Monday, August 18, 2008

Headlines - Blogs to Read

Here are a few headlines from other blogs I enjoy that I think you may appreciate and enjoy too.

WildFire Marketing
Rob Eagar, founder of WildFire Marketing, recently sent me a message asking if I'd check out an audio file he created to help authors with media interviews. I finally managed to carve out some time to listen to Rob's file and I highly recommend it to any author who looking to leverage media interviews to promote their book.

Ten Things that Agents and Editors Hate
The following are ten things agents and editors hate. They hate when:
#1: Writers claim no competition exists.
Competitive or comparable books usually exist. Rarely does a book have no competition.
#2: Writers claim their books will be. . .

10 Blog Traffic Tips
In every bloggers life comes a special day - the day they first launch a new blog. Now unless you went out and purchased someone else's blog chances are your blog launched with only one very loyal reader - you. Maybe a few days later you received a few hits when you told your sister, father, girlfriend and best friend about your new blog but that's about as far you went when it comes to finding readers.

When members of the media hear about books and authors, one of their first moves is to find out more about them on the Internet. It’s become standard procedure. Since journalists and producers are always looking for stories, they want to learn about authors: who they are, what they’ve accomplished, what others have said about them, whether they’re interesting and unique, and how they present themselves.

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