Downloading a File to Your eReader

Transferring files to your Kindle using Email Instructions adapted from Amazon Help pages. Download the Mobi file to your computer. This will have a .mobi extension after the file name and would have been sent to you as an attachment, or if the file was too large for email, you would have been sent a Dropbox

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Building Your Author Platform

Building Your Author Platform As a new or even established author, you need to let people know you’re out there. I remember thinking I could write the book and it would sell enough to let me quit working at our restaurant. Ha! No one knew who I was. I wasn’t even on Facebook at the time,

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7 Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee

Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee I love coffee. In fact, I have my coffee machine on a timer, so when I wake up in the morning, I can smell it brewing. With so many things that I love being unhealthy, it’s nice to know something I enjoy is good for me. There are many health

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Write a Kick Ass Twitter Bio

Write a Kick Ass Twitter Bio Better to have a crappy bio in your profile than none at all? Twitter is part of your business plan, so treat it like it can make or break your business, and write a kickass bio. This is your first impression on Twitter. The first thing your potential new followers

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5 Reasons to Ignore the Provokers on Social Media

5 Reasons to Ignore the Provokers on Social Media Ah, the provokers, the bane of nice people’s existence. You know the type, the person who has a negative comment on every post. Or has to point out what’s wrong with your image, thinking, sentence structure, whatever. 1. Provokers are narcissistic Narcissism is a personality disorder. People

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New Changes to Instagram

Are you a regular Instagram user? Have you heard about the changes taking place June 1, 2016? Instagram is rolling out a few policy changes that apply to all partner platforms. After that date, you may experience these changes in your dashboard: Home and Popular streams will no longer be supported An additional click will

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8 Top Brands Using Snapchat for Marketing

Brands Using Snapchat That Small Business Can Learn From Yes, major brands have learned to use Snapchat for their business, and writers and small business owners should be too. Follow and watch these top brands and figure out how you can make Snapchat work for you. Sour Patch Kids USERNAME: @SOURPATCHSNAPS Many of these brands

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Using Twitter Cards for Your Business

Using Twitter Cards for Marketing Have you heard of Twitter Cards? Are you using Twitter for your business? It’s a great, under-utilized social media media marketing platform. When everyone else is jumping on the Facebook ads bandwagon, you could be using this non-saturated platform. Twitter Cards are a powerful feature to help you boost your marketing efforts

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7 Twitter Growth Hacks

Twitter Growth Hacks (strategies) The key to success at anything is to have a plan. As authors, we plan out our books, our series, and sometimes our next 3-5 years, so why aren’t you planning out your social media strategy? Twitter is still a huge platform, and even has the power to make or break

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5 Things to Help Organize Your Life

There are actually hundreds of things we can do to organize our life, and make things easier to handle on a daily basis, but if I put all of them in one post, it wouldn’t do much good, because it would just overwhelm you, which is the opposite of my goal. I’m going to add

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