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Here’s a look back at some of the top book marketing Tweets from the past week, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include blogging to support your books, strategic tweeting for authors, methods for promoting your Facebook Page, marketing know-how for authors and much more. Good luck!

* Writers Need to Promote Themselves, or Go Unread

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Perhaps nothing inspires more dread in authors than the prospect of marketing themselves. But no one can find out about you and your book without promotion:

http://www.personalbrandingblog.com/writers-need-to-promote-themselves-or-go-unread/

* What Authors Can Learn From the Bestseller Lists

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There are six lessons to be gleaned  from the New York Times bestseller lists. Here’s what you should know:

http://www.alanrinzler.com/blog/2011/09/12/what-authors-can-learn-from-the-bestseller-lists/

* Tips for Top Twitterers

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You can grow your Twitter profile without tweeting all day long. Learn how:

http://marieleslie.com/2011/09/tips-for-top-twitterers/

* Strategic Tweeting for Authors

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Twitter is a great marketing tool for authors. These tips and techniques can help you – it takes time and patience but it works:

http://www.alanrinzler.com/blog/2011/03/20/strategic-tweeting-for-authors/

* 20 Ways to Promote Your Facebook Page

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Building a Facebook Page does not mean fans and followers automatically discover you. However, there are many ways to market and grow your page:

http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/20-ways-to-promote-your-facebook-fan-page/

* Why You Need an Author Blog

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Your blog can help readers find you and sample your content. Your blog is also a way to network and much more. What you should know about blogging to support your books:

https://www.createspace.com/en/community/docs/DOC-1621

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