Category Archives: Promotion/Publicity/Marketing

Social Media Caveat

How’s your schedule? Been busy lately? Yeah, me too. Most of the authors I know are currently swamped and scrambling to find time to spend with their families while still making deadlines and advancing their status on various projects. I’m … Continue reading

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Blue Collar Marketing

Some authors can do it—hire a publicist, head out to interviews all over the nation, pay for TV commercials and glossy, full-page ads in national magazines. Most of us can’t, but all of us need some form of marketing plan … Continue reading

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Effective Linking with Bitly

Knowledge is everything in business. I know that, but I’ve been regrettably slow in learning how to accumulate it. Several publications down the line, I’m finally figuring things out. So tip #1: Learn this stuff early. With this new campaign … Continue reading

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Super-Sized BookSweeps Giveaway!

Guess what? I’ve teamed up with 40+ fantastic authors of sweet- to-mild, small-town contemporary romances to give away a huge collection of novels to two (yes, only two!) lucky winners, PLUS a Kindle Fire to the Grand Prize winner! You can … Continue reading

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Want to be a Team Member?

Elizabeth hasn’t been a member of my team for very long. She was so quiet, I wondered if she had actually joined. Then she wrote that she’d been reading through all the posts and was “in awe.” Made me feel good. … Continue reading

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Create a Marketing Budget, by Cindy Huff

Cindy Huff, author of the incredible, soon-to-be-released novel, Secrets and Charades, had an excellent post on her site, Writer’s Patchwork Blog, and she has generously allowed me to reprint it here in its entirety. This is her Marketing Tip #3. Numbers one (“You … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers

Help me become a “Known Author”! Get The Bucket List Dare while it’s on sale, and post a review!

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Guess What’s on Sale?!

  THE BUCKET LIST DARE! on sale through December 17!

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99c sale, today only!

Guess what?! The digital version of The Bucket List Dare is on sale for 99 cents on Kindle today only!  And if you’re a member of Kindle Unlimited, it’s free through December! Four graduates of Texas A&M University are facing their thirtieth birthday. What … Continue reading

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Especially for Writers

If you’ve read Give the Lady a Ride and/or The Final Ride, please review them for me. If you haven’t read them, maybe it’s time you did. They’re on sale for 99 cents each on Kindle. End of shameless promotion.

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