6/21/13: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

Jun 21, 2013 | Better Writing

You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Here are some recent blog posts and articles that might help.

This week I’m pointing you to pieces on virtual book tours, internet bookselling, and how to blog smarter and harder.

From Dana Lynn Smith: Sell More Books with a Virtual Book Tour
“Virtual book tours (also called blog tours) typically involve making guest appearances on book review sites or on blogs, websites, and/or forums that are related to the topic or audience of your book. You can even do teleseminars, podcasts, or live interviews on Blog Talk Radio as part of your tour.”

From Digital Book World: Internet Bookselling Changed Everything
“Publishers, conventional booksellers and e-tailers have been selling books online for 20 years now. And, new players are getting in game with great frequency.”

From Eric Cummings: Don’t Be Lazy: 9 Ways to Blog Smarter and Harder
“I’ve been writing this post for three years. What can I say? I’m lazy. Or I should say, I used to be lazy. That’s not the case anymore. Four years ago, my brother and I started taking our writing career seriously. I now write. A lot. On my days off from work, I regularly put in over ten hour days, just writing, editing and re-writing. I’ve learned how to work, both smarter and harder. You can too.”

Sources I Check Regularly

I find the posts and articles that I share with you on The Writer’s Edge in many places. But there are a few that provide insightful pieces again and again. Here they are.

The CopyBlogger Blog


Digital Book World

Tools of Change for Publishing


Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence