AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors July 23, 2012

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Welcome to the July 23, 2012 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. Thanks to all those who submitted a blog post for this edition so we can offer such great information!

Book Marketing:

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Phyllis Zimbler Miller presents For Authors: Tiny Tips for Marketing on Amazon posted at Phyllis Zimbler Miller, saying, “Tips for improving an author’s book description on Amazon.”

Sarah Bolme presents Walking Advertisements posted at Marketing Christian Books.

Jon Rhodes presents How To Reduce Your Bounce Rate posted at Affiliate Help!, saying, “Here are some simple tips and tricks to help you reduce your blog’s bounce rate. This can help you gain more traffic, and get more sales.”

Dianne Jacob presents Promoting Your Cookbook with a Virtual Potluck posted at Will Write For Food.

Book Sales:

Donna Huber presents Tips on Thursday: Negative Reviews posted at Girl Who Reads, saying, “A reviewer’s perspective on the negative review.”

Betsy Robinson presents Aging, Sustainability & Selling Books posted at Betsy’s Blog, saying: “I humorously addressed my blog’s eclecticism–which is not conducive to selling books–and simultaneously sold my book, using publishing consultant Alan Rinzler’s very fine criticism of my blog.”


Graham J. Sharpe presents Finding Success posted at words have wings, saying, “Writing my first novel ‘Purple’ was comparable to swimming the Atlantic, and now the marketing bit feels like an overland trek to California. I’ve finally found a map and compass. I’m somewhere near Kansas City, but that’s just perfect because I’ve redefined my meaning of success – and I’ve got Shirley MacLaine to thank for that!”

Greg Field presents How to Make Money with a Blog posted at NerdWallet Blog – Credit Card Watch, saying, “A great article on who to make money writing your own blog. Useful for any aspiring writer or self-publisher. Enjoy!”

Social Media:

Lynnette Phillips presents Use Your Social Media Platforms Every Day to Stay Visible | Every Day Book Marketing posted at Every Day Book Marketing, saying, “social media = visibility, visibility = exposure, exposure = book sales”


Paul Bassett Davies presents up the writers posted at The Writer Type, saying, “Humorous advice to writers about the fact that everyone is now a writer. ‘Writing is a lonely, anguished craft. Unless you’re doing it wrong.’”

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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