As an author, you plan on seeing your book sell. Yet, no one ever shows you or teaches you how to make that happen. You read about book launches, you read about how to do a book signing – but no one actually teaches you. What if someone DID teach you? Rather than just tell…

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You may already know this, but I’ve been spending the better part of the past couple years developing an online workshop series that is going to take the mystery out of how to get your book selling. You wrote your book. You had the perfect cover created. You published your book. Then watched…and waited…and not…

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Launching your book and reaching best-seller status does not have to be hard. But it IS work! Many authors spend months and even years writing their books. Perfecting every sentence, developing the story and characters. Hiring an editor. Working to get the just-right book cover. They go through the pains of getting the book published.…

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Sharing and giving can be the easiest way to grow! When it comes to increasing your book sales, you can absolutely leverage the idea of sharing. We have already discussed following other bloggers and authors and liking their fan pages. Now, we can take it one step further! Guest blogging and sharing posts are excellent…

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In a previous article, I discussed connecting with bloggers and authors through their blogs and fan pages. Connecting is great and can lead to wonderful opportunities! Now, we will talk about leveraging those relationships and getting interviews. For those not inclined to be on radio or TV, written interviews work, too! Especially with local newspaper,…

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A scarcity mentality is probably one of the best ways to ensure failure. That sounds pretty glum, but it’s also very true. So many people, authors included, tend to hold their ideas close so as to hopefully edge out the competition. In fact, the opposite couldn’t be more true! Connecting with others who are in…

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Many authors simply identify with their genre. You’ll hear them say “I”m a romance novelist”, or “I’m a children’s book author”. But, is that really enough? Branding goes well beyond title. And it is IMPORTANT! This is where people get to know you – not just what you do, but what you stand for, what…

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The past 2 weeks, we have covered the importance of the name and niche of your social media pages as well has the 8 easy steps to setting up your Facebook page. This week, we will cover the actual design of your page. Hopefully, in the past week, you have taken the time to set everything up, and have…

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