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PLEASE READ: This Meetup group is part of a large network of Meetup groups devoted to marketing including this one - Best Strategies in Author Online Platform Building. These Meetups are organized by;
•  Bill Belew <= click to know more
• Sunil Bhaskaran <= click to know more.
We have more than 80,000++ members total in all our groups and are growing by over 800+ new members per month. 
This Marketing Meetup serves Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, San Jose, San Mateo and Los Altos and other cities within the Bay Area.
We meet regularly in person and sometimes via webinars and usually invite ALL our groups to attend. 
There are ALWAYS more people at the Meetup than you will see in the RSVP. And if you belong to more than one of the Meetups we organize, you will get more than one announcement of the same Meetup. 
We look forward to answering questions for you about your Best Strategies in Author Online Platform Building by implementing any or some or all of the following:
• inbound marketing
• outbound marketing
• social media marketing
• search engine marketing
• email marketing
• Twitter marketing
• Facebook marketing
See you at our next Meetup!
The owner of this Meetup group, Bill Belew, is a professional blogger = for many years he has paid his sizable Silicon Valley mortgage through revenue from traffic to his network of sites.
Bill Belew is a university professor and in-demand speaker from Digital Media Asia Malaysia to Mexico to NYC to Blogworld / New Media Live in Vegas to Talks@Google and his home-town, Sunnyvale, in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Bill Belew is the owner of the Content Marketing Expert forum. <= Meetup Members can join for FREE. 
He is the author of the best-read series How to Blog for Money and Traffic online, six published books and one university textbook with Kendall Hunt Publishing.
Join to participate in live Meetups with Bill Belew.


Engaging readers, creating a tribe, getting your book buyers to follow you is at the heart of and the main reason to for authors to have a strategy to build an online platform.
Users want to know how you, your your writing strategies, how your book can impact their lives.
This Meetup is devoted to writers who want to get read. A monkey can write a book, albeit a lousy one. Getting your book read is tough ... but doable.
Learn the strategies that are essential to build an online author platform that people will search out, engage with you and most importantly buy into.
Bill Belew has a Twitter following of over 70,000 people His 9-year daughter has more than 11,000 followers. Both are writers. Both get read.
Learn more about Bill in his forum filled with other writers just like you.
Better yet, meet Bill at an upcoming Meetup and talk in person.
This Meetup serves the Bay Area - Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, San Jose, San Mateo and Los Altos.
What can we learn from each other? How can we all get better results when building our online author platforms?
Let's network to learn.

Please Join This Group ASAP.
See you very soon. 
Sunil Bhaskaran

More information on Sunil
ALIGNABLE free to join:

Please join our Global Small Business School, where you can learn to network effectively in the USA.

We will be adding other courses soon at this link above; Time management, productivity for entrepreneurs, doing effective and compelling
sales presentations, marketing strategy and much more.  Please go to the link above and join the email list at the bottom of the page if you wish to be alerted.

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Our twice a month Nationwide Business Networking events (we have people from all over USA, Canada and globally attending)
typically get 30-50 attendees (business professionals and owners).
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