Social Marketing for Authors


Here's a recap and resource list of tools and tips for author marketing derived from my keynote presentation at Romance Writers of America in San Antonio, Texas, July 25, 2014. CONTINUE READING



Cindy Ratzlaff Returns as BookExpo America Presenter 2014

POSTED IN: News & Events

Where can you meet Neil Patrick Harris, Anjelica Houston, Walter Isaacson and me, Cindy Ratzlaff, at the same event? At BookExpo America, the nation's largest annual book industry conference. CONTINUE READING



Slideshare for Increased Brand Visibility

POSTED IN: Blog, Marketing, Publicity, Social Media

Make every piece of content you create work harder for you with a cross platform strategy. Slideshare is an excellent tool for creating authority in your niche. CONTINUE READING



9 Social Profiles Every Author Should Create

POSTED IN: Blog, Books, Challenge, Personal Branding, Publishing, Social Media, Social Media Checklist

Social Media can introduce your book to new readers, extend the promotional cycle of your book beyond the traditional 6-week launch period and re-energize your back list - or social can be an enormous time waster. Here's 9 social sites to help authors create t... CONTINUE READING



UPublishU Keynote Speaker | Cindy Ratzlaff

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Cindy Ratzlaff is the luncheon keynote at BookExpo America's UPublishU Conference on May 31, 2014. Her talk is entitled Brand YOU: Creating a Rock Star Personal Brand for You and Your Books. CONTINUE READING



8 Simple Ideas for Free or Low-Cost Publicity

POSTED IN: Blog, Contests, Marketing, Publicity

You don't have to break the bank to take advantage of the power of good PR. You just need a plan. Here are 8 things you can do, right now, to attract your ideal customer. CONTINUE READING



15 Simple Mostly Free Facebook Marketing Tips to Try Today

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Cindy Ratzlaff, president of Brand New Brand You, says Facebook marketing need not be expensive and shares 15 free or low cost tools, tips, techniques and strategies to help small businesses with their Facebook branding. CONTINUE READING



8 Ways to Get Your Posts Seen in the Facebook News Stream

POSTED IN: Blog, Facebook, Marketing, Personal Branding, Social Media, Social Media Strategy

All of your hard work, planning and creative energy is just busy work if no one sees your posts. If you, like so many others, are watching your Facebook reach plummet, try these 8 strategies from my Maximum Visibility Playbook. These are just a few easy to imp... CONTINUE READING



Write Non-Fiction Books as a Marketing Tool

POSTED IN: Blog, Books, Personal Branding

Publishing veteran and bestselling author, Cindy Ratzlaff talks about the personal branding potential in writing books. CONTINUE READING



Win 3 Business Books for Entrepreneurs

POSTED IN: Blog, Contests

UPDATE: January 11, 2014 – We have a winner! Congratulations to author,  Nancy Geha.  Thank you to everyone for entering and we’ll do this again soon. Build Your Resource Library Time to build your library of resources. There are many terrific b... CONTINUE READING