Author Archives: mywritingmentor

About mywritingmentor

I am an editor, book coach, and freelance writer.

A New Way to Meet, Be Rude, and Really Annoy People

Social media is no longer just a way to meet new friends and to stay in touch with old ones. It is a way to create real relationships, conduct real conversations and work for the common good of the community … Continue reading

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Article Submission Tools for Article Marketing

A list of article submission sites for author platform building efforts. Continue reading

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Using Squidoo as a Part of Your Author Platform

Build a few lenses and see what it can do for driving more traffic to your website and blog. Link building is never time wasted. Continue reading

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Platform Building Press Releases

The press release is a specifically formatted and written document you submit to free or inexpensive public relations related sites. The press release is designed to highlight a particular event. Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Is it Impossible to WRIte a NOvel in a MOnth?

Nanowrimo is an international writing effort by authors united with one purpose: individually write and submit a 50,000 word+ novel draft beginning on 1 November and submitting by end of day 30 November. Continue reading

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LinkedIn – Another Powerful Element of the Author Platform

LinkedIn by itself is a powerful tool you should take advantage of and use to promote your expertise as well as your web presence as you build your Author Platform. Continue reading

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Author Platform Building – Optimizing Your Facebook Author Page

You can do a lot to maximize your author platform exposure to search engines through your Facebook page. Continue reading

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