Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Tips Direct from the SharingwithWriters Newsletter

I am newly in love with Pinterest. The more I get to know it and the more it changes, the more suitable I find it for promoting books. Here is a recent tip from the SharingwithWriters newsletter and if you'd like to receive the next issue with more Pinterest ideas and some great editing ones, too, quick! Sign up by sending an e-mail with SUBSCRIBE in the subject line to HoJoNews@aol.com.

Pinterest: Ohmygosh! Pinterest is now even more suited for authors’ promotion. We can now determine which image goes at the top of our boards (often that will be your book cover or something very closely related!). Go see what I’ve done with my boards at http://Pinterest.com/chowardjohnson. Know that once you've opted in for the new interface, the featured image at the top of each board doesn't change until you change it. It's great for branding.  It's a marketing miracle!


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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 award-winning second edition of, The Frugal Book Promoter: How to get nearly free publicity on your own or by partnering with your publisher; 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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