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The top 10 book & lit events in Toronto for summer 2014 - blogTO (blog)

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blogTO (blog) The top 10 book & lit events in Toronto for summer 2014 blogTO (blog) From small indie presses to book giants, they always have amazing reading series with great Canadian and International authors, and you can walk away with your arms...
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Top ten book and lit events happening in the Toronto area this summer.

 

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6 Simple Tips To Grow A Large Email List - Business 2 Community

6 Simple Tips To Grow A Large Email List - Business 2 Community | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
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6 Simple Tips To Grow A Large Email List
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When I was 18, I sold one of my blogs – and it paid for two years of college.
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Great tips for growing your email list.

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What does James Joyce, David Foster Wallace, and Raymond Chandler have in common? Answer: S. A. Smith, Author at https://www.amazon.com/author/s.a.smith

What does James Joyce, David Foster Wallace, and Raymond Chandler have in common?   Answer:   S. A. Smith, Author at https://www.amazon.com/author/s.a.smith | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
I’m sure everyone with an hour to kill and an interest in writing has done this already. But I discovered who I Write Like this week. Stephen King, w
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If you have a few minutes and need an ego boost, try the   I Write Like Analyser at  http://iwritelike.com/ ; before you read this article.

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Busting the “There Are No New Ideas” Myth

Busting the “There Are No New Ideas” Myth | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Stuck on Old IdeasAs an Expert Author juggling your business and personal goals, it's not easy to come up with an original article idea on the spot. Under the circumstances, you do your best with the resources and time you have. After all, you know...
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There are as many ideas as there are people to think.

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15 Things To Do Before Publishing A New Post

15 Things To Do Before Publishing A New Post | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Use this list as a checklist to go through before clicking on the publish button. It will help you create better content.
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Don't you just love checklists?

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Selling Ebooks on Google Play: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly by ...

Selling Ebooks on Google Play: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly by ... | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
The official name for interested authors is the Google Books Partner Program. It launched in Dec. ... Perhaps the best reason to publish there: less competition exists from other indie authors at Google Play than at Amazon and other retailers.
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Has anybody tried the Google Books Partner Program.  Before you dive in, read this article.

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The Indie Author's Guide to Creating a Killer Media Kit

Join Joan Stewart, The Publicity Hound, and book publishing expert Joel Friedlander as they walk you, step-by-step, through all the items your indie author Media Kit should include. This video...
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Left-Brain/Right-Brain Test

Left-Brain/Right-Brain Test | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Are you left brained or right brained? Are you more creative or rational? Take the Left Brain Right Brain Test to find your dominant hemisphere!
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Have you ever wondered why you do the things you do?  Take this Left-Brain/Right-Brain Test. 

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5 Effective Psychology Techniques to Overcome Writing Doubt

5 Effective Psychology Techniques to Overcome Writing Doubt | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
5 Effective Psychology Techniques to Overcome Writing Doubt http://t.co/nFYDVooA7b
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Powerful techniques.  Thanks for sharing.

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WOW! Women On Writing Blog: Nina Amir launches The Author ...

WOW! Women On Writing Blog: Nina Amir launches The Author ... | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Nina Amir, author of How to Blog a Book, The Author Training Manual and 10 Days and 10 Ways to Return to Your Best Self, transforms writers into inspired, successful authors, authorpreneurs and blogpreneurs as an ...
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Enjoyed this interview.  Congratulations to Nina Amir.   Don't forget to enter the raffle for her free book

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LinkedIn Publishing Platform: Enhance Your Influence - Business 2 Community

LinkedIn Publishing Platform: Enhance Your Influence - Business 2 Community | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
LinkedIn Publishing Platform: Enhance Your Influence
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To more readily accomplish this objective of increasing the value of the network for all, LinkedIn has begun rolling out the LinkedIn Publishing Platform.
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Linkedin is rolling out a new platform:  Linkedin Publishing Platform.

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The 20 most powerful women in the world

The 20 most powerful women in the world | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
These female role models include leaders in business, politicians and entertainment moguls.. Forbes announced its annual list of the world's 100 most powerful women, ranked according to "money, media momentum, spheres of influence and impact."Click through to read about the top 20.* All dollar amounts in USD.
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Twenty of Forbe's list of the world's 100 most powerful women.  How many are you familiar with?

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A Master List of 1,000 Free Courses From Top Universities: 30,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures

A Master List of 1,000 Free Courses From Top Universities: 30,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
We reached a little milestone this week. Our big list of Free Online Courses now features 1,000 courses from top universities. Let's quickly break things down for you: The list lets you download audio & video lectures from schools like Stanford, Yale, MIT, Oxford and Harvard.
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Open Culture - Free courses from Top Universities.  Making learning accessible to everybody.

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THE SECRET BEHIND THE "LIKE" BUTTON

THE SECRET BEHIND THE "LIKE" BUTTON | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Access to your News Feed is big business. You should be very protective.
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Before you click "Like" and "Share" read this.

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How to Install WordPress on a USB Stick Using XAMPP

How to Install WordPress on a USB Stick Using XAMPP | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Ever wanted to install a portable local copy of WordPress? Learn how to install WordPress on a USB stick using XAMPP.
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This may be of interest to Authors on the Go.

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Rights of Writers: Who "Owns" an Interview?

Rights of Writers: Who "Owns" an Interview? | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
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To my author friends - Who "Owns" an Interview?

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General Writing Tips

General Writing Tips | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
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“ These techniques will work on any kind of fiction: literary, romance, mystery, sci-fi, etc. What’s more, you can implement them no matter where you are in your writing process, from...
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Thought-provoking techniques.

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What's the Optimal Length for Your Tutorial Video? Shorter Than You Think - ReelSEO Online Video News

What's the Optimal Length for Your Tutorial Video? Shorter Than You Think - ReelSEO Online Video News | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
What's the Optimal Length for Your Tutorial Video? Shorter Than You Think
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A question I hear often is "how long should my marketing or branded video be?
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Valuable information about   "Marketing Videos".

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Delight Your Readers – Celebrate Indie Author Month, May, 2014! | ePublishingeXperts

Delight Your Readers – Celebrate Indie Author Month, May, 2014! | ePublishingeXperts | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
RT @ReadthiseBook: An Ebook's Best Salesperson is that brilliant [Blurb]. Share it http://t.co/RP8nk0G0oR with pride.
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Thank you for celebrating Indie Authors.

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53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts

53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Find the visual content you need with our complete list of free image sources, offering high-quality images for your blog posts and social media updates.
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Thanks Buffer

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Why LinkedIn's Publishing Platform May Surprise You! - Jeffbullas's Blog

Why LinkedIn's Publishing Platform May Surprise You! - Jeffbullas's Blog | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
LinkedIn has been allowing 100 global influencers to,publish posts since 2012. LinkedIn's publishing platform is now being opened up to 300 million users.
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 An informative article on publishing on Linkedin.

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Top Five Marketing Mistakes Indie Authors Make (And How to Do Better) - Houston Press (blog)

Top Five Marketing Mistakes Indie Authors Make (And How to Do Better) - Houston Press (blog) | Authors in Motion | Scoop.it
Top Five Marketing Mistakes Indie Authors Make (And How to Do Better) Houston Press (blog) Lots of indie authors have a bad case of "I-can-do-that-itis." You read a book and think, "I can do better than that." True, you may be able to write better...
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Food for thought.   See if you can spot the misspelling in this article.

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