Free Giveaways or Subscriber Incentives definitely make a difference in encouraging people to sign up for your email list. I have seen stats that estimate 2 – 3 times the engagement rate … so even if you don’t have a give away now, be sure to work on one and offer it when it is […]
You can set up a GENERIC email list in either GetResponse or Aweber in hours. However, generic is . . . generic. It is impersonal and basically is designed to fit any website and any list no matter what your focus, topic or niche is. Generic does not help build relationships, which is what you […]
Over the past years, I have set up and maintained over four dozen email marketing lists for myself and my customers. I have used almost every Opt-in Email Marketing Service available and my hands down favorite is GetResponse. You can test out GetResponse for 30 days FREE without having to register your credit card. […]
Are you using social media to get reviews? One of the purposes of having set up your social media channels is to promote your book. This includes getting reviews. Whether you are engaged on ONE channel or a dozen, that is your choice and depends on your communication preferences and time constraints. Channels could include: […]
Kindle Instant Previews (aka Look Inside) Kindle Instant Previews allows you to embed full samples of your books directly onto your blog or website. The preview is similar to the Look Inside feature that lets customers preview samples of both kindle and print books before making a purchase. Not only does it add functionality to […]
Need some quotes for your twitter account? Here are some great quotes specifically for writers. All you have to do is click on “the bird” and send out the tweet. Let me know if you have any great tweets specifically for writers. I’ll add them to the list. If you LOVE using […]
POST UPDATED: FEB 3, 2017 If you only plan on posting to less than 20 groups a few times a month, do it manually. If you have a virtual assistant they could rotate daily posts to up to 50 groups. However if you plan on posting to more than 50 groups it will become […]
Though Twitter was never meant to be a “search engine,” it is actually has a very good search function that can help you find your tweets and see who is Re-tweeting you. Start by going to twitter.com. You can ignore the invitation to create a new twitter account, or log into your account. […]
My customers are constantly asking me “How-To” do this, that and the other thing, so I finally decided to create a curated list of great WordPress how-to videos and tutorials. I’ll keep adding to the list as I find new or updated information.
Pinging is a way for websites to let search engines, feed aggregators, and social networks know that your website or blog has been updated. Be sure NOT to get banned!