Marketing Tips Around The Net: January 21st

I t’s Friday and that means it’s time to go around the net to look at book marketing posts that have caught my attention. So sit back with your favorite warm beverage and let’s get going!

One quick announcement: On Saturday, March 26th, author, publisher, and former ABC syndicated radio host Kat Smith and I will be hosting a 4 hour book marketing seminar at the Richardson, Texas Civic Center through the Writer’s Guild of Texas. This news is hot off the presses. Stay tuned for more details and a forthcoming link with all the information.

Now, on to today’s post…

1. Tips for creating effective “About Us” statements- Roger C. Parker gives fresh perspectives on an old marketing tool.

2. Smart Self-Publishing: How to Get Published Without Getting Scammed- Penny Sansevieri provides a must-read guide for anyone who is considering self-publishing their book.

3. Creative Entrepreneurship And Content Marketing With Mark McGuinness- Joanna Penn speaks with Mark McGuinness on how creative professionals can market their business.

4. Blogging Your Way to a Successful Writing Career- Carolyn Howard-Johnson invites Tim Handorf to discuss how to use blogging to move your writing career forward.

5. Facebook Has Forever Changed the Face of Small Business Marketing- Phyllis Zimbler Miller discusses how Facebook has changed marketing for small businesses.

6. How to Feature Your Book on Your LinkedIn Profile- Dana Lynn Smith shares a new feature on Linked-In for authors.

7. A Luddite Enters the Digital Marketplace- Jane Friedman invites Nath Jones to share her experiences with releasing her 4 e-book titles.

8. How to Start a Group Blog for Writers- Todd Rutherford gives guidance on starting your own online group.

9. How To Explode Your Blog Traffic with a Perfect Blog Commenting Strategy- Naveen Kulkarni is a guest on Quick Online Tips where he discusses commenting strategies.

10. 5 Great Ways To Get Sued As A Blogger- Jonathan Bailey gives you some sound advice that will help keep you out of hot water with the law.

That’s it for this week’s trip around the net. Have a wonderful weekend and I will see you all next week.

9 Responses to “Marketing Tips Around The Net: January 21st” Subscribe

  1. Sarah Allen January 21, 2011 at 5:10 pm #

    This is absolutely wonderful! Thank you for doing the link-finding work for all of us, super helpful.

    Sarah Allen
    (my creative writing blog)

  2. Tony Eldridge January 21, 2011 at 5:21 pm #

    You are welcome, Sarah! My Friday tips are one of my favorite posts. By the bump in traffic on Fridays, it seems that they are a favorite of my readers as well.

    Thanks so much for your comment :)

  3. Bookgal January 21, 2011 at 11:10 pm #

    Hey Tony, you are the best! Thanks for including me in your fabulous lineup!

  4. Tony Eldridge January 21, 2011 at 11:21 pm #

    You’re welcome, Penny. You always have great things for authors to read, especially including myself.

  5. Hilary Melton-Butcher January 23, 2011 at 9:18 am #

    Hi Tony .. I love the way you always cover a whole range of topics .. great to read & have as a resource ..thank you – Hilary

    PS I’ve started reading your book and am looking forward to getting back into it .. I’m reading up at my mother’s .. so could be a little drawn out – but something I’m definitely enjoying!

  6. Nath Jones January 24, 2011 at 6:43 pm #

    Thanks for the link, Tony. Much appreciated!

  7. Tony Eldridge January 25, 2011 at 1:05 am #

    Hi Hilary. These are my favorite posts. I learn a ton.

    Thanks for reading my book. Don’t rush through it, take your time and enjoy it!

  8. Tony Eldridge January 25, 2011 at 1:06 am #

    Nath, You’re welcome. I really did enjoy your post. I’m thrilled to share it with my readers.

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