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Post Share: Reflecting on Buffer’s 2017 in Numbers — Stories by Buffer on Medium

Photo by Andy Yates2017 was an exciting year for the Buffer team with some big changes, a few firsts, and some major progress forward. We set a new vision for the company and products, went on our 8th company retreat to Madrid, calculated equal pay at Buffer for the first time, and got to a very…… Continue reading Post Share: Reflecting on Buffer’s 2017 in Numbers — Stories by Buffer on Medium

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Post Share: Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update

Welcome to Friday’s author update and a catch up on news for the talented authors in the bookstore. The first author whose memoir Twenty Years: After “I Do” is receiving rave reviews is D.G. Kaye. About Twenty Years: After “I Do”. May/December memoirs. In this personal accounting, D.G. Kaye shares the insights and wisdom she […]… Continue reading Post Share: Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update

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Write-In Event for Authors

I've been having a rough time concentrating at home lately. There always seems to be things that take priority over my writing - AKA laundry, cleaning, you know real life stuff. Thing is, I can't just let the house stuff go, and if I do, it eats at me. But it also eats at me… Continue reading Write-In Event for Authors

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Post Share: Kobo Announces Partnership with Walmart – Kobo Writing Life

We’re happy to share some exciting news for Kobo and KWL as we kick off 2018! As announced in Tokyo yesterday, Rakuten Kobo and Walmart are entering a strategic alliance, making Walmart the exclusive mass retail partner of the Kobo brand in the US. It’s Walmart’s first foray into digital books, offering our catalogue… via Kobo… Continue reading Post Share: Kobo Announces Partnership with Walmart – Kobo Writing Life

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Post Share: Chk out #MotownWriters Monthly @Meetup at the @DIADetroit w/@ScottBettinger ‏#Detroit #DIAeveryday Jan13th — Motown Writers Network . . . Michigan Literary Network

#MotownWriters Monthly @Meetup Jan 13th Details (Please forward this to a friend and bring several friends with you.) Getting your Social Media Together for 2018. Understanding Trends, Media, Etiquette and Creating Content for Authors RSVP NOW Guest Speaker: Scott Bettinger is the CEO of Echo Media and acts primarily as lead strategist for the agency. […]… Continue reading Post Share: Chk out #MotownWriters Monthly @Meetup at the @DIADetroit w/@ScottBettinger ‏#Detroit #DIAeveryday Jan13th — Motown Writers Network . . . Michigan Literary Network

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Post share: Best Book Marketing Advice for Authors: The Best of 2017 — Jane Friedman

As part of The Hot Sheet email newsletter for authors (which I write and publish in collaboration with Porter Anderson), I regularly round up and comment on book marketing advice that writers are talking about. Here’s a list of what sparked discussion in 2017. Better book packaging and descriptions Five ways a book cover can… via… Continue reading Post share: Best Book Marketing Advice for Authors: The Best of 2017 — Jane Friedman

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Latest Author’s Toolbox Find

The Negative Trait Thesaurus by: Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi And don't forget the The Positive Trait Thesaurus by: Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi I can't say enough about this series of books!  They are well organized, easy to use, and are a fantastic tool to use while writing! If I hit a snag, or can't find… Continue reading Latest Author’s Toolbox Find

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Friday Book Round-Up Pays Tribute to #SueGrafton! #mystery #books #FridayReads — POTL: All Things Books, Reading and Publishing

Welcome to this week’s edition of Friday Book Round-Up. It’s a brand-new year and that means there’s more books to read. While on vacation, I heard the news of Sue Grafton’s passing. My heart clenched as she is, no was, my favorite mystery author. I first heard about her books while I was in […] via… Continue reading Friday Book Round-Up Pays Tribute to #SueGrafton! #mystery #books #FridayReads — POTL: All Things Books, Reading and Publishing