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The special powers of super communities

LJ's very own General Manager Anjelika Petrochenko was interviewed by BizReport to discuss how super communities are changing the web. A very informative article on how LJ is staying relevant amid the changing social media landscape.

As people look for more content and information online, social networks, blogs are often the first stop, but for more in-depth conversation many are returning to 'communities' - like the bulletin boards of years past. LiveJournal is making some fascinating strides in community development... Read more here!

The LJ Interview: Mark Coker from Smashwords

Welcome to another LJ exclusive interview, expressly for NaNoWriMo writers!

Mark Coker is founder, CEO and Chief Author Advocate of Smashwords, a major e-book distribution company serving indie authors, small presses and literary agents. Smashwords has helped publish more than 80,000 books worldwide.

I had the pleasure of chatting with Mark about getting started in self-publishing, marketing and the biggest mistake new authors make. This is a must-read interview for all writers who are interested in getting published. 

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