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Facebook Ads News: Changes in Targeting

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Photo by http://offers.hubspot.com/science-of-facebook-marketing Unless you spend most of your time under a rock, you will have heard of Facebook’s troubles regarding its cavalier use of its user’s personal data. Zuckerberg was grilled in Congress and they were recently fined £500,000 for their role in the big Cambridge Analytical data scandal,…

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Writer in Residence -#bookcovers – Persuasion by Paul Andruss

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the monthly post by Paul Andruss. This time he looks at book covers and their influence on the buying public.. Some interesting experiments that show that time spent on this element of your book is as important as the words inside. (Andruss) Jane Austen: literary giant or…

Instagram For Authors Part 2

Originally posted on Cereal Authors:
Image via Pixabay In my last post. I talked about Instagram and how authors can use it to build a social media following as well as what type of content to post.  Today, I’m going into the specifics on how to use Instagram to promote a book.  I’m also going…

Instagram For Authors

Originally posted on Cereal Authors:
Instagram, is one of the fastest growing social media sites in the world with over 800 million monthly users.  With a user base that is between the ages of 18 and 29, it’s globally the most popular social media site beating Facebook and Twitter for online engagement.  I’ll admit when…

Thunderclap’s Broken. Enter DayCause.

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
I was referring to Thunderclap as recently as last month, then I found out on Monday that they have been rejecting some author campaigns. Susan Tarr, author of Miranda Bay, tried to run a campaign on March 28th. Upon filling the forms and completing the process, she received the…

Ubersuggest: An Awesome Free Keyword Tool

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
You may remember my review of Dave Chesson’s (aka Kindlepreneur’s) KDP Rocket. KDP Rocket is by far the easiest way to find keywords for your Amazon ads, as it searches for books similar to yours (in the Also Bought department) and offers these in a handy Excel spreadsheet. I have…

11 Tips To Using LinkedIn To Promote Your Book

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
This is a guest post by Mollie Porein,  a highly skilled web content writer. She knows what an expository essay is and can help you write this kind of assignment. She is interested in topics about education, writing, blogging, motivation, etc. Connect with her on LinkedIn and follow her on Twitter.…

Why Some Books Resonate and Others Don’t

Originally posted on Shannon A Thompson:
I’m here to tell you why some books resonate and others don’t. Why? Because so many publishers/agents/editors are out there searching for the next big thing, and many authors are trying to become that. As authors, sometimes we stare at three or four different projects and wonder which one…

What Do I Really Think Of Amazon Marketing Service (AMS)?

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Image: Storyblocks.com I was recently invited to participate in a survey by Amazon Marketing Services (AMS). I was writing up the part where it said, “do you have any suggestions to make?” when it occurred to me that my suggestions would also be useful as a summary of my…

How to Use Amazon Categories to Increase your Rankings (Update)

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Back in 2016, I had written a post with information on How to Use Amazon Categories to Increase your Rankings. It included an estimate of how many copies a book needs to sell to reach a certain rank on Amazon US. This has now been updated as follows: Image found on…

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