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Today as I was thinking about having a web site with a shopping cart on it to market books, I happened to thumb open the Columbia Gorge Community College Catalog and there, lo and behold, was a class teaching how to do it! No… Continue Reading “Moving to the next level of WordPress Activity for Book Marketing”
Whoa! A day that started off with a bang, exercise on the machines at the club and with the Senior Circuit semi exercise- semi gab group afterwards to get in over an hour and a half of muscle workout. Then into the computer and… Continue Reading “Sometimes I could Joint the “Tea Party””
What are the ideas that come to mind when you look at the cover of “Rough Enough?” Jot them down before you go on to read what I was thinking when I gave the artist the original design. Now look down below the picture… Continue Reading “Reader Questions for “Rough Enough: My Ideas When Desiging the Cover”
Wow! There I was, pulling up my Author site on Amazon and there for the first time, they have let someone post a Review! James R. Holland gets the kudos for fast action and superb verbiage in writing a review that really takes your… Continue Reading “Another Great Day in the PR of Civil War Book “Rough Enough””
Here’s the beautiful ruby red color of my just siphoned first glass of the wine made from the old Viento Grape stock which was taken from the current site of Viento State Park, Oregon back in the 1980’s. The grapes were probably planted there… Continue Reading “Heron Pond: First Glass of my Viento Red”
Today was a real fun day to read Kristie Poehler’s Winter Edition of “Battlefield Journal” which has a two page spread on my new Civil and Indian War book “Rough Enough.” Check it out at <www.battlefieldjournal.com> Kristie highlights the section of the book dealing with… Continue Reading “Battlefield Journal reviews New Book “Rough Enough””
If I were to take a moment to think on the pattern for setting up blogs, social media and book sites, I would definitely put WordPress and Amazon at the top of my list to get built up so that people have both a… Continue Reading “More on the PR for “Rough Enough” – Sites on the Web”
Today was another of those great February false spring days with a bit of sunshine, temperatures up in the high forty’s and no winds. I could almost hear the buds on the grape vines and apple trees beginning to pop out. Let’s hope they… Continue Reading “Marketing Prep for the book release -Continued”
The other day I was bragging to a friend about how mailing out the several hundred media copies of my new book, Rough Enough was only costing me $2.47 a book (now $2.53 with the new rates). Pretty good when you consider that regular… Continue Reading “Oops! What did you say that Media Book Rate Was? $2.53 or $7.59?”
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