Here are six things I learned about marketing when I wrote commerical and promotional advertisements for newspapers, radio and television. Keep it simple. Keep in mind who you’re addressing. I stopped calling my book YA and switched to teen after I got asked what YA meant. For commercials aimed at the general public, we didn’t […]
Just like apps, there are quizzes for everything. You’re sure to find a description of what type of reader you are these quizzes and articles: QUIZ #1 QUIZ #2 QUIZ #3 READER DIAGNOSTICS GUIDE READER DIAGNOSTICS GUIDE ADDENDUM How accurate were they? Share what style reader you are.
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On Marketing Monday this week, I’ve got a bit of advice for writers: engage your target reader. Many writers find themselves talking to other writers when they blog, perhaps using writers’ jargon or handing out writing advice. What’s wrong with that? It’s quite possible that other writers can make up a good chunk of your […]