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Book Blogger 101 – Book Blogger Decorum, Junkee Manners edition…

Home > Book Blogging 101 > Book Blogger 101 – Book Blogger Decorum, Junkee Manners edition… First off – I have to say the Twitter Party last Thursday was EPIC. 1K+ tweets. I landed in twitter jail (can’t be a party without someone going to jail) and I think we all learned some valuable lessons. It has been suggested we make this a regular thing – so chime in on what would be a good time to host it (during the day) and how consecutively (every other Thursday -etc) . Now for the Featured part… Decorum. Some incidents have been occurring lately that made me realize we haven’t done a Manners post in awhile. This post is coming to fruition because of questions posed to me, things that have actually been done to me and things that I have inadvertently done…can’t wait for your feedback on this one. I personally believe that the reason the world is screwed up is the fact that hardly anyone respects each other anymore. The wonderful thing about the book blogging network is the fact that most of us are very respectful, friendly and usually overly generous. Readers in general, I believe, look for the good in the world and other people because they want to believe in Happily-Ever-Afters. They might be snarky, they might be prickly at times, but as a hole, this...

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Book Blogging 101: Conference Schedule

Home > Book Blogging 101 > Book Blogging 101: Conference Schedule First off Just a LITTLE reminder, I will be hosting a twitter party today…we will be talking Book Blogging! Stop by. You don’t have to follow me, just follow the Hash Tag #BB101 Where can I find a list of Book related conferences? I’ve heard of two (from your blog) and even google hasn’t helped me find information on these conferences. I’d love to be able to attend some.. if only I knew where to find them!  – Meli This was the best I could do…if anyone sees anything I left off, just email me...

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Book Blogging 101: Stolen Ideas & Mentor Me

Home > Book Blogging 101 > Book Blogging 101: Stolen Ideas & Mentor Me Do you happen to know the specifics of how S&S; Galley Grab works? Can you browse or are you assigned titles? How can you sign up for it? – Anon Simon and Schuster’s Galley Grab program is something similar to netgalley.com but S&S; keeps it completely in-house. They usually have a few titles each month that they allow to be downloaded and they let you know via email each month. The website is located here. Simon & Schuster Galley Grab The website states that the Galley Grab program is for invited guests only, which is where the quandary lies. But, most bloggers are usually invited by one of the authors in a newsletter or via a blog post. They’ll have a banner on a site (like for Lisa McMann’s Cryer Gross galley) that says click here and it will take you to the sign-up page. Emailing someone at Simon & Schuster might also get you in the door. Just a quick question to an email listed on their website. When you are invited, once a month an email will go out with a list of the titles that are on the “grab” you can click a link to download any of those titles and you usually have one month or as little as 14 days...

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Book Blogging 101: WTH is Klout?

Home > Book Blogging 101 > WTH is Klout? What the frack is Klout and why should I care? – Anon Klout’s definition of their scoring is “The Klout Score is the measurement of your overall online influence. The scores range from 1-100 with higher scores representing a wider and stronger sphere of influence.” Why does it matter? Think of it as a grading of how much your social influence is making an impact on people. Are people actually responding, listening, clicking? Klout lets you know if people are actually responding to you via social media.Klout is great for businesses, especially if they are trying to figure out if hiring that full-time twitter guy will have a great ROI or if it is just a waste of money because no one is even responding. But, it can also help you, the blogger, judge if your WORDS are actually getting out there. Not to mention Klout will show you, the user the difference in the big Spammer accounts and the actually accounts that are trying to interact with users and pass on quality information when judging who to follow back. Supposably there are three things that you are judged on for Klout. Your True Reach – who follows you, who you follow and how many lists that you have been added in. Then it judges you on Amplification Probability, how...

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