The Weekly Roundup - Week of September 3rd

Last week we introduced our new series called The Weekly Roundup. We’re trying to make things a little easier for you by gathering important information that we find throughout the week and post them in one convenient place. We want to help you stay up-to-date so your online presence will be the strongest and most powerful it can be. Here is what caught our attention: 

FOR AUTHORS: 

5 WAYS WRITERS CAN GET THE MOST OUT OF GOODREADS: If you are an author and you don't have a GoodReads account, you are missing out on an incredible opportunity. GoodReads is chock full of your target audience: readers! This article shares some great advice and tips. 

WOULD YOU LET READERS WATCH YOU AS YOU WRITE YOUR BOOK? Would you do this? 

FOR MUSICIANS: 

HOW TO PITCH YOUR BAND IN 140 CHARACTERS OR LESS: An excellent exercise and practice to get into...

HOW TO SELL AND SHARE YOUR MUSIC ON FACEBOOK: You will need a CD Baby account to do this, which you should have anyway if you are an indie artist. 

5 WAYS TO EXPAND YOUR GIG HORIZONS AND MAKE MORE MONEY: I think I had you at "make more money"...

FOR EVERYONE: 

TWITTER SHARES GENERATE 10X MORE REVENUE THAN FACEBOOK, PINTEREST COMBINED SAYS AMAZON (STUDY): Ever wonder what social media outlets earn more revenue? Check out this interesting article. 

BLOGGING STARTUPS: 10 ESSENTIAL TIPS TO MAKE IT WORK: Excellent tips and insight into starting and maintaing a successful blog. Great for everyone!

19 REASONS YOU SHOULD INCLUDE VISUALS IN YOUR MARKETING: Including visuals is one of the best ways to not only increase your "shareability" but also to enhance your online presence. Great insight and tips! 

4 FACEBOOK PLUGINS TO DRIVE MORE TRAFFIC TO YOUR CONTENT: Excellent information! And if you have a Wordpress website/blog they show you exactly how to install them.   

CHALLENGE: If you don’t follow blogs or keep yourself updated within your niche/genre, I’m going to challenge you to find 10 blogs or resources that you can follow to stay up to date. Share your findings in the comment section below! 

What blogs do you read throughout the week? Share some of your favorites in the comments section below!

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