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1000 Black Lines

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How to write a marketing poem

Step One:
Read anything and everything Seth Godin writes.

From Seth Godin:
used bookstores hate Amazon
And so do independent bookstores
Link.
Who vs. how many.
Link.
More marketing links than you can read...
Link.

Step Two:
Write a 31-syllable waka.

Step Three:
Publish the waka on your own blog, because no prestigious literary journal would waste the time to print it.

Used bookstore owners
hate Amazon. But why? The
staff and owners of
used bookstores know the hands and
faces of bibliophiles.

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  1. Blogger fringes | 10:50 AM, January 16, 2008 |  

    Never heard of a waka before now. Love yours.

  2. Blogger 1000 black lines | 9:13 PM, January 16, 2008 |  

    thanks fringes... a waka is like a haiku (5-7-5 structure) except its structure is 5-7-5-7-7.

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