Category Archives: Twitter

In the wake

We all know last week was wild.  The announcement of KDP Select doesn’t give us a right or wrong answer, and why should it? I fully believe that too many people rely on Amazon, thinking of them as a partner … Continue reading

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eBook sales rise, duh. Paperback… not sure

I love paper.  I love paperback books.  I hold them.  I cuddle them.  I smell their pages… don’t lie, you do too. But the ebook format has swept in and is not going away.  With it comes a new rush … Continue reading

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Looking beyond Amazon

You all know how much I enjoy Amazon… as a company, as an innovator, the whole package.  I enjoy them and what they’ve done – and it’s not all related to publishing.    While Amazon is the biggest kid on … Continue reading

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Guest post today.

Today I’m over on Coming Down the Mountain talking about marketing. Big thanks to Karen for approaching me.  We had talked for the past month or so about guest posting, so I’m happy to see this post live! http://karenjonesgowen.blogspot.com/2011/10/marketing-for-insecure-writers.html?spref=tw

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Tweeting ‘n your writing…

There was a quick article in WSJ yesterday that caught my eye.  The Syfy show ‘Haven’ is going to intergrate Twitter into its show. Certain characters have started their own Twitter accounts and will be using the accounts to go … Continue reading

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Twitter… Get That Cash…

WSJ article today.  Very interesting stuff about Twitter.  We’ve seen their ads – you know those sponsored Tweets that haunt the top of our Hootsuite dashboard.  Twitter is hoping their trend of paid ads continue to rise and rise, to … Continue reading

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