Welcome to my world–one that has created book sales that exceed $2,000,000; and generated over $3,000,000 in speaking fees. Yes, you can make money with your ideas, with the words that spill out of your mouth.
95% of my books sales came from speaking. How did I get speaking gigs? In part, from sending out old-fashioned snail mail postcards that were all about my books.
The time and energy that goes into of social media can be a royal time suck. Here’s how you can control the time you spend on social media sites.
When you feel drained of words, and what you are now beginning to think of as the “dreaded blog” is due the next day, how about giving yourself a second chance … a Writing Mulligan?
Authoring can be (and is at times) a lonely number. Create an Author Inner Circle that serves as a trusted advisory board … just to you.
It’s an “oh-oh” time. And it deals with your website. How about creating this Website Due Diligence Plan for the New Year?
Who did you write your book for? Where do your readers hang out on the internet and in person? Can you summarize your book in less than 30 seconds?
Once a writer becomes a published author, the “opinion” floodgates can open. What happens when all of a sudden, ugly reviews surface? What can an author do?
Successful authors know that they have to “invest” in continuing education because the publishing and marketing worlds keep changing.
Can you get author and book marketing fatigue? Of course. Authors sometimes don’t want to hear what works in creating a successful book marketing campaign.