Summer “officially” passes this week. For authors, their eyes begin to look at upcoming Holiday sales. The thought of writing anything new moves to the back burner. Should it? Nope.
Keep your blogs ALIVE during this busy time … with new ideas, repurposing of old content … and not opening the door to an invitation of doing nothing–of letting stickiness creep in.
Have you ever had one of those days? Can’t think of a thing … not …
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 …
As writers, we are expected to create consistently for our livelihood. But what happens when that creativity has problems expressing itself? That’s right, folks; I’m talking about the dreaded writer’s block.
We all get it: That horrible feeling when you sit down to type or write out some great material only to find that you seem to have lost every idea you’ve ever had. Your fingers lie stagnant, waiting for the inspiration to come, and it …
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 …
When authors finally send their books to a printer, it means STOP. You are DONE with editing.
STOP adding new content
STOP deleting content
With every addition, deletion, even a minor tweak realize that you could be “pulling” your book for the printing queue. Once out of line, others move ahead. Whether your book can be squeezed in quick … or has to go to the end of the line, will be a printer’s choice. …
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 …