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How to create an author’s street team

How to create an author’s street team

Would you love to involve your fans in your book marketing? An author's street team is a cool and fun way to do so. What is a street team? A street team or influencers fan-base is a group of volunteers to band together to promote an author and his or her books....

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How many hats are you wearing?

How many hats are you wearing?

You want to write. Just write and bring some joy into the world. But there are so many things you need to take care of besides your favorite thing (writing, remember?). Automation and outsourcing is something you should consider if you are feeling overwhelmed and...

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3 Social Media Myths Busted

3 Social Media Myths Busted

Social media is a powerful technology but it’s also misunderstood. In its simplest form, social media is a way to connect with old friends from childhood or college and a way to share snippets of your daily life. In its more complex form, social media is a unique way...

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2019 – That’s a wrap!

2019 – That’s a wrap!

Today is the last day of the old year, of a whole decade. I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions, my way of life is: If you don’t like something, change it now and don’t wait until a particular date. If you’d like to learn something new, start now. But I’d like...

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How to help your kids starting a book club

How to help your kids starting a book club

Do you think that only adults can talk about books and literature? I’m convinced that children have a natural curiosity to explore things, to ask the famous ‘why’ question, and the gift to share their thoughts and opinions, no matter what the consequence is. My kids...

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Facebook groups to join

Facebook groups to join

There are many amazing Facebook groups about books and writing, and you may have joined the one or another already. Just in case you would like to have more places to share your beautiful books, to get in touch with other authors and your readers, and ask for tips,...

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Books and screens

Books and screens

  Today we went to a big store checking on a new laptop for me, and our girls were sitting in their strollers each of them holding a book in their hands. A shop assistant stopped by and said how glad he is seeing our girls with real books instead of screens. I...

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