Bay to Ocean Writers Conference Update

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Bay to Ocean Writers ConferenceAuthor and internet marketing expert Angela Render will be a speaker at the 12th Annual Bay to Ocean Writers Conference, to be held February 21, 2009.

Her session, What the Internet Can Do For You: Building a Marketing Platform, will last one hour and is scheduled for 3:45 – 4:45. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and hand-outs will be given.

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How Often Should I Send to My Email List?

Friday, August 22, 2008

Proper Care and Maintenance of a Writer’s Platform

Good EmailYou’ve built your web presence. You’ve established your expertise. You’ve offered your e-newsletter or your tips. Your fans (prospects) have accepted and given you their email address and permission to contact them. So what do you do now?

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The Marketing Platform: The Writer’s Best Friend and Worst Nightmare

Friday, August 22, 2008

Modern Authors Need a Platform in Order to Get Published

PlatformUnless you are beyond doubt the best author in a century and all the stars align in your favor, a platform for a writer isn’t just a help: it’s a necessity. Let’s face it, anyone with a computer and the drive to sit in front of it can write a book these days. Technology has eliminated a monumental hurdle that kept would-be writers’ thoughts firmly in their heads. To compensate, technology has also made it possible for more books to be published every year. These two events would seem to cancel each other out, but unfortunately the sheer volume of work submitted to agents and publishers is staggering and technology hasn’t eliminated the need for a human being to read through all of it.

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