Since we are writers and for the most part, either earning money from that or plan to earn money from that, I’ve decided to dub us “writerpreneurs.” Of course, solopreneur and entrepreneur also apply, but I was looking for a way to bridge the gap that seems to exist for most writers in terms of the business end of things. If you write for the pure joy of it and do not wish to earn one red cent, then this moniker does not apply – but you are certainly welcome here in any event!
Some valuable and well-written information that supports our endeavors as writerpreneurs!
Social Media: 30 Ways to Build the “Know, Like, and Trust” Factor that Grows an Audience
Being online isn’t enough; you need to know what to do to build an audience that will come back for more:http://www.copyblogger.com/30-know-like-trust-actions:/
What Authors Must Know About Metadata
(From Digital Book World)
This video from Digital Book World features literary agent Kristin Nelson discussing metadata – something every author should know: http://pubrants.blogspot.com/2013/01/where-kristin-discusses-importance-of.html
As Barnes & Noble Shrinks, Small Bookstores are Born: http://www.latimes.com/features/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-a-bookstore-chain-shrinks-small-bookstores-are-born-20130206,0,2039171.story
7 Great Features for Authors on Goodreads
This social media site for book lovers has more than 12 million members. Learn about the great features Goodreads offers authors: http://savvybookwriters.wordpress.com/2012/12/15/7-great-features-for-authors-on-goodreads/
Creating Links to Your Author Central Page on Amazon
Your Amazon Author Central Page is a great hub where readers can learn about you and your books: http://www.sellingbooks.com/link-to-your-author-central-page/
Keep reading and writing! NQ