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Book Business PaperclipPost #73 – Women’s Memoirs, Book Business – Kendra Bonnett and Matilda Butler

memoir-writing-birthday-writing-book-marketingWomen’s Memoirs wishes the Facebook LIKE button a very happy first birthday. And it (the button) and they (Facebook) ought to be pleased with the success of this social tool because the LIKE button’s integration into websites has been remarkable.

LIKE May Not Be Unanimous, But It Sure Is Ubiquitous

Within one week of Facebook introducing the LIKE button, more than 50,000 site owners had added the button. By the end of the first month, some 100,000 sites had LIKE buttons. Currently, an estimated 10,000 sites are adding the button EACH DAY. As of this writing, more than 2.5 million sites have installed LIKE buttons. [click to continue…]

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Memoir Writers Can Learn a Thing or Two From Internet Marketers

by Kendra BonnettApril 2, 2011
Memoir Writers Can Learn a Thing or Two From Internet Marketers

We know that as writers you’re not keen on the marketing part. Writing is a labor of love; marketing is a four-letter word (w-o-r-k). But if you want to sell books, read on…

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Memoir Writers Need a Sane Plan for Marketing Their Memoirs

by Kendra BonnettMarch 19, 2011
Memoir Writers Need a Sane Plan for Marketing Their Memoirs

Don’t drive yourself crazy marketing your book. Create a realistic, rationale strategy for using social media to market your book.

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Memoir Book Business Quick Tip: Shorten URLs

by Kendra BonnettFebruary 18, 2011
Memoir Book Business Quick Tip: Shorten URLs

If you’re starting to use social media tools and want to post links to your blog posts–both essential parts of a good memoir marketing strategy–you may wonder how other people are getting those short URLs that fit within the 140 character maximum allowed on Twitter. We’ve got the answer and can get you started.

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Memoir Concluded: The Rosie the Riveter Who Inspired Us

by Matilda ButlerDecember 31, 2010
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Geraldine Doyle, Rosie the Riveter, Rosie’s Daughters, and social networking weave a tapestry designed to get you thinking about building your memoir platform in 2011.

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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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The Internet and Social Networking Achieve Tipping Point

by Kendra BonnettApril 9, 2010
The Internet and Social Networking Achieve Tipping Point

The Infinite Dial survey shows the Internet beats out television to take the top spot as the “most essential” medium and social networking activity doubles within the last two years. With almost 50 percent of Americans using social networking, there are important implications for authors looking to market and sell books.

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