Ebook Sales And Social Media

Ebook Sales And Social Media

Slow down on social media Read any advice on how to market an ebook and all the tips and tricks and how to’s you find will advise using social networking as the be all and end all of ebook marketing. As As ebooks are simply an electronic file that slots in perfectly with Internet delivery, who could argue with this logic? So if you’re an ebook book author on Kindle, Smashwords, B&N or any other online distributor, you know you need to have a Facebook Page and personal profile, a Twitter account (or two), an Author page on Goodreads, another on Shelfari plus a Google+ account and of course another

Buy My Book! – No Way, I Don’t Know You

Buy My Book! – No Way, I Don’t Know You

Who are you? The ebook revolution really has been completely misunderstood by many new, and even perhaps not so new authors. Whether the author is using self-publishing, small press or traditional publishing, I see so many making the same foolish mistake when it comes to convincing readers of their wares. ‘Buy My Book’ they scream, yell and even shout in caps. ‘BUY MY BOOK!’ ‘CHECK OUT MY BOOK!’ Well, guess what? I certainly won’t be looking, let alone buying your damn book. I’m sure most readers, with the possible exception of the author’s mother, won’t be either. The reason is so simple. We don’t know who the hell you are,

Sneaky News!

Sneaky News!

Google News are sneaky As many do I suppose, I check Google News once a day or so. It’s not my favourite news source, as I have a long list of news and newspaper sites I check most days, but it covers a lot of territory. However, in the last few days, I have noticed something that is really starting to irk me about Google News. Well, not just irk really. More like annoy me greatly. It is something that proves that Google is purely an advertising company and nothing else and that they are becoming increasingly aggressive. Let me start at the beginning of this nasty little story of how

How To Rank Quickly On Google Search

How To Rank Quickly On Google Search

Rank Quickly On Google Search Here’s a little tip on how to get your blog post indexed very quickly on Google Search, and very often, on the first search page for your keyword. Plus, it’s attention grabbing The image on this post is of my Search listing just now, only six hours after posting an article about self-publishing. So what’s the secret? It is to use Google+. All you need to do is share your post on your Google+ account, but with one little extra. Create a headline for your share, by putting a star symbol either side of your headline, and then add your text. My headline looked like this when