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    Indie Authors: Making the Most of Twitter Profiles

    by Sabrina Ricci Information
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    Twitter recently changed the layout of profiles, which creates a lot of opportunities for authors. Lynda.com has a very helpful database of articles, including a recent one called “Make the Most of the Twitter Profile Page.” It goes over in detail the changes in Twitter headers. Below is an excerpt: In the center column of […]

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    4 Sites That Make News Social

    by Sabrina Ricci Publishing
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    My recent post about PressReader got me thinking about how news is created and shared nowadays with online tools. Online portfolios, crowdsourcing, social media, and livestreaming are all new developments in how journalism is being presented. CNN iReport Through iReport, CNN allows anyone to upload news stories. Not all articles are fact-checked, but some are vetted by […]

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    Promoting Books With Social Media

    by Sabrina Ricci Information
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    Social media is a big part of book marketing, and it’s interesting to see how many different tips people offer for all the social networks. Wishpond created an informative infographic that shows most customers (from social media) come from Facebook and LinkedIn. The Book Shepard recently posted a guide for the best and worst times to post […]

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    Self-publishing: Marketing and Publicity

    by Sabrina Ricci Information
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    Image from Business Insider Marketing can seem like a huge task. However, it’s also a very necessary part of self-publishing.

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    Marketing Tips for Self-published Authors

    by Sabrina Ricci Information

    As a publisher, I send our authors a checklist of things they can do to help promote their book. I think it’s important to get our authors as involved as possible, partly because the more people helping out, the more people will be reached, and the more books we can potentially sell. Many of our […]

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    Pinning on Pinterest

    by Sabrina Ricci Marketing

    Pinterest can be a powerful social media marketing tool. Since this is a blog about publishing, and social media is both a form of publishing and a huge part of marketing in the publishing industry, it seems relevant to share what I learned from a webinar on Pinterest, presented by Entrepreneuress Academy. 

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    NYU Media Talk: Social Content, What’s Working? What’s Not? What’s Next?

    by Sabrina Ricci Future

    Last night’s NYU Media Talk was informative, and one of the most entertaining talks I’ve attended. The topic was on social content, and how social media affects publishing. It was moderated by New York Times Media Equation columnist David Carr, chief strategist and editor-at-large for WaPoLabs Rob Malda, editorial director for Flipboard Josh Quittner, and editor-in-chief […]

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    DBW12 – eBooks for Everyone Else

    by Sabrina Ricci Publishing

    The second day of DBW12 had a few interesting on-going series. The one I chose to listen to was eBooks for Everyone Else, which had panels for design, marketing, and distribution.

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    Writers, Readers, Publishers: Present Tense, Future Bold

    by Sabrina Ricci Publishing

    Tonight I went to a talk about ebook marketing. I’m part of a group, called Writers, Readers, Publishers: Present Tense, Future Bold that meets once a month to hear guest speakers talk about the state of the publishing industry. The first meeting was a talk with Robert Gleason, Executive Editor at Tor Books, a division of […]

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