The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2
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The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2
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The Google+ cheat sheet Google should have produced years ago - Daily Genius

The Google+ cheat sheet Google should have produced years ago - Daily Genius | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Figuring out how to use a new app, software, device, or social network is never easy. That’s probably why there are so few truly popular and robust social networks, for example, in use today. Seriously, there are billions of people on this planet and apparently less than a dozen social networks suffice? Seems odd, no? …
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Every author should be on Google + and here's a cheat sheet to make life easier.

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The World Today - Social media forces companies to change their marketing strategies or risk being left behind 22/04/2014

The World Today - Social media forces companies to change their marketing strategies or risk being left behind 22/04/2014 | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it

As an author... there no longer is a choice! The World Today - Social media forces companies to change their marketing strategies or risk being l... http://sco.lt/...

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As an author... there no longer is a choice! The World Today - Social media forces companies to change their marketing strategies or risk being l... http://sco.lt/...

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55 Email Marketing Tools For Small Businesses To Use

55 Email Marketing Tools For Small Businesses To Use | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Some believe email marketing may be past its prime but nothing could be further from the truth. Here's a list of 55 thriving email marketing tools.
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Just like your Swiss army knife...

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12 People Proving That Content Marketing Is More Than A Buzzword

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If they can do it, you can do it!

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How to Visually Brand Your Facebook Posts and LIGHT UP the News Feed

How to Visually Brand Your Facebook Posts and LIGHT UP the News Feed | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Want your fans to instantly recognize you in the news feed? Then you need to brand your Facebook posts *visually*. Here's 5 easy steps to do that.
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So are using Facebook to promote your next book?

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12 Most Tantalizing Reasons to Tweet

12 Most Tantalizing Reasons to Tweet | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Jenny Kay Pollock tweets in some tips for the 12 Most Tantalizing Reasons to Tweet.
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So is twitter a part of your book promotion campaign?

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The Anatomy of an Influential Blog

Tweet TweetIt might seem an odd thing to talk about so frankly, but if you want to monetise your blog in any way, including through working with brands or if you want your blog to make a meaningful impact through […]
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How to use a blog as a part of your next book promotion strategy?

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Why Google's New Hummingbird Algorithm is Good News for Serious Content Creators - Copyblogger

Why Google's New Hummingbird Algorithm is Good News for Serious Content Creators - Copyblogger | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Google has released a new algorithm called Hummingbird. What does this mean for your online content marketing?
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Google loves good writers... do you have what it takes?

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How To Repurpose Content For Maximum Social Media Impact

How To Repurpose Content For Maximum Social Media Impact | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
In this post you'll read how to re-purpose content for maximum social media impact.
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As you create your book, re-purpose newly created content across the social media horizon.

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10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy

10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Know what the fastest-growing demographic on Twitter is? Or how many new members join LinkedIn every second? The answers will surprise you!
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Some insights that might affect your next books social media strategy.

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Ica Iova's curator insight, November 26, 2013 11:09 PM

Not so surprising but definitely something to think of

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50 Tweetable Twitter Tips You Wish You Knew Years Ago

50 Tweetable Twitter Tips You Wish You Knew Years Ago | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Want to get more followers and increase engagement on Twitter? Or do you just want to make sure people don't think you're a space case on Twitter?
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Author Duane Kuss Ideas: 50 Tweetable Twitter Tips You Wish You Knew Years Ago | @scoopit http://sco.lt/...

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Why Pinterest Is The Google Competitor You Weren't Expecting

Why Pinterest Is The Google Competitor You Weren't Expecting | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it

So Place Pins are just one part of Pinterest's visual search campaign.

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So is Pinterest in your media mix?

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17 Advanced Methods for Promoting Your New Piece of Content

17 Advanced Methods for Promoting Your New Piece of Content | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
This post will cover some of the more advanced techniques for promoting your content. The most successful content marketers use them, and they are reaping all of the rewards.
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or 17 Ways To Promote Your Book

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Understanding the Content Marketing Strategy - infographic

Understanding the Content Marketing Strategy - infographic | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it

o Whether you have a new campaign to launch, and upcoming event, or you need enterprise-level assistance, the following infographic can guide you through and help you make a difference on any scale.

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So what is your author brand?

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Five Ways LinkedIn Can Be Used To Boost Your Business - Social Media Revolver

Five Ways LinkedIn Can Be Used To Boost Your Business - Social Media Revolver | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
LinkedIn has in excess of 277 million members worldwide. Here are five ways LinkedIn can be used to boost your business.
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Just replace the word "business" with "book", and this article has great insights.

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What The Budweiser "Puppy Love" Super Bowl ad Teaches About Video Storytelling - YouTube

The Poynter Institute's Al Tompkins uses a hugely popular 2014 Super Bowl commercial to show how journalists can learn about story structure, character devel...
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A format we can all learn from...

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A New Geo-Tagged Storytelling Site Might Be The Ultimate Travel Tool

A New Geo-Tagged Storytelling Site Might Be The Ultimate Travel Tool | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it

Via The Digital Rocking Chair
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So is there an approach here to add to your next book?

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, April 1, 2014 4:46 AM


Alissa Walker:  'I also like the simple way Hi talks about itself on its homepage: "A community of writers, journalists, journalers, illustrators, photographers, travelers, poets, and musicians exploring the world, and sharing those explorations through images and text."'

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5 Ways to Harness Hashtags to Drive Business Value

5 Ways to Harness Hashtags to Drive Business Value | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
Give social media a second life that's tied in to your company's marketing message or campaign.
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It's all about your "glue" with the audience.

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Thoughts on Instructional Design for iBooks Author

Thoughts on Instructional Design for iBooks Author | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
These may be simple and obvious ideas for many educators and curriculum directors. However, for me, these are a few of the things I'm beginning to understand better when it comes to designing e-lea...
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Video game designers talk about the “flow” as the effect a game can have to totally absorb the user in it’s content, is this the direction even text books will take in the near future?

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Mike OReilly's curator insight, December 26, 2013 7:57 AM

Nice work, Anthony! I think, even with the simplicity of iBooks Author, there are still plenty of things to be worked out. I wouldn't really call them "bugs," but just more like inconveniences that I'm sure will be hammered out over time. Good to see people doing cool stuff with iBA.

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Study: E-books Settle In

Study: E-books Settle In | The many ways authors are using Apple's iBooks Author and iBooks2 | Scoop.it
E-books have become a “normal means of consuming content,” but the rapid growth of the format’s early years are over. This is one of the main takeaways from BISG's final installment of its four-year study, Consumer Attitudes Toward E-Book Reading.
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E Books growth slows...

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