Friday Roundup and A Survey for Authors

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Marketing Tips and Podcast Survey by Frances Caballo of Social Media Just for WritersAs you know, I’m busy these days preparing for the launch the Social Media for Authors Podcast.

So far, I have recorded eight episodes and before I record too many more, I would love to have your feedback.

What I’d like to know is what would you most like to hear about in upcoming episodes.

So I developed a short survey for authors like you!

As I explain in the podcast, the new podcast isn’t about me and it isn’t for me; it’s for you.

You see, I’m purposely keeping the episodes short – about 11 minutes – so that you’ll have time to both listen to the podcast and check out the links I mention without spending too much time.

After all, I know that you’d rather spend your time writing.

I would love know what you’d like to learn in the podcast. So, I put together a very short survey with just four questions.

Now, here’s the fun part. The first ten people who answer my survey will receive a free eBook of my most recent book, Avoid Social Media Time Suck: A Blueprint for Authors to Create Online Buzz for Their Books and Still Have Time to Write.

So, why wait. Take the survey now and receive a free copy of my newest book. Of course to receive the copy you’ll need to send me your email address.

1-16-15 Answer 4 Questions to Enter the Book

Now Let’s Transition to the Friday Roundup.

I scoured the Internet and found these posts on the topic of marketing. I hope you enjoy them!

The Three Questions to Know Your Audience by MasterPresenting: When I presented to parents of new college students on student development, I had to figure out what was on their mind. What kept them up at night? So whenever I ran into parents of new college students I’d ask, “What was your biggest concern?” And I got two major responses phrased in different ways—“I was worried they wouldn’t make friends,” and “I worried they’d make bad decisions.

10 Ways To Improve Conversion Rates For Your Next Product Launch by Adam Connell: Ask any blogger what their goals are for their blog, and many of them are likely to say something along the lines of, “wanting a passive income”. Who wouldn’t want to earn a passive income? So how can you earn a passive income from your blog? One of the most effective ways is to sell your own products and services. A select number of bloggers are making serious amounts of cash while others fail to get off the ground. What are those successful bloggers doing that others aren’t? ….Conversion rate optimization.

10 Ways to Promote Your Book on Your Blog by Write to Done: Writing a book is an amazing achievement, one you should celebrate and enjoy.Getting your book from a raw mess of words to a polished, publishable entity, complete with a kickass cover and proper formatting, is even more incredible.


Frances Caballo- Author of Avoid Social Media Time SuckAbout the Author: Frances Caballo is an author and social media strategist and manager for writers. You can receive a free copy of her book Twitter Just for Writers by signing up for her newsletter. Connect with Frances on FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterest, and Google+.

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