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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Quotations as Promotion

Every once in a while I like to drop in one of my fave tips from my Sharing with Writers newsletter. Doing so does two things. It affirms my advice that recycling what we write is a good marketing technique (because it saves time and because frequency is an important tenet of marketing). It also encourages visitors to this blog to sign up for this newsletter for valuable tips (and inspiration) like this one. Please sign at www.howtodoitfrugally.com. The sign-up form is in the upper right column of every page of the site. Note: There is a freebie for doing so!

Writing/Promotion Tip: As you edit your work, notice the little quotable gems within it and use them on Twitter to increase interest in what you are doing. Quotes are supremely re-tweetable, too. (_: 

Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of This Is the Place; Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered; Tracings, a chapbook of poetry; and how to books for writers including, The Frugal Book Promoter: How To Do What Your Publisher Won't; The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success; and Great Little Last Minute Editing Tips for Writers . The Great First Impression Book Proposal is her newest booklet for writers. She has three FRUGAL books for retailers including A Retailer’s Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions: How To Increase Profits and Spit in the Eyes of Economic Downturns with Thrifty Events and Sales Techniques. Some of her other blogs are TheNewBookReview.blogspot.com, a blog where authors can recycle their favorite reviews. She also blogs at all things editing, grammar, formatting and more at The Frugal, Smart and Tuned-In Editor . If your followers at Twitter would benefit from this blog post, please use the little Green widget to let them know about this blog:

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