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120 Degrees in the Shade…and Still Blogging

by Kendra Bonnett on July 23, 2011

Book Business PaperclipPost #78 – Women’s Memoirs, Book Business – Kendra Bonnett and Matilda Butler

starting a blog advantages of blogging building a blogYes, that is the actual temperature as it registered yesterday on the thermometer outside my living room window. 120 degrees in the shade. And I expect more of the same today. You might not be surprised at that temperature if I told you that my home is in Manhattan; the news is filled with stories about the heat wave that has overtaken the east coast. But it’s not. I’m in Maine…Downeast Maine…way Downeast Maine. I’m further northeast than Bar Harbor and only about 90 miles from the Canadian border. I don’t even have air conditioning in my home because we don’t need it. [click to continue…]

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Sun, Water and Knowledge…There’s Nothing Like it for Gardens and Memoirs

by Kendra BonnettJuly 3, 2011
Sun, Water and Knowledge…There’s Nothing Like it for Gardens and Memoirs

Kendra’s garden continues to grow. The salads coming out of this garden are delicious. Now we’re waiting for the tomatoes and the peppers. Knowledge has turned Kendra’s brown thumb green. And knowledge can be a powerful tool you can use in marketing your memoir.

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Memoir Marketing Discussion: Leaving the Hall Light On with Madeline Sharples

by Kendra BonnettJuly 1, 2011
Memoir Marketing Discussion: Leaving the Hall Light On with Madeline Sharples

Even at 70, memoir author Madeline Sharples hasn’t been afraid to tackle the Internet head-on to promote her book about son Paul’s struggle with bipolar illness and ultimate suicide. Madeline shares her approach to marketing and promotion with Women’s Memoirs.

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A Writer and Marketer’s Perspective on a Wonderful Trip…and Farewell to My Fabulous Fifties

by Kendra BonnettJune 10, 2011
A Writer and Marketer’s Perspective on a Wonderful Trip…and Farewell to My Fabulous Fifties

Turning 60, touring the great homes and museums in the Berkshires and Hudson River Valley, provide lessons and perspective on the need for every artist and writer to embrace the marketing, promotion and platform building essential to their success.

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Lists for Writers: 10 Tips for Using YouTube to Promote Your Memoir (or Any Book)

by Kendra BonnettNovember 5, 2010
Lists for Writers: 10 Tips for Using YouTube to Promote Your Memoir (or Any Book)

A new list for writers this week. It’s an important subject too: video. If you are going to promote your memoir (or any book) take advantage of the most popular and fastest growing content on the Internet. Everyone loves video…even Google. Learn how to get started making videos and posting to YouTube. You CAN do this.

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Lists for Writers: 10 Tips for Blogging Your Memoir or Any Book

by Kendra BonnettOctober 24, 2010
Lists for Writers: 10 Tips for Blogging Your Memoir or Any Book

Lists for Writers looks at blogging this week. Blogging is the best way we know to build a following of readers for your books. And you’ll get more attention from agents and publishers if you have a strong blog.

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Lists for Writers: 10 Tips for Putting Twitter to Work

by Kendra BonnettOctober 17, 2010
Lists for Writers: 10 Tips for Putting Twitter to Work

If you are blogging and want to increase your exposure and attract more readers, or if you’ve just been curious about microblogging, Kendra has put together a list of resources to help you get started with Twitter. This is a powerful and oft-misunderstood tool. Now is the time to learn more and get started tweeting.

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