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Celebrate my Birthday!

By Ruth L Snyder / January 21, 2017 /

My brother spent several years in a country where they celebrate birthdays differently than we do in North America. The person who is having a birthday throws a party for his or her friends. I thought I would try that this year. [tweet_box design=”default” float=”none”]To celebrate my 50th birthday, I am inviting you to a…

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Diving into Marketing

By Ruth L Snyder / January 3, 2017 /

1001 Ways to Market Your Books by John Kremer has some great ideas. Twice a month I will be sharing some nuggets from the book. Let’s start with some fundamentals of marketing (covered in Chapter 1): If you want to sell books, you have to motivate readers to buy them. The two most important activities…

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Try out my 10-Day Social Media Challenge to build networks and increase engagement.

Day 2 – Automate & Systematize #10DaySMChallenge

By Ruth L Snyder / April 5, 2016 / Comments Off on Day 2 – Automate & Systematize #10DaySMChallenge

Welcome to Day 2 of our 10-Day Social Media Challenge! Please use #10DaySMChallenge when sharing on social media. Here is an overview of what we will be doing during this challenge: Day 1 – Get Ready! Day 2 – Automate & Systematize Day 3 – Hashtags Matter Day 4 – Events & Promotions Day 5…

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30 Day Vlogging Challenge

By Ruth L Snyder / April 1, 2016 / Comments Off on 30 Day Vlogging Challenge

I am entering a 30 day challenge that is really going to stretch me! [tweet_box design=”default” float=”none”]In April I’m going to try to video something every day. #VEDA #30DVC [/tweet_box]Here are the challenge instructions: Welcome! Ready, Set, Vlog!! We have a challenging 30 days ahead… But together we can succeed! Start filming April 1st! Rules:…

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Try out my 10-Day Social Media Challenge to build networks and increase engagement.

10-Day Social Media Challenge

By Ruth L Snyder / March 30, 2016 / Comments Off on 10-Day Social Media Challenge

What’s more important than Google when it comes to driving traffic to your website, sales pages, and affiliate offers? If you said social media, you’re right. With billions of loyal users, social media sites like Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram are now credited with more than 30% of all website traffic, according to a study…

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Hope in the midst of darkness: the message of Easter

By Ruth L Snyder / March 26, 2016 / Comments Off on Hope in the midst of darkness: the message of Easter

Have you ever wondered what it was like for the disciples of Jesus Christ on that first Easter? to watch while Judas, one of their own, betrayed Jesus and handed him over to a band of men with weapons (John 18:3) to stand by (except for Peter, who swung his sword and cut off one…

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Jesus and Grief: Thoughts on John 11

By Ruth L Snyder / February 29, 2016 /

John 11 shows us that God understands our grief. Jesus knew Lazarus was going to die. He waited, and then he went to visit his friends, Mary and Martha. Martha expresses her shock and anger, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” (vs. 21) Jesus does not rebuke her. Instead…

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Summary – Booked by Josh Turner

By Ruth L Snyder / February 17, 2016 /

As a self-published author, one of the topics that interests me is how people market their products. Last week I received a free copy of Josh Turner’s, Booked to preview. Inside the book there are links to a companion video series the reader can access free of charge. Josh starts off the book by reminding us,…

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Stepping into 2016

By Ruth L Snyder / January 4, 2016 /

I don’t know about you, but for me 2015 was one of the most difficult years I’ve had. There are issues I’m still working through which I can’t comment on, but in December my future was looking too dark for my comfort. I’m thankful that a few things happened in December to turn things around.…

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Author Profile – Janet Sketchley

By Ruth L Snyder / October 31, 2015 /

Today I’m happy to welcome Janet Sketchley, a fellow Canadian author, to my blog: Janet Sketchley lives in Atlantic Canada, where she writes Christian suspense novels and blogs about faith and books. She loves Jesus and her family, and enjoys reading, worship music, and tea. You can find Janet online at janetsketchley.ca, and fans of…

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