isn’t a Union Job

January 6, 2015 // 1 Comment

I’ve run into a number of people recently who have announced that they “only” need to make $24,000 or $36,000 or $50,000 or whatever number it is with their [...]
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