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Here is a roundup of some of the most useful book marketing Tweets from the past week, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include how to succeed in publishing, why local authors have an advantage on local TV talk shows, ways to sell your eBooks, and much more. Happy marketing!

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* Engagement Tactics for Social Media

Social media offers great opportunities to find and connect with fans; however, each site is different so it’s important to know how to best use each site:

http://www.sitepronews.com/2012/08/30/engagement-tactics-for-social-media/

* How To Get A Literary Agent – the Indie Author Way

Indie authors are successfully self-publishing and turning that success into a compelling pitch to agents. It’s becoming the new normal method for getting an agent:

http://www.thecreativepenn.com/2012/09/13/how-i-got-a-literary-agent/

* 10 Surefire Ways to Succeed in Publishing

Authors who set clear-cut goals and work to achieve them are the authors who find success in publishing. These tips will guide you:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/penny-c-sansevieri/succeed-in-publishing_b_1887068.html

* How to Sell Your eBooks: 10 Ways to Build a List of Buyers

While it’s easy to self-publish an eBook, there’s a lot of competition for readers/buyers. Learn how to identify them and have a list ready for your eBook launch:

http://thefutureofink.com/sell-your-ebooks-one-simple-but-powerful-action-step/

* 40 Ways to Get Banned from Social Media

Sometimes people who should know better commit these “sins;” if you’re serious about using social media to build an audience here’s what you shouldn’t do:

http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/33589/40-Ways-to-Get-Banned-From-the-Top-5-Social-Networks.aspx

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