Thursday, February 17, 2011

Free Newsletter, Free E-Bribe (-:

Dear Subscribers:

I know I recently ran a newsletter promotion, but I just met a talented, smart, and giving woman on Twitter who has a Web site with lots of good stuff for writers on it (Isn’t networking wonderful?).

Shelley Hitz has a neat (short!) e-white paper called

“Get Published With No Upfront Costs!
7 Things Publishing Companies Don’t Want You to Know About Self Publishing.”

She’s letting me offer it to you if you recommend my Sharing with Writers newsletter to one of your fellow writers and they give you permission to subscribe them. You know the drill from last time:

1. Rave about Sharing with Writers newsletter to your friends.
2. If they bite, send their e-mail address to me at HoJoNews@aol.com. Put SUBSCRIBE:  FREE SEVEN THINGS WHITE PAPER in the subject line.
3. Paste their e-mail address in the body of the e-mail and send it to HoJoNews (at) AOL (dot) com.
4. I’ll subscribe them and send you both The Self-Publishing Coach’s white papers.

Alternately, you can have them subscribe to this blog and then let me know about it. Yeah, it's the honor system.

Then, if you’re at all interested in self publishing anything—from your next novel to a promotional e-book—you’ll go to Shelley's site and poke around a bit. Maybe sign up for her newsletter, too.

I hope this doesn’t seem too repetitious to you. It is a new opportunity, after all. It is the New Year and a great time to get enthusiastic. And, one must take advantage of these opportunites as they arise.

I hope to hear from you!

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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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