An oldie but goodie.
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After Fr. Gregory’s beloved old tabby died, he adopted a kitten from the animal shelter and named her Frances. While chasing a squirrel one day, Frances ran up a tree, and then refused to come back down.
The tree wasn’t sturdy enough for a grown man to climb, and Fr. Greg didn’t have a ladder. After thinking it over, he had an idea. He took a piece of clothesline and tied one end to the tree and the other end to his car, thinking he would drive just far enough to bend the tree down to where he could reach Frances from the ground.
But just about the time the tree was bent far enough, the clothesline snapped, the tree sprang back, and Frances sailed up into the air and out of sight.
Fr. Greg searched everywhere for his kitten, without success. Finally he…
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Hello, SE’ers! It’s Jan again here to talk about another marketing tool. And it’s one I think most all of you are very familiar with.
First the question.
Are blog tours worth the effort?
I think the answer to that question will be as varied as the people answering, so I will throw out my answer.
With several successful blog tours under my belt, I say a resounding YES!
I’ve learned some things along the way that help make the tour more interesting for the readers, and more manageable for the author. Those tips are what I will share with you today.
- Content – We’ve said it before and I’ll repeat it, Content is King. If every stop on your book blog tour is the same, it’s boring with a capital B! So each post needs to be unique, entertaining, and engaging.
- Variety of Hosts – This…
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on Just Publishing Advice:
The best way to sell your new title is to have it appear in Amazon search results for books.
However, it can be challenging for new authors to figure out how to do it.
With so many new books appearing on Amazon every day, you need to work hard to be competitive.
But if you understand how Amazon search works, you stand a better chance of success.
What is Amazon search for books?
Eye sea watt ewe mean. 😉
Now you know. What a gem!
I’m pleased to announce the release of my 8th book,Skoll’s Diary.
Africans and African Americans left Earth in 1900, and went to another planet in The Milky Way to escape mistreatment…
It’s now the year 3005 on that terraformed planet. We get a peek into the life of a bright and sensitive teenaged boy, Skoll, through his journal. He loves his world, but is curious about life on Earth. Then suddenly, an epic event casts him in the middle of a difficult decision. The fate of the planet’s community is in his hands.
Get the bookhere. I’d appreciate your leaving a review if you read it. Thanks in advance!