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Get some ideas and inspiration from these book marketing and publishing industry tweets, courtesy of bloggers, marketers, authors and others. The topics include whether social media is worth a writer’s time, how to use Thunderclap to promote your book, a guide to advertising on Amazon, and more. Happy marketing!

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* How to Win Sales And Influence Amazon’s Algorithms

A great discussion between two authors who have found creative ways to share their audiences and boost their sales:

https://davidgaughran.wordpress.com/2015/01/31/how-to-win-sales-and-influence-algorithms/

* Tips for Gaining Attention in the World of Fiction

Here are some things you can do to get your book noticed:

http://www.writersandauthors.info/2014/12/tips-for-gaining-attention-in-world-of.html

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* Free Publicity for Your KDP Select Free Days

If you’re going to offer your ebook for free, you need to promote it. This list will give you a lot of options for free and paid sites as well as Facebook groups you can use to get the word out:

http://publishedtodeath.blogspot.com/2013/08/how-to-get-free-promotion-for-your.html

* How You Can Use Thunderclap to Promote Your Book

Thunderclap allows authors to build a book launch team, promote a sample chapter, share a book promotion, and more:

http://thefutureofink.com/thunderclap/

* How to Advertise on Amazon: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

Now that authors who use KDP Select can advertise on Amazon, the question is: how does it work? Author Nicholas Rossis explains:

http://nicholasrossis.me/2015/02/01/advertise-with-amazon-a-step-by-step-tutorial/

* 21 Free Resources for Authors

You’ll find a range of freebies here, and something is bound to be useful!

http://buildbookbuzz.com/21-free-resources-for-authors/

* The Finances of Publishing

How indie authors can set a realistic budget to get their book published, from book covers to editing to ebook and print formatting and more:

http://www.novelpublicity.com/2015/01/money-money-money-the-finances-of-publishing/

* Do Writers REALLY Need to Use Social Media Anymore?

Authors already have plenty to do – is social media just a time suck?

http://jodyhedlund.blogspot.com/2015/02/do-writers-really-need-to-use-social.html

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