Download or read book The Author Blog: Easy Blogging for Busy Authors written by Anne R. Allen and published by Anne R. Allen. This book was released on 2019-06-13 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: THE AUTHOR BLOG: EASY BLOGGING FOR BUSY AUTHORS: an easy-does-it guide to simple, low-tech blogging for authors who want to build a platform, but not let it take over their lives. An author blog doesn't have to follow the rules that monetized business blogs do. This book teaches the secrets that made Anne R. Allen a multi-award-winning blogger and one of the top author-bloggers in the industry. And you'll learn why having a successful author blog is easier than you think. Here are some things you'll learn in this book: How an author blog is different—and easier to maintain—than a business blog What authors should blog about at different stages of their careers Choosing the right blog topics for your genre and audience How one type of blogpost can build your platform quickly Basic SEO tips that don't make your eyes glaze over with tech jargon How to write headers that will grab the attention of Web surfers How to keep your audience by learning the tricks of content writing Essential blog and social media etiquette rules What happens to your blog when you die?
Download or read book The Author Blog written by Anne Allen and published by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform. This book was released on 2018-02-03 with total page 188 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An easy-does-it guide to simple, low-tech blogging for authors who want to build a platform, but not let it take over their lives. An author blog doesn't have to follow the rules that monetized business blogs do. This book teaches the secrets that made Anne R. Allen a multi-award-winning blogger and one of the top author-bloggers in the industry. And you'll learn why having a successful author blog is easier than you think. Here are some things you'll learn in this book: -How an author blog is different-and easier to maintain-than a business blog -What authors should blog about at different stages of their careers -Choosing the right blog topics for your genre and audience -How one type of blogpost can build your platform quickly -Basic SEO tips that don't make your eyes glaze over with tech jargon -How to write headers that will grab the attention of Web surfers -How to keep your audience by learning the tricks of content writing -Essential blog and social media etiquette rules -What happens to your blog when you die? "Anne writes the essential blog for today's writers." Mystery author Carmen Amato. "I love following the blog of Anne R. Allen...for up-to-date tips and helpful articles for writers on what's current in the publishing world." Author D. G. Kaye. "BRILLIANT! One of the Top 10 Resources for Self-Publishing Authors." author Mark Tilbury. "Anne is one of the most successful author-bloggers out there." Reedsy "One of the Top 15 Blogs for Indie Authors to Follow...I adore Anne's blog. Aside from being one smart lady, her mix of sass and education is priceless." Social media strategist and manager Frances Caballo "You know what a huge fan I am of Anne R. Allen's blog...absolutely marvelous." Romance author Collette Cameron "I recommend following the publishing blogs of both Jane Friedman and Anne R. Allen...I've implemented many of their tips, which have helped boost my SEO." New York Times bestseller Eileen Goudge in Publisher's Weekly
Download or read book The Writer's Lexicon Volume II written by Kathy Steinemann and published by K. Steinemann Enterprises. This book was released on with total page 311 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Why do you write? Perhaps you’re penning a memoir, fantasy, or romance. Maybe you’re writing a sci-fi series or creative nonfiction novel. At the receiving end will be readers who demand clarity. If you confuse them, you lose them. Learn how to capture their attention and keep them engaged. Discover when to bend or break the so-called “rules” and motivate everyone to finish “just one more chapter.” This book is a must-have for all writers, from amateur to professional, fiction to nonfiction. Sprinkled throughout, you’ll find exercises and examples with ideas for story prompts. Snap ‘em up at will, and ... ... write on.
Download or read book The Gatsby Game written by Anne R. Allen and published by Anne R. Allen. This book was released on 2019-06-13 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This novel offers a possible solution to a real unsolved Hollywood mystery—the death in 1973 of David Whiting during the filming of the Burt Reynolds’ movie, "The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing". Whiting was found dead in the motel room of the actress Sarah Miles. It destroyed Sarah Miles' career and her marriage. When Nicky Conway meets Fitzgerald-quoting Alistair at a Princeton mixer in 1969, she falls for his retro, Jazz-Age charm. But she discovers he’s a con man obsessed with his own “Daisy”—British actress Delia Kent. After Alistair manipulates Nicky into nannying for Delia’s daughter on the set of a Hollywood film, Delia finds Alistair dead in her motel room. Local police can’t decide if it’s accident, suicide—or murder, in which case, Nicky is the prime suspect.
Download or read book Online Marketing for Busy Authors written by Fauzia Burke and published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers. This book was released on 2016-04-19 with total page 168 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: If You Want People to Read Your Book, Writing It Is Only the Beginning There has truly never been a better time to be an author. For the first time, authors have direct access to the public via the Internet—and can create a community eagerly awaiting their book. But where do new authors start? How do they sort through the dizzying range of online options? Where should they spend their time online and what should they be doing? Enter Fauzia Burke, a digital book marketing pioneer and friend of overwhelmed writers everywhere. She takes authors step-by-step through the process of identifying their unique personal brand, defining their audience, clarifying their aspirations and goals, and setting priorities. She offers advice on designing a successful website, building a mailing list of superfans, blogging, creating an engagement strategy for social media, and more. By following Burke's expert advice, authors can conquer the Internet and still get their next manuscript in on time.
Download or read book Social Media for Writers written by Tee Morris and published by Imagine That! Studios. This book was released on 2020-08-25 with total page 289 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: All new second edition, featuring chapters on streaming media, and crisis management. Maximize the Potential of Your Online Brand! Social media has transformed into a necessity for writers. This second edition offers something for both authors new to the social space, and experienced ones looking for fresh approaches to platforms old and new. The variety of social media options alone is dizzying: WordPress, Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, and more. Social Media for Writers, second edition will equip you with the essential tools you'll need to succeed. In this book you'll learn how to: • Create an online brand: write content for several different networks, and tie them together to develop an authoritative, trusted voice • Utilize "best practices": learn the ins-and-outs of the online community and how to maximize the potential of each platform • Build a community: make connections and create a fan base to endorse your work • Refine your voice, and online persona through platforms like podcasting and streaming media With all of these strategies, techniques, and applicable information, Social Media for Writers is a comprehensive source for all your social media needs!
Download or read book Creating Family Web Sites For Dummies written by Janine Warner and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2005-01-07 with total page 386 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Nearly seven million individuals in the U.S. currently maintain their own Web sites, and family sites are becoming an increasingly popular way to share family photos, news, and history. Includes step-by-step instructions and templates for a variety of family site projects, including sites focused on new babies, weddings, family reunions and other get-togethers, kids' hobbies and activities, and genealogical history. The CD-ROM is loaded with pre-designed Web site templates and trial versions of popular software programs, including Photoshop elements, Dreamweaver, Paint Shop Pro, and Family Tree Maker.
Download or read book Beginning SharePoint 2007 written by Amanda Murphy and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2011-08-08 with total page 578 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 has improved and changed dramatically over previous versions of the product. The capabilities of the platform have expanded greatly with the inclusion of an automated workflow engine, web content management capabilities, and a vast number of document management enhancements. However, the value of this tool to an enterprise will depend primarily on the ability of individuals in the organization to understand the features and capabilities of the platform and effectively map those to specific business requirements. This book is designed to mentor and coach business and technical leaders in an organization on the use of SharePoint to address critical information management problems. It gives detailed descriptions and illustrations of the product's functionality and also includes realistic usage scenarios to provide contextual relevance and a personalized learning experience to the reader. The mission of this book is to provide extensive knowledge to information workers and site managers that will empower them to become SharePoint Application champions in the organization. This book should be the premiere handbook of any active or aspiring SharePoint expert. To complete the exercises in this book, you should have a basic comfort level using Microsoft Office application to create content and a general understanding of how to interact with a web site through the browser. This book is intended as a starting point for any SharePoint 2007 user whether that user has never used SharePoint before or has some familiarity with a previous version and just wants to understand the differences with the new release.
Download or read book 2013 Writer's Market written by Robert Lee Brewer and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2012-08-05 with total page 1434 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published The 2013 Writer's Market details thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents. These listings include contact and submission information to help writers get their work published. Look inside and you'll find page after page of all-new editorial material devoted to the business of writing. It's the most information we've ever jammed into one edition! You'll find advice on pitching agents and editors, finding money for your writing in unexpected places, and promoting your writing. Plus, you'll learn how to navigate the social media landscape, negotiate contracts, and protect your work. And as usual, this edition includes the ever popular "How Much Should I Charge?" pay rate chart. You also gain access to: • Lists of professional writing organizations • Sample query letters • A free digital download of Writer's Yearbook featuring the 100 Best Markets Includes a self-publishing checklist, submission tracker, family tree of the major book publishers, and helpful charts. "Writer's Market can save you a lifetime of collecting, sorting, and updating industry info, and it's jam-packed with the things you need, including hard-earned advice from those in the field. As a result, Writer's Market gives you time--that most precious commodity for all writers--so you can turn your attention to the cultivation of your talent." --Julianna Baggott, author of Pure, Girl Talk and The Prince of Fenway Park PLEASE NOTE: Free subscriptions are NOT included with the e-book edition of this title.
Download or read book The IT Girl's Guide to Blogging with Moxie written by Joelle Reeder and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2007-12-26 with total page 315 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Want to break into blogging but don’t know where to start? Dynamic duo Joelle Reeder and Katherine Scoleri of The Moxie GirlsTM show you how to start your first blog, polish your prose, get involved in blogging communities, make sense of RSS feeds, podcasts, photos and more — all with fun, humor and attitude! Inside you will find the need-to-know info to get your blog noticed: How to choose the right blogging platform or content management tool, select a web host, dress up your blog, manage blog content and keep your privates private! When you are ready for more, The Moxie Girls will treat you to insider dish on blog etiquette, analyzing blog traffic, blogging for business, creating podcasts and adding bling to your blog with plugins, add-ons and more. Throw in the refreshing cocktails, beauty tips and gossip with the Girls at the end of each chapter and you’ll be Blogging with Moxie in no time. So, what are you waiting for? The IT Girl’s Guide to Blogging With Moxie is packed with the content you need wrapped in casual, engaging dialog and a cheeky, bite-sized format. Bargain-blogging with tools such as WordPress®, TypePad®, and Vox Choosing a content management system like Expression Engine or Movable Type Managing blog content, using tags and moderating comments Selecting a professional designer and choosing from off-the-rack templates An introduction to podcasting and videocasting Finding, joining and managing blog communities Protecting your online identity Using a blog to better your business
Download or read book Create Your Own Blog written by Tris Hussey and published by Sams Publishing. This book was released on 2012-05-07 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Create Your Own Blog 6 Easy Projects to Start Blogging Like a Pro Second Edition 6 Easy Projects to Start Blogging Like a Pro Personal Blogging Using WordPress.com • Build a Website Around Your Blog • Business Blogging Using WordPress.org Software • Multimedia Blogging • Portfolio Blogging for Artists • Blogging with Tumblr Build a great personal or business blog… absolutely no experience needed! Want a personal or business blog of your own? It’s easy! In this simple guide, one of the world’s most experienced bloggers walks you through every step of building your own WordPress blog, from getting started to building a worldwide audience. Tris Hussey covers it all, from low-cost blogging tools to high-powered writing tips! Get this book, and get started fast—with a professional-quality blog that meets your goals, whatever they are! 6 Easy Projects Build great blogs like these, the easy way! ¶ Personal Blogs ¶ Business Blogs ¶ Audio and Video Podcasting Blogs ¶ Portfolio Blogs for Artists ¶ Blogging with Tumblr ¶ Creating a Website with WordPress Learn from a pro! Discover tips, tricks, and great solutions for: ¶ Setting up your blog the right way—in just minutes! ¶ Writing blog entries people want to read ¶ Handling comments—even nasty ones! ¶ Creating a conversation and building a community ¶ Publicizing your blog ¶ Choosing the right free or low-cost blogging tools ¶ Avoiding beginner mistakes ¶ Earning cash from your blog! You won’t believe how easy it is to create your own blog… or how much fun! Tris Hussey is a speaker, teacher, charter member of the Professional Bloggers Association, and social media consultant. He has been a blogger since 2004 and was one of Canada's first professional bloggers. The author of thousands of posts and articles on social media, blogging, and technology, he was named one of Vancouver's top 20 social media people. He is also a professional photographer and regularly teaches blogging, WordPress, and social media at several Vancouver-area universities.
Download or read book Boom and Bust in the Blogosphere written by Dan Morrill and published by Dan Morrill. This book was released on 2009-01-05 with total page 121 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Boom and Bust in the Blogosphere is a case study based book that looks atblog failure and blog success. If you want to blog, you want to read thisbook.
Download or read book 2015 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market written by Rachel Randall and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2014-08-11 with total page 953 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Best Resource for Getting Your Fiction Published! The 2015 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market is the only resource you'll need to get your short stories, novellas, and novels published. As with past editions, Novel & Short Story Writer's Market offers hundreds of listings for book publishers, literary agents, fiction publications, contests, and more. Each listing includes contact information, submission guidelines, and other important tips. New to this year's edition: Gain access to the exclusive webinar "Blockbuster Fiction: Exploring Emotional High Points in Popular Films" from best-selling author Cheryl St. John. This 45-minute webinar explores the ten most popular films of 2013--including Frozen, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and more--to show you how to create intense, emotional, engrossing moments in your fiction. When you make your readers care about your characters and your story, you'll evoke excitement, indignation, fear, anxiety, tears, and laughter--and keep them hooked from start to finish. You'll also find articles and interviews on all aspects of the writing life, from in-depth lessons on craft and technique to helpful advice on getting published and marketing your work. The 2015 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market offers everything a fiction writer needs to achieve publishing success, including articles and essays like these: • J.T. Ellison, New York Times best-selling author, reveals how to capture â€" and keep â€" reader interest. • Ransom Riggs, mega-popular YA novelist, shares advice on writing out-of-the-ordinary fiction. • Chuck Wendig, hybrid author extraordinaire, talks about the pros and cons of traditional and self-publishing. You'll also receive: • A free digital download of Writer's Yearbook featuring the 100 Best Markets "If you're looking for the best resource for connecting with publishers who are hungry for your fiction, you've found it. Ten novels ago I got my start as an author using Writer's Market guides." -Steven James, writing instructor and best-selling author of The King and Story Trumps Structure "If you can't go to every literary cocktail party in New York, get this book. It's an instant network." -Elizabeth Sims, best-selling author of You've Got a Book in You
Download or read book The Art of Public Writing written by Zachary Michael Jack and published by Parlor Press LLC. This book was released on 2020-10-28 with total page 295 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Today’s professionals recognize the need to elevate written communication beyond argument-driven pedantry, political polemic, and obtuse pontification. Whether the goal is to write the next serious work of best-selling nonfiction, to develop a platform as a public scholar, or simply to craft clear and concise workplace communication, The Art of Public Writing demystifies the process, showing why it’s not just nice, but necessary, to connect with those inside and outside one’s area of expertise. Drawing on a diverse set of examples ranging from Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species to Steven Levitt’s Freakonomics, Zachary Michael Jack offers invaluable advice for researchers, scholars, and working professionals determined to help interpret field-specific debates for wider audiences, address complex issues in the public sphere, and successfully engage audiences beyond the Corner Office and the Ivory Tower.
Download or read book How To Build Your Business With Blogging written by Barb Drozdowich and published by Barb Drozdowich. This book was released on 2021-05-01 with total page 200 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Are you hoping to build your business – grow your audience - using blogging? Have you considered blogging as a method of connecting with the existing audience of a small business? Technical trainer Barb Drozdowich has been blogging since 2010. She has grown her 3 primary blogs to host thousands of visitors each day. She understands how to build an audience and how to build a business using blogging. She supports her family using money earned from her blogs. One of the best ways to connect with an audience and grow an audience is through the use of a blog. A blog can provide entertainment or provide education. A blog can show that you are the “go-to” person for information in your niche. Do you feel uncertain about the technology or what to blog about? How to Build your Business with Blogging is aimed at a beginner to intermediate audience. Barb teaches not only how to set up a blog, but how to turn it into a money-making tool of communication with your audience. She brings several decades of teaching experience and common everyday language to what many see as a complicated subject. In this book you’ll discover: How blogging can help to build and improve communication with an audience How to create powerful topics to blog about that generate shareable content and grow your audience How to create optimized blog posts that will get people talking How to maintain, protect & backup your content to keep your site safe for years to come How to monetize a blog and how to understand the actions of your audience Through a series of short & easy to follow chapters, How to Build Your Business with Blogging helps you choose the right platform, understand the technical aspects & get started today. If you like an easy-to-understand book that cuts through the technobabble that exists in many tech manuals, this book is for you! Pick up this great deal today & start blogging right away!
Download or read book Valuable Content Marketing written by Sonja Jefferson and published by Kogan Page Publishers. This book was released on 2015-07-03 with total page 328 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: WINNER: Small Business Book Awards 2016 - Community Choice - Social Media Category WINNER: Small Business Book Awards 2014 - Community Choice - Marketing Category (1st edition) Make sense of content marketing in the digital world with this award-winning, practical guide to using content to grow your business and raise your brand. From websites, white papers and blogs to tweets, newsletters and video, content is king in the digital world, now more than ever before. Get it right and you have a huge opportunity to connect with clients and customers in ways they appreciate and trust - they will be knocking at your door wanting to do business with you. Valuable Content Marketing shows you how to create and share the type of information that clients, customers and search engines really want - on your website, using social media and through more traditional methods. Including new ideas and examples, step-by-step action lists, quick tips and goal-driven chapter summaries, this fully revised second edition will show you how to get better results from your marketing efforts with valuable content that really works. Whether you are starting a business or aiming to grow, this book makes understanding the key concepts easier than ever, providing inspiration from small companies like software development from Desynit to household names like HSBC.
Download or read book 2015 Writer's Market written by Robert Lee Brewer and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2014-08-05 with total page 1436 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The most trusted guide to getting published! Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let the 2015 Writer's Market guide you through the process with thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents. These listings include contact and submission information to help writers get their work published. Beyond the listings, you'll find all-new editorial material devoted to the business and promotion of writing, including advice on pitching to agents and editors, managing your freelance business, and building a readership. This edition also includes the ever popular--and updated--pay-rate chart, plus dozens of articles and essays like these: • Kate Meadows, freelance writer and editor, shares seven habits of financially savvy writers. • Carol Tice, professional writer, teaches you how to build your writing career with social media. • Dana W. Todd, public relations professional, explains how to successfully pitch you and your work like a PR pro. You also gain access to: • Lists of professional writing organizations • Sample query letters • A free digital download of Writer's Yearbook featuring the 100 Best Markets Finally, NEW TO THIS YEAR'S EDITION is an exclusive webinar "How to Find More Success Freelancing," taught by Robert Lee Brewer, editor of Writer's Market. It takes a lot more than flawless writing to be a freelance writer. This hour-long webinar will help you to increase your chances of success. You'll learn the current freelance landscape, how to find freelance opportunities, how to secure assignments, negotiating strategies, and more. Whether the goal is to publish a book, write a magazine article, or freelance for local businesses, this webinar is for writers looking to find more success with their freelancing and ultimately make more money. "Every writer needs a toolbox filled with craft, a drop of talent, and hope. Successful writers know they must add the Writer's Market. You should too." -Barbara O'Neal, author of The All You Can Dream Buffet, 7-time RITA award-winner, and RWA Hall of Fame member "The business of writing is unnecessarily intimidating. Editors want good writing, so why can it be so hard to get published. Writer's Market helps make sense of that big question, offering the kind of straight-shooting advice writers needs. I bought my first copy over a decade ago and still feel grateful that I was able to send my first submissions without embarrassing myself. Writer's Market is an invaluable tool that I find myself recommending again and again." -Erica Wright, author of the novel The Red Chameleon and poetry collection Instructions for Killing the Jackal, as well as Senior Editor for Guernica Magazine