7/12/13: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

Jul 12, 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 getting more retweets, selling e-books, and promoting your book.

From Jeff Bullas: How to Get More Retweets on Twitter
“There are some  basic tips that will help you get your tweets retweeted  more. Some are obvious and others may surprise you.”

From Digital Book World: How to Sell Ebooks: 5 Proven Tips
“The ability to sell ebooks as an independent author is easier than ever before. In some ways, a cult-like following has developed for self-published ebooks among cost-conscious readers and techno-geeks. Many people feel cool downloading books at cheap prices and helping drive the e-reading revolution. If you want to join the fray and sell ebooks to a wider audience, use these five tips to market like a pro.”

From Judy Cullins: Seven Success Secrets of Successful Authors
“If you are not the author you want to be yet, incorporate the following seven success secrets into your overall plans.”

Becky Robinson is my go-to friend and expert for launching business books. Every week, she publishes a book launch tip on her blog. This week’s tip is “5 Secrets of Using Social Media to Promote Your Book.” Maybe that should count as five tips.

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