Authors use social media networking and web presence to get free book publicity, editorial contracts and public speaking engagements.

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Book authors are at the mercy of the Internet and need to pay a lot more attention to creating a web presence if they hope to compete in this new marketplace. Creating a web presence can be as simple as joining a social media network to developing a website or blog. There is a vast amount of virtual real estate in between, including Internet communities, content-providing blogs, mini blogs, micro blogs, interest groups, political forums and other conversational crowds vying to waste your time and get you to spend your money.

One of the difficulties of today’s communications are the tons of information that accompany our searches on the internet. Just key in an inquiry and count the number of responses your keywords reveal–millions! We must constantly protect ourselves from information overload and be sure not to mistake information for knowledge. Information is not knowledge.

About Sunny Nash:

Bigmama Didn't Shop At Woolworth's by Sunny Nash

Bigmama Didn't Shop At Woolworth's by Sunny Nash

I take advantage of the new book marketing avenues to market my own book, Bigmama Didn’t Shop At Woolworth’s, chosen by the Association of American University Presses as essential for understanding race relations in the United States, listed in the Bibliographic Guide to Black Studies by the Schomburg Center in New York and recommended for Native American collections by the Miami-Dade Public Library System in Florida. Nash has work in the African American National Biography by Harvard and Oxford; African-American West, Century of Short Stories; Reflections in Black, History of Black Photographers 1840 – Present; Ancestry; Companion to Southern Literature; Texas Through Women’s Eyes; Black Genesis: A Resource Book for African-American Genealogy; African American Foodways; Southwestern American Literature Journal; The Source: guidebook to American genealogy; Interdisciplinary Journal for Germanic Linguistics; Ebony Magazine; Hidden Sources: Family History in Unlikely Places; and others.

Read the entire story at: Social Media Marketing Gets Authors Free Book PublicityAuthors use social media networking, social media book marking and web presence to get free book publicity, editorial contracts and public speaking engagements.

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