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6 WAYS TO SOCIALLY REWARD YOUR CUSTOMERS By Corina Mackay of Social Media Examiner. socialmediaexaminer.com/6-ways-
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9 WAYS TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO LAUNCH A BOOK ByMichael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner. socialmediaexaminer.com/9-
12 WAYS TO MARKET YOUR BOOK BY GIVING AWAY FREE STUFF From the BookBuzzr blog. bookbuzzr.com/blog/book-
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AN AUTHOR'S PLAN FOR SOCIAL MEDIA This guest post by Chris Brogan on Hope Clark's blog is a valuable how-to resource on using social media to promote your book. Clark owns the Funds for Writers site. hopeclark.blogspot.com/.
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BOOK MARKETING WORKS Brian Jud's blog newsletter presents valuable, revealing information on marketing. He has links to his free webinars with downloadable handouts. Subscribe and download his "Pocket Guide for Book-Marketing Networking."
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FACEBOOK 101 FOR BUSINESS: YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE By Mari Smith from Social Media Examiner. socialmediaexaminer.com
FACEBOOK FOR AUTHORS: SETTING UP AN AUTHOR PAGE, PT. 1 There is a link to Pt. 2 at the end of the article. blog.bookbaby.com/2011
FOUR TIPS TO MAXIMIZE YOUR TWITTER MARKETING http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com
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HEAR WHAT THE PUBLISHING INSIDERS HAVE TO SAY Penny Sansevieri, CEO of Author Marketing Experts, Inc. - and her guests - offer tips and insights into the industry at Publishing Insiders on Blog Radio. Shows are archived and can also be downloaded on itunes. blogtalkradio.com/
HOW TO EMBED TWITTER TESTIMONIALS ON YOUR WEBSITE Michael Stelzner's Social Medial Examiner brings us another helpful article by Charlene Kingston. socialmediaexaminer.com/how-
HOW TO SET UP A BRAND PAGE ON FACEBOOK WITHOUT NEEDING A PERSONAL PROFILE http://www.readwriteweb.com/biz/2011
HOW TO TRACK TWEETS, FACEBOOK LIKES AND MORE WITH GOOGLE ANALYTICS By Tim Ware of Social Media Examiner. socialmediaexaminer.com/how-to-track-
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SOCIAL MEDIA EXAMINER This newsletter presents information about social media like Facebook and new developments in the field. socialmediaexaminer.com.
SOCIAL MEDIA PROMOTIONS AND THE LAW: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW by Sarah Hawkins of Social Media Examiner. socialmedia
START LOCAL - WIN BIG This blog article from Hope Clark of Funds for Writers points out the treasure in promoting your book locally. She makes many suggestions of possible places to sell your book locally. hopeclark.blogspot.com/.
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