How to Promote Your Book on Your Website

Set up your website to promote your book Your own website is the best way to promote your book. It allows you to build an audience, providing you get the right traffic. To achieve this you’ll need to add lots of relevant and unique content and also inject the right keywords and descriptions. Your author…

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Sociology Methods of Research – Interviews

Sociology Methods of Research – Interviews Sociologists use both primary and secondary data in their methods of research. The primary data is information they have conducted themselves through various methods such as observation, interviews and questionnaires. They will also use secondary data from other publicly available printed sources. These include government statistics, historical documents and…

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Old Father Time Poem for Christmas and the New Year

I wrote this Old Father Time poem when I was 14-years-old and thought I’d share it. Old Father Time Poem “Christmas – what is it?” I heard him declare, As he walked past this morning with his nose in the air And old legs a wobbling, And grunts in his voice, “Christmas is happiness, laughter,…

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The Electromagnetic Force and Elementary Particles

The Electromagnetic Force The electromagnetic force arises from electrical charges and their anti-particles and the interaction involves the exchange or production of photons from which arise electron-positron pairs. Photons cannot interact with one another. In contrast, strong interactions can occur between two particles that have a colour charge i.e. quarks and anti-quarks and gluons. Because…

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The Allure of MMORPGs

A Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game (MMORPG) allows large numbers of players to participate in virtual role-playing games. A player can access the virtual world through a server often known as a realm. Most MMORPGs feature social interaction, culture, economics and a character progression system within the fantasy setting. With thousands of computer games on…

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The London Book Fair 2016 Part 3

London Book Fair: Author Perspectives & Children’s Book Publishing Peter James The London Book Fair welcomed the thriller author, Peter James, talked about the extensive research he undertakes for his novels. This includes being shut in a coffin, going on police raids and watching live autopsies. He advises to read what you want to write,…

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Marketing and PR for Authors at The London Book Fair

The London Book Fair: Marketing and PR for Authors Tory Lyne-Pirkis from Midas PR and Jennifer Krebs from Harlequin talked about marketing and PR for authors. Take Aways Tweet about 30% about your book. Constant self-promoting is not advisable. Use Net Galley if you can afford it. It’s a good way to get reviewers for…

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