Online Marketing

Slideshare for Authors and Bloggers

Do you want to get your book in the hands of more readers? Or maybe you want to get more traffic for your blog. Who doesn’t right? I was a reading another epic info packed post from John Morrow and he had a link to a case study called Slideshare Traffic Generation Case Study: From 0 – 243,000 views in 30 days. I was intrigued. What is Slideshare? SlideShare is a Web 2.0 based slide hosting service. Users can upload files privately or publicly in the following file formats: PowerPoint, PDF, Keynote or OpenDocument presentations. Slide decks can then be viewed on the site itself, on hand held devices or embedded on […]

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How to Market a Book like a Kardashian

Marketing for an Indie Author is what Ryan Searcrest was to the Kardashians. Without it our books and ideas just wouldn’t get out into the world. When Ryan Seacrest discovered the Kardashians who would have known they would become one of the most famous and successful families on reality T.V. I have to admit sometimes I watch Keeping up with Kardashians when it’s on E. When Kim is at NY Fashion week or has changed her hair, I confess I click on the story. I have watched their rise to fame and fortune since the first season. As an author this is the stuff of dreams. Of course we all want […]

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In the Future everyone will have an email list

  In the last couple of years I have been interested in online marketing and following my favourite indie authors and bloggers everyone has mentioned the same thing over and over again. EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE AN EMAIL LIST! It has been like a broken record played over and over again in the online world. Indie, traditional and hybrid authors write about it constantly. Entrepreneurs have webinars and free eBooks about how to grow your list. I’m going to argue that it’s not just a necessity but imperative you start building an email list because here’s why I think everyone in the future will have an email list and if you don’t, you will […]

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