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We’ve highlighted a few of the best book marketing Tweets during the past week, from bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The range of topics include: effective book covers, guest blogging tips, LinkedIn book promotion and more! Best of luck with your promotional efforts!

Writing may be an art, but publishing is business. Don’t take it personally!

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Our love of storytelling means we sometimes forget that publishing is a business; publishers must see a strong market for a book, otherwise it’s probably going to be rejected. It’s a business decision:

http://cba-ramblings.blogspot.com/2011/02/dont-take-this-personally.html

Three Keys to Successful Author Blogging

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It’s not magic: Content, care of your readers and collaboration/networking are key – and the comments section in this post are worth reading, too:

http://www.thebookdesigner.com/2011/02/three-keys-to-successful-author-blogging/

Promote Your Books in the Publications Section on LinkedIn

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Did you know there are two ways to promote your book in your LinkedIn profile? Many authors have not taken advantage of everything the site offers. Here’s how:

http://bookmarketingmaven.typepad.com/book_marketing_maven/2011/02/promote-your-books-in-the-publications-section-on-linkedin.html

The Secret to Successful Guest Posting

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Your pitch has to be effective, but there are some basics to your own blogging that you need to take care of and then you can work to raise your profile so you’ll be noticed:

http://pushingsocial.com/the-secret-to-successful-guest-posting

10 Tips for Effective Book Covers

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Your cover is a vital marketing tool. Learn what you should know to make your cover compelling:

http://blog.writersdigest.com/norules/2011/02/17/10TipsForEffectiveBookCovers.aspx

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