Another Reader test
tkHere is this week’s Friday installment of the Wordpreneur Reader, with links to articles elsewhere I found informative and useful. Enjoy, go forth and learn, Grasshopper!
Book Editing: The Top Ten Tips (BubbleCow) — “[R]eaders will notice mistakes. If you tell your readers that a character has blue eyes in the opening chapter, and then six chapters later you say they are green, the reader will remember.”
Five Tips for Making a Living as a Writer (Rachelle Gardner) — “With two published co-written books under my belt and a few meager leads to follow, I decided to try to make a living as a writer. The following are five things I learned while building a life out of words…”
5 Ways to Build a Pinterest Following With Facebook (Social Media Examiner) — “Although during the setup process you can choose to link your Pinterest account to your Facebook personal page, there is currently no way to automatically hook up to your Facebook fan page. So what’s a business to do?”
Goodreads Reaches 10 Million Members (GalleyCat) — “Goodreads has great resources for tracking popular titles and discovering reader preferences. For example, Goodreads discovered that dystopian fiction is more popular now than it has been in 50 years…”
How to Be the “Emily Post” of Blog Hosts (Site Sketch 101) — “If you want guest bloggers to gather at your ‘virtual doorstep,’ it’s important that you follow a certain ‘netiquette.’”
How to Outline a Story (Linda R. Young) — “The amusing thing is, I approach outlining much the same way as I used to approach writing: by the seat of my pants. This led me to realise there is no one true method.”
10 Marketing Tips on Spending Less Money to Market Your Book (BookBuzzr) — “All authors know that unless you have the right name (you know what they are) it is a challenge to spread the word and get the press you need to sell your book.”
What Brands Can Learn from Top Publishers on Pinterest (Digiday) — “They tailor their content for how people use Pinterest. Each has found a way to take their content and reformulate it in a way that makes sense for how people use Pinterest.”
Which Social Platform Really Drives the Most Traffic? (Social Media Today) — “Facebook has regained domination for traffic driving over StumbleUpon, in fact, StumbleUpon seems to have dropped off quite dramatically this past year…”
Write about the Same Thing Over and Over — and Get Paid Over and Over, Too (Dollars and Deadlines) — “An even more efficient way to reslant, and one of my favorite ways to ‘double dip’ is to pitch two very similar ideas to different markets at the same time.”
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