How To Grow Your Twitter Following (Infographic)

The truth is that there is no silver bullet to growing your twitter. Twiends will give you a huge head-start and massive reach, but you will still need to get out there give people something valuable. Hope you enjoy!

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How To Get More Twitter Followers
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How To Twitter (Infographic)

New to Twitter and wondering how to get started? Dave Sumter is sharing this fun ‘how to twitter’ infographic to help you get going quickly. It answers beginner questions such as how to set up your Twitter account, how to start tweeting, and how to use hashtags and lists. Hope you enjoy!

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How To Twitter
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What Is Twitter? (Infographic)

Are you new to Twitter? Do you want to know what Twitter is all about? Dave Sumter is sharing this fun handy (not so little) infographic explains everything you need to know about tweeting, following, and the social network in general. Hope you enjoy!

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2 Amazon Marketing Tools To Help Make Your Book A Financial Success

Synopsis
Amazon provides two very powerful and easy-to-use tools to get our books in front of millions of potential readers and buyers. Together these two tools help form the basic foundation of an author’s marketing plan.

Introduction
As an author and self-publisher, it’s absolutely essential that you have a presence on Amazon. And luckily for us, Amazon provides a very powerful and easy way to get our books in front of millions of potential readers and buyers. Even if you use a traditional book-publishing company to publish your book, you still need to have a presence on Amazon. Especially if you expect to sell any books. It’s by far the largest book retailer in the world. Amazon has more market presence, more marketing power, a better website, faster delivery speed, and better customer service, than any other big company in America. Continue reading

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Health Care Vs. Health-Care Vs. Healthcare: The Debate Continues

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The term “healthcare” will eventually become widely accepted as one word, not two, whether die-hard grammarians, linguists, and editors like it or not. Our language, and any discussions about health, will be greatly improved by ending this battle.

The Battle Over Healthcare In America Today

Introduction
Is it “health care”? Or “health-care”? Or “healthcare”? The battle over how to properly use these terms has trudged on in America for many years. I have been involved in educating healthcare professionals and students here in New York City and on Long Island for over 31 years. For that entire time, I have watched the term “healthcare” (all versions of that phrase) get grammatically abused and misused by all – even by the largest book publishing companies, dictionaries, newspaper and magazine publishers, medical institutions, and government agencies in America. Continue reading

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How A Book Foreword Can Help An Author’s Career

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How a carefully written book foreword can boost the career and book sales of both the author of the book, AND the author of the foreword.

Introduction
A credible book foreword can, and should be, a powerful marketing tool for the author of the book, as well as for the author of the foreword. Both of these authors must not underestimate the power of a credible and authentic foreword, and how it can, if done correctly, forever enhance the career, and book sales, of both authors. Continue reading

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3 Questions To You Help Discover Your Passion

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How to start the questioning and exploration process that will help you discover your passion. Here are three basic questions that I believe you should ask yourself to help you start to discover your life’s passion.

Introduction
Searching for and discovering your passion, or mission in life, and building a fulfilling life, can begin by asking yourself certain inward-looking questions. The answers to these questions are unique to each of us. And the learning and discovery process of searching for the answers to these questions will help you begin to formulate what you are passionate about in life. Hopefully, these questions will lead you to more questions and to more self-discovery. Continue reading

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4 Hot Tips To Writing A Sell Sheet’s “Call-To-Action”

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An effective call-to-action is the linchpin of a successful sell sheet. If it’s done right it can help generate greater book sales. The sell sheet’s call-to-action will play a pivotal role in making this happen.

Introduction
Any sell sheet without an effective call-to-action (CTAs) is missing out on a huge marketing opportunity. These simple yet targeted instructions to the reader are directly responsible for encouraging your audience to take the next step toward becoming a buyer of your book. Without an effective call-to-action, your sell sheet will amount to little more than an unprofitable writing exercise.

Here are some tips that I have developed from my self-publishing experiences that will help you improve the response rate of your sell sheet: Continue reading

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9 Tips On Writing A Great Description For A Non-Fiction Book

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If your book’s description does not grab the reader by the collar, and quickly convince them that you have the answers that they are looking for, you are going to lose them. This short list of tips that can improve how you write your book’s description – and increase your sales.

Introduction
If your book’s description does not grab the reader by the collar, and quickly convince them that you have the answers that they are looking for, you are going to lose them. In a matter of seconds, they will move on to the next book and continue searching for answers. I discovered this very early on in my quest to become a self-publisher. So to deal with this, I have developed a short list of tips that can improve how you write your book’s description – and hopefully help increase your sales. Continue reading

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8 Tips For Safe-Guarding Small-Business Computer Data

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No matter how small your business is, you still must have a data backup plan in place. No one method alone is a guarantee that your data is completely safe. So here are some tips that show you how to protect your business with simple and inexpensive methods.

Introduction
No matter how small your business is, you still must have a data backup plan in place. Protecting your computer’s data files is something every small-business must know about and deal with before it’s too late. And it’s not a complicated, time-consuming, or expensive process.

So here are some tips that show you how to protect your business with simple and inexpensive methods: Continue reading

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