#PiBoIdMo Day 10-12

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PiBoIdMo Day 10-12

Sorry fornthe delayed post. Ive been busy and then my allergies decided to attack. Blah! Ill bee catching up though.

We are almost done with week two! Are you finding your groove yet? I’ve been checking in over onTara Lazar‘s blog leaving comments with each post. Have you?

Here’s what I’ve done over the last three days…

DAY 10
Janna Matthies encourages us to put up our dukes and take on tough topics.
*even in the darkest of times we can find a light*

DAY 11
Joe McGee encourages us to take a trip. No, not a vacation. A trip back to our childhood.
*Got my bags packed and passport ready!*

DAY 12:
Denise Fleming talked about saving ever idea and going through them from time to time.
*Even the stinker ideas can come out smelling sweet*

How am I doing?
I’ve added __ more idea over the last three days. Giving me a total of _9_. Again, this is not a sprint. This is a 30 day marathon. Keep on going! I’ll see you at the finish line.

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How are you doing?
Are you finding inspiration outside of the posts?

Until next time,

Happy Writing!
~t

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Marketing Monday w/ a #giveaway

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Marketing w/ a Giveaway

Hello everyone.  Sorry about my unexpected absence. I’ve been busy running around. I have had some behind the scenes things going on, some in the public things going on, and family time as Summer was winding down.

I am going to be posting more frequently this week to catch you all up.  😀

Today I’m excited to share a book give away! As you all know, I did a cover reveal of my latest release:

The Children at the Playground

The Children At the Playground

I have a giveaway going on right now over on Goodreads for your chance to win a copy of The Children at the Playground too.

Goodreads Book Giveaway

The Children at the Playground by Tracey M. Cox

The Children at the Playground

by Tracey M. Cox

Giveaway ends September 05, 2015.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter Giveaway

https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/widget/150487

Why do a giveaway?

Giveaways are a great way to get people talking about your book. People get excited when they can get something for free. By using Goodreads, people can add your book to their “to read” list. Hopefully this will turn the talk into sales. This is my first giveaway over on Goodreads. Am I pleased with the results? YES. Why? People are seeing my cover. Reviews and ratings are also viewable on the page, which shows those interested what others think.

Plain and simple, I am getting my book in front of the eyes of potential customers. WIN!

The giveaway ends in 5 days on September 5, 2015. So go over, enter to win, and don’t forget to add it to your “to read” bookshelf.  😀

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Let me know what you think of giveaways?
Do you use Goodreads?
Did you enter the giveaway for The Children at the Playground?

Until next time…

Happy Writing!
~t

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Tuesday Tips: Book Swag by Aileen Stewart

My Top Four Favorite Pieces of Kidlit Swag

 

Book Swag by: Aileen Stewart

Reading through posts this past weekend, I found one that I thought was appropriate for marketing.

BOOK SWAG!

We all like to get it, but what works? I know I don’t want my give aways to be throw aways. I would like for the receiver to like it enough to hang on to it… and lead to more sales.

Aileen Stewart wrote a great article on what she has found useful for her…

“When my first book released, I must admit I went a bit swag crazy. If I could put my book cover on something, I did.  I had canvas bags, mugs, pens, notebooks, business cards, banners, yard signs, magnets, posters, book marks, buttons, mouse pads, post cards, and t-shirts. But after the initial overwhelming excitement wore off, I realized that swag can be expensive…”

Read the rest of Aileen’s article…

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/my-top-four-favorite-pieces-kidlit-swag-aileen-stewart

 

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Let me know what you think of book swag!
Do you like it? Do you hate it? A little of both?
What have you received that you liked?
What have been some of your best give aways?

DON’T FORGET…

Summer SparksSUMMER SPARKS will be starting this month on June 21st! READ THIS POST and let me know if you will be taking the challenge. Let’s get those ideas sparking!

Until next time…

Happy Writing!
~t

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