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Saturday, March 1, 2014

Book Highlights from authors Barb Drozdowich and Babs Hightower

The Ultimate Goodreads Guide for Authors is the must have book for all authors. Every author has heard of Goodreads – some like it, some not so much. With over 120 color graphics, this book leads you through the process of creating your account, adding your books, making friends and so much more.

Let us share with you all those little gems of networking potential that Goodreads offers, such as:
- Blog posts
- Excerpt downloads
- Widgets
- Apps
- Event invitations
- Groups
- Polls
- Lists
- Trivia and Quizzes
- And many more

The Ultimate Goodreads for Authors is the most comprehensive book available today. Suitable for all authors, from the newly published to the experienced. It has something for everyone to learn.
The Ultimate Goodreads Guide for Authors is available:
Author Bio: 
Babs has been helping authors since 2000. She owns a book review blog Babs Book Bistro which got her started in PR and helping authors promote themselves. In 2012 she started working for Entangled Publishing and worked her way up to Publicity Director over the Scandalous Imprint. She is a publicist for World Castle Publishing. She is also known as Morgan Kincaid writer of Historical Romance. She has published 2 books to help authors understand more of what goes on in publishing and Goodreads.

Babs can be found:
Babs Book Bistro website:
Babs Hightower PR website:
Google +:

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Creating buzz for your book – and your career as an author – just got easier. Go Global: Building an International Author Platform That Sells will help you decode the mystery behind building a powerful author brand and navigating the social media platforms essential to publishing success. Social Media and WordPress Consultant Barb Drozdowich will steer you through the technology behind international marketing without all the techno-speak. She has helped many authors just like you build an author platform that engages readers and builds sales. 
Go Global teaches you why you need the various facets of the author platform to build visibility. Barb uses a simple analogy, Operation Book, to help you understand the steps to successful book marketing in the media age. She covers:
- The Difference between a Website and a Blog
- What Your Blog Should Contain
- The Important Components of a Blog
- The Nine Essential Social Media Platforms
- Newsletters
- Amazon’s Author Central
With simple-to-follow steps, Barb will help you create and manage an Author Platform to support your career.
Go Global: Building an International Author Platform that Sells is available:

AmazonUS |AmazonUK | Kobo | Barnes & Noble | Smashwords
Authors Bio: 
Social Media and Wordpress Consultant Barb Drozdowich has taught at Colleges and Universities, trained technical personnel in the banking industry and, most recently, used her expertise to help dozens of authors develop the social media platform needed to succeed in today’s fast evolving publishing world. She owns Bakerview Consulting and manages the popular Romance Book blog, Sugarbeat’s Books. Barb has published 4 books specifically to help authors understand some of the technical issues that they come up against when promoting their books.

Barb can be found:
Bakerview Consulting (Business Site)
Barb Drozdowich (Author Site)
Sugarbeat’s Books (Book Blog)
Facebook (Author blog)
Facebook (Bakerview Consulting)
Amazon Author Page

Sharon x

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