Thursday, October 13, 2011

Tweet like you mean business.

While Twitter doesn't lend itself to deep conversations, there are still ways you can create a good impression and get results with it. has a article on seven ways to network more effectively on Twitter. The full article is here.
Of course, it all starts with following the right people. Two other helpful suggestions are to retweet useful information, which I've mentioned here before, and to ask questions. It is an effective tool for peer opinions and to let people know what you're thinking about or working on.

I'm at if you want to follow me.


Tuesday, October 4, 2011

A new twist: Perseus to offer self-publilshed book production, if you work through agent.

While there are many ebook production services, quite affordable to independent authors, the Bookseller now reports:

US independent publisher Perseus Books Group has launched a distribution and marketing service for authors wanting to self-publish their own e-books, offering a 70% royalty rate to the author.
Called Argo Navis Author Services, it will be offered to authors represented by agencies that have signed an agreement with Perseus, with Janklow & Nesbit Associates the first to have done so.

More details at original post

Saturday, October 1, 2011