I grew up on fiction books, I loved seeing the adventures and worlds in them unfold and still do. Seeing the main characters, kids my own age doing incredible things, overcoming inhuman forces whether through wit or pure chance. All of it intrigued me and pulled me in.
As a child and well through my teens, Harry Potter, Artemis Fowl, and the Bartimaeus Trilogy dominated my imagination. I couldn’t get enough of them. When I entered …
Are You the Sardine in the Sea?
Are you ready to learn the Art of the Niche? With over 2,000 books being published everyday, is yours drowning in the sea? Yes, there are millions of books out there.
Is yours contributing to book pollution?
Do you have a unique voice, something new to bring to the party, a twist to something old … in other words, can you break from the pack?
Or, will you continue to be …
Aha Mobile Tip:
Did you know that most searches using the cell phone are now done between 7 pm and 10 pm?
That means that you need to strategically place items for the evening crowd—
the majority of postings for social media are done during the 9 to 5-time frames.
Expand your posting hour’s peak time for mobile social media and marketing. http://ow.ly/tXEsA
Is your email getting through?
Maybe. Maybe not. Don’t assume. With all the …
It was interesting to hear many authors stumble when asked three simple questions:
Who is your book for … really for?
What’s your target market?
Can you summarize your book in less than 30 seconds? Better yet, how about 15 seconds?
And too many couldn’t respond with clarity, or quickly. Oh, they loved the idea and the art of writing.
But, really, “You want me to tell you who is supposed to be reading, buying my book? Me?”
Why yes, …
Should You or Shouldn’t You and How Do
You Get Them?
One of the most common questions authors ask is: should I get endorsements for my book? The answer is yes. The real question is: where should I put them?
Ahhh, that opens up another window. Maybe on the cover. Maybe on the back cover. Maybe on a flap or dust jacket if your book has that type of cover. Maybe in the opening pages …
It’s the Third Annual Publishing at Sea Cruise Create Your Ultimate Best Seller at Sea
…in only 7 days while you’re on vacation!
We’ve got a terrific Publishing at Sea working vacation planned for you next January. Our workshops are in-depth, hands-on and fun …
What: A 7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise to Jamaica, Haiti and Cozumel. You sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
When: Jan. 24-31, 2016
The Ship: The Royal Caribbean’s spectacular Allure of the Seas, voted 2013’s Best Overall Individual Cruise Ship. Get all the …
It’s Thursday at
OH my …
AHA Books is coming … how cool is this? Attendees will create an AHA Extravaganza Book … the best of the best within the Extravaganza and it will be published. You won’t believe this technique and how you can immediately use it to create and soar your visibility. Amplifying is the HOT new strategy.
Caricature drawings with Jake Williams will be at the Extravaganza again this year—these were HOT! Get yours FREE …
It’s Thursday at
AUTHOR PHOTOS Award winning author photographer Ashlee Bratton will have her lenses ready to focus on up to 20 attendees for personalized Author Portraits. There’s magic in her eyes as she creates photos for your books, blogs
… anywhere. The cost is only $250 per session. You get a CD to use anytime, anywhere. Call 303-885-2207 to book your slot now!
John Kremer will be at the Extravaganza … Awesome Book Marketing Using Pinterest … …
Tips for the coming weekend … mobile marketing; your websites; your travel.
Your 2015 marketing must be mobile first. Is it?
Focus on what Facebook is doing because your marketing in 2015 and beyond will depend on it!
Facebook is climbing on the mobile bandwagon including Facebook Lightweight, Facebook Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp. As a result, Facebook will force you to ante up to market across their platforms. You may not love Facebook, but millions do. Don’t forget …
It’s Thursday at
Are you participating in the Author Circles on Mondays, the Tech Tool Box on Tuesdays, the WebinarGOLD on Wednesdays, the AuthorU radio show on Thursdays and our programs on Saturday? … AND HOT, John Kremer will be at the Extravaganza … Awesome Book Marketing Using Pinterest … you don’t want to miss his session.
WOW … thanks to BookFuel … the
will rock at the Author Shark Tank on Thursday just before the Deep …