How to Use Pinterest to Get Massive Amounts of New Readers (Guest Post)…

Janice Wald has written a guest post on The Story Reading Ape’s blog about how to use Pinterest as a Marketing tool and attract more readers.

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A reader was confused.

After reading a persuasive blog post about the value of Pinterest, he inquired of the writer, “Is it possible for authors to use Pinterest to get attention to their writing.

I only have one word for this reader and anyone else wondering.

Absolutely!

Pinterest has great value for writers and anyone looking to grow their readership due to the vast amount of people using Pinterest.

More than 60% of all consumers get information visually, by looking at pictures. Pinterest is comprised of these graphics, or pins, displayed on virtual bulletin boards.

The answer for writers looking to use Pinterest to grow their audiences is simple—use Pinterest bulletin boards to get interest in snippets of your writing.

How to Use Pinterest Boards to Create Interest in Your Writing

The diagram below shows a basic plot structure. If you make a Pinterest board for each element of your…

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20 Writing Prompts – August 2015

Are you suffering from writer’s block? Are you stuck with your writing? Should you be creative in some way and your brain is just “blank”? Kimberely Crawford offers 20 amazing writing prompts in case you need them.

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It’s that time again. Time for another list of writing prompts for your writing pleasure. Use them to help with writer’s block or to get the juices flowing, or don’t use them at all. That’s your choice. I’m just putting them here so you can maybe find some inspiration from them. Anyway, here they are!

  1. Write a myth to explain why the sun sets.
  2. You travel back in time to 1900 BC. Explain how it happened and what you experience.
  3. You were aboard the ship that Christopher Columbus sailed to the Americas. Write about what you experienced.
  4. Rewrite your favourite fairy tale.
  5. You are learning how to fly your first spaceship.
  6. Describe Hell.
  7. Describe happiness as a person.
  8. You invent a serum to help rich people live forever, but they must start their new life at the bottom and start from scratch to gain back their fortune.
  9. Write a potion…

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Unusual Jobs Of Famous Writers Infographic…

I’m sure this is something that will surprise you as much as it caught me. I found it on “The Story Reading Ape’s” blog. Have fun finding out what famous writers did for living before they were famous for their books.

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Hi Chris,

My name is Alisa and I’m a part of the Unplag team.

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I want to inform you that we have created a great infographic ‘Unusual Jobs Of Famous Writers’by Daria Bilokon.

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The main idea – many of big-name authors had unbelievably weird jobs not related to their writing careers at all.

Please, consider sharing it among your readers.

It would be an honour to be a part of your blog.

Alisa Korzh Alisa Korzh

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Author Marketing Tip: Creating Your Author Brand and Author Platform

Michelle Rene has published a blog post about “Creating our Author Brand”. This is a post which, how I find, is very useful in particular for new authors. Thank you for this supporting post!

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Create a brand

In writing, the author is the brand. And that means you. You need to present yourself in your communications with potential readers in a way you are comfortable with and which is related to the books you expect to be promoting. An important part of this is to know which genre you are working in. It’s invidious, I know, but received wisdom is that if you work in more than one genre, you probably need two different names and two different brands. When you are putting yourself out there and finding ways to talk about your book, don’t forget what your brand is – who you want people to see you as. Stay focused.

Creating an author platform is vital for a new author’s success, and creating a brand is the basis for the platform. You need to know what you are creating before you start!

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