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It is such a pleasure to introduce this “up and coming author,” Gracie Bradford, and her book about a child with brain cancer. The beagle, Lady Bird, takes on a leading role in this short story. Learn about the role of pet therapy in the healing process.

During her discovery journey and literary, educational adventure, Gracie relates that she stumbled upon software and websites that have proven to give a new meaning to work simplification. She used some of these in her business but discovered they could also be used with some of her writing projects. Most seasoned authors are already familiar with the apps and sites, but the “up and coming authors” may find some of these to be useful. She doesn’t use all, just those that she has the skill set to understand and can give a return on her investment. Although she confesses that she tends to gravitate towards the FREE stuff, she will invest in a few. It will be fun to hear about your favorite sites and apps. Leave your best in the COMMENT section.

Disclaimer: No fees received for recommending these resources nor is there an endorsement

https://evernote.com/

Use to organize research

https://yousendit-express.en.softonic.com/

Use to send large files

https://www.aweber.com/

Autoresponder

www.fiverr.com

Has a variety of functions; Can be used to hire someone to post articles or send out twitter tweets

https://www.upwork.com

Post a job, and they match your project with some freelancers

https://www.freelancer.com/

Post a job and receive a competitive bid from freelancers

https://www.aweber.com/

Autoresponder – An email marketing and automation platform for growing your business

https://www.getresponse.com/

Autoresponder – a marketing platform for growing your business

https://commun.it/growth

Autoresponder – tool used to grow your community

https://www.crowdfireapp.com/

Helps to grow your followers

https://www.shutterstock.com/

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Expect to see the 3rd book of the Lady Bird series late 2018 addressing Autism.

  • Pick up a copy of Gracie’s books at:

http://amzn.to/2gfLCEJ

  • Like and follow this author through the social media platforms below:

Blog: www.free1592.wordpress.com

Website: www.authorgraciebradford.com

Instagram: www.instagram.com/authorgraciebradford/

Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/graciebradford5/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/iamxordinary

Facebook: www.facebook.com/gracie.bradford.58

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/authorgraciebradford/

Thanks for stopping by today to meet Gracie Bradford. Don’t forget to tell us about your favorite sites and apps in the comment section. ~Bette A. Stevens

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Comments on: "#RRBC Spotlight Author Gracie Bradford talks about favorite sites and apps" (71)

  1. Gracie Bradford said:

    Thanks Bette for hosting me as #RRBC Spotlight author – day 4. I hope to discover other useful apps from the comments in your post.

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    • Hi, Gracie. Delighted to have you with us on tour today. It’s been great learning more about you during your tour, awesome #RRBC author friend! Keep shining… 🙂 xo

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  2. You are so kind Bette! Stay blessed!

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  3. Shirley Harris-Slaughter said:

    Reblogged this on shirleyharris-slaughter and commented:
    There is some useful information here from Gracie Bradford…

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  4. Reblogged this on Rhani DChae and commented:
    This is a great post, including a list of excellent resources. Please take a minute to read it,

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  5. What an excellent post! I enjoyed reading it, and I had to reblog it. 😀

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  6. A.M. Manay said:

    Very helpful list. I’ve been thinking of finding an autoresponder. I’ve used Fiverr. In fact, I found an illustrator to do the map for my next book on that site. Hope you’re enjoying your tour!

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  7. mikelynes said:

    Thank you Gracie – some of these sites I’d never heard of before! – Best Mikel

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  8. Very helpful list of websites, thank you so much for posting and sharing! 😀 I hope you enjoy continued success Gracie and have a wonderful time in the Spotlight! Also, thank you hosting such a talented author and professional, Bette!

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  9. Informative post! Thanks for the useful links, Gracie.

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  10. Reblogged this on mallie1025 and commented:
    Excellent Marketing Resources from Spotlight author, Gracie Bradford

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  11. Wonderful marketing resources from Spotlight author, Gracie Bradford. Reblogged on http://mallie025@wordprss.com/

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  12. What a lot of resources. Some of these are new to me. Thanks for sharing, Bette, and for introducing me to Gracie. 🙂

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  13. Excellent post, Graci. A bunch of excellent links. Thak you to Bette for hosting.

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  14. Thanks, Gracie. I’m about to investigate a few of the links you were kind enough to share. Thanks for hosting Gracie today, Bette.❤️️

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  15. D.L Finn, Author said:

    This was a great list and a few I’ve never seen. I will have to check them out, thanks! Enjoying your tour and learning more about you:)

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  16. Hi! I’m going to check out the sights that Gracie recommended. Thank you, Gracie! I truly believe in pet therapy. I’ve seen it work first hand. Thanks for hosting, Bette! 😀 xx

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  17. Thanks for sharing the helpful links, Gracie. I’ve used Fiverr before to find illustrators, editors, and book cover and trailer designers. Bette, lovely blog, thanks for hosting.

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  18. Some very useful links here, Bette. Thank you for sharing.

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  19. Bette, a lovely post and interesting to learn about Gracie Bradford and her Lady Bird series. I am keen to seek out, particularly free, apps that can be useful. One I have tried of those listed here is freelance.com. In my opinion I would not use this … it is confusing, pricing odd and it just felt wrong. Just my feeling though I’ve seen several reviews afterwards echoing this. Evernote is supposed to be fantastic and so useful carrying across all the devices. I would use that by have notes on my Apple products.

    Wishing you a beautiful blessed weekend, Bette, hugs xxxxx

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  20. Thank you for the great blog! Very informative!

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  21. Once again, Gracie, thank you for the very helpful websites. I will add them to the ones you gave us at the beginning of your tour. Thank you, Bette, for hosting her. 😀

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  22. Hi Bette and Gracie,
    Thank you for sharing. I have used three of the above-mentioned links.
    It’s always interesting to see what others use.
    These links will be most helpful for the newbie as well. 🙂

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  23. You really keep these posts interesting, Gracie. Best wishes.

    Thanks for hosting, Bette. Amazing show of support.

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  24. I’d never heard of most of these apps. Thanks for sharing, Gracie! Thanks for hosting, Bette!

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  25. Brain cancer, is a topic very close to my heart & experience, as you will read in my recent post.

    Thank you Bette, ♡
    Jennifer

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  26. […] https://4writersandreaders.com/2018/02/07/rrbc-spotlight-author-gracie-bradford-talks-about-favorite… It is such a pleasure to introduce this “up and coming author,”Gracie Bradford, and her book about a child with brain cancer. The beagle, Lady Bird, takes on a leading role in this short story. Learn about the role of pet therapy in the healing process. […]

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  27. Wow! So many fantastic resources, Gracie. Thank you for sharing. Most are new to me, so it’s going to be fun exploring them in more detail.
    Thank you, Bette, for the warm welcome, as always.
    Cheers to you both! 🙂

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  28. This is a fantastic post, Bette, chock full of excellent links. Thanks for sharing. Love and Hugs. ♥️♥️♥️

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  29. I’m only a month late! Sorry, Gracie & Bette! Hope the phrase: ‘Better late than never’ still holds up! So very sorry about the ‘cancer’, Gracie. God Bless! Again, so sorry I’m late – I did do a tweet at the time but had not joined Bette’s blog at that point! All the very best! ♥

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