Interview with Social Media Marketing Expert: Kristen Studard of Threadless

Every Monday I post an interview with a social media marketing expert. My blog focuses on using social media to promote books (particularly self-published books), and I believe authors can really learn a lot about successful social networking by following the experts. This week we meet Kristen Studard, Social Media Coordinator for Threadless. Kristen/Threadless recently tookContinue reading “Interview with Social Media Marketing Expert: Kristen Studard of Threadless”

The Importance of a Good Headline

One of my favorite bloggers (Ian Lurie) recently wrote a post about the importance of headlines, with lots of examples of what not to do.  If you’re up for a laugh, give it a read: 25 cringe- or shrug-worth headlines When writing a blog post or article, your headline should grab the attention of your potentialContinue reading “The Importance of a Good Headline”

BOOK REVIEW: Anna Karenina (Part V) by Leo Tolstoy

I made a pact with a family member to read two chapters of Anna Karenina every day (5 days/week) to finish it in approximately 5 months. The book has a total of 8 parts.  We just finished Part 5, and I am reviewing each part as I go so I don’t forget what I’ve readContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Anna Karenina (Part V) by Leo Tolstoy”