Thanks to the bloggers below for these tips for writers:

1.  Author Marketing Experts for these 9 Amazon secrets:

2.  Sim’s Jollies & Jaunts with 22 things writers should know about blogging:

3.  The Book Designer for this article on whether to advertise your book for free:

4.  Suzie Speaks with these useful Twitter hashtags:

Useful Twitter Hashtags for Bloggers

5.  Tales of Belle for this one about social media accounts:

Social Media Accounts: How Many is Too Many for a Blogger?

6.  Perfect Chaos for these changes that are coming to WordPress:

Changes are Coming to WordPress

7.  Joanna Penn for the pros and cons of traditional publishing:

8.  The Main Focus with tips for new writers:

9.  D.E Haggerty for these tips on improving your blog:

10.  Erica Verrillo for these 34 writing contests:

11. Melinda Clayton for these terms authors need to know before signing a publishing contract: