Category Archives: Marketing

Being Thankful

This month I suspect many bloggers will deal with the topic of thankfulness or gratitude. After all, it is the season. And in spite of the fact that I haven’t been able as of yet to meet my grandson who … Continue reading

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The Learning Curve of Releasing a Book

As of last month, I now have two books out with Soul Mate! Whoop! And the difference between the two releases is astounding. Before my first book released, I studied up on all sorts of different marketing techniques. Book reviews … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Life, by CiCi Cordelia (aka Cheryl Yeko and Char Chaffin)

Writing is a lonesome job. Sitting in your home office, plugging away day-by-day, hour-by-hour, minute-by-minute, every second a struggle to put the perfect words you’ve been striving for on the page. Some days your muse is flowing, other days, not … Continue reading

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The Multi-Genre Blues

Happy New Year and I need help! Variety is the spice of life, right? I’ve always believed so . . . but when it comes to being an author, sometimes variety can seriously complicate developing your author platform. This month … Continue reading

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The Agony and The Ecstasy

This month I did my first Arts & Crafts Festival. Was it a success? Well, I did see people I haven’t seen since high school (I’m not saying how long ago that was, but it was decades). Back then my … Continue reading

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The Dreaded “M” Word: Part II

Marketing Tips for Authors: Goodreads Last week we talked about Facebook marketing for authors—how it’s important to become a presence, a person that people want to know and like. Not just an author trying to secure email addresses or sell … Continue reading

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The Dreaded “M” Word, Part One

Putting More Than Your Face on Facebook I believe I’ve blogged on this topic before, but since it’s a very broad and multi-faceted subject, I’ve decided to turn it into a series. In this, Part One, I’m going to concentrate … Continue reading

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Romance Writers Gone Wild – A Recap by Rebecca Heflin

It all started with insomnia. Usually my insomnia-induced middle of the night ideas are as crazy as my dreams, but even in the light of day this seemed like a good idea: a Facebook event called “Romance Writers Gone Wild.” … Continue reading

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Anxious Author on Board

I think it’s fair to say most people understand writers are generally solitary and introverted. We spend a lot of time in our own heads and we’re happy there. We get to make our characters say what we want, do … Continue reading

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