AME Blog Carnival: Tips and Tricks for Writers and Authors August 6, 2012

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Welcome to the August 6, 2012 edition of tips and tricks for writers and authors. Thank you to all those who submitted a post for this week’s edition!

Book Publicity:

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Lynnette Phillips presents 4 Quick Tips for Authors to Get Website Traffic Fast! posted at Book World Marketing, saying, “Post by Lynnette Phillips originally shared with the Book Designer’s readers.”

Karen Cioffi presents Blog Posting, Keywords, Anchor Text, Tags, and Website Statistics Part 1 posted at Karen Cioffi Writing and Marketing, saying, “This article explains about effective blog posting to bring traffic by using keywords, anchor text, and tags. Here are the first two paragraphs: ‘Every marketer knows the importance of article marketing – it’s an effective visibility tool and increases the user’s expert status. For individual websites, this is in the form of blog posting. But, you can write an article that’s properly formatted, has a great title and amazing information and if you don’t use keywords, include tags, SHARE and Promote that article, you won’t get optimized traffic to your site. This can’t be stressed enough.’ ”


Sue Collier presents Guest Post: Things to Keep In Mind When Marketing and Promoting Your Book posted at Self-Publishing Resources.


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Pam B. Morris presents The Comedy of Editing posted at Pam B. Morris, saying, “It is a list stating ‘You’d rather be editing because:,’ and has 15 funny reasons to prove there are worse things to do out there than edit your writing.”

José Juan (J.J.) González presents How to Improve Your Writing posted at Eccentric Realist, saying, “This blog post is for novice authors who want to refine their writing skills but still don’t have any idea how to do it. How much the article helps depends on the reader, for there are those who already know this and there are others who don’t. This is dedicated to the latter, of course.”

Tara Lynne Groth presents A Query That Worked For Me posted at Write Naked, saying, “My blog post ‘A Query That Worked For Me’ outlines the proper format of a query letter and offers a letter that was successful in achieving publication in AirTran Airways’ GO Magazine.  I am a freelance writer based out of Raleigh, North Carolina who has written for GO, Draft, Blue Ridge Outdoors, among many other magazines. I’ve published three books of poetry and the first and only guidebook to the Bonnaroo Music Festival.”

Social Media:

Jon Rhodes presents How To Grab Way More Attention With Headlines posted at Affiliate Help!, saying, “This article shows how to create far more interest in your writing by the use of effective headlines.”

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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