Thanks to all these authors for their useful tips:

1.  Sherry Carroll for the five lessons she learned as a speaker/guest author at a literary festival:

Five lessons learned as a Speaker/Guest Author at a Lit Festival…

2.  Francis Guenette for this blog on gaining book reviews:

The Down and Dirty on Getting Book Reviews

3.  Jean M. Cogdell on how to write a good one sentence pitch:

How to write a good one-sentence pitch

4.  Ari Meghlen for this info on adding a favicon to your WordPress site:

Why you should use a favicon for branding

5.  Lucy V. Hay for these top 5 social media mistakes that writers make:

http://www.bang2write.com/2016/06/top-5-social-media-mistakes.html

6.  Therese Walsh for these 11 ways to promote pre-order books:

https://insights.bookbub.com/promote-preorder-books-drive-real-results/

7.  Chris McMullen for these formatting tips:

Kindle Formatting Magic

8.  Rachel Poli for 23 places to promote your blog post:

23 Places To Promote Your Blog Posts

9.  Deborah Jay gives 4 steps to writing your book blurb:

4 steps to writing your Amazon book blurb – notes from #20BooksLondon

10.  Shannon A. Thompson writes about ageism in publishing:

Ageism in Publishing

11.  Erica Verrillo for these 34 writing contests for April and 20 paying markets calling for submissions:

https://publishedtodeath.blogspot.co.uk/2018/03/34-writing-contests-in-april-2018-no.html

https://publishedtodeath.blogspot.com/2018/03/20-calls-for-submissions-in-april-2018.html

12.  Anne R. Allen with a list of website mistakes:

http://annerallen.com/2018/03/5-website-mistakes/

13.  Emily at A Writer’s Beginning for this free book promotion opportunity:

https://emilyweatherburnblog.wordpress.com/2016/11/18/want-your-book-to-get-more-press/