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New Meetup: Using the Internet for Book Promotion

From: Robin S.
Sent on: Sunday, January 11, 2009 7:06 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Washington DC Write to Publish Group!

What: Using the Internet for Book Promotion

When: January 24,[masked]:00 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: Welcome back from the Holidays all!!

We are going to start the new year off with a new session then repeat some of the popular ones for those that have missed them in the past. This session is going to focus exclusively on the Internet related to book promotions. Some typical topics that will be coverd:

Using Websites for book promotion

Book Social networking Sites (Goodreads, LibraryThing, Shelfari, Meetup.com)
Google and Yahoo Groups (both reading and writing)
Promotional sites like: BookTour, Authors Den, JacketFlap, Webook


Group Participation Activities:

Use of signatures
Proper group behavior
Spam and spam sensativity


Important Metric Tracking

Search Engine Optimization
Page Counters
Google Analytics


Direct Mail Marketing

Formatted verses flat text
Email address collection techniques
Anti-spam regulations
Black list verses White list


Your Website and/or Weblog
Tips for a good site
To Blog or not to blog
Do you really need a website?
Essential things your website MUST have.

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/DC-Write-To-Publish/calendar/9501269/


Robin
[address removed]
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