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8 Things I’ve Learnt About Getting Press Coverage For Books

8 Things to remember when trying to get press coverage for your books

Self-publishing is a huge learning curve. After all, not only do you have to learn how to write the best book you possibly can, without those rookie mistakes, you also have to find the best editor and cover designer you

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Ten Things You Shouldn’t Do On Twitter

Ten Things You Shouldn't Do On Twitter

Many people find it hard to ‘get’ Twitter and it can take some time to work out the etiquette of Twitter as well as how to use it effectively and above all, not offend anyone or cause any damage to

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The Dos and Don’ts of Self-Publishing A Book

Self-publishing a book is hugely exciting and a great achievement. While much of it is straightforward, it can be a scary prospect particularly if you are investing in printed copies in significant numbers. Having just self-published my second book aimed

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6 Advantages of Curated Content

6 Advantages for Curating Content

Do you read lots of blog posts about a particular topic or theme? Are you reading them to stay abreast of what is going on or perhaps you like to stay updated for enjoyment? Have you considered writing a curated

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Pinterest for Beginners: How To Create A Pinterest Board

How to create pinterest boards and pin to them

Whether you are new to Pinterest or returning to it, it can be a little confusing trying to work out how to create new Pinterest boards and the different ways of pinning to them. I’m going to show you the

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Top Tips from Wexford Literary Festival 2015

Compelling Fiction Panel - Claudia Carroll, Rachel English, Louise Phillips, Carmel Harrington, chaired by Caroline Busher

I’ve been on panels at social media events, on TV3′s Midday and at women-in-business conferences and Saturday was my first time to sit on a panel at a literary conference. It’s less than two years since I published my first

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Takeaways from Border Bizcamp 2015

border biz camp

I love speaking at conferences. I enjoy preparing my talk and putting the slides together. I like checking out the room and the atmosphere beforehand so I feel prepared. I enjoy listening to the other speakers. I love the adrenalin

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Which Social Media Platforms Should Writers Use?

Which social media platforms should authors use

When writing a book, you are creating a product that will need to be marketed in order to achieve sales. Whether you are planning to self-publish (where you will be doing all the marketing yourself) or to secure a publishing

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Are You Risking Losing Your Facebook Presence?

Are you breaking Facebook's rules?

Do you have a business? Are you selling a product or service? Maybe you’re an author selling your books but you haven’t really considered yourself as being a ‘business person’ as yet. If you are using Facebook to promote your

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My 3 Favourite Twitter Tools

My 3 Favourite Twitter Tools

With three twitter accounts, I find using twitter tools to be time-saving, convenient and it improves my use of this social media platform. Here’s my three favourie twitter tools. Hootlet Hootlet is an browser extension of hootsuite and can be

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