"I'm wondering if my work might be in loophole territory. The social media response seems to indicate that my work (Suburban Haiku) is perceived as humor for moms between the ages of 30 and 45.
To draw a parallel to a published work, are Zombie…"
"If a publisher says "No Poetry", they mean it. But, there are countless loopholes. For instance, if Nike sponsors a poetry book by kids who write poems about their Nike Sneakers, the "No Poetry" sign won't apply, because the…"
"A few more thoughts: I agree that it is important to have a Facebook Fan Page, in addition to a personal page. Many more people will Like a fan page than will bother to send you a friend request. So your network will be larger.
You should know…"
"Late to the conversation...The folks who are already familiar with my work via social media seemed to enjoy my trailer, but I can't say that I've noticed any additional interest: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VNdIrPyitc"
"I just found out about a website that links businesses (including authors) with bloggers looking to review products: Bloggerdise.com.
The way it works is that you post an "offer" of your book--say, a review copy to the blogger and another…"
"A tweet is too short to include links to separate bookstores. On Facebook, only one link in a post will show up as a graphic. If folks have to sort through a list of various options/links, they just won't bother. Better to send everybody to…"
"I've noticed the same thing and am very interested to hear others' replies.Goodreads may be one opportunity to reach readers. I haven't had much success with it, as the Goodreads algorithm doesn't make a book visible until it…"
"Thanks for sharing your link, Candace. I like the tone very much--the personal and conversational approach gives the impression that you and your co-author are giving truthful, candid advice. Good idea to pull readers in with the invitation to…"